| Apr 5, 2014
| 4:50 AM
For people who don't live in the South Side neighborhood of Washington Park, there is hardly a reason to take the CTA's Green Line to the Garfield station.
Though barely a mile from the stately University of Chicago campus, the desolate block of East...
| Mar 30, 2014
TALLAHASSEE — Florida Republicans are ramping up a decades-long effort to build the physical and fiscal infrastructure for taxpayer-funded alternatives to the public-school system. Look no further than the not-yet-dead school-voucher expansion and...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Among the many things to admire about the new HBO crime series "True Detective" is the title, which is broad, pithy, self-conscious and laced with a stank of menace. Or maybe that's just the smell it gives off when played against the show's apocalyptic...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 3:25 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Sometimes it's fun watching political battles, handicapping the combatants, keeping score and reducing heady social or fiscal-policy issues to the intellectual level of fantasy football.
Then there's medical marijuana. It's just...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:28 PM
In October, a student at a small college in South Carolina was playing basketball when a gun fell from his pocket. The firearm hit the floor of the campus gym, fired and wounded another student in the chest.
A Western Washington University student...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:42 PM
Max Ataka loves insects. All kinds, from the beetles on his T-shirt to the Anise swallowtail butterfly perched on the back of his hand. The 12-year-old loves the colors, the weird behaviors, the fact that he can actually handle them.
"When I was a baby,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:58 AM
From his dorm room at Indiana Wesleyan University in the fall of 2011, Weston's Santiago Jaramillo launched BueBridge Digital, a company that creates mobile apps for tourism destinations, colleges and churches.
Now, at the ripe old age of 23, he's...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
What ever happened to the medium once known as Little Magazines? This country once had a select group of literary and political journals that represented the vanguard of American thought and art. Some were both literary and political. High Culture, it was...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Pat Summerall, who was half of one of the best known announcing teams in television sportscasting history as John Madden's broadcasting partner for more than two decades of NFL games, has died. He was 82.
Summerall, who lived in Southlake, Texas, died...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 9:39 PM
John L. Smith hiring makes sense for Arkansas...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Report: Arkansas hires John L. Smith as next coach...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Mitt Romney's campaign today announced appointment of a 19-member Education Policy Advisory Group that includes a number of folks from Harvard; President George W. Bush's education secretary, Rod Paige of Houst0o; and a host of other education thinkers....