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  • Justice Kennedy's long road from Sacramento to landmark gay marriage case

    Justice Kennedy's long road from Sacramento to landmark gay marriage case
    Anthony M. Kennedy was a 44-year-old appeals court judge in Sacramento — a Republican appointee and happily-married Catholic — when he first confronted the question of whether the Constitution protected the rights of gays and lesbians. His...
  • Young voters 'up for grabs' in 2016, poll suggests

    WASHINGTON The Democratic Party may be losing its overwhelming hold on the nation's youngest voters suggesting trouble holding the White House. Millennial voters, ages 18-29, are not as decidedly Democratic as when Barack Obama was on the presidential...
  • In US-Japan talks, China is the elephant in the room

    When President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet on Tuesday, a major subtext of their discussions will be the world leader not in the room — Chinese President Xi Jinping. China's rise underlies both the economic and...
  • School's annual event a success

    School's annual event a success
    Scheck Hillel Community School in North Miami Beach drew nearly 450 supporters, alumni, parents, grandparents, community rabbis and dignitaries for its recent 2015 Annual Event, "Opening Doors." For the first time, the Annual Event was held on campus in...
  • Japan's prime minister focuses on economy and women's issues

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday his administration is trying to improve the status of women in his country as it also seeks to protect women's rights on the international stage. Speaking during a brief appearance at Harvard University on...
  • Comcast is ending bid for Time Warner Cable

    Comcast is ending bid for Time Warner Cable
    Comcast Corp. is pulling the plug on its $45-billion purchase of Time Warner Cable, conceding it had little chance of overcoming stiff resistance from regulators, lawmakers and consumers who mobilized to block the merger. The deal collapsed after high-...
  • Gary mayor attended Harvard with new Attorney General

     Gary mayor attended Harvard with new Attorney General
    When Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson attended undergrad school at Harvard University, she met a classmate with a wry sense of humor and a demeanor described by Freeman-Wilson as "unflappable." Freeman-Wilson soon became close friends with Loretta Lynch...
  • Obama legacy gets second legal test over 'goof' in climate rule

    WASHINGTON A congressional drafting error and clunky phrase is putting a second of President Barack Obama's signature endeavors in jeopardy. This time it's climate change. Challengers to Obama's policies are exploiting a law written 25 years ago in a...
  • Research indicates our skin color is evolutionary gateway to vitamin D

    Research indicates our skin color is evolutionary gateway to vitamin D
    All over the world, millions of people see skin color as a symbol of superiority or inferiority, whether they are conscious of it or not. Others see humanity's array of skin tones, from white to ocher to black, as a positive mark of our remarkable...
  • Rowling is reassuring, real in 'Very Good Lives'

    Rowling is reassuring, real in 'Very Good Lives'
    “Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination” repackages “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling’s 2008 Harvard University commencement address into book form. The speech is a perfect...
  • Report finds few colleges have a Shakespeare requirement

    As Shakespeare would say, "We have seen better days." The American Council of Trustees and Alumni has found that less than 8 percent of the nation's top universities require English majors to take a course focused on Shakespeare. The study, "The...