| Dec 6, 2010
All right, folks ... you know that on these shows where people vote (at least eventually), I tend to stay pretty neutral. I mean, I always give my opinions on performances, but I wouldn't say I exactly root for people.......
| Jun 4, 2015
| 10:27 AM
"The news is a prayer request from our society," Michael Beckwith, founder of Agape International Spiritual Center, told me last week.
We were talking about gun violence, which has claimed more than 160 lives so far this year in Chicago.
| May 28, 2015
| 3:34 PM
Joan A. Steitz was a young biochemist in 1968, working with Francis Crick, the Nobel laureate credited with co-discovering the DNA double helix. And she needed a breakthrough.
The early steps of her career had progressed ideally — including a Ph....
| May 15, 2015
| 6:40 PM
The graduate class of 2016 at USC’s Roski School of Art and Design withdrew in protest Friday from the visual arts program over administration and curriculum changes.
The master of fine arts students publicly posted a letter on the website Art &...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Forty-five years ago, Kingman Brewster, president of Yale University, was faced with some problems: two Black Panthers were on trial for murder in New Haven; Panthers were urging students and townies to burn the university down; thousands of demonstrators...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Director Bennett Miller’s “Moneyball” is the perfect sports movie for these cash-strapped times of efficiency maximization. It's also the best sports movie in a long time, period, as well as honestly inspirational — even though...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 11:55 AM
Younger women — ages 18 to 55 — represent only a fraction of the nation's 720,000 heart attacks each year. About 35,000. But they have a significantly more difficult recovery. The reason? Stress.
A Yale University study published this...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Not long after some grumpy administrative Grinch at the University of Maine warned employees against the placement of "religious-themed" decorations on campus including candy canes, NASA announced that Christmas lights have become so bright that they...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 2:30 PM
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — There's April in Paris, January in Park City and November in Tokyo. There's October in New York, resplendent in Halloween oranges, its crimson leaves choking every gutter.
Then there's September on Chapel Street, which is not...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Identity theft protection, TV antennas, light bulbs and home heating myths are just a few of the Spending Smart topics we explored this year, along with how to speed through airport security, get free books and college courses, and avoid wasting money...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:23 AM
We are the pit bull that is seen with wary eyes; if we come too close, then it's goodbye. Regardless of whether we are calm, courteous and nonthreatening in demeanor, we are deemed suspicious and dangerous, which makes it justifiable to put us down with a...