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  • 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...
  • Top 10 stories in Laguna Beach for 2014

    Top 10 stories in Laguna Beach for 2014
    Mobility throughout Laguna Beach, whether by foot, car or bicycle, was a recurring theme in 2014 as the city took strides to address safety on the busiest thoroughfares, including adopting a bike safety plan after a cyclist was killed along Coast...
  • When obesity is an inherited trait, maybe gut bacteria is the link

    When obesity is an inherited trait, maybe gut bacteria is the link
    When wondering whether genes are contributing to your struggle with weight, a new study suggests it might be useful to look within -- at the garden of bacteria growing in your gut. In particular, you might well wonder whether, in addition to their...
  • Pennsylvania tries nonlethal shotgun blasts to scare crows away from Capitol

    Pennsylvania tries nonlethal shotgun blasts to scare crows away from Capitol
    HARRISBURG — When the sun has set over the Susquehanna River here, Sgt. David DeLellis leads his two-man squad on patrol to retake streets that surround the 5-acre state Capitol complex. "I want one to the left and one to the right," DeLellis...
  • What do you get if you map coming climate disasters? Hello, Pacific Northwest.

    What do you get if you map coming climate disasters? Hello, Pacific Northwest.
    During the 1930s, the Dust Bowl drove millions of people out of the Great Plains. Thousands of the residents who left New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina never went back. Not that many thousands of years ago, shifts in Ice Age glaciers drew people from...
  • Looking at Irlen syndrome through a different lens

     Looking at Irlen syndrome through a different lens
    Call it mother's intuition, but Maria Hill knew something was up with her son. He was having headaches, struggling academically and missing words when reading. When he read aloud, he would make up words to replace ones he didn't see. He also claimed the...
  • 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...
  • UF's Machen to become privately funded adviser to school

    UF's Machen to become privately funded adviser to school
    University of Florida President Bernie Machen will spend his first half decade out of office as a privately funded adviser to the Gainesville school. Machen, who will step down as president at the end of December after 11 years leading the university,...
  • 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...