| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Justin Kaplan, an author and cultural historian who wrote a definitive, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Mark Twain and spiced the popular canon as general editor of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, has died. He was 88.
Kaplan died Sunday at Mount...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Feeling lackluster about your skill set lately? How would you like to pick up some knowledge without all of the hardship of student loans, applications to postgraduate education programs and mind-numbing studying for the GRE?
| May 19, 2014
| 3:33 PM
"Venus in Fur" by David Ives and "Zealot" by Theresa Rebeck will be among the new and recent stage works presented by Costa Mesa's South Coast Repertory in its upcoming season, which was announced Monday.
The 2014-15 lineup will also include a...
| May 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: Harvard Women's Health Watch
How many pills do you take each day? Five? Six? Many people are on a multitude of medications, prescribed to treat several different health conditions. Yet not every medicine we take may be safe, effective, or...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Desi Van Til describes her film "Tumbledown" as a love letter to her home state of Maine.
Van Til wrote the indie movie that stars Jason Sudeikis and Rebecca Hall and is based on her life growing up in Farmington. She envisioned filming at some of the...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:01 PM
In 1943 British Prime Minister Winston Churchill asked President Franklin D. Roosevelt if he wouldn't mind stopping the presidential motorcade at 154 W. Patrick St. in Frederick, Md. The two men were en route to the federal government retreat previously...
| May 9, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Maryland linebacker Abner Logan has been placed on disciplinary probation by the university until April 2015, the school announced Friday.
While on probation, the rising redshirt sophomore can attend class, practice and work out with the team, but he...
| May 28, 2014
| 8:17 AM
Chicago Public Media will begin self-distribution of its signature program, "This American Life," on July 1, taking over key business functions for one of public radio’s most significant franchises.
The move, announced Wednesday, will deliver...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:52 AM
In just a dozen seconds, two pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line area of the Boston Marathon last year, creating a tailspin that lasted for days. On Friday, the police officer killed during the manhunt for the bombers was memorialized as the...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:35 AM
For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure-but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back;...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Orville Wright Donnelly, a retired physician who was a McDonogh School graduate, died of dementia complications March 28 at Kendall-Crosslands retirement community in Kennett Square, Pa. The former Homeland resident was 91.
Born in Trenton, N.J., he was...