| Aug 30, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Helen Bamber's father read to her as a child in pre-war Britain, but there was nothing warm or comforting about the experience.
He read passages from Hitler's anti-Semitic treatise "Mein Kampf" and articles by Hitler's chief propagandist, Joseph...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Now 31, Rodney Jordan said his brief marriage at age 22 was doomed before it started. When he wed, he said, he had had many failed relationships.
Jordan, a 6th-grade teacher in Manassas, Va., and author of "From the Heart of a Teacher," said he was...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:33 PM
BOCA RATON — Ask around. Megan Moroney just can't lose.
Even when she swims in events that aren't her specialty, she just doesn't lose. The St. Andrew's senior entered Tuesday's triple dual meet against Coral Springs Charter, FAU High and Pope...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 6:30 PM
in Finnish helmer Leena Kilpelainen's enjoyable docu "The Voice of Sokurov." Those hoping for a full biography should look elsewhere, and the film does little to illuminate his working methods. Instead, Kilpelainen's interviews, shot over five years yet...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:12 AM
Carmel, Lake Zurich and Mundelein all hoped to have better records as the midway point of the season draws near.
In the case of the Corsairs, there is plenty of reason for optimism even if a 2-2 mark isn't their ideal scenario.
| Sep 21, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Gerald A. Larue — an ordained minister who became an agnostic, archeologist, religious scholar and debunker of claims such as Lazarus rising from the dead and the discovery of Noah's ark — has died. He was 98.
The longtime USC professor of...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:05 AM
One week after their two-year working agreement ended with the Chicago Cubs, the Kane County Cougars announced Wednesday that they reached a two-year player development contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks' organization.
| Sep 28, 2014
| 4:42 PM
More than a century ago, Ivan Pavlov showed he could make trained dogs salivate when they heard a bell, invoking the memory of food.
But it wasn't until the 1980s that USC neuroscientist Richard F. Thompson cracked the mystery of how those types of...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski told me there was a moment Friday night that really excited him.
He was walking out of the sold-out Eagles concert in the city's new arena, he looked down Seventh Street — and he saw nine taxis lined up.
| Oct 14, 2014
| 2:49 AM
Although life can present a deluge of struggles, afflictions and bad news, David Pollay says there are moments of joy to embrace every day. And he wants you to embrace them immediately.
Too many people delay satisfaction and happiness, Pollay says,...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Maryland's football coaches convened inside Gossett Team House during the Terps' bye last week.
They assessed how players fared during the first half of the season, analyzed what worked and what didn't from a game plan standpoint and also discussed what...