| Mar 9, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Sigma Alpha Epsilon, among the nation's largest and most storied college fraternities, eliminated the controversial "pledging" process Sunday, saying new members once referred to as "pledges" immediately would be treated as fairly and equally as more...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:23 PM
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Sigma Alpha Epsilon, one of the oldest and largest U.S. college fraternities, said on Friday that it would eliminate its member initiation practices, following a number of hazing-related deaths and other incidents.
| Mar 2, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Morgan Gardner Bulkeley IV, accomplished artist and sculptor, Red Sox fan, last in the direct genealogical line with that distinctly Hartford name, visited the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., for the first time in the summer of 2012.
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:05 PM
WASHINGTON — She was called the "the most famous woman in Los Angeles."
That was how the wife of famed "Pathfinder" John C. Fremont was described in her Los Angeles Times obituary in 1902.
Though she is not as well known today, she could be on...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Glendale Beautiful, in cooperation with the city of Glendale Community Services and Parks Department, will celebrate the 64th annual Arbor Day on March 4 at the Casa Adobe de San Rafael Park, 1330 Dorothy Drive.
The coffee social will begin at 10 a.m....
| Feb 17, 2014
| 10:43 AM
When it came to "clubbing", Hartford took to it "early on," author Ellsworth S. Grant wrote in his 1984 book, "The Club on Prospect Street."
As early as the 18th century, merchants and ship owners involved in West Indian trade would casually meet at the...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:32 AM
En route to becoming America's preeminent Broadway composer-lyricist, Stephen Sondheim took a few darkly hued detours into the lives of murderously deranged historical characters, probably his best known being "Sweeney Todd."
An even more arresting,...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON--As Barack Obama struggles to gain political traction as a lame-duck president in his remaining three years in office, the two-term limit on service in the Oval Office has encouraged a premature public focus on the identity of his successor...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:25 PM
Burbank Unified school district is falling in line with a growing state trend that has seen student suspensions decline over the past school year compared to the year prior, according to data released this week by state officials.
There were 246 fewer...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Matthew Morrison is nothing like Will Schuester.
The 35-year-old actor susses out people and their true intentions, while the William McKinley High School teacher on Fox's TV show "Glee" is a hopeless optimist.
Both look for the good in people —...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Sometimes political careers are born of chance.
John Nicolay and John Hay were two young men working in Springfield, Ill., when they became involved with the political life of Abraham Lincoln before his 1860 U.S. presidential campaign. Tireless and...