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  • L.A. Unified offers lifeline to farmers with healthful eating program

    L.A. Unified offers lifeline to farmers with healthful eating program
    Down a dusty road surrounded by orange trees and the rolling hills of Redlands, the farmer in a battered straw hat and worn jeans worked his land, just as his father and grandfather and great-grandfather did before him. Bob Knight remembers pulling...
  • Science refreshes its view of aging

    Science refreshes its view of aging
    How do we stay healthy and mobile into our senior years? How do we stave off dementia? Exercise regularly. Stay mentally active. Nurture rich social connections. Find things you enjoy doing and people you enjoy doing them with, scientists said at the...
  • Take Reins Off Advanced Practice Nurses

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's call for the General Assembly to expand the scope of advanced practice nurses highlights the importance of improving access to quality health care for Connecticut residents by ensuring that there are sufficient highly qualified...
  • In Aereo battle, articles by Ruth Bader Ginsburg's daughter cited

    In Aereo battle, articles by Ruth Bader Ginsburg's daughter cited
    Broadcasters are hoping that the daughter of a Supreme Court justice can help them convince the high court that Aereo -- the start-up service that streams local TV signals via the Internet -- is illegal and needs to be shutdown. In their 65-page...
  • Clues to Genghis Khan's rise, written in the rings of ancient trees

    Clues to Genghis Khan's rise, written in the rings of ancient trees
    In the rings of ancient and gnarled trees, a team of scientists has found evidence of a period of consistent warmth and wetness in Mongolia between the years 1211 and 1225 -- the exact time that Genghis Khan first rose to power.  Coincidence? They think...
  • Stanford education dean named UC Berkeley's new provost

    Stanford education dean named UC Berkeley's new provost
    Claude Steele, a social psychology expert who is the dean of Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education, will become the provost of UC Berkeley, it was announced Monday. UC Berkeley chancellor Nicholas Dirks on Monday announced his...
  • Maya Forbes revisits her childhood in 'Infinitely Polar Bear'

     Maya Forbes revisits her childhood in 'Infinitely Polar Bear'
    — Maya Forbes knew the story all too well, but she waited a long time to write a script based on her childhood. It's understandable why the writer-director wasn't rushing. Her father was manic-depressive, and when her mother left their Cambridge,...
  • Amnesia makes David Stuart MacLean a 'Riddle' he must solve

    Amnesia makes David Stuart MacLean a 'Riddle' he must solve
    One day, David Stuart MacLean forgot who he was. "It was darkness darkness darkness, then snap. Me. Now awake." He was a blank slate, standing in a bustling train station in India. Things went downhill from there. From these dark days, MacLean has...
  • Spanking: No matter your view, there are alternatives

    Spanking: No matter your view, there are alternatives
    America is a nation intensely divided on the issue of spanking young children.  Leading child development organizations such as The America Academy of Pediatrics, the American Psychological Association and the National Association for the Education of...
  • Gambling in youth has link to sexual behavior

    Gambling in youth has link to sexual behavior
    Youth who gamble are more at risk for gambling problems and early sexual activity, according to new research involving African American youth in Baltimore. As the city is poised to open its first major casino, researchers from Columbia University joined...
  • From Gehrig To Bagwell, A Proud History Of Baseball In Connecticut

    From Gehrig To Bagwell, A Proud History Of Baseball In Connecticut
    Little could John M. Greene, sports editor of The Courant, have known what he was chronicling, or how prophetic his words were as he began his dispatch from Hackensack, N.J., where the local pro team, the Hartford Senators, were playing an exhibition game...