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  • 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...
  • Local fraternity chapter celebrates 56th anniversary

    Local fraternity chapter celebrates 56th anniversary
    First of All, Servants of All, We Shall Transcend All Congratulations to 'Eta Eta Lambda' Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. on the 56th anniversary of your charter in the City of Annapolis on April 14, 1959, described in their history as...
  • New Spike Lee film 'Chiraq' sparks conversation about the term

    New Spike Lee film 'Chiraq' sparks conversation about the term
    Reports that filmmaker Spike Lee is planning to shoot a feature movie here called "Chiraq" ruined Aaron Pierce's mood Thursday. "I'm just really concerned about using that name," said Pierce, a South Side rapper who started an "Anti-Chiraq" social media...
  • EatingWell: Make a healthy diet a way of life

    All too often, when starting a diet, we start out with grand intentions ("I'm going to lose weight and eat better! This time will be different, I swear!) only to revert to our old eating habits within a week or two. So how can you give your desire to...
  • CAMERA on campus

    CAMERA on campus
    The Florida Region of the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) hosted a reception and panel discussion fundraiser for a total of about 200 people on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at the West Palm Beach Marriott. The event was...
  • Top 10 anti-Semitic colleges

    Top 10 anti-Semitic colleges
    Columbia University in New York City is ranked the number one most anti-Semitic college in the country by a Jewish freedom center. The Los Angeles-based David Horowitz Freedom Center's Jew Hatred on Campus campaign named Columbia first, followed by...
  • 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...
  • UC Berkeley studies international education campus in Richmond

    UC Berkeley studies international education campus in Richmond
    On the waterfront seven miles from UC Berkeley, the university owns what is now an isolated and somewhat ramshackle collection of storage facilities and labs. But Berkeley's chancellor envisions it as a future showcase for international education. The...
  • Johns Hopkins begins using high-tech equipment on pets

    Johns Hopkins begins using high-tech equipment on 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....
  • Statement from Lutron on the passing of founder Joel Spira

    Statement from Lutron on the passing of founder Joel Spira
    In Memoriam: Lutron Chairman and Founder Joel Spira  The Lutron family is deeply saddened to announce that Joel Spira, the company’s Chairman, Founder, and Director of Research, died this morning, Wednesday, April 8, 2015.  Starting from a...
  • How life could develop in the methane lakes of Saturn's moon Titan

    How life could develop in the methane lakes of Saturn's moon Titan
    Scientists may be one step closer to understanding whether life could have formed in the methane lakes of Saturn's largest moon, Titan. This life, if it exists, would look very different from life on Earth. There is no oxygen on Titan, and the surface...