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  • UC Berkeley studies international education campus in Richmond

    UC Berkeley studies international education campus in Richmond
    On the waterfront seven miles from UC Berkeley, the university owns what is now an isolated and somewhat ramshackle collection of storage facilities and labs. But Berkeley's chancellor envisions it as a future showcase for international education. The...
  • Who is Susan Sher? Head of U. of C. Obama library bid, mom of Oscar winner

     Who is Susan Sher? Head of U. of C. Obama library bid, mom of Oscar winner
    Susan Sher was at her son Graham Moore's side in Los Angeles over the weekend, beaming as he won an Oscar for best adapted screenplay. Next month, Sher will be after a prize of her own. As senior adviser to University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer,...
  • Rousseff's fiscal austerity to pave way for Brazil recovery

    BRASILIA, Brazil Austerity is changing the lives of Brazilians, jacking up the cost of living on items from credit cards to gasoline. It also may clean up the country's economic mess and pave the way for a recovery. Governments at all levels are trimming...
  • Top 10 anti-Semitic colleges

    Top 10 anti-Semitic colleges
    Columbia University in New York City is ranked the number one most anti-Semitic college in the country by a Jewish freedom center. The Los Angeles-based David Horowitz Freedom Center's Jew Hatred on Campus campaign named Columbia first, followed by...
  • New studies quantify morcellation's link to uterine cancer

    The dangers of a power tool used in gynecological surgery have been debated for more than a year, with experts offering varying estimates of the chance that an undetected uterine cancer would be spread and likely worsened by the tissue-slicing device....
  • When states win lawsuits, where does the money go?

    Connecticut soon will get $36 million of a $1.37 billion legal settlement with Standard & Poor's, resolving allegations that the credit ratings agency misled investors in rating mortgage-backed securities in the lead-up to the 2008 financial crisis....
  • Plan for Obama library in Chicago must respect Frederick Law Olmsted parks

     Plan for Obama library in Chicago must respect Frederick Law Olmsted parks
    Maybe it's time to erect temporary, "proceed with caution" signs at the entrances to Chicago's Jackson and Washington parks. The signs would be directed not at drivers, but at President Barack and Michelle Obama, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Barack Obama...
  • Review: 'It's the Pictures That Got Small' edited by Anthony Slide

     Review: 'It's the Pictures That Got Small' edited by Anthony Slide
    In what we like to think of romantically as the Golden Age of Hollywood, films were corporate commodities manufactured by committee, much as an automobile is put together on an assembly line. There were exceptions, but even in the work of some of the most...
  • Next meeting set on park transfer for Obama library

    Next meeting set on park transfer for Obama library
    The city has set a public hearing before the Plan Commission on a proposal backed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to use parkland for a Barack Obama presidential library. The commission will meet at 10 a.m. March 9 on the plan to transfer at least 20 acres in...
  • Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad

    Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad
    He's getting sappy on college campuses, wringing his hands about his tuition savings plan and waxing nostalgic about his own years as an undergraduate. President Obama is hurtling toward a deadline that looms over him much like the end of his time in...
  • Val Fitch dies at 91; Nobel laureate studied matter, antimatter

    Val Fitch dies at 91; Nobel laureate studied matter, antimatter
    Physicist Val Fitch was not a lawbreaker, but he is famous for broken laws. In a classic 1960s series of experiments, Fitch and his Princeton University colleague James Cronin proved that one of the key laws of physics hitherto thought immutable —...