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  • Donna Shalala reveals plans to retire from UM

    Donna Shalala reveals plans to retire from UM
    MIAMI (Reuters) - University of Miami President Donna Shalala, a former Clinton administration official who was considered a major catch by the school when she joined in 2001, said on Monday she plans to step down at the end of the academic year....
  • Ultra-Orthodox rabbi accused in sex assault suit

     Ultra-Orthodox rabbi accused in sex assault suit
    A federal lawsuit alleging that an ultra-Orthodox rabbi who runs seminaries for girls in Israel is a sexual predator offers a rare look into the most traditional branch of Judaism, where a young woman's religious education can prove key to finding a...
  • Video of Boynton police officers creates social media debate

    A YouTube video of two Boynton Beach police officers confronting four black men in a car — and where one officer threatened to "put a round in" one of the men — this week ignited a heated debate on social media that forced the city's police...
  • Louisiana Gov. Jindal sues feds, says Common Core violates states' rights

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a suit against the Obama administration Wednesday, joining a conservative-led effort to challenge controversial national education standards knows as the Common Core, which Jindal says violate states' sovereignty.   ...
  • Police conduct after Ferguson shooting comes under scorn

    ST. LOUIS Deluged with questions and outrage after the killing of an unarmed teen by police in Ferguson, authorities seemed to get nothing right. First there were statements by the St. Louis County police chief, whose agency was called in for an...
  • 'The Book of Eggs' offers look at eggs of 600 bird species

    'The Book of Eggs' offers look at eggs of 600 bird species
    Who cares whether the chicken or the egg came first? The egg is far more interesting — at least in author Mark E. Hauber's hands. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with the...
  • I want to hear from Monica Lewinsky

    I want to hear from Monica Lewinsky
    First of all, let's drop the "old news; no one cares" bit. Vulture's "10 Years Later: 'Friends' 10 Most Quotable Lines" (recommended by 44,875 Facebook users) popped up more than once in my Twitter feed yesterday, right below Chicagoist's "Kerry Wood...
  • Marina Abramovic: Can an artist steal 'nothing'?

    Marina Abramovic: Can an artist steal 'nothing'?
    It's a question only art-world scholars (and maybe their lawyers) could dream up. Can an artist be accused of stealing "nothing"? Marina Abramovic, the famed performance artist, has landed in hot water this week over claims that her new installation...
  • Detaining immigrants shouldn't be the default

    The article ("Push for cheaper alternatives to immigrant detention grows," May 31) says, "Under current law, the vast majority of those in ICE custody are subject to mandatory detention to ensure that they show up for their immigration hearings and are...
  • Lead-paint lawsuits dog Kennedy Krieger

    Lead-paint lawsuits dog Kennedy Krieger
    Kimberly Smith believed she was "in good hands" when she rented an East Baltimore rowhouse nearly 20 years ago that was part of a Kennedy Krieger Institute study of lead paint remediation techniques. Kennedy Krieger takes care of children, Smith thought...
  • Former Hopkins professor eyes Afghan presidency

    These days, his Western business suits and ties have given way to Afghan turbans and tunics. Instead of anthropology students and fellow faculty members at the Johns Hopkins University, tribal elders and international aid officials are more likely to seek...