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  • 17-year-old NY student accepted at all 8 Ivy League schools

    Elmont High School senior Harold Ekeh had a plan — he would apply to 13 colleges, including all eight Ivy League schools, figuring it would help his chances of getting into at least one great school. It worked. And then some. The teenager from Long...
  • Harvard, Yale, Berkeley among top 10 college museums, CollegeRank says

    Harvard, Yale, Berkeley among top 10 college museums, CollegeRank says
    In the wake of the Duke/Wisconsin Final 4 matchup, here's a new college ranking, one that points to something with cultural heft: the top 50 college museums in the United States.  University of California, Berkeley -- with six natural history museums at...
  • Obama defends Iran deal as 'once in a lifetime' opportunity

    Obama defends Iran deal as 'once in a lifetime' opportunity
    Top Obama administration officials launched a major sales pitch on Sunday aimed at marshaling public support for the new framework agreement between Iran and several world powers over its nuclear program, even as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
  • Judge orders Facebook and Zuckerberg to turn over documents

    Facebook and its founder must release documents and electronic correspondence to a defense lawyer whose client has fled from criminal charges that he falsely claimed a majority ownership in the social media giant, a federal judge said Friday. U.S....
  • Terror cases allege women wanted to fight, not wed fighters

    Two women accused in New York City's latest homegrown terrorism case may be part of what some experts say is an evolving threat — a greater willingness by women to shed blood in the name of militant Islamic jihad. The pair allegedly wanted to "make...
  • A secret society of virgins

    A secret society of virgins
    I belong to a secret society at Northwestern. In fact, it is such a secret society that I don't know any of the other members. No, I'm not a hooded Klansman (irreconcilable differences). What I'm a part of is much more nefarious. No one, not even my...
  • Hopkins faces $1B lawsuit over role in government study that gave subjects STDs

    Hopkins faces $1B lawsuit over role in government study that gave subjects STDs
    Nearly 800 former research subjects and their families filed a billion-dollar lawsuit Wednesday against the Johns Hopkins University, blaming the institution for its role in 1940s government experiments in Guatemala that infected hundreds with syphilis,...
  • UCLA appoints first vice chancellor for diversity issues

    UCLA appoints first vice chancellor for diversity issues
    A UCLA professor of law and Asian American studies, who is an expert on bias and hate crimes, has been named as the Westwood campus’ first vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion, officials announced Tuesday. Professor Jerry Kang...
  • Muhlenberg College student questions Hillel's speaker restrictions

    Muhlenberg College student questions Hillel's speaker restrictions
    A Muhlenberg College student has put the Allentown school in the middle of a burgeoning campus movement by resigning as president of its Hillel chapter over the international group's restrictions on hosting speakers who are critical of Israel. Senior...
  • Medical students celebrate their next steps at annual 'Match Day'

    Medical students celebrate their next steps at annual 'Match Day'
    University of Maryland School of Medicine senior Caitlin Carnell opened a white envelope at the Hippodrome Theatre on Friday and saw light at the end of a tunnel: the long-distance phase of her young marriage was coming to an end. Carnell, 26, walked...
  • LAPD is more diverse, but distrust in the community remains

    LAPD is more diverse, but distrust in the community remains
    The sweeps came on Friday nights in South Los Angeles, often before big events like Raiders games. Police would round up young men they thought were gang members and hold them over the weekend to keep violence down, a campaign launched by then-Chief Daryl...