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  • California passes 'yes-means-yes' campus sexual assault bill

    (Reuters) - Californian lawmakers passed a law on Thursday requiring universities to adopt "affirmative consent" language in their definitions of consensual sex, part of a nationwide drive to curb sexual assault on U.S. campuses. The measure, passed...
  • Gene studies of Ebola in Sierra Leone show virus is mutating fast

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Genetic studies of some of the earliest Ebola cases in Sierra Leone reveal more than 300 genetic changes in the virus as it leapt from person to person, changes that could blunt the effectiveness of diagnostic tests and experimental...
  • Shakespeare as you'll like it

    Transformed on stage into a traveling tent show, William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" takes on a new life at South Coast Repertory with its magic, music and acrobatics exploring the drama of spirits, monsters, witches and lovers. And "Tempest"...
  • Making wagonloads of money in pre-Civil War Independence

    "Merchants of Independence: International Trade on the Santa Fe Trail, 1827-1860" by William Patrick O'Brien; Truman State University Press (224 pages, $34.95) Out in Independence, Missouri, the ornamental wagon wheel can still be seen in a few front...
  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
  • Women venture capitalists underperform men, say Harvard academics

    Women venture capitalists underperform men, say Harvard academics
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Women venture capitalists underperform their male counterparts by some 15 percent, according to a new Harvard University study, but the performance differences have narrowed over time and in firms that employ more than a single...
  • AA can help young adults, but mechanisms unclear: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Alcoholics Anonymous can help people, young and old, recover from drinking problems, but young adults seem to benefit mainly - and only - from certain aspects of the program, according to a small U.S. study. The results may...
  • Comcast, Hoping to Hook Kids on Cable, Launches Internet-Based TV Service with 7 Colleges

    Comcast has found a new bundling model to bring pay TV to the next generation of consumers: The cable giant is delivering an 80-channel package, streamed to computers, tablets and smartphones, for free with the price of room and board for college kids....
  • 'Remember Me Like This' evokes powerful sense of place, family

    "Remember Me Like This: A Novel" by Bret Anthony Johnston; Random House (384 pages, $26) A page-turner of a plot alone usually is not enough to keep me reading long into the night, abandoning my dreams for a writer's creative imaginings. Bret Anthony...
  • Ballmer's sole role at Microsoft now is investor

    By stepping down from Microsoft's board of directors Tuesday, Steve Ballmer shed the last of his management ties to the company, ending one of the most lucrative but ultimately mixed leadership runs in corporate America. Ballmer sent a letter Tuesday...
  • CAFCI awards scholarships to college-bound students

    Recently the Royal Palm Beach-based nonprofit Caribbean-Americans For Community Involvement had a ceremony in which they presented 22 awards to local students bound for college. This year's theme was The Future is Yours. The 21 graduating seniors who...