| Mar 25, 2015
| 2:33 PM
With less than two weeks before the city's April 7 runoff election, Mayor Emanuel and his opponent, Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, are clobbering each other with campaign ads aired on TV and videos shared on social media.
| Mar 22, 2015
| 12:11 PM
On college campuses nationwide, the intertwined problems of sexual assault and alcohol are under intense scrutiny as students increasingly speak up and the federal government cracks down. Pushed to a collective moment of reckoning, colleges and...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 4:47 PM
Harriet Bartholow Duncan, a homemaker who helped found a Unitarian church in Rockville, died of dementia March 14 in Cockeysville. She was 95.
The daughter of Elias Webster Bartholow and Mildred Booz Bartholow, she grew up in Baltimore and graduated from...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 3:22 PM
As Virginia’s governor ordered an investigation into the arrest of a black Chicago college student outside a pub, friends and family expressed shock that someone as highly regarded as Martese Johnson could wind up bloodied on the ground after a run-...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 5:30 PM
Although epidemiologists have not yet identified the person who brought measles to Disneyland, a new analysis shows that the highly contagious disease has spread to seven states and two other countries thanks to parents who declined to vaccinate their...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Sitting in the darkness that is the inside of Zanies comedy club no matter the time of day or the glare of the sun on Wells Street outside, it is impossible not to be thrown back into the past.
That is because the walls of the club, almost every...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 12:05 PM
MILWAUKEE In the next year or two, doctors will begin routinely monitoring cancer using a potentially revolutionary technique that searches for a genetic signature in a blood sample, according to experts in the field.
The new method, known as a "liquid...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 7:14 PM
At first glance, "The Sing-Off" might seem like just another televised singing competition, with judges, live audiences, and as always, the chance for the young, undiscovered artist to have a shot at stardom. But performers on this NBC show, with the...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 5:12 PM
Some of the nation's top university officials, including the chancellor of the University System of Maryland, are calling on Congress to roll back what they see as a byzantine and ever-expanding system of federal regulations that is costing schools...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Why does smoking marijuana give people the munchies? Yale University researchers got dozens of lab mice stoned in order to find out.
Previous scientific studies (and anecdotal evidence) show that when people and animals are exposed to the active...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 11:24 AM
The fourth annual Bill Johnson Film Showcase returns Feb. 20 and 21 to the Glen Theatre in Gary.
The film festival will be hosted by Gary native and actor, William L. Johnson. Johnson is a graduate of Emerson School of Visual and Performing Arts....