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  • Don't miss this golden chance to reform our outdated Cuba policies

    Don't miss this golden chance to reform our outdated Cuba policies
    As the United States moves to reestablish relations with Cuba, it should take the opportunity to reevaluate another relic of the Cold War: its anachronistic policies on admitting refugees and asylum seekers. Preference is still given to Cubans because...
  • '30 Lessons for Loving' taps into wisdom of elderly

      '30 Lessons for Loving' taps into wisdom of elderly
    When it comes to getting advice from the elderly, gerontologist Karl Pillemer has done his research. As professor of human development at Cornell University, he created The Legacy Project in 2004, devoted to seeking practical advice from thousands of...
  • What's cooking in 2015? Pickled eats, kitchen coaches, artisan foods

     What's cooking in 2015? Pickled eats, kitchen coaches, artisan foods
    Food forecasters and culinary prognosticators have spoken. Bored by too-sweet eats? Sour foods — pickled and fermented — are moving onto the plate to save our tastebuds in 2015, says J. Walter Thompson, the marketing communication folks....
  • Stellar Student: Helping peers a plus for Tinley teen

    Stellar Student: Helping peers a plus for Tinley teen
    Of all the activities he is involved with at Andrew High School in Tinley Park, Travis Christner’s favorite, by far, is helping his peers. That’s saying a lot, because the junior is involved with a long list of activities. He is on the...
  • Earthquake could destroy L.A.'s water lifeline

    Earthquake could destroy L.A.'s water lifeline
    Los Angeles gets 88% of its water from three major aqueducts, flowing from the Colorado River, Owens Valley and the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. But as they make their way into the region, the aqueducts cross the San Andreas fault a total of 32...
  • The need for radical transparency on U.S. torture

    The need for radical transparency on U.S. torture
    Here's a radical idea: Let the people decide. Since the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee report on torture last week, we have been treated to a predictable barrage of overheated hyperbole. The left says the CIA program was utterly...
  • Levenger founder Steve Leveen returns to school at Harvard

    Levenger founder Steve Leveen returns to school at Harvard
    Steve Leveen built his business on the benefits of reading. Delray Beach-based Levenger sells products for readers and writers. So friends and colleagues are not surprised that in 2015 Leveen will be hitting the books in a more formal way — at...
  • Rejected, then erroneously accepted by your favorite college? Move on

    It might have appeared to be an early holiday present when almost 300 prospective Johns Hopkins University students previously denied early admission or deferred for later consideration recently received an email welcoming them to the fold. The trouble...
  • Holiday tipping: Who gets paid and how much

    Tipping a service person is illogical if you stop to think about it. Why would rational people voluntarily pay more for a service than they must? Tipping is not as rampant in other countries as it is in the United States. And besides, who carries cash...
  • Penn's president feels heat from her police for 'die in'

    Penn's president feels heat from her police for 'die in'
    PHILADELPHIA — University of Pennsylvania president Amy Gutmann has become the second Pennsylvania college president in a week to face criticism for participating in "die-in" protests held by students. Gutmann lay on the floor with student...
  • Lehigh Valley runners reunite at club cross country championships

    Lehigh Valley runners reunite at club cross country championships
    Frances Koons had a good wakeup call Saturday morning to get her going for the USA Track and Field Club Cross Country Championships. Her younger sister, Anne, due with her first child, was having labor pains. Koons, a former PIAA Class 3A track and...