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  • Real World Advice For College Freshmen

    Real World Advice For College Freshmen
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 3 million students will start college this fall. What sage advice would you offer someone stepping onto campus for the first time? Here are recommendations from some former freshmen with valuable experiences to share....
  • 'Honeymoon in Vegas' picks Toronto, 'Kinky Boots' eyes Chicago

    The State of Illinois' new incentive program for out-of-town tryouts for Broadway shows has been attracting attention in Toronto, a city that competes aggressively with Chicago for such productions. The Toronto Globe and Mail reported last week that there...
  • Joe Paterno removed as Penn State coach; President Spanier quits

    Joe Paterno removed as Penn State coach; President Spanier quits
    Joe Paterno is no longer Penn State head football coach and Graham Spanier is out as president, the university's board of trustees announced Wednesday night in its response to the child sex scandal that has overwhelmed the college and shocked the nation....
  • To be a well-adjusted adult, it helps to be a well-loved baby

    To be a well-adjusted adult, it helps to be a well-loved baby
    Feeling stressed-out? Anxious? Overly sensitive to things other people say? You can blame your mother. (As if you weren't doing that already.) A growing body of scientific evidence points to the long-lasting effects of maternal nurturing while children...
  • Joe Paterno dies at 85; transformed Penn State into football power

    Joe Paterno dies at 85; transformed Penn State into football power
    During a six-decade career, Joe Paterno transformed sleepy Penn State University into a national football power, creating a legacy that no one thought could be beaten — or tarnished. But the Ivy League-educated coach who demanded that his players...
  • PASSINGS: Ramona Hahn, Rob Grill, Paul Michael

    PASSINGS: Ramona Hahn, Rob Grill, Paul Michael
    Ramona Hahn Wife, mother of L.A.-area politicians Ramona Hahn, 86, widow of the late county Supervisor Kenneth Hahn and mother of both former Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn and City Councilwoman Janice Hahn, died Monday, her children announced. She was...
  • Richard Holbrooke dies at 69; diplomat

    Richard Holbrooke dies at 69; diplomat
    Richard C. Holbrooke, the Obama administration's emissary to Afghanistan and Pakistan and one of the most celebrated American diplomats of the last half-century, died Monday, the State Department said. He was 69. Holbrooke, who in 1995 brokered the...
  • Successful Tijuana security chief's job at risk

    Successful Tijuana security chief's job at risk
    He is the rare Mexican lawman feared by organized crime. Tijuana's secretary of public security has chased out major drug traffickers, purged his force of corrupt cops, and helped set the stage for the return of investment and tourism. It may not be...
  • Q&A: Emma Roberts of 'The Art of Getting By' isn't the Emma from 'Harry Potter,' ok?

    Q&A: Emma Roberts of 'The Art of Getting By' isn't the Emma from 'Harry Potter,' ok?
    After doing constant press for her new movie, “The Art of Getting By,” Emma Roberts is “over” questions about her aunt, Julia Roberts. That’s a bummer, since I was so looking forward to asking what tooth-brushing secrets Aunt...
  • Not Just for Kids: 'Summer and the City'

    Not Just for Kids: 'Summer and the City'
    Summer and the City A Carrie Diaries Novel Candace Bushnell HarperCollins/Balzer & Bray: 409 pp., $18.99 ages 14 and up For women of a certain age, Carrie Bradshaw and her "Sex and the City" pals are surrogate friends — lovable yet flawed...
  • Charles Colson dies at 80; Watergate felon and prison reformer

    Charles Colson dies at 80; Watergate felon and prison reformer
    WASHINGTON — Watergate felon and prison reformer Charles W. Colson, who died Saturday at age 80 in northern Virginia, was two people. He was Richard Nixon's "hatchet man," the president's "evil genius," who by his own admission was "ruthless in...