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  • Former Navy captain joins Huntington Ingalls

    Kevin Brenton, a retired U.S. Navy captain and former submarine squadron commander, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries as corporate director of customer affairs for submarine programs, the company announced this week. Brenton most recently...
  • Do the math: rape stats don't add up [Commentary]

    Do the math: rape stats don't add up [Commentary]
    You've heard the statistics: one in four women will be raped in college Or is it "sexually assaulted or almost sexually assaulted"? Or is it "nearly one in five"? Or "one in six"? According to the White House, a rape epidemic is sweeping college...
  • Jeremy Lin passed up big Linsanity payday

    Jeremy Lin passed up big Linsanity payday
    Jeremy Lin said he left tens of millions of dollars on the table by not accepting the endorsement opportunities he was offered during the height of the “Linsanity” era in New York two years ago. The 26-year-old Lin, who is now with the Los...
  • Great Chicago Fire comes to the river

    Great Chicago Fire comes to the river
    In the beginning was the notebook, and the notebook was filled with dreams, and those dreams, against all sorts of odds and in the face of red tape, carping, money-hunting and alterations, will come to fruition Saturday with an event that will become...
  • Yale endowment posts 20 percent return, besting rival Harvard

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Yale University's endowment posted a 20.2 percent return in the 2014 fiscal year, the school said on Wednesday, besting Ivy League rivals such as Harvard and Dartmouth. The endowment value grew to $23.9 billion as of June 30, from $20....
  • Harvard endowment grows to $36.4 billion, nears pre-crisis level

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Harvard University said Tuesday its $36 billion endowment posted a 15.4 percent return in fiscal 2014 as in-house bond managers and outside hedge funds teamed up to easily beat the portfolio's 14.6 percent benchmark return. The...
  • Exclusive - Ukraine crisis risks recession for Europe: El-Erian

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mohamed El-Erian, the chief economic adviser at Allianz SE , warned that global markets do not fully appreciate the risk posed by the Ukrainian crisis, a conflict which could push Europe into recession. He saw few options to de-...
  • Startup helps new college grads prep for that first real job

    After Ian Harvey graduated from Western Washington University this summer, he was unsure just how to land his first job in his field of communications. Sending out resumes seemed like an exercise in futility, and Harvey didn't know how to get his foot in...
  • William A. Fogle Jr., executive assistant to Mayor Schaefer

    William A. Fogle Jr., executive assistant to Mayor Schaefer
    William A. Fogle Jr., who served as Mayor William Donald Schaefer's executive assistant and all-purpose troubleshooter and later became secretary of the Maryland Department of Licensing and Regulation, died Wednesday at his Glen Rock, Pa., farm of...
  • Harvard picks insider Blyth to helm $36 billion endowment

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Harvard University on Wednesday named an insider, Stephen Blyth, to run its $36.4 billion endowment, the world's largest. Blyth, who heads public markets at Harvard Management Co, the school's investment arm, will replace President...
  • Mass shootings more than double in recent years: FBI report

    Mass shootings more than double in recent years: FBI report
    Mass shootings have occurred in the United States with increasing frequency over the past 14 years, with 486 people killed in 160 incidents, according to an FBI analysis released on Wednesday. There were an average of 16.4 active-shooter incidents...