| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Cathy Lynn Grossman reports for the Religion News Service that for the first time in a long time, the number of men entering the priesthood is increasing:
WASHINGTON (RNS) After decades of glum trends — fewer priests, fewer parishes — the...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Helen Thomas, the tenacious and feisty dean of the White House press corps who covered 10 presidents and was a trailblazer for female journalists, has died. She was 92.
A syndicated columnist for Hearst News Service after spending most of her career...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:37 PM
This post has been updated, as noted below.
Worried about student safety amid the political violence in Egypt, the University of California has suspended its fall semester program in Cairo, officials said Monday.
The move affects 22 students who had...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:47 AM
The Freedom Theatre, a community-based theater and cultural center in Jenin Refugee Camp, in occupied Palestine on the West Bank, will present Athol Fugard’s “The Island” at the Nafe Katter Theatre, 820 Bolton Road on the UConn campus in...
| Aug 2, 2013
Emails recently obtained by the Associated Press have revealed that Indiana's former Republican governor, Mitch Daniels, now president of Purdue University, tried to ban Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States" from Indiana schools. His...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:48 AM
Who: Patrick McNamara, 43, of Boynton Beach, and chief executive officer of the Comunity Partnership Group based in Rivieria Beach. The organization serves all of Palm Beach County, and is committed to changing the odds for children and families facing...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:23 AM
PHILADELPHIA — Mackenzie Kramer has spent a lot of her time growing up in hospitals. She was not a sick child. The Muhlenberg junior just had two working parents, including a dad (Joel) who is an OB GYN at Holy......
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:23 AM
I'm passing along today two recent items about college majors and the workforce.
The first comes from an Oklahoma-based staffing company called Express Employment Professionals. And the second is from Georgetown University.
Both attempt to identify...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Attorney Michael Thomas O’Callaghan, a La Cañada Flintridge resident who was active in many local organizations, died last week in Pasadena. He was 49.
O’Callaghan passed away on Aug. 12 after a long battle with lung cancer, his sister,...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 11:12 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — When the Supreme Court struck down part of an anti-gay marriage law, Justice Anthony Kennedy took pains in his majority opinion to say the ruling applied only to legally married same-sex couples seeking benefits from the federal...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 5:39 PM
WASHINGTON -- As the Senate passed the immigration reform bill, a protester dressed in a blue cap and graduation gown stood up in the visitor gallery and chanted, "Si se puede!"
Other activists dressed in turquoise and orange shirts joined in with the...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 12:30 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With every phone call they make and every Web excursion they take, people are leaving a digital trail of revealing data that can be tracked by profit-seeking companies and terrorist-hunting government officials.