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  • Does the Supreme Court care that Americans support gay marriage?

    WASHINGTON As Noah Rothman of the conservative blog Hot Air put it Friday, polls show that "gay marriage is so popular that even Republicans are coming around." A new CNN/ORC poll found that 63 percent of Americans side with gay and lesbian couples on...
  • Mathews County schools name new superintendent

    Mathews County schools name new superintendent
    MATHEWS — Mathews County Public Schools will have a new leader at the end of this school year, and it is one of the division's own. Tuesday night the school board unanimously appointed the division's current assistant superintendent, Nancy Buckner...
  • Who is Susan Sher? Head of U. of C. Obama library bid, mom of Oscar winner

     Who is Susan Sher? Head of U. of C. Obama library bid, mom of Oscar winner
    Susan Sher was at her son Graham Moore's side in Los Angeles over the weekend, beaming as he won an Oscar for best adapted screenplay. Next month, Sher will be after a prize of her own. As senior adviser to University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer,...
  • Fossil jaw sheds light on turning point in human evolution

    A fragment of jawbone found in Ethiopia is the oldest known fossil from an evolutionary tree branch that eventually led to modern humans, scientist reported Wednesday. The fossil comes from very close to the time that our branch split away from more ape-...
  • George Washington U. opens $275M science, engineering hall

    George Washington University has opened a massive new Science and Engineering Hall, representing its aspirations to become a major research university. The $275 million hall formally opened Wednesday. Totaling 500,000 square feet, the new hall is the...
  • About Susan Sher

    About Susan Sher
    Susan Sher Age: 66 Current job: Senior adviser to University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer and Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs Kenneth Polonsky. Born in: Newark, N.J. Lives in: Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood. Personal:...
  • In literature, new attention to old age, dying

    In literature, new attention to old age, dying
    "O dark dark dark. They all go into the dark …" —T.S. Eliot, "Four Quartets" The Angel of Death — also known as the Old Ferryman, the Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse or Mr. G. Reaper himself — is cutting a wider swath than...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright archives open up for preservation help

    With decades of experience taking care of and managing Frank Lloyd Wright properties, as you can imagine, the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust has amassed an amazingly extensive archive. On March 12, that incredible wealth of information will be made available...
  • Charlie Hebdo editor, Marco Rubio: Sunday guests

    Charlie Hebdo editor, Marco Rubio: Sunday guests
    British Prime Minister David Cameron and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will be among the guests this weekend on CBS' "Face the Nation." The program starts at 10:30 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer and...
  • Guilford Glazer dies at 93; developed Del Amo Fashion Center

    Guilford Glazer, the developer of the Del Amo Fashion Center and a philanthropist who funded Jewish studies programs at schools including Pepperdine University and Nanjing University in China, has died. He was 93. Glazer's death at his Beverly Hills...
  • Susan Ellis Wild nominated as Allentown's next solicitor

     Susan Ellis Wild nominated as Allentown's next solicitor
    An Allentown attorney and former candidate for Lehigh County commissioner has been nominated as Allentown's next solicitor. Susan Ellis Wild, an attorney with Allentown firm Gross McGinley, will replace outgoing solicitor Jerry Snyder pending a vote...