| Jul 17, 2013
Brain scans: An article in the July 15 Section A about brain scans of prison inmates said Owen D. Jones, a Vanderbilt University professor of law and biology, had come to view the lack of empathy displayed by psychopaths as a missing skill, akin to a...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Some brittle and warped, others as smooth and flat as the day they left the processing shop, the 35-millimeter negatives trickle in to Xiao Ma's dank recycling depot in north Beijing, collected by a network of trash pickers. Stuffed into old rice bags and...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 3:04 AM
“I’ve always seen the world differently so I built a camera to share images the way I see them in my mind…growing up I had severe dyslexia and it was always hard to communicate – when I found photography I found my voice.” ...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Kansas parents are pushing lawmakers to consider a bill that would help dyslexics and identify students struggling to read.
The move comes the same day a new literacy report finds Kansas communities are not among the nation's best.
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Vince Flynn, a best-selling author of political thriller novels, died early Wednesday morning at United Hospital in St. Paul, Minn. after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was 47.
He was best known for his CIA page-turners that starred Mitch Rapp, a...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Buffy St. Marie
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In his memoir, Bob Dylan says he resisted the label of “protest singer” at a certain point in his career. “...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:32 AM
About a year ago, actor-author-producer Paul Reiser decided to return to standup comedy. He hadn’t really done the whole comedy-club tour thing in about 20 years.
“People said, ‘Hey, it’s like riding a bike … ’...
| May 31, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Henry Winkler has managed to stay in the comedy zeitgeist for more than 40 years, from his star-shot to fame on "Happy Days" in 1974 to the fourth season of "Arrested Development" on Netflix. These days Winkler continues to make recurring appearances on...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Testing season is upon us as the school year draws to a close and local students engage in the annual rituals of standardized assessments and final exams.
Most kids find these tests a bit stressful. But for those with dyslexia and other learning...
| May 26, 2013
| 3:45 AM
Idle thoughts while squeezing and then sucking the last smidge of toothpaste out of the tube:
- Can you beat the Beach Boys singing “Graduation Day” this time of year? “There’s a time for joy … a time for tears …...
| May 18, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Luke Badley was 6 years old riding along with his family when he noticed the long fenced bridge spanning across I-70 and asked his dad what it was.
It was the Appalachian Trail overpass that hikers use to cross the busy highway. Badley’s father...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Marlon Wayans wrings every last down-and-dirty giggle out of a single joke in "A Haunted House," his return to "Scary Movie" territory, in truth if not by contract.
He's no longer involved in that series, so he limited himself to making fun not of every...