| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:00 AM
Christopher Newport's eighth-year team recorded the most significant victory in program history Wednesday, surprising Salisbury -- the nation's No. 2-ranked Division III team -- 8-7 in overtime.
The host Captains, who rallied from a 7-4...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:18 PM
The nation suffers from more than a federal deficit. Studies by congressional and scientific panels repeatedly warn of an "innovation deficit" that weakens our technological edge. Decades of strong federal support for university research and education...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Chicago Public Schools today released a proposed $423-million capital plan that is nearly triple what the district proposed this time last year in spending to upgrade its schools. This year’s projects include building the new Barack Obama College...
| May 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Recently we've seen a number of proposed federal budgets, all of which have partisan approaches. The following proposal is bipartisan, stressing two major themes echoed by our major political parties: serving human needs and saving federal dollars. A...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 12:57 PM
High school: Curie.
Team highlights: Ranked No. 1 by the Tribune, Curie won the Pontiac Holiday Tournament and its first city championship in a four-overtime...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:59 PM
There are saves and blown saves for closers and holds for setup men, but there is no formal measure for the performance of those less-heralded relievers who enter with their team trailing by a few runs and hold the score, giving their offense a chance...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:33 PM
HAMPTON — Boo Williams' elite girls basketball team opened his annual tournament with the best possible results: quality wins in which the players were challenged.
Boo's girls experienced some anxious moments in two games, knocking off the...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:03 PM
City school officials facing a $31 million budget shortfall next year have proposed dipping into the system's rainy day fund to close the gap. But that's not what those dollars are supposed to be for. The whole point of setting aside emergency funds is to...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:43 PM
WASHINGTON — Lower-than-expected health insurance premiums under Obamacare will help cut the long-term cost of the program 7% over the next decade, according to the latest report from the Congressional Budget Office.
The government's reduction...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Los Angeles will confront revenue deficits in each of the next three budget years, even if elected officials keep a lid on spending and secure new concessions from the workforce, the top budget analyst at City Hall warned Thursday.
In a memo to the City...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:21 PM
Los Angeles faces budget deficits through 2018 even if elected officials keep a lid on spending and secure new concessions from the workforce, the top financial analyst at City Hall warned Thursday.
In a memo to the City Council, City Administrative...