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  • Things to Know: More schools offer breakfast in classroom

    When the school bell rings, children file into classrooms and open their textbooks. Increasingly, they're also eating a bowl of cereal. In an effort to increase the number of children eating breakfast, more schools are serving it in the classroom. In...
  • Dr. Oz tells critics: No conflict of interest on my TV show

    Dr. Mehmet Oz is defending himself against 10 doctors who've accused him of promoting "quack treatments" on his TV show. Oz said in a statement Friday that his show provides "multiple points of view" including his own. He added that his own views are...
  • These doctors are trying to turn the tide against 'quack' Dr. Oz

    These doctors are trying to turn the tide against 'quack' Dr. Oz
    Physicians are finally speaking out against Dr. Mehmet Oz and the "quack treatments and cures" he promotes to the huge audience of his television show. Led by Henry I. Miller, a physician, former Food and Drug Administration official, and fellow at...
  • Experts want Dr. Oz fired from teaching post

    Experts want Dr. Oz fired from teaching post
    A group of physicians has a prescription for Dr. Oz: Get out of the classroom, stat. Ten doctors last week sent a letter to the dean of the medical school at Columbia University, where Harvard-educated surgeon Mehmet Oz — better-known as "Dr. Oz,"...
  • Joseph A. Matera, Md. Legal Aid director

    Joseph A. Matera, Md. Legal Aid director
    Joseph Anthony Matera, an attorney who expanded Maryland Legal Aid when he headed the agency, died of an infection Saturday at Pacifica Senior Living Skilled Nursing Facility in Oakland, Calif. The former Hunting Ridge resident was 83. Born in White...
  • Dr. Oz tells critics: No conflict of interest on my TV show

     Dr. Oz tells critics: No conflict of interest on my TV show
    Dr. Mehmet Oz is defending himself against 10 doctors who've accused him of promoting "quack treatments" on his TV show. Oz said in a statement Friday that his show provides "multiple points of view" including his own. He added that his own views...
  • Fundraising ability key to winning Obama library

     Fundraising ability key to winning Obama library
    While Chicago has been engaged in a heated debate over the use of public parks for President Barack Obama's library, his selection of a host university may have more to do with which institution can offer the most financial support than which offers the...
  • Stay focused on reform

    An article about the University of Virginia published in November by Rolling Stone painted a violent and vulgar portrait of a gang rape at the school, putting a horrifying personal narrative to the problem of sexual assault on campuses nationwide....
  • Labor leader Victor Gotbaum dies; helped NYC in 1970s crisis

    Victor Gotbaum, an influential New York labor leader who both fought City Hall and helped it survive its 1970s fiscal crisis, has died, his son said Monday. He was 93. Gotbaum died Sunday at his Manhattan home, Noah Gotbaum said. He said the cause of his...
  • Rolling Stone retracts rape report, apologizes after 'painful' review

    Rolling Stone retracts rape report, apologizes after 'painful' review
    Rolling Stone magazine retracted a discredited story about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia after a devastating independent review by Columbia University deemed it a “journalistic failure that was avoidable.” “The...
  • International students at American universities benefit all

    College acceptance letters landed in mailboxes across the country these last few weeks. Proud families now need to figure out the finances of higher education while managing household teenage exuberance. Americans entering the Class of 2019 will be...