| Apr 22, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Tamerlan Tsarnaev enrolled as a part-time accounting student at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston. He took classes for only three semesters - fall 2006, spring 2007 and fall 2008. "He wasn't even close" to getting a degree, said...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:01 AM
BOSTON - I'm always amazed by how many people who consider themselves travelers have never visited Boston. True, having lived there for most of my formative years, I'm a bit prejudiced, but I've been to almost every city worth visiting and I can...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:04 PM
(Reuters) - A new supercomputer-based network will allow doctors to use genomic sequencing to speed cancer treatment and could increase survival chances for patients, its creator, billionaire healthcare businessman Dr. Patrick Soon Shiong, said on...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:35 AM
It's hard to tell sometimes if a parade is an actual pride-of-purpose event or just another reason to get sh*tfaced. Hartford's annual Hooker Day Parade, taking place this Saturday, certainly has adherents who like to throw down. But lest we forget the...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 11:42 AM
LOS ANGELES -- (KTLA) A UCLA professor has won the Nobel Prize for economics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Monday
Lloyd Shapley of UCLA and Alvin E. Roth of Harvard University were awarded the Nobel Prize in economics for their work in...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Critic's Notebook: The dramatist who used to regularly scorch the stage with complex stories has let his anti-P.C. rage blunt his work.
What in the world has happened to David Mamet? The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Glengarry Glen Ross," a modern...
| Mar 8, 2013
Big and old. A daunting combination for most design professionals. But for Julie Fleps, co-founder with husband, Peter, of Fleps Designs Ltd., redoing a 10,000-square-foot, 1894 historic house in Evanston was just the sort of project to get her creative...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Since its founding by English settlers, Hartford has been one of New England's most populous cities. Over the nearly four centuries of Hartford's existence, millions of people have lived and died here and, in most cases, their earthly remains were...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 2:30 PM
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — There's April in Paris, January in Park City and November in Tokyo. There's October in New York, resplendent in Halloween oranges, its crimson leaves choking every gutter.
Then there's September on Chapel Street, which is not...
| Sep 8, 2012
As we launch the 2013 Nelson Algren Short Story Awards Contest, we consider our relationship — as Chicago Tribune journalists — to the world of fiction. Though we are dedicated to the world of fact, we recognize that fiction can help us make...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:41 PM
On Thursday night, an asteroid about the size of a 14-story building will hurtle past Earth at the mind-bending speed of 7 miles per second.
And one month ago, scientists didn't even know it existed.
Asteroid 2012 QG42 was just discovered on Aug. 26 by...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Billy Crystal may be nearly old enough for Medicare, but when it comes to Oscar ratings he can outrun hosts half his age.
Sunday's Academy Awards telecast — an old-fashioned (and sometimes critically savaged) paean to moviemaking hosted by the 63-...