| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:14 PM
E.L. Konigsburg, who was one of the few children's authors to twice win the Newbery Medal, died Friday at a hospital in Falls Church, Va. She was 83.
Konigsburg had a stroke the week before she died, said her son Paul.
She won the Newbery Medal, one...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:44 PM
It's Stevie Wonder week at William McKinley High School. Or, "Wonder-ful," as Mr. Schu called it. We're celebrating big news, too! Rachel's excited about her callback for Fannie Brice in "Funny Girl." Brittany got into college...whaaat?!
And Mr. Schu...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the season finale of "Glee." In the opening scene, we find Brittany at MIT...yes, that MIT, where apparently she's some kind of genius. She wrote a bunch of numbers on the back of her math test. It's some kind of...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Many of us believe the college admissions process has spiraled out of control. Plenty among us also feel that our education system has become too test-centric.
And at the intersection of the two lies the SAT, the most dreaded, derided and feared test...
| May 22, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Now that we've raised the "mission accomplished" banner on the "Arrested Development" reunion, can we get the wheels in motion and reassemble the cast of another dearly departed cult TV favorite -- "Freaks and Geeks"?
"Oh, we couldn't afford them,"...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:00 AM
History, as we all know, is framed by events. But it also grows from relationships, both personal and political, and is framed by how the actions of particular players in specific circumstances set the course for the future.
In her sweeping new history,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Today we conclude our short series about classic American patriots with a discussion about Theodore Roosevelt, who was known for his exuberant personality and large range of interests and achievements.
For example, he was awarded both the Nobel Peace...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Welcome back to the wonderful world of "Glee," folks.
Let’s start with the elephant in the room. You may have realized at some point that something was slightly off. Was it the fact that Artie, Blaine, Tina and Sam were still there? Was it the...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:46 PM
On the evening of April 14, 1865, by some accounts, John Wilkes Booth stopped in at a tavern on his way to Ford's Theatre in Washington. A man at the bar, recognizing the actor, noted that Booth wasn't as fine a thespian as his father had been. "When I...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:00 AM
President Obama's appearance on the Funny or Die sketch series "Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis" on Tuesday has become a viral sensation, with over 14 million views already. But not everyone is laughing, especially Stephen Colbert.