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  • Acceptance rates at elite U.S. colleges decline

    Acceptance rates at elite U.S. colleges decline
    Throughout the arduous college application process, Brown University was on the top of Madeline Anderson's wish list. So when the Long Beach high school senior received a rejection from the Ivy League campus, she was disappointed but also knew she had...
  • Chris Christie documents reveal anger, chaos over bridge scandal

    Chris Christie documents reveal anger, chaos over bridge scandal
    A New Jersey lawmaker on Saturday said he intends to formally request Governor Chris Christie and his staff hand over more correspondence and documents related to the bridge scandal that has engulfed Christie, a rising star in the Republican Party....
  • Goucher sends emails to students mistakenly telling them they've been admitted

    Goucher sends emails to students mistakenly telling them they've been admitted
    Goucher College sent congratulatory emails to the parents of 60 applicants on March 12 telling them their children had been admitted. The message from the small liberal arts college in Towson contained the words every parent of a high school senior...
  • Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions

    Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions
    Along with the Johns Hopkins University's distinction for its nation-leading haul of federal research dollars comes another for charging the government more for utilities, administrative staff and real estate than any other institution. The federal...
  • The 'last meal': Part of death-row lore

    The 'last meal': Part of death-row lore
    On the last day of their lives, Florida murderers Clarence Hill and Angel Nieves Diaz asked for taco fixings. Tampa rapist Oba Chandler ate two salami sandwiches on white bread and half a peanut-butter-and-grape-jelly sandwich. Panhandle killer Arthur...
  • Russia accuses Greenpeace activists of piracy

    MOSCOW — Russia opened a criminal case Tuesday against Greenpeace activists, accusing them of piracy for attempting to stage a protest on an Arctic oil rig. A Greenpeace spokeswoman called the accusation "absurd." Russian border troops seized...
  • Jack Shea dies at 84; sitcom director, ex-Directors Guild chief

    Jack Shea dies at 84; sitcom director, ex-Directors Guild chief
    Jack Shea, a Hollywood veteran who directed popular sitcoms such as "The Jeffersons" and who, as president of the Directors Guild of America, forcefully argued for minority hiring and local production, has died. He was 84. Shea's death Sunday at a...
  • John J. Lynch dies at 77; former L.A. County tax assessor

    John J. Lynch dies at 77; former L.A. County tax assessor
    When attorney and Republican Party activist John J. Lynch ran for Los Angeles County tax assessor in 1986, he was shocked at the result — he won. "It was a surprise," said Lynch, and he wasn't the only one taken aback. Lynch, who had never run for...
  • University presses: a view from the academy

    University presses: a view from the academy
    The front table in Hyde Park's Seminary Co-op Bookstore has been a must stop for book browsers for book lovers since the early 1970s. It is always brimming with more than 100 newly published scholarly works vying for readers' attention. Most of the titles...
  • Kiwanis president Thomas DeJullio honored

    Kiwanis president Thomas DeJullio honored
    Thomas DeJullio, international president of the worldwide Kiwanis organization, was honored Dec. 28 at a special luncheon held at the University Club in Pasadena. DeJullio told Kiwanis members about his goal to integrate the Kiwanis family into service...
  • Francis X. Hennessy, Jurist For 36 Years, Dies at 82

    Francis X. Hennessy, a judge who rose to the state's second-highest court and a political adviser to Democrat Ella Grasso in her campaign for governor, died Tuesday at the age of 82. During a 36-year career in the state courts, Hennessy was a juvenile...