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  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

    Thumbs up to the University of Connecticut, the greenest school in the nation. The Sierra Club recognized UConn as the No. 1 "Coolest School" for offering hundreds of sustainability-related classes, slashing water use, retrofitting buildings and serving...
  • Thumbs Up And One Down

    Congratulations to Lorenzo Sewanan, a Trinity College graduate now at Yale School of Medicine, for winning a poetry contest for medical students. Mr. Sewanan, a native of Surinam whose first language was Dutch, is pursuing an M.D. and Ph.D. in...
  • Israeli defense chief calls Kerry 'messianic,' infuriating U.S.

    WASHINGTON -- The White House on Tuesday condemned as “offensive” the reported comment of Israel’s defense minister that Secretary of State John F. Kerry’s campaign for Mideast peace grows from his “messianism.” In an...
  • Malala doesn't win Nobel Peace Prize -- and the Taliban celebrates

    Malala doesn't win Nobel Peace Prize -- and the Taliban celebrates
    Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani teenager and outspoken proponent of the right of girls and young women to be educated, survived being shot in the head by Taliban gunmen in 2012. But as if attempted murder wasn't bad enough -- now the Taliban is proving to...
  • Writer Ned Vizzini has died at 32

    Writer Ned Vizzini died Thursday at age 32 in New York, the city's medical examiner has confirmed. Vizzini committed suicide. Vizzini was a successful young adult author who had found a place in Hollywood. He published his first book, "It's Kind of a...
  • Steven Epp Heads Cast In Yale Rep's 'Anarchist'

    Steven Epp Heads Cast In Yale Rep's 'Anarchist'
    Steven Epp who clowned his way through two side-splitting shows at Yale Repertory TheatreĀ  — “A Doctor In Spite of Himself” and “A Servant of Two Masters” under director Christopher Bayes — will be featured in the...
  • In China, Apple will engrave iPads — if the words aren't too political

    BEIJING — Want to engrave a few words in Chinese on your new iPad? No problem — Apple offers consumers in mainland China free personalization. Just don't get too political. Say you type in the Dalai Lama's name in Chinese characters into...
  • Obama to meet with the Dalai Lama at White House

    Obama to meet with the Dalai Lama at White House
    WASHINGTON – President Obama is scheduled to meet with the Dalai Lama at the White House on Friday as the Tibetan religious leader stops by on a U.S. tour. The meeting will be the third between the celebrated Buddhist monk and Obama, who has...
  • New method makes stem cells in about 30 minutes, scientists report

    New method makes stem cells in about 30 minutes, scientists report
    In a feat that experts say is a significant advance for regenerative medicine, scientists have discovered a surprisingly simple method for creating personalized stem cells that doesn’t involve human embryos or tinkering with DNA. Two studies...
  • Singling Out Israel Shows Boycott Anti-Semitic

    For decades, the American Studies Association has labored in well-deserved obscurity. No longer. It's now made a name for itself by voting to boycott Israeli universities, accusing them of denying academic and human rights to Palestinians. Given that...
  • Malala's Dad Should Have Won Peace Prize

    One year ago, a young Talib in Pakistan's Swat Valley boarded a school bus crammed with 20 girls and fired three shots. Since, Malala Yousafzai has gone from lying in a hospital bed to addressing the United Nations on July 12, her 16th birthday, to...