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  • '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...
  • Harold Garde exhibits masterworks at Orlando's Jai Gallery

     Harold Garde exhibits masterworks at Orlando's Jai Gallery
    Harold Garde has a problem. "I paint too much," says the 90-year-old who splits his time between New Smyrna Beach and Belfast, Maine. "I'm too old for an active love life. I get indigestion if I eat too much. I can't drink. All that's left to do is...
  • Richard Salem, mediator, 1930-2014

    Richard Salem graduated from Antioch College in Ohio, a school first led by public education reformer Horace Mann, whose words, "Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity," are repeated each year at commencement. Mr. Salem took those...
  • 'Skill builders' enrolling in college, but not for the degree

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. Kevin Floerke has been down this road before. A student at Santa Rosa Junior College in Northern California, Floerke, 26, already graduated in 2010 from UCLA, where he majored in archaeology. This time, however, unlike many other...
  • Anthony Orlando: More must be done to help America's unemployed

    A few years ago, when the unemployment rate was near its peak, two Swedish economists, Stefan Eriksson and Dan-Olof Rooth, conducted an experiment to find out how hard it was to get a job if you'd been unemployed for a long time. They sent 8,466...
  • Richard Brick Dead at 68

    Richard Brick, a producer, Directors Guild of America official and former New York City Film Commissioner died Wednesday. He was 68. Brick worked on three Woody Allen movies -- "Celebrity," "Deconstructing Harry" and "Sweet and Lowdown" -- along with...
  • Medical school leaders cash in on drug company boards, researchers say

    MILWAUKEE While university doctors who moonlight for drug companies have faced intense scrutiny in recent years, new research suggests much larger sums of money are being paid to their bosses the leaders of medical schools and hospitals who serve on...
  • Missouri rallies to beat Davidson 85-77 in first-round NIT game

    COLUMBIA, Mo. Walk-on Danny Feldmann had played a whopping 45 minutes in 21 games during two seasons since transferring to Missouri from Columbia University. But he played a major role Tuesday in extending the Tigers' season at least one more game with...
  • Obama library officials allow parties to make their bid

    Obama library officials allow parties to make their bid
    Nearly two months after the foundation overseeing President Obama’s future library and museum was formed, institutions and groups wishing to host the site on Thursday received the details necessary to move forward with their pitches. In its...
  • Questions about free speech, anti-Semitism roil debate on academic boycott of Israel

    WASHINGTON An academic boycott of Israeli educational institutions has sparked legislation in at least five states and in Congress that would punish colleges and universities if they support the organization that called for it. State lawmakers in Kansas,...
  • James Rebhorn dies at 65; character actor on stage and screen

    He was a neurosurgeon, a shipping magnate, a pompous headmaster, an autocratic father: He was the self-inflated, often weaselly authority figure whose long, narrow, aristocratic face was as well-known in films and television as his name was obscure....