| Dec 22, 2009
Abraham Lincoln Gordon, a former educator and diplomat who during his tenure as the ninth president of the Johns Hopkins University led the way in 1970 in bringing co-education to the university's Homewood campus, died Saturday in his sleep at...
| Jul 26, 2010
| 6:16 PM
According to the National Weather Service, it was indeed an EF-1 tornado that ripped through the Riverdale and Fieldston sections of the Bronx on Sunday. The tornado hit around 3 p.m., bringing fierce winds that topped 100 mph and leaving a swath of...
| May 29, 2011
Gil Scott-Heron, a singer, songwriter, poet and author whose social commentary and combination of spoken words with musical grooves are widely cited as a seminal influence on rap music, died Friday. He was 62.
The Associated Press reported that a friend,...