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  • Animals and humans sometimes kill their young -- the question is why

    Among the endless stream of bad news in the media, every now and then something occurs that it is so horrendous that it stops us in our tracks. That has happened once again with Tuesday's massacre at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan. Among the victims:...
  • Professor floats idea of three-year B.A. to cut college costs

    Professor floats idea of three-year B.A. to cut college costs
    In theory, it's a simple idea. With the cost of attending college rising, why not reduce the typical time for a bachelor's degree from four years to three? That's the proposal floated by Johns Hopkins University professor Paul Weinstein in the latest...
  • Krauthammer to speak in Norfolk on Tuesday

    Krauthammer to speak in Norfolk on Tuesday
    For a political columnist, there is no better or more exciting time that the weeks right before and right after an election. So Charles Krauthammer is coming to Hampton Roads at just the right time. Krauthammer, whose syndicated column runs in the Daily...
  • L.A. Times names Internet strategist Nicco Mele deputy publisher

    L.A. Times names Internet strategist Nicco Mele deputy publisher
    Nicco Mele, the Internet strategist credited with pushing political campaigns into the digital era, has been named deputy publisher of the Los Angeles Times. "We intend to be one of the great journalism organizations of the 21st century, not just the...
  • Jerusalem synagogue attack leaves four rabbis dead

    Jerusalem synagogue attack leaves four rabbis dead
    — In the pious Har Nof neighborhood in the hills of West Jerusalem, early-morning prayers at a landmark synagogue are an integral part of the rhythm of daily religious life. Those who chose that time and place to strike seemed to know that....
  • Expected California Supreme Court nominee Leondra Kruger a 'mind blower'

    Expected California Supreme Court nominee Leondra Kruger a 'mind blower'
    Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he would nominate Leondra R. Kruger, a federal government lawyer, to the California Supreme Court. Kruger, 38, who grew up in Pasadena, was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2002 but has not practiced...
  • Expanding joint plan with Iran on uranium is best course for U.S.

    Expanding joint plan with Iran on uranium is best course for U.S.
    After long and intense negotiations, the so-called P5-plus-1 nations (the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany) and Iran finally agreed to extend the deadline for their ongoing talks until July 1. This was the second time both...
  • Frederica Wilson seeks re-election against GOP opponent

    Frederica Wilson seeks re-election against GOP opponent
    Congresswoman Frederica Wilson is running for re-election to a third term against a Haitian-American Republican, Dufirstson Neree, in one of the most Democratic districts in Florida and the nation. Wilson, if re-elected, plans to focus on legislation...
  • Obama appears to be seeking a more forceful Defense secretary

    Obama appears to be seeking a more forceful Defense secretary
    As he searches for his fourth Defense secretary in six years, President Obama appears to be looking for a more forceful, articulate military leader to navigate the tough but limited wars that are likely to consume much of his final two years in office....
  • Robert M. Levine, founder of Fire & Ice jewelry and mineral shops, dies at 74

    Robert M. Levine, founder of Fire & Ice jewelry and mineral shops, dies at 74
    Robert M. Levine, the founder of the Fire & Ice mineral and jewelry retail shops who was an original 1980 Harborplace merchant, died of cancer Nov. 19 at his North Baltimore home. He was 74. Born in Boston, he was the son of Henry Levine, a liquor...
  • Man charged with hijacking taxicab in River North

    Man charged with hijacking taxicab in River North
    A Chicago man alleged to have hijacked a taxicab after hailing it early Saturday morning and refusing to tell the driver where he wanted to go was ordered held in lieu of $25,000 bond Saturday. Mino P. Emini, of the 500 block of West Kinzie Street,...