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  • Man soliciting for Islamic State charity reported at Harvard

    Harvard University police are investigating reports that a man came to the university's Kennedy School of Government to solicit donations for a charity connected to the Islamic State. Kennedy School spokesman Doug Gavel said in a statement Friday that...
  • Children in Southern California breathing easier, study says

    Smog-covered mountains, gritty sidewalks, smelly fumes from traffic-choked freeways. The Los Angeles area was a tough place to breathe several decades ago. Now a study shows how much that has changed, especially for the region's youngest residents....
  • Van Hollen tells supporters he will run for Senate

    Van Hollen tells supporters he will run for Senate
    Hoping to clear a potentially crowded field of Democratic primary opponents, Rep. Chris Van Hollen on Wednesday became the first candidate to announce a run for the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated next year by retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. Van...
  • Morse Museum expands collection with new gift

     Morse Museum expands collection with new gift
    When some folks think about downsizing their lives, they haul their possessions onto the driveway and put up "garage sale" signs. Not Harry C. Sigman. In the past few years, the Los Angeles lawyer has given away almost all of his treasures, donating...
  • Deborah Borda to take four-month sabbatical from L.A. Philharmonic

    Deborah Borda to take four-month sabbatical from L.A. Philharmonic
    Deborah Borda will take a four-month sabbatical from her role as president and chief executive of the Los Angeles Philharmonic so that she can assume a residency at the Harvard Kennedy School  at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.  Borda's...
  • Dori Maynard, journalist and diversity champion, dies at 56

    OAKLAND, Calif. Dori J. Maynard, a journalist and longtime champion of diversity in news coverage and among the people who report the news, died Tuesday at her West Oakland home, friends and family said. Maynard was 56. The cause of her death was...
  • Former HIV researcher pleads guilty to faking lab reports

    A former Iowa State University researcher pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to making false statements about a potential HIV vaccine in research reports. A judge accepted the terms of a plea agreement Dong-Pyou Han signed with federal prosecutors...
  • Diversity champ Dori J. Maynard changed American journalism

    When Dori J. Maynard was asked what her middle initial "J'' stood for, she didn't miss a beat in answering. "Journalism," she replied. Her middle name was really Judith, but the response was still appropriate. For Maynard, journalism wasn't just a...
  • Michael Franti concert helps fight juvenile diabetes

    Michael Franti concert helps fight juvenile diabetes
    The Event: Some 438 friends and supporters flocked to funky Metro Chicago on Jan. 29 to help raise money for Friends United for Juvenile Diabetes Research. Their good deed was rewarded with an acoustic concert by composer/musician, Michael Franti. Known...
  • Youth theater troupe tackles tough issues at middle school

    Youth theater troupe tackles tough issues at middle school
    A local theater troupe visited Northlake Middle School Monday to help students with tough topics like intolerance, youth suicide, bullying, alcohol and drug abuse, abusive relationships and negative self-image. The troupe, called Messages Which Are...
  • Trial nears in high-profile Silicon Valley sex bias case

    A jury was picked Monday to determine whether a venerable Silicon Valley venture capital firm is liable in a sexual discrimination lawsuit or is the victim of a former employee forced out because of poor performance. The lawsuit filed by Ellen Pao, 45,...