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  • Man once convicted of spying pleads guilty to document theft

    Man once convicted of spying pleads guilty to document theft
    A Maryland man whose espionage conviction made headlines in the 1980s acknowledged a more common crime Thursday: theft. Samuel Loring Morison pleaded guilty to stealing boxes worth of government records from a naval history archive in the nation's...
  • Character Counts: Christopher Sosa

    Character Counts: Christopher Sosa
    Christopher Sosa Age: 10 School: Wynnebrook Elementary in West Palm Beach Grade: Fifth Hometown: West Palm Beach Pillar: Caring Christopher's willingness to help others is coupled with a mature outlook and an eagerness to take on projects,...
  • Noah Feldman: Oklahoma fraternity members properly expelled for racist chant

    Noah Feldman: Oklahoma fraternity members properly expelled for racist chant
    University of Oklahoma President David Boren has expelled two members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity on his campus for leading a horrifying racist chant. Does his decision violate their First Amendment rights? And if it does, what's wrong with...
  • Secret historians preserve past in China amid state amnesia

    In his small ground-floor apartment just a few blocks from Beijing's landmark Bird's Nest stadium, Chinese language teacher, writer and do-it-yourself documentary maker Xu Xing is urgently preserving what he can of China's forbidden past. Traveling...
  • Johns Hopkins tops magazine's list of graduate education schools

    Johns Hopkins tops magazine's list of graduate education schools
    For the second year in a row, the Johns Hopkins University School of Education has been named the top graduate education program in the country by U.S. News and World Report, according to annual rankings released Tuesday. Johns Hopkins’ 8-year-old...
  • Climate change cause mummies to turn to 'black ooze'

    The world's oldest mummies are at risk of disappearing because of man-made climate change, according to a group of Harvard University scientists. Bodies mummified about 7,000 years ago in Chile are starting to degrade rapidly, the Harvard School of...
  • Look for connections when house shopping

    In my current life as a nomad, where I live in houses that aren't mine and serve as their foster parent until they find permanent families, I sometimes pine for a home of my own. While I enjoy the many benefits of non-commitment – Oh, the...
  • Mammal March Madness is beloved animal version of NCAA championship

     Mammal March Madness is beloved animal version of NCAA championship
    The brackets have been filled out; the fans are psyched; the competitors are pawing at the ground. Or, in the case of the pygmy marmoset, climbing down from the trees. Will the dwarf mongoose beat the dormouse? Can the giant bushy-tailed cloud rat...
  • Baltimore agency slow to hold officials accountable

    Baltimore agency slow to hold officials accountable
    In speeches and documents, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake continues to brag about CitiStat, the data-driven agency that has helped guide policy in Baltimore for the past 15 years. Her budget praises CitiStat's power to cut government costs — and...
  • Children in Southern California breathing easier, study says

    Smog-covered mountains, gritty sidewalks, smelly fumes from traffic-choked freeways. The Los Angeles area was a tough place to breathe several decades ago. Now a study shows how much that has changed, especially for the region's youngest residents....
  • Van Hollen tells supporters he will run for Senate

    Van Hollen tells supporters he will run for Senate
    Hoping to clear a potentially crowded field of Democratic primary opponents, Rep. Chris Van Hollen on Wednesday became the first candidate to announce a run for the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated next year by retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. Van...