An Addict, a Confessed Killer and Now a Debut Author

By ALEXANDRA ALTER July 2, 2017 COLDWATER, Mich. — One October night in 2004, Curtis Dawkins smoked crack, dressed up for Halloween in a gangster costume and terrorized a household, killing one man and taking another hostage in a rampage that drew 24 patrol officers...

Summer Reading Books: The Ties That Bind Colleges

By DANA GOLDSTEIN July 1, 2017 Ohio State, the football-mad university of more than 60,000 students, could hardly be more different from Williams College, the prestigious liberal arts school in the Berkshires, or Loyola University Maryland, a Catholic college in...