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  • Give Dr. Oz his due

    Give Dr. Oz his due
    A good friend of mine, a superb physician and a mentor, is under attack. I call him by his first name, Mehmet. You probably know him as Dr. Oz. Last week, in a letter to the dean of the faculties of health sciences and medicine at Columbia University,...
  • NYC goal: Lift 10% out of poverty

    NYC goal: Lift 10% out of poverty
    NEW YORK — New York City aims to lift 800,000 people out of poverty's clutches within a decade — more than the total living in Charlotte, N.C., the 16th biggest city in the United States — by launching a program that has drawn both...
  • Al-Qaida hostage from Md. killed in U.S. drone strike in Pakistan

    Al-Qaida hostage from Md. killed in U.S. drone strike in Pakistan
    — When the U.S. military targeted a suspected al-Qaida compound on the lawless border between Pakistan and Afghanistan in January, President Barack Obama said Thursday, intelligence officials didn't know the group was holding an aid worker from...
  • Dr. Oz gets dissected

    Dr. Oz gets dissected
    A media firestorm has broken out over a letter I co-signed prevailing upon Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons to reconsider having "America's doctor," Mehmet Oz, retain his position on that esteemed institution's medical faculty. I...
  • Dr. Oz hits back with investigation of 'mysterious' critics

    Dr. Oz hits back with investigation of 'mysterious' critics
    Thursday was Dr. Oz's chance to take on his critics — and he did. Dr. Mehmet Oz, the surgeon who hosts the syndicated health show "Dr. Oz," has been under fire from a group of 10 doctors who¬†castigated him for promoting "quack treatments" and have...
  • UVa dean bashes Rolling Stone article in open letter

    UVa dean bashes Rolling Stone article in open letter
    An associate dean of students at the University of Virginia said Wednesday a widely discredited Rolling Stone article caused her professional and personal harm by portraying her as insensitive and unresponsive to an alleged victim of a gang rape. Nicole...
  • Some differences, similarities between Rubio and Obama

    Some differences, similarities between Rubio and Obama
    As soon as Sen. Marco Rubio announced he was running for president, political analysts began comparing him to President Barack Obama. Similarities between the two men are obvious. Both were senators in their first term when they announced their bid...
  • 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...
  • Philip Schonberger, Force Behind Hartford Redevelopment Projects, Dies At 61

    Philip Schonberger, Force Behind Hartford Redevelopment Projects, Dies At 61
    Philip A. Schonberger, a key figure in downtown Hartford redevelopment for two decades and an active participant in city cultural affairs, died Monday at his home in Old Lyme. He was 61. A family spokesman said Schonberger died of a heart attack....
  • Baltimore Sun wins awards for coverage of Columbia mall shooting, police brutality

    Baltimore Sun wins awards for coverage of Columbia mall shooting, police brutality
    The Baltimore Sun on Tuesday won national awards for its breaking news coverage of the Columbia mall shootings and an investigative series on police brutality. The reporting on the January 2014 shooting deaths of two store employees at The Mall in...
  • Frederic Morton dies at 90; U.S. writer known for books on Austria

    U.S. writer Frederic Morton, who became internationally recognized in part through books on the Austrian homeland that he was forced to flee because of the Holocaust, has died, his Austrian publishers said Monday. He was 90. Morton died in his Vienna...