| Apr 9, 2015
| 1:25 PM
It is probably not a good idea to start an argument with Northwestern University seniors Arjun Vellayappan and Alex Miles.
The two students recently returned to the Evanston campus from Iowa having won the 2015 National Debate Tournament. It was the...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:01 AM
When he was a boy and poor in the rural South, Earl Kelly raised hogs to afford college.
When he died Wednesday, he had master's and law degrees, journalism awards and an unfinished novel. He was 64 and he was, well, only Earl.
I'm an older guy,...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 2:00 PM
Chris Paul's wife, Jada, will host the fourth annual Prom Dress Giveaway on Saturday at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The event is sponsored by the Chris Paul Foundation, which was founded by the point guard in 2005 in honor of...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 12:31 PM
The latest round of research funding through the Affordable Care Act was approved Tuesday, totaling $64 million for five projects.
More dollars will be awarded throughout the year. Illinois hospitals so far have secured about $35 million since 2012 to...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 3:53 PM
"OK. … Bummer."
Tufts University professor Miriam Nelson, on learning that a federal panel would recommend abandoning its caution about cholesterol-laden foods, The Washington Post, Feb. 10, 2015.
Bummer? Yeah, we'll say.
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:41 PM
TALLAHASSEE — As Florida grows and gets more gray, a shortage of physicians in certain specialty areas could strain the health-care system, leading to longer wait times, lower-quality care and higher costs.
That's the conclusion of a study released...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 10:05 PM
The nation's top nutrition advisory panel has decided to drop its caution about eating cholesterol-laden food, a move that could undo almost 40 years of government warnings about its consumption.
The group's finding that cholesterol in the diet need...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 7:45 PM
Northampton High School's recent Hall of Fame ceremony drew a lot of attention because the 1992-93 national championship wrestling team was inducted.
But beyond those wrestlers, five exceptional individuals were honored, well deserving of their own...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 7:50 AM
In their zeal to join a fraternity at Towson University, Brad Notaro and his fellow pledges submitted to a battery of humiliation and abuse.
At the direction of students they hoped would make them brothers at Pi Lambda Phi, they ran and performed...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 5:14 AM
Chesapeake Bank recently hired Leigh Houghland as senior vice president and commercial loan officer to serve the Williamsburg market.
“We are very pleased to have Leigh on board. He will be instrumental in Chesapeake’s Williamsburg market...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Question: In the Oct. 12 Letters column in the Travel section, a letter headlined "Gloomy Skies" recounted that a US Airways customer service representative said that the airline was not legally obligated to honor seat reservations. Is this fact or...