| Nov 10, 2013
| 10:16 AM
"Chicago is the drain into which the brains of the Middle West disappear. Moving there is not even an aspiration for ambitious Michiganders. It's the accepted endpoint of one's educational progression: grade school, middle school, high school, college,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Drew Reed is having the kind of rookie football season that has the stat people at Lafayette College and elsewhere looking into the archives for “last time” facts about his performances. The freshman quarterback from Lakeland, Tenn., earlier...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:23 PM
What do Northeast Delta Dental Stadium, Verizon Wireless Arena and Southern New Hampshire University have in common? Well, first, none of them is located in Durham, N.H., where Lafayette will play an NCAA FCS playoff game on Saturday against the......
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:12 PM
California and New York still lure hundreds of thousands of immigrants from across the globe, but Texas, Florida, Colorado and the Carolinas are far more magnetic for people already living in the country, according to new estimates released Thursday by...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:25 PM
More than $14 billion in child support was left unpaid to American parents in a single year — more than 1 out of every 3 dollars that were due, the U.S. Census Bureau announced Wednesday.
Millions of parents are awarded child support every year,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:00 PM
An alternative way of measuring poverty shows that nearly 2.8 million more people are struggling across the country than officially calculated, the U.S. Census Bureau reports – and California has by far the biggest share of people in poverty,...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:17 PM
LA MIRADA — Randy Dodge is still looking for a home away from home. It's safe to say the Vanguard University men's soccer coach can cross Biola University off the list of sites that are standing in for the Lions' on-campus facility, which is still...
| Apr 30, 2013
L.A. poet and playwright
Ben Pleasants, 72, a Los Angeles poet and playwright who also championed the work of Charles Bukowski and John Fante in literary critiques, died of a heart attack April 18 in Crescent City, his wife, Paula, said....
| Mar 28, 2013
When officials in suburban Des Plaines read about the hazards of spreading cancer-causing coal tar on playgrounds, parking lots and driveways, they moved to join other communities across the nation that have banned pavement sealants made with the...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Jeanne Safer didn't need a study to tell her that sibling aggression can cause a child as much distress as being bullied by a peer.
Safer, a psychoanalyst and author of "Cain's Legacy: Liberating Siblings from a Lifetime of Rage, Shame, Secrecy and...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:19 PM
While teachers remained on strike, Lake Forest High School reopened Monday, apparently with enough students and certified teachers on hand to meet state criteria.
But whether the unusual move by the district will allow Monday to count as an official...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:30 AM
No bombs, so life will go on. Again. As it does.
Princeton University exhaled after police determined that a vague phone threat made to multiple buildings on the campus turned out to be an apparent hoax.
But before the campus could relax, the people...