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  • German Nobel laureate Guenter Grass dies at age 87

    German Nobel laureate Guenter Grass dies at age 87
    Guenter Grass, the Nobel-winning German writer who gave voice to the generation that came of age during the horrors of the Nazi era but later ran into controversy over his own World War II past and stance toward Israel, has died. He was 87. Matthias...
  • Be yourself when you give a work presentation

    Be yourself when you give a work presentation
    A couple years ago I was asked to speak at a conference in Chicago. I prepared, in traditional journalistic fashion, by doing everything at the last minute and then walked into the event expecting a relatively low-key affair. It was considerably...
  • Baltimore can improve from crucible forged by Freddie Gray

    Baltimore can improve from crucible forged by Freddie Gray
    The arrests of a police lieutenant, a sergeant and four officers in the death of Freddie Gray take Baltimore deeper into the crucible, where everything is being tested, everything is on the line -- the system of criminal justice and civil order, the...
  • Lead paint poisons poor Chicago kids as city spends millions less on cleanup

    Lead paint poisons poor Chicago kids as city spends millions less on cleanup
    Alarming levels of brain-damaging lead are poisoning more than a fifth of the children tested from some of the poorest parts of Chicago, even as the hazard has been largely eliminated in more prosperous neighborhoods, a Tribune investigation has found....
  • Summer 2015 Pre-College Program Guide

    Non-Credit Programs ++++++++++++++++++++ || College/University || Program || Classes || Dates || Ages || || Harvard University(bit.ly/1FwPGoF) || Pre-College Program || 5-6 course options || June 28-July 10July 12-24July 26-Aug. 7 || Rising juniors and...
  • Harvard-Westlake's Chase Aldridge is breaking barriers in baseball

    Harvard-Westlake's Chase Aldridge is breaking barriers in baseball
    Chase Aldridge, the leading hitter for Harvard-Westlake's baseball team, is headed to Harvard University. He grew up in Ladera Heights, went to a public elementary school, then enrolled at a private middle school in Palisades. So began his journey...
  • Ursinus taps Claremont McKenna dean as new president

    Ursinus College has tapped a dean from Claremont McKenna College to be its new president. S. Brock Blomberg will lead the Pennsylvania liberal arts school starting July 1. Blomberg currently serves as dean of the Robert Day School of Economics and...
  • Ted Cruz: Anti gay marriage crusader? Not always

    WASHINGTON Sen. Ted Cruz, who wants to be the Republican Party's lead crusader against gay marriage, ducked the opportunity to play a critical role in turning back the movement in its infancy. In 2003, the year Cruz became Texas's top government lawyer,...
  • 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...