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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • City's academic chief departure comes amid critical instruction year

    City's academic chief departure comes amid critical instruction year
    Sonja Santelises stood before a room of Baltimore educators whose faces were filled with angst as she spoke about a rigorous new curriculum that would soon change everything they thought they knew about teaching. Three years later, when she pulled up...
  • Hermès' glittery Rodeo Drive reopening

    Hermès' glittery Rodeo Drive reopening
    It was retail theater of the highest order. With acrobats descending the building's Rodeo Drive facade and trumpets blaring, Hermès reopened its Beverly Hills store Tuesday night after an 18-month renovation. For an after-party, the French fashion house...
  • Flintridge Prep's Alan Yoho runs away from field

    Flintridge Prep's Alan Yoho runs away from field
    Somewhere over the last 12 months or so, Flintridge Prep senior Alan Yoho transformed from recreational cross-country runner to competitor, from middle of the pack to pacesetter, and from challenger into champion. Ask the soft-spoken 17-year-old...
  • Dr. Alan Ross, 87, longtime faculty member at Johns Hopkins

    Dr. Alan Ross, 87, longtime faculty member at Johns Hopkins
    Dr. Alan Ross, a longtime faculty member of the Johns Hopkins University whose love of numbers fed his career and also an enjoyment of baseball, died Sept. 7 at Roland Park Place. He was 87. He was born in Oxford, Ohio, to E.C and Madeliene Ross, and...
  • Theater Company From Palestine Refugee Camp Presents 'The Island' At UConn

    Theater Company From Palestine Refugee Camp Presents 'The Island' At UConn
    The Freedom Theatre, a community-based theater and cultural center in Jenin Refugee Camp, in occupied Palestine on the West Bank, will present Athol Fugard’s “The Island” at the Nafe Katter Theatre, 820 Bolton Road on the UConn campus in...
  • Football helmet design can alter concussion rate, study finds

    Super Bowl viewers might want to keep an eye on the helmets crashing together in Sunday’s game between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos. A new study says that the lids worn by opposing quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson, not to...
  • A Rare Congressional Race Worth Watching

    "There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse; as I have found in traveling in a stage coach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position and be bruised in a new place." — Washington Irving Rep. Chris Gibson...