| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:06 PM
After previously announcing "Les Miserables" would be the headliner of its upcoming season, Orlando Shakespeare Theater has announced the rest of the shows planned for 2014-15. Among them: The classic "To Kill a Mockingbird" and two Shakespeare offerings,...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:22 AM
No amount of chocolate could possibly sweeten any message delivered by a notorious hate group.
But it looks like that's what the Ku Klus Klan tried to do in a small Union County town, reports First Coast News in Jacksonville.
Residents reportedly woke...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:31 PM
To call the sandy-haired Terry Cannon a baseball fan is to damn with faint praise. He's a baseball obsessive. But Cannon is no Rain Man with batting averages, career wins and losses, and career RBIs rolling around in his head. He's fascinated with the...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Poet, memoirist and performer Maya Angelou has died at age 86, Wake Forest University announced Wednesday. The multi-talented artist was also a celebrated civil rights advocate and pioneer.
As a poet, Angelou was best known for reading at President...
| May 29, 2014
| 8:48 AM
A white supremacist charged in the killings of three people at two Jewish facilities near Kansas City in April made a brief appearance in court on Thursday, acknowledging charges recently added against him.
Johnson County District Court Judge Thomas...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Forty-five years after her first UCLA teaching gig attracted the wrath of Gov. Ronald Reagan, Angela Y. Davis is back on campus this semester, as regents' lecturer in the gender studies department. Her Thursday address in Royce Hall, about feminism and...
| May 10, 2014
Iman Trek, a well-known figure in the Lehigh Valley's hiphop music scene, was upset over reports of racially motivated misconduct at Lehigh University.
"This crap … has been going on for 20 years," he said, calling a recent incident a "hate...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Up at Harvard, the good guys won.
Far beyond Harvard, actually. For all the chatter about free expression and cultural context and historical interpretation, the re-creation of a Satanic black mass planned at that campus earlier this week ended up being...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 1:35 PM
OAKLAND -- Golden State Warriors fans are among the most boisterous in the NBA, and they weren’t holding back when it came to the brouhaha involving Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
Shortly after the Clippers walked onto the court for warmups...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Every few months, some ordinary person arises from the undifferentiated swarm of Americans and is turned into the poster boy or the poster girl of some political battle du jour.
This time it's been Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher who's a scofflaw and...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The suspect in the Passover Eve killings of three people at two Jewish facilities near Kansas City is a former Ku Klux Klan leader with a history of hatred for Jews, law enforcement officials said on Monday.
Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, faces local and...