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  • Latinos lag in getting alternative educational credentials

    Latinos lag in getting alternative educational credentials
    For Americans who haven’t been to college, alternative credentials such as professional licenses or educational certificates offer an edge in earnings, a new U.S. Census Bureau report shows. But Latinos lag behind other Americans in getting such...
  • Obama encourages economic diversity in higher education

    Obama encourages economic diversity in higher education
    More than 100 colleges and universities, including several in California, promised Thursday to try to attract more low-income students by strengthening relationships with high schools and community colleges, increasing access to advisors and offering more...
  • Abraham Dash, Air Force Ret. and federal attorney

    Abraham Dash, Air Force Ret. and federal attorney
    Abraham Dash, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel and federal attorney who taught at the University of Maryland school of law from 1970 until his death, died Jan. 12 of a heart attack at his home in Bowie. He was 86. News of his death prompted an...
  • Court weighs granting disgraced journalist Stephen Glass law license

    SACRAMENTO — Stephen R. Glass, a former journalist whose fabrications for major magazines sparked a national furor, bent his head at times and reddened as he listened to members of the California Supreme Court suggest he was morally unfit to...
  • CBS general counsel Louis Briskman to retire

    CBS general counsel Louis Briskman to retire
    Louis J. Briskman plans to retire next month from his role as general counsel of CBS Corp. A mainstay of the broadcasting company, Briskman first joined CBS in 1975 when it was Westinghouse Electric Corp.  He has served as the top lawyer for four public...
  • Washington state is making health exchange work

    Washington state is making health exchange work
    KENT, Wash. — Mindy Mansfield had health insurance when she worked at a factory that made air flow vents in Cle Elum, a small town in central Washington state. It covered the pills she took for her Type 2 diabetes and the ones she needed to ease her...
  • 50 years later, Baltimoreans remember the assassination of John F. Kennedy

    50 years later, Baltimoreans remember the assassination of John F. Kennedy
    At the federal courthouse, a judge was swearing in 102 new citizens. In a downtown hotel, the Santa Claus Anonymous charity was having a luncheon. Races were underway at Pimlico, and a shift of Bethlehem Steel workers would soon clock out at Sparrows...
  • College worth the cost [Letter]

    College worth the cost [Letter]
    As the value of education rises, so does tuition and the demand for a college education ("College is not for everyone," Nov. 26). While college is costly, many schools encourage students to attend college because receiving a college education does...
  • Chinese students a new funding source for U.S. high schools

    Chinese students a new funding source for U.S. high schools
    Yosemite High School once offered six wood shop classes. Now there are three. Things got worse when a new high school opened in a neighboring district and many students transferred. Campus enrollment is down from 1,100 five years ago to about 700 today....
  • In the Arts

    The Festivals of Arts Foundation recently announced that it has awarded $90,000 in grants to nonprofits in Laguna Beach. The recipients include the Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach College of Art + Design, Laguna Beach Live!, No Square Theater and the...
  • Maryland lawmakers cautious about new health exchange

    Maryland lawmakers cautious about new health exchange
    As Maryland prepares for a major overhaul of its troubled health exchange — switching out its buggy software for Connecticut's proven technology — lawmakers and information technology experts are raising new concerns about whether there is...