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  • Jennifer Jaff dies at 55; advocate for the chronically ill

    Jennifer Jaff dies at 55; advocate for the chronically ill
    Jennifer Jaff was on the brink of attending law school when her doctor tried to stop her because she had a debilitating chronic illness. "I decided I couldn't stay in bed the rest of my life," she later said. "I had to live." Decades later she was a...
  • Bethune-Cookman University names interim president

     
    Edison Jackson, who was president of Medgar Evers College,  a campus of the City University of New York, has been named as the interim president of Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach. He will take over as interim president on May 14, B-CU...
  • Elliott Carter dies at 103; inventive American composer

    Elliott Carter dies at 103; inventive American composer
    Elliott Carter, the great American composer who was born in the horse-and-buggy era but whose music persistently looked ahead by reflecting and unabashedly celebrating the intricacies of modern life, died Monday of natural causes at his home in New York,...
  • UPDATE: Humpback Bridge in Alleghany County designated as National Historic Landmark

    UPDATE: Humpback Bridge in Alleghany County designated as National Historic Landmark
    It's been on the National Register of Historic Places for more than 40 years, but now the Humpback Bridge near Covington is a National Historic Landmark. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar made the announcement Wednesday. For many in Alleghany County, it's a...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Eastern Climbs College Rankings

    Eastern Climbs College Rankings
    Elsa Núñez has dedicated her life to education. Núñez, who has been president of Eastern Connecticut State University for seven years, has led a strategic planning project that has expanded the university buildings and created more support services for...
  • Welcome to an age of interdependence

    The outcome of November's presidential election will affect the entire world. Yet until the attack on our consulate in Libya, issues of foreign policy and globalization were nearly absent from the political discourse. There was talk at both parties'...
  • NBC Olympics and Twitter fury - a study in on-demand expectations unfulfilled

    NBC Olympics and Twitter fury - a study in on-demand expectations unfulfilled
    With three nights of record ratings, NBC’s coverage of the London Summer Olympics is winning on the prime-time TV front. But it looks to be losing in major ways in the world of social media, as a rising tide of complaints about the network’...
  • Hey! (Math) Teachers! Leave them kids alone!

    Apologies for tinkering with the lyrics from Pink Floyd but I love Andrew Hacker for stating what should be obvious -- do we really need algebra? Or geometry, trigonometry and calculus, for that matter. Hacker is an emeritus professor of political...
  • Former UM student accused of campus threat pleads guilty

    Former UM student accused of campus threat pleads guilty
    A former University of Maryland honors student accused of contemplating a campus shooting rampage accepted a plea deal Tuesday, and prosecutors said the case was evidence that authorities are responding threats with vigilance. Alexander G. Song 2nd...
  • Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery [Text]

    Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery [Text]
    Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:  Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...