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  • Brian Phipps named new boys lacrosse coach at Archbishop Spalding

    Brian Phipps named new boys lacrosse coach at Archbishop Spalding
    Archbishop Spalding has hired Brian Phipps to be its new boys lacrosse coach, the school's athletic director Jeff Parsons announced Monday. Phipps replaces former coach Kenneth "Bear" Davis, who went 25-31 in three seasons before accepting a full-time...
  • Maureen Corrigan on 'So We Read On'

    Maureen Corrigan on 'So We Read On'
    Its greatness is right there in the title, not to mention on every page. But "The Great Gatsby," the 1925 masterpiece by F. Scott Fitzgerald, occupies an oddly precarious position in the ranks of Great American Novels. As a staple of high school...
  • Targeting advertising to shoppers can backfire

    It's no secret that consumers have long been using brands to help define their image. "For instance, wearing an official NBA jersey may help fans feel more committed, buying cage-free eggs at Whole Foods may reinforce a consumer's sense of social...
  • Paul Butler: Obama tried to outsource his racial legacy but Holder couldn't save him

    Paul Butler: Obama tried to outsource his racial legacy but Holder couldn't save him
    Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation is bad news for President Barack Obama's racial justice legacy. Obama has done little to address race during his presidency, beyond the actions of his Justice Department. With Holder's exit, that track record...
  • Frankel and Spain clash in a swing district

     Frankel and Spain clash in a swing district
    Republican challenger Paul Spain tells voters he can "work across party lines to get things done in Washington." His Democratic opponent, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, says she has spent nearly two years doing just that. Spain and Frankel are running in a...
  • Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid

    Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid
    John Mulaney has the benevolent wide-set eyes, cresting hair and copacetic choirboy appearance of a superhero who has taken a spa day. He is trim to the point of receding, and as angular as Peter Parker. He walks with his hands plunged deep in his...
  • White House declares war on drug-resistant superbugs

    White House declares war on drug-resistant superbugs
    The White House announced Thursday that it was mobilizing key federal agencies to combat a growing, global health threat -- bacteria that have evolved an immunity to powerful antibiotic drugs. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria cause 2 million illnesses...
  • Meningitis suspected in death of Georgetown student from S. Florida

    A Georgetown University student died Tuesday after apparently contracting meningitis, the university said. Andrea Jaime, a 19-year-old from Miami, was a sophomore in the school of nursing and health studies, Georgetown said in a statement. She had...
  • Georgetown professor: Time to shake-up school funding

    Georgetown professor: Time to shake-up school funding
    A Georgetown University researcher on Tuesday urged Pennsylvania's Basic Education Funding Commission to adopt a new student-based funding model that gives schools more control over their spending. Marguerite Roza, director of Georgetown's Edunomics Lab...
  • U. of I. alum gives historical photos life on Web

    U. of I. alum gives historical photos life on Web
    A 32-year-old University of Illinois alum, frustrated after he couldn't find pictures of the Old West online, found a way to digitally set free millions of historical images by creating a database that is accessible to anyone and free of copyright laws....
  • JPMorgan Chase, two other banks see no sign of fraud from cyberattacks

    JPMorgan Chase, two other banks see no sign of fraud from cyberattacks
    As the FBI and U.S. Secret Service investigated the scope of recent cyberattacks on U.S. financial institutions, the nation's largest banks said Thursday that they hadn't seen any unusual fraud activity from their customers' accounts. Officials at...