| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:37 AM
America is facing three pivotal points in its history: a workforce vacated by Baby Boomer retirements, a lack of teachers to prepare youth for college and give them the skills required for new and global economies, and a swiftly changing racial...
| Jun 13, 2014
Historians write to illuminate our shared past, to explicate the forces that shape our present.
But successive historical narratives also can create a series of veils, distancing the past from the present. The more recent dominates our thoughts. The...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The water district board in Marin County's Stinson Beach has approved a rationing plan months in the making that would give residents in the vacationers' haven an edge over owners of seasonal rental properties.
On Saturday, board members of the...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Three women were among the 11 people shot and killed in Chicago in the past week, representing an uptick in female homicide victims, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
An 84-year-old woman was fatally shot Tuesday in the 900 block of...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:10 PM
From squeezing between a Dumpster and a wall to holding your breath as a bus hard stops at your bumper, cities can be an automotive minefield. And cars are often the casualties. Need proof? Look no further than auto insurance rates. A 40-year-old male...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:43 PM
State regulators have greatly expanded the area of homes, schools and parks that will be tested for lead-tainted soil near a troubled battery recycling plant in Vernon.
California toxic waste regulators blame air pollution from the Exide Technologies...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The Seattle photographer Matika Wilbur has a little exercise she encourages new acquaintances to perform.
Do a Google image search for the term "Native American" and see what comes up.
The first result on a recent attempt is a grainy, sepia-toned...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 4:53 AM
The fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday, and subsequent violent protests, highlight a stubborn racial divide in a St Louis suburb that has struggled to build healthy relations between blacks and whites.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:40 AM
Englewood on Monday logged its 11th homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 26-year-old man was shot to death in the 7100 block of South Green Street, police said.
Englewood, which had about 30,600 residents counted...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The Levine Museum of the New South, in Charlotte, N.C., recently unveiled a history exhibit that is in itself historic for the state and part of a larger national trend.
Called "LGBTQ Perspectives on Equality," the show is a combination of exhibits...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:10 PM
New Country MINI Cooper, in partnership with Staples in West Hartford and Family Services of Hartford Public Schools, will dispatch a MINI Cooper motorcade to the Staples store parking lot to be stuffed with desperately needed new school supplies for...