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  • Brande: Lots of action on next level

    With the rich girls' high school volleyball tradition at our local schools, it is always exciting to follow these players as they continue to play through their college years. Since the late 1970s through today, the number of local college players has...
  • Katherine Hagedorn dies at 52; Pomona professor was Santeria priestess

    Katherine Hagedorn was not your stereotypical priestess in the Cuba-based Santeria religion, known for its complex, ecstatic drumming that adherents believe can call forth deities. She grew up in New Jersey, was white, had a doctorate in music and was a...
  • NYPD's Raymond Kelly walks out of Brown University talk after heckling

    A planned speech by New York Police Department Commissioner Raymond Kelly at Brown University in Providence had to be canceled Tuesday after hecklers shouted down the top cop during his remarks. Kelly, commissioner since 2002, had intended to speak...
  • How Changes In Media Habits Could Transform Your Child's Mental Health

    How Changes In Media Habits Could Transform Your Child's Mental Health
    A case study in media multitasking Cody sat hunched over a bowl of Captain Crunch, wearing a blue hoodie. He was hopelessly grouchy in the morning. Both his parents had stopped engaging him in conversation before he left for school. "His grouchiness...
  • No. 8 Terps win, 2-1, in men's soccer against N.C. State on Senior Night

    College soccer No. 8 Terps men win, 2-1, against N.C. State on Senior Night Senior Patrick Mullins scored the game winner in the 47th minute as No. 8 Maryland defeated North Carolina State, 2-1, Friday on Senior Night at Ludwig Field. The Terps (9-3-...
  • Free speech still under siege in the Ivy League

    On April 15, 1974, William Shockley, the Nobel laureate who believed that blacks were less intelligent than whites, was supposed to debate William Rusher, the publisher of the National Review, at Yale University on the topic: “Resolved: That society...
  • Out and about in Manhattan

    "There is nothing like a good negative review to sell a book," wrote Hugh Barbour. The funniest thing in politics, where nothing is funny anymore, was the MSNBC coverage of Tea Party Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky making a speech that, according to Rachel...
  • New York's stop-and-frisk ruling blocked

    NEW YORK — In a highly unusual move, an appeals court Thursday blocked a judge's ruling that would have required changes to New York's controversial stop-and-frisk policy and also removed the judge from the case. U.S. District Judge Shira...
  • PASSINGS: Toshi Seeger, Zelma Stennis, David H. Solomon, John D. Wilson

    PASSINGS: Toshi Seeger, Zelma Stennis, David H. Solomon, John D. Wilson
    Toshi Seeger Partner in activism with husband Pete Seeger Toshi Seeger, 91, folk singer Pete Seeger's wife of 70 years and a close partner in his social and environmental activism, died Tuesday at the couple's home in Beacon in New York's Hudson...
  • Body of missing Brown student Sunil Tripathi pulled from river

    It was a mystery that ended in sadness: A body found in the Providence River earlier this week has been identified as missing Brown University student Sunil Tripathi, Rhode Island officials announced Thursday. The discovery of Tripathi's body closed a...
  • How would Janet Yellen balance jobs, inflation as Fed chief?

    How would Janet Yellen balance jobs, inflation as Fed chief?
    WASHINGTON — Janet Yellen, President Obama's choice to head the Federal Reserve, comes to the post with more experience at the central bank than her predecessors and a career-long focus on the issue that remains at the center of public concern...