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  • Summer 2015 Pre-College Program Guide

    Non-Credit Programs ++++++++++++++++++++ || College/University || Program || Classes || Dates || Ages || || Harvard University(bit.ly/1FwPGoF) || Pre-College Program || 5-6 course options || June 28-July 10July 12-24July 26-Aug. 7 || Rising juniors and...
  • Emily Badger: How Baltimore became Baltimore: history of a battered city

    Before there was a funeral and protest, then violence, curfews and canceled ballgames in Baltimore this week, there were other chapters in the life of this city that must be remembered. Just a few years ago, Wells Fargo agreed to pay millions of...
  • Gray's death becomes a factor in presidential, Senate contests

    Gray's death becomes a factor in presidential, Senate contests
    In a sweeping address that explored the racial dynamics of the criminal justice system, Hillary Clinton called Wednesday for an end to "the era of mass incarceration" of black men and said the violence in Baltimore demanded political leaders take a new...
  • Don Mankiewicz dies at 93; novelist and Oscar-nominated screenwriter

    Don Mankiewicz dies at 93; novelist and Oscar-nominated screenwriter
    Don M. Mankiewicz, a novelist and Oscar-nominated screenwriter who grew up in a fabled Hollywood family and went on to create TV's "Ironside" and "Marcus Welby, M.D." has died at his home in Monrovia. He was 93. Mankiewicz's death Saturday was caused by...
  • It's time for Americans to embrace freedom of speech over political correctness

    As we prepare to celebrate the United Nation's World Press Freedom Day this Sunday, U.S. journalists and reporters from many nations are still braving death threats from Islamic terrorists across the globe. Tragically, many journalists and...
  • Seniors show projects at West Point

    Dozens of cadets at West Point are preparing to demonstrate their senior projects. The U.S. Military Academy on Thursday will host its annual Projects Day, in which seniors present theses, projects or research activities. There will be 270...
  • Justice Kennedy's long road from Sacramento to landmark gay marriage case

    Justice Kennedy's long road from Sacramento to landmark gay marriage case
    Anthony M. Kennedy was a 44-year-old appeals court judge in Sacramento — a Republican appointee and happily-married Catholic — when he first confronted the question of whether the Constitution protected the rights of gays and lesbians. His...
  • Today in History

    Today is Thursday, April 30, the 120th day of 2015. There are 245 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 30, 1945, as Soviet troops approached his Berlin bunker, Adolf Hitler committed suicide along with his wife of one day, Eva...
  • Hillary Clinton: Send fewer people to prison

    WASHINGTON In response to a wave of racial unrest in the United States, most recently in Baltimore, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday called for a major overhaul of the criminal justice system, including requiring the use of body cameras by all police...
  • Venice Beach declares war on our infantile obsession with nudity

    Venice Beach declares war on our infantile obsession with nudity
    Not many people are aware of it, and few exercise the right, but it is legal for women to walk around topless in New York City and other cities.  (A bare-chested New Yorker even got $40,000 from the city to settle her lawsuit alleging harassment by the...
  • Dr. Oz fires back at his critics -- with misdirection and an absurd defense

    Dr. Oz fires back at his critics -- with misdirection and an absurd defense
    Those who feared that the TV medical show host Dr. Mehmet Oz would only profit from a recent call by a group of 10 doctors for Columbia University to dump him from its faculty have turned out to be absolutely correct. The Oz counterattack unfolded on...