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  • Could More Have Been Done To Protect Jennifer Martel?

    Last week's killing in Massachusetts of Jennifer Martel shows once again why domestic violence is so difficult, yet so essential, to curb. Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is right to call for a review of this terrible case and of the...
  • Law Dean's Obscene Salary Raises Questions

    You wonder why the cost of higher education is going through the roof? The Boston Globe recently reported that John F. O'Brien, dean of New England Law, Boston — formerly the New England School of Law — rakes in $867,000 a year in salary and...
  • Looking for a solution to mounting media confusion and misinformation

    One of the driving principles in the live and late-breaking world of TV news is to just keep moving on. Don’t dwell too long on yesterday’s mistakes, or you’ll miss today’s big story. But the mistakes made by social media and...
  • Senate approves Kerry as secretary of state

    Senate approves Kerry as secretary of state
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John Kerry's nomination as President Barack Obama's new secretary of state sailed through the Senate on Tuesday, as his fellow senators voted overwhelmingly to confirm him to replace Hillary Clinton as the country's top diplomat....
  • Al Neuharth dies at 89; newspaper mogul created USA Today

    Al Neuharth, the newspaper mogul who in 1982 made a $1-billion gamble called USA Today that earned derision for its emphasis on brevity, flashy graphics and upbeat stories but endured to become the nation's largest-circulation newspaper, died Friday in...
  • Barbara Brenner dies at 61; breast cancer research activist

    As a neurological disease robbed Barbara Brenner of her voice, the fiercely outspoken activist still managed to be heard. She corralled technology, speaking through a text-to-voice application on her iPad and blogging about the concerns —...
  • Van Cliburn dies at 78; pianist who gave U.S. a Cold War victory

    After a tense decade of air raid sirens, duck-and-cover drills and fears of Soviet superiority, hope for America came in an unlikely form in the late 1950s: a lanky, 23-year-old Texan with a head full of curls and huge hands that ranged across a piano...
  • Tribune's 'Playing With Fire' garners 3 awards

    Tribune's 'Playing With Fire' garners 3 awards
    The Chicago Tribune has won three national awards for its series “Playing With Fire,” an investigation of toxic flame retardants and the deceptive campaigns that two powerful industries waged to promote the chemicals. Among the awards is...
  • Vermont's Kearney is the ski mogul

    Vermont's Kearney is the ski mogul
    You look at Hannah Kearney’s record beginning with the 2010 Olympics, and you figure it has to be a misprint. I mean, how does anyone win the Olympic gold in freestyle moguls and then 18 of the next 21 events on the World Cup circuit –...
  • Are Chicago diners getting the fish they paid for?

    Are Chicago diners getting the fish they paid for?
    Chicago diners who think they are eating red snapper may actually be munching on goldbanded jobfish. Those who order Alaskan cod may really be tucking into a threadfin slickhead. And fans of yellowtail could just be getting a fish tale. These are some...
  • Take steps to avoid tick bites

    Harvard Health Blog My first tick sighting was a mixture of horror and fascination. It happened during my one and only experience with summer camp, on the shores of Alma Lake in north central Wisconsin. One of my cabin mates discovered a big, fat tick...