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  • 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.   ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • CNU softball in Va. Wesleyan regional, plays Catholic in NCAA opener

    CNU softball in Va. Wesleyan regional, plays Catholic in NCAA opener
    Competing in one of the strongest regions in the nation, Christopher Newport softball coach Keith Parr thought the postseason gauntlet would be difficult. The NCAA Division III tournament field confirmed his suspicions. The sixth-ranked Captains were...
  • Minnesota plot: To foil another Columbine, be nosy neighbors, parents

    Just how long will the ghost of Columbine haunt this country? This week, thanks in part to a tip from an observant citizen, police in Waseca, Minn., apparently foiled yet another teenager bent on a Columbine-style massacre. The details of the 17-year-...
  • Study abroad to get ahead in the U.S. [Commentary]

    Study abroad to get ahead in the U.S. [Commentary]
    As we enter graduation season, students across the country will be worrying less about final exams and more about jobs. What will make them stand out to employers? Working, studying or volunteering away from the United States is one key strategy. Ask...
  • 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...
  • Twitter fight: Al Roker, weatherman, takes on New York Mayor De Blasio

    Twitter fight: Al Roker, weatherman, takes on New York Mayor De Blasio
    NEW YORK -- He’s been in charge for only about a month, but New York’s Mayor Bill de Blasio has already angered one famous city resident: Al Roker, weatherman of NBC and Weather Channel fame, who took off on the mayor on Twitter.  Despite...
  • JHU plan to pay graduate students more but trim their numbers is under fire

    JHU plan to pay graduate students more but trim their numbers is under fire
    Johns Hopkins graduate students and professors are calling for a moratorium on the university's plan to increase stipends for graduate students in the arts and humanities while shrinking their numbers, saying it could stymie research and the free flow...