| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:12 AM
If you went to college or are in college as you read this, chances are you've taken at least one course considered a "easy A."
From taking walking to fulfill a physical education requirement to music appreciation to fill an art requirement, most...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 2:53 PM
The Johns Hopkins University sent 294 erroneous acceptance emails Sunday to students who had previously been told they were denied admission, school officials said Wednesday.
The school discovered the gaffe later on Sunday, then sent out apology emails,...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 6:21 PM
Some of the prospective jurors who could decide Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's fate got their first look Monday at the young man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon, and they seemed transfixed by the sight of the shaggy-haired 21-year-old.
Tsarnaev, for his...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 1:58 PM
A high school friend of the accused Boston Marathon bombers pleaded guilty on Friday to charges including having possessed a gun that prosecutors contend the suspects used to shoot dead a university police officer as they tried to flee the city....
| Jan 6, 2015
| 5:26 AM
As some prospective jurors got their first look at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the young man accused of bombing the renowned Boston Marathon, it became clear that choosing a jury in the closely watched terror case would not be a quick or simple process. U.S....
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:39 AM
While I was shopping for more affordable health care insurance, I found out the pain I had in my hip was arthritis. It was then that I was denied health care coverage because of a pre-existing condition. So I called my congressman to grouse and he got...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:14 PM
I like Nike’s “Just do it!” slogan. It reminds me to stop procrastinating and get on with whatever IT is. In terms of effective leadership, I recommend the same approach.
Let’s say that, due to severe pain (the...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 1:25 PM
Both the President of the United States and the President of the International Olympic Committee used the word "strong” in reacting to Boston’s choice as the U.S. candidate for the 2024 Summer Olympics, while the Boston 2024 bid leader...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Scott Pruitt enjoyed owning a AAA baseball team in Oklahoma City, but he is having as much fun as Oklahoma's attorney general, and one of the Obama administration's most tenacious tormentors. The second existential challenge to the Affordable Care Act...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 8:56 PM
Indiana sophomore Troy Williams, a 6-foot-7 former Phoebus High standout, was named the National Player of the Week by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and ESPN.com.
He collected career-highs of 22 points and 11...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 4:18 PM
It's not only Santa who makes lists and checks them twice. Editorial writers do too. Here's who's getting coal and who's getting candy from us in 2014.
Nice: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), for doggedly insisting on the release of the 499-page...