| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:16 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — A former journalist who fabricated magazine articles is unlikely ever to get a license to practice law, legal experts say.
Stephen R. Glass lost a years-long bid to become a lawyer Monday after the California Supreme Court denied...
| Jan 17, 2014
More than 100 colleges and universities, including several in California, promised Thursday to try to attract more low-income students by strengthening relationships with high schools and community colleges, increasing access to advisors and offering more...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, led a big rise in philanthropy among the wealthy in 2013 as the number of gifts of at least $1 million climbed 57%, according to a report by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
| Jan 6, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Enrolling in a community college has always been a favorable way for students to combat the rising cost of education. But a program expanding nationally this year could make the potential payoff even better.
American Honors is an innovative, two-year-old...
| Dec 25, 2013
Smack in the middle of the holiday rush, college applications are due — anxious weeks for high school seniors and their families. To heighten the anxiety, no month passes without a critic proclaiming that college is a pedantic waste of money,...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Tom Steyer is standing upright near the corner of a small, beige meeting room at Georgetown University, arms at his sides, eyes shut intently. Half a dozen ministers and priests surround him, laying hands on his torso.
Together, the pastors begin to...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Yosemite High School once offered six wood shop classes. Now there are three.
Things got worse when a new high school opened in a neighboring district and many students transferred. Campus enrollment is down from 1,100 five years ago to about 700 today....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Like any parent surviving uncertain economic times, many of the conversations with my two college-aged sons revolve around one pressing topic, the Holy Grail of today's graduates: Can you get a job, a decent-paying job, with that degree?
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:08 PM
SACRAMENTO — Stephen R. Glass, a former journalist whose fabrications for major magazines sparked a national furor, bent his head at times and reddened as he listened to members of the California Supreme Court suggest he was morally unfit to...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Louis J. Briskman plans to retire next month from his role as general counsel of CBS Corp.
A mainstay of the broadcasting company, Briskman first joined CBS in 1975 when it was Westinghouse Electric Corp. He has served as the top lawyer for four public...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:16 PM
KENT, Wash. — Mindy Mansfield had health insurance when she worked at a factory that made air flow vents in Cle Elum, a small town in central Washington state. It covered the pills she took for her Type 2 diabetes and the ones she needed to ease her...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:23 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Getting that nose job could boost your self-esteem and quality of life, according to a new report. But the evidence is a bit shaky, researchers looking at studies of people who had plastic surgery found.
The report's lead...