| Sep 1, 2011
| 11:35 PM
Broadneck graduate Matthew Centrowitz won his semifinal heat of the men's 1,500 meters in 3 minutes, 46.66 seconds Thursday to advance to Saturday's final at the IAAF World Track and Field Championships in Daegu, South Korea.
Centrowitz, a rising...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Macy Bokhari felt anonymous at the University of Maryland, College Park, and disconnected from the professors to whom she looked for inspiration.
So before her first semester was up, she adjusted her sights to another state university, up the...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 1:03 PM
If a man sets a goal of breaking the course record in his first run over a marathon course, it would be wise for him to learn about the terrain before the starting gun sounds.
That is exactly what Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele is doing as he prepares...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele, the greatest track distance runner of the 21st Century, will compete compete in this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon, race officials announced Tuesday.
It will be Bekele’s second marathon. He won...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Quincy Jones has been involved in so many causes, staged so many benefits and spearheaded so many initiatives, starting from the 1960s and continuing to the present day, that the word "philanthropist" often seems to be appended to his name just as often...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 12:30 AM
LOCARNO - From 2010, the Locarno Fest's ramp-up in industry activities has synched with the major trends forging the international independent industry.
It has caught Latin America's dramatic movie industry build, launching pix-in-post section Carte...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:00 PM
When Secretary of State John F. Kerry traveled to Ethiopia last year, he met a young blogger named Natnael Feleke. When he returned a few months ago, Kerry found that Feleke, along with five other bloggers and three journalists, had been arrested —...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 11:07 AM
"Fault in Our Stars" author John Green didn't attend the mtvU Fandom Awards, where he was honored with the Visionary Award. Green was in Ethiopia, studying efforts to reduce infant mortality.
But Green, who grew up in Orlando, sent along a message to...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:10 PM
With every generation, the chance to see some of the world's last tribal people living authentically dwindles. When I visited the Omo Valley in southern Ethiopia almost two decades ago, there were few dirt roads, and tribes lived in mud huts and were...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:09 AM
In February, Dr. Robert Weiss, of The Connecticut Center for Advanced ENT Care in Norwalk, traveled to the Konso region of Ethiopia with a group called Ethiopia's Daughters.
“It’s a pretty remote tribal region,” says Weiss. “We&...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:07 PM
To vaccinate or not to vaccinate. That ... really shouldn’t be the question. But for some reason it is in America.
Deadly diseases such as measles and polio are no longer a threat to the majority of vaccinated Americans. (As The Times’...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Inspired by the chance to give a child all the opportunities of America, Christine and Michael Ieronimo of Plymouth traveled to Ethiopia in 2008 and adopted a 2-year-old girl.
Six years later, Christine Ieronimo has written a book that weaves her love...