| Feb 2, 2015
| 9:46 AM
You think the average couple feels pressure every time Valentine's Day rolls around? Well, imagine being the focus of thousands of dates, with a cost that can surpass a high-end dinner and a nice piece of jewelry.
That's what Andrea Bocelli faces....
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:14 PM
The Twitter and YouTube sites of the military's U.S. Central Command were taken over Monday by hackers claiming to be working on behalf of the Islamic State militants. Hackers claiming to work on behalf of Islamic State militants seized control of the...
| 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...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 4:00 PM
Renée Green’s installation at the MAK Center’s Schindler House is difficult at best. Filling the low-slung modernist structure with layers of sound, video, text and photographs, the artist and MIT professor has created a complex, three-...
| 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....
| Feb 5, 2015
| 12:34 PM
William B. Poland Jr., a retired aerospace engineer who enjoyed participating in Civil War re-enactments, died Jan. 25 at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of complications from diabetes. He was 88.
The son of William B. Poland, a civil...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 9:52 AM
Before his arrest Tuesday, one of the last times anyone had seen Tommy Thompson, he was walking on the pool deck of a Florida mansion wearing nothing but eye glasses, leather shoes, black socks and underwear, his brown hair growing wild.
It was a far...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 7:54 PM
In a North Philadelphia school that has captured the attention of Allentown educators, 14 ninth-graders sit at round tables, their eyes on the instructor who is holding a brain.
"Who felt the brain last week?" asks Diana Huang, a Temple University...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 11:50 AM
Back in 1995, astronomer and computer expert Clifford Stoll wrote an article for Newsweek dismissing all the excitement about something called the Internet. It was headlined, "The Internet? Bah!"
Stoll ridiculed the claims of "Internet hucksters" ...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 8:43 PM
A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years.
1995—Franklin & Marshall, the country's No. 1 team, gets revenge for a loss to Muhlenberg in the MAC title game a week earlier by beating the...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 3:22 PM
For decades Baltimore has wrestled with falling sales at its public markets. The biggest challenge: the "world famous" Lexington Market on the city's west side.
The city has embarked on an effort to overhaul the market, hiring a consultant to hash out...