| Jan 7, 2015
| 2:17 PM
Recent events from Ferguson, Mo., to Staten Island, N.Y., might prompt an observer to infer that American cops are racist and that a bigoted white populace tolerates unnecessary lethal force against minorities.
One might also conclude that America has a...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Two longtime area synagogues have recently merged, beginning a new tradition for the combined temples that will serve both the Delray Beach and Boynton Beach Jewish community.
Temple Emeth of Delray Beach, an area landmark for 40 years, and Temple Torah...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 3:00 AM
As is tradition, the New Year has sparked a wave of resolutions. As a declaration of our aspirations, resolutions help us plot a course to self-improvement for success and longer, healthier lives.
In that vein, if the Republican Party hopes to...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 4:21 PM
BARKHAMSTED — One occupant of a car that veered off West River Road and into a river Wednesday afternoon has died, according to state police.
The accident happened about 1:10 p.m. in the Riverton section of town, Trooper Kelly Grant said. The car...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Teresa Edwards was driving to Bo's Food Market when she spotted the teenager walking along the dirt road. It was getting dark. He was alone. She recognized him as Lennon Lacy, one of her son's best friends. She stopped to ask him if he needed a ride....
| Jan 9, 2015
| 3:58 PM
I have a vivid memory of the day, in the early '90s, when I went out to my mailbox and found an envelope from someone with no return address.
I opened the envelope and discovered a handwritten note inside. It was poorly written. The syntax wasn't very...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:28 PM
In 2006, Ahmed Rehab, then communications director and now head of the Chicago Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations and I engaged in an online dialogue sparked by the controversy over the violent response in the Muslim world to the...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 8:00 PM
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| Jan 11, 2015
| 7:31 PM
Marcus Faella first shaved his head in the early 1990s.
Then 18, Faella and his buddies would pack into their cars and travel to punk-rock concerts and clubs. Usually thrown out after slam-dancing in front of the stage, Faella said that's where skinheads...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:47 PM
A member of an East Texas school board has apologized and intends to resign after posting on his Facebook page a picture of a person in Ku Klux Klan attire along with the caption "I'm dreaming of a white Christmas."
The Hooks Independent School...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Among the 15,400 artifacts Temple University archaeology students unearthed at Timbuctoo, N.J. — a buried village of freed and runaway slaves along Rancocas Creek — was a tiny, cast-iron buffalo.
"There was also a little gun and a wagon...