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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
  • Gender-neutral housing is gaining at Maryland schools

    Gender-neutral housing is gaining at Maryland schools
    Nita Strickland and Sidney Garland, best friends since the sixth grade, have shared a lot — their hopes and daily frustrations, an interest in some of the same music and TV shows. Now in college, even though they are of opposite sexes, the...
  • At Orlando hurricane conference, predictions for a quiet season, plus apologies

    ORLANDO, Fla. For some forecasters gathered for the National Hurricane Center's annual conference here this week, last season proved a painful reminder of just how tricky their jobs can be. "It's hard to go all these years and then make your worst...
  • Locals make FHSAA Academic All-State Team

    Four area high school athletes were named to the Florida High School Athletic Association's All-Academic Team on Monday. The Benjamin School's Riley Burke, St. Thomas Aquinas' James Fraser, Sagemont's Andrea Martinez and Jupiter Christian's Lindsey...
  • The Gazette's Dave Philipps win Pulitzer for national reporting

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. The Gazette's Dave Philipps was awarded the Pulitzer Prize on Monday for "Other Than Honorable," a three-day investigative series last year that examined how soldiers injured during war were being discharged with no benefits....
  • Stephen Henderson of Detroit Free Press wins Pulitzer Prize for commentary

    DETROIT The Detroit Free Press won its 10th Pulitzer Prize Monday for the commentary work of Editorial Page Editor Stephen Henderson, whose unflinching examination of Detroit's financial collapse gave readers a sobering look at the past and a hopeful road...
  • Reuters, Guardian US, Washington Post, Boston Globe win Pulitzer prizes

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Reuters won a Pulitzer Prize on Monday for international reporting on the violent persecution of a Muslim minority in Myanmar, the Pulitzer Prize Board at Columbia University announced. The board commended Jason Szep and Andrew...
  • Community colleges think big; too big, say some universities

    CLEARWATER, Fla. In a high-ceilinged classroom, bright sun poking through the blinds and reflecting off the whiteboard, eight students lug heavy textbooks to their desks and prepare for this afternoon's lesson: Proteins. It's an unusually small group...
  • Brandeis students nix Islam critic Ayaan Hirsi Ali. What a pity.

    Another spring, another college commencement speaker contoversy. In 1990, students at Wellesley College objected to First Lady Barbara Bush, who they felt was not sufficiently feminist as she had dropped out of Smith College in 1944 to get married. In...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Ellison Banks Findly Presents Inaugural Lecture

    In her inaugural lecture on April 2 as the Scott M. Johnson '97 Distinguished Professor of Religion at Trinity College, Ellison Banks Findly examined the tension between "the worldly" and "the other worldly" in Indian culture, exploring three models for...
  • 'Jesus's Wife' papyrus fragment not a forgery, scientists say

    'Jesus's Wife' papyrus fragment not a forgery, scientists say
    Scientists who examined a controversial fragment of papyrus written in Egyptian Coptic in which Jesus speaks of his wife concluded in papers published on Thursday that the papyrus and ink are probably ancient and not a modern forgery. The existence of...