| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Amiri Baraka died Thursday after weeks of failing health, a family spokeperson confirmed. He was 79.
A playwright, poet, critic and activist, Baraka was one of the most prominent and controversial African American voices in the world of American...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Never shy about his revolutionary views, Amiri Baraka gave New Jersey's governor fair warning of possible fireworks when he was named the state's poet laureate.
"You're gonna catch hell for this," said Baraka, who began his lengthy literary career as...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Former Israeli premier Ariel Sharon's death is a stark reminder of the absence of strong leadership in Israel today. More than their differences in physical appearance or demeanor, what distinguished Sharon from current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:49 PM
The Los Angeles Clippers are not on the market just yet, but the prospect has the city, and the monied people who like to own Big Things, buzzing about who might become the next boss of one of pro basketball's most star-crossed, and now promising,...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:19 PM
The University of Chicago and Knox College are among 55 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints, according to a list released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education.
Both schools have...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Salisbury’s 15-11 victory over No. 2 Cabrini on Friday night was an encouraging response for a team that was just nine days removed from a stunning 9-8 overtime loss to Capital Athletic Conference foe Christopher Newport. The win also means that the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The White House has responded to Russian actions in Crimea by taking a number of steps against Moscow: It has ramped up sanctions, verbally denounced the Kremlin's flouting of international law, effectively kicked Russia out of the G8 and given rhetorical...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Michael Vick will be a polarizing figure as long as he remains in the NFL.
The quarterback spent 19 months in prison after pleading guilty to a federal dogfighting conspiracy charge in 2007 but staged a successful comeback in the league, spending the...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 4:42 PM
A retired USC professor and management consultant plans to challenge U.S. Rep Dana Rohrabacher's seat in Congress.
Suzanne Joyce Savary, 67, a Newport Beach resident of 15 years, said Tuesday that she plans to run in the June primary race for the 48th...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Attacker Gabby Cha wasn't one of the bigger names in Towson's 2013 recruiting class, which among others included a high school All-American and a key player from one of the nation's top-ranked programs.
These days, however, the former Mount de Sales...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 11:55 PM
VCU assistant Mike Rhoades agreed to a five-year deal to become Rice’s head coach, multiple sources reported Tuesday.
That made Rhoades the fourth aide to Shaka Smart to gain a current Division I head-coaching job, joining Mike...