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  • 'Last of the First' an academic but valuable look at Africa's Hadza

    'Last of the First' an academic but valuable look at Africa's Hadza
    The Hadza, people who inhabit the Lake Eyasi region of northern Tanzania, trace their lineage to the earliest known ancestors of mankind. The documentary "The Hadza: Last of the First" explores their way of life, which has been mostly untouched by time,...
  • Caltech inaugurates its new president in campus ceremony

    Caltech inaugurates its new president in campus ceremony
    Caltech inaugurated its new president Friday: Thomas Rosenbaum, a physicist who was previously provost at the University of Chicago. The outdoor inauguration ceremony at Beckman Auditorium, complete with a procession of faculty in their academic gowns,...
  • Lehigh University names new president

    Lehigh University names new president
    Lehigh University has a new leader. John D. Simon, executive vice president and provost at the University of Virginia, will become Lehigh's 14th president July 1, the school announced Friday in a news release. Simon is an internationally renowned...
  • A radical cancer therapy: Don't treat

    A radical cancer therapy: Don't treat
    We learned about my husband's inoperable brain tumor from a nurse who doled out the news as though providing his cholesterol count. Mark stood frozen. I clutched at him and wailed. “Are you OK?” the nurse asked. Was she insane? Which...
  • Famous Hollywood addicts -- let's not feel too superior!

    "IN THE end, the awful truth is that Hollywood is us, which means that, though its addictions may be another form of entertainment for jaded Americans, they are really no different from our own. "Take away Lindsay Lohan's beauty and notoriety, and she'...
  • Bruce Rauner, 'business guy' or politician?

    Bruce Rauner, 'business guy' or politician?
    Bruce Rauner's voice boomed across the beer garden at Schooner's, a blue-collar Bloomington watering hole known for its king-size pork tenderloin sandwiches that could feed a family of four. "Look, I'm not a politician, I'm a business guy," declared...
  • A.J. Langguth dies at 81; foreign correspondent and historian of wars

    A.J. (Jack) Langguth, a former foreign correspondent, longtime USC professor and historian of wars whose book on the Vietnam conflict was widely admired for a narrative sweep that gave serious weight to the perspectives of ordinary North Vietnamese and...
  • Courant Carrier Rick O'Day

    Courant Carrier Rick O'Day
    In his words: Rick O'Day, Westborough, Mass. Your request to share carrier memories evoked lively discussions between my father and me, who were both Courant carriers at a young age. My father, Bill, recalls starting as a Courant carrier in New...
  • Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'

    Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'
    Of all the inventions of the 20th century, the birth control pill arguably had the most profound effect on the everyday lives of human beings. By making widely available a convenient and effective form of contraception, the pill gave women control over...
  • Dr. Joseph Nora, Chicago physician dies at 86

    Within two years of assuming the medical directorship of Chicago's Columbus Hospital in 1963, Dr. Joseph R. Nora helped establish the first intensive care and coronary care units in a community hospital setting in the Chicago area. He also saw the...
  • Emanuel names Preckwinkle administration official city treasurer

    Emanuel names Preckwinkle administration official city treasurer
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel picked investment executive and former Cook County official Kurt Summers Jr. to be the new city treasurer Wednesday, saying it's important to quickly get the right person in place to manage municipal investments rather than waiting...