| Sep 26, 2013
Louis C.K., once merely a gifted comedian, is now a holy man.
Last week, C.K. told Conan O'Brien that he doesn't let his daughters have smartphones. Children who communicate primarily through social media, he explained, don't learn basic interpersonal...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:14 PM
California has shared two conference football championships since 1960. Its basketball team has won one title during that time.
Now the Bears sit atop the Pac-12 Conference schools in the least desirable standings.
Golden Bears athletes have the worst...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Most ACC schools, including Virginia Tech and Virginia, continue to outpace their Division I and power-conference peers in graduating athletes.
Among the four Division I institutions in Hampton Roads, only William and Mary trumps national averages for...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A thick, unrelenting heat permeated the Louisiana sets of "12 Years a Slave" — 100-degree-plus temperatures so intense they stifled breath. The moment a scene wrapped, cast and crew would take refuge in air-conditioned cars parked nearby. One member...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:34 PM
As the city's manufacturing base and population shrank, the Greater Baltimore Committee decided it needed to train leaders to replace the ones the region was losing — people energized to help with increasingly complex local problems.
That was 30...
| Oct 20, 2013
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has a message for the young and uninsured: Obamacare is here to help. In her recent visit to Fusion, Sebelius promoted the law as particularly beneficial to young people because it allows them to...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 3:30 PM
They compete by day and don't usually gather at night as a group, but late Wednesday some of the most prominent partners of Greater Hartford's 17 largest law firms united for a cause — joined by the governor, the state attorney general, the state...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:10 PM
To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Maine South High School recently inducted three of its most distinguished graduates, a group that included former first lady and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, into a newly dedicated wall of honor.
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:05 AM
As a young girl, Jean Brinton Jaecks would sit around her family's dinner table in Severn and listen to her parents talk about nature, light and color.
Her mother, Mary, was a painter; her father, Earl, created wood sculptures as a break from his job as...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:01 PM
California's community college system is considering a controversial effort to offer four-year degrees, a move designed to boost the number of students who graduate and are more prepared for the workforce.
The change would require legislation...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 6:59 PM
A state oversight agency Monday sent an urgent message to California’s higher education leaders and public officials: out with the old, in with the new.
In a report on the future of higher education, the Little Hoover Commission said that it&...