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  • Student, 17, takes part in Smithsonian art exhibition

    A Fairfax County student is among 56 artists — and the youngest of the group — to be chosen for a Smithsonian Institution exhibit on the National Mall. The work of Maya Chung, a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and...
  • LAPD is more diverse, but distrust in the community remains

    LAPD is more diverse, but distrust in the community remains
    The sweeps came on Friday nights in South Los Angeles, often before big events like Raiders games. Police would round up young men they thought were gang members and hold them over the weekend to keep violence down, a campaign launched by then-Chief Daryl...
  • Stanford University reports allegations of cheating by students

    STANFORD, Calif. Stanford University is investigating allegations of academic cheating by students during the recent winter quarter, according to University Provost John Etchemendy. A letter Etchemendy sent to faculty and teaching staff this week pointed...
  • Icelanders boost medical research by donating their DNA to science

    Scientists who sequenced the entire genomes of 2,636 people in Iceland have produced a trove of valuable information about the nature, location and frequency of human genetic variations. The new research not only sheds light on the range of human...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses
    NCHE ZAMA, MD, PhD has returned to Pocono Medical Center to lead the Cardiothoracic Surgery Program. Under his previous leadership, PMC gained national recognition as one of the highest rated cardiothoracic programs for quality in the nation. He...
  • At Michener Museum, seeing deeply into a work of art

    The group had come to the Doylestown museum for a program that uses meditation to deepen the appreciation of art. But Maria Starr wasn't expecting the objet du contemplation to be a coffee table. Yet there it was at the James A. Michener Art Museum: a...
  • On the Town: Cabrini Literary Guild holds annual luncheon; Hoover High student to attend academy at Harvard

    On the Town: Cabrini Literary Guild holds annual luncheon; Hoover High student to attend academy at Harvard
    Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but pearls run a close second, if you ask the Cabrini Literary Guild. For its annual luncheon, the women’s philanthropic group took inspiration for the theme from the 1961 film “Breakfast at...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    Police chief: No evidence of gang rape doesn't mean something terrible didn't happen at UVa A four-month police investigation into an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia that Rolling Stone magazine described in graphic detail produced no...
  • Samuel Charters dies at 85; influential historian of blues and jazz

    Samuel Charters dies at 85; influential historian of blues and jazz
    Samuel Charters, a vital historian of American blues, folk and jazz who helped introduce a generation of music lovers to Robert Johnson, Blind Willie McTell and other performers, died Wednesday in Stockholm. He was 85. The cause was a bone marrow...
  • Principal autonomy: too much of a good thing?

    Principal autonomy: too much of a good thing?
    Baltimore schools CEO Gregory Thornton's proposal to roll back school autonomy has generated predictable controversy. Whether called decentralization, school-based autonomy or principal's autonomy, devolution of authority to schools has been a recurring...
  • Colleges look to virtual reality tours to enhance recruiting

    Payton Ricci stood in her living room with what looked like a tissue box strapped to her face. When she slid it over her eyes, she could see a college campus in Lacoste, France. Looking up, she saw the town's vibrant blue skies. Looking down, its...