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  • Johns Hopkins using equipment on new patients _ pets

    Unconscious and with furry yellow paws in the air, Otter was guided into the MRI machine. The 4-year-old Lab had been having increasingly severe episodes of back pain over months and a neurosurgeon wanted to confirm his suspicions about the cause....
  • 17-Year-Old Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools Leaning Toward Yale

    17-Year-Old Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools Leaning Toward Yale
    ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) - Elmont High School senior Harold Ekeh had a plan - he would apply to 13 colleges, including all eight Ivy League schools, figuring it would help his chances of getting into at least one great school. It worked. And then some. The...
  • 17-year-old NY student accepted at all 8 Ivy League schools

    Elmont High School senior Harold Ekeh had a plan — he would apply to 13 colleges, including all eight Ivy League schools, figuring it would help his chances of getting into at least one great school. It worked. And then some. The teenager from Long...
  • Friedman and Ceci: Should very young children testify in criminal cases?

    Friedman and Ceci: Should very young children testify in criminal cases?
    This term, the Supreme Court has an opportunity to dramatically improve how our criminal justice system treats statements by very young children if it is willing to look beyond the two bad options adopted by the lower courts and consider instead a...
  • Novelist takes on academia in 'Dear Committee Members'

    Novelist Julie Schumacher admits that she shares a few characteristics with Jason T. Fitger, the cranky, boorish professor experiencing a meltdown in her hilarious epistolary novel "Dear Committee Members." "He's sort of an evil twin," admits the author,...
  • Dairy farmers, in dire need of workers, feel helpless as immigration reform sours

    Dairy farmers, in dire need of workers, feel helpless as immigration reform sours
    When Mike McMahon's Latino employees need to go to the bank, the pharmacy or the grocery store, he makes sure someone drives them to town, waits while they run errands, and then brings them safely back to his dairy farm. Even then, there is no guarantee...
  • USC names neuroscientist Michael Quick as provost

    USC names neuroscientist Michael Quick as provost
    USC stayed in-house for the selection of a new provost, choosing executive vice provost and neuroscientist Michael Quick as second-in-command of the university. USC President C.L. Max Nikias on Sunday announced the selection of Quick after what was...
  • Tony winner, Neil Simon director Gene Saks dies at 93

    Tony winner, Neil Simon director Gene Saks dies at 93
    GeneĀ Saks, a prolific actor-director who teamed with playwright and fellow New Yorker Neil Simon on hit Broadway and movie productions of such Simon comedies as "The Odd Couple" and "Brighton Beach Memoirs," has died. He was 93. Saks, who won three Tony...
  • Bardreau finds pro hockey a big step up

    Bardreau finds pro hockey a big step up
    When Cole Bardreau signed his amateur tryout contract to play for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms following the end of Cornell University's hockey season on March 7, he knew he was going to break into the AHL, but not as quickly as he has. The 5-foot-10,...
  • Sallye J. Esterson, Realtor

    Sallye J. Esterson, Realtor
    Sallye J. Esterson, a retired Baltimore Realtor who enjoyed golfing, died of complications from dementia March 15 at the North Oaks retirement community near Owings Mills. She was 90. The daughter of Herman Josephs, a furniture store owner, and Florence...
  • Starbucks campaign could keep us from calories

    Starbucks campaign could keep us from calories
    Here's a quiz. If there's one thing Americans love it's: A) Eating food that has more calories than the galaxy has stars. B) Having uncomfortable conversations. If you answered "B," you're crazy. We hate uncomfortable conversations. It doesn't...