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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...
  • Texas State University sends 450 mistaken acceptance brochures

    AUSTIN, Texas More than 450 students received acceptance brochures to Texas State University last month only to be told it was a mistake. University spokesman Jayme Blaschke said that on March 27, an outside vendor accidentally mailed acceptance...
  • Ben�Carson wades into hostile territory at Al Sharpton event

    Ben Carson, the black Republican and potential presidential candidate who once told Barack Obama his health care law was the worst U.S. policy since slavery, was an unlikely guest speaker Wednesday at Al Sharpton's National Action Network. Appearing in...
  • Leave oyster laws alone

    Leave oyster laws alone
    Maryland is spending millions to try to restore the oysters of the Chesapeake Bay, a bivalve of untold gustatory, economic, cultural and ecological significance. The state has carved out large underwater sanctuaries and seeded them with shells and...
  • Beauty is in the shifting eye of the beholder

    Beauty is in the shifting eye of the beholder
    Angelina Jolie and Marilyn Monroe are classic beauties of the Western world. Experts say it's their symmetrical facial features that give an impression of attractiveness. In parts of Ethiopia, it's a lip that's been stretched around a plate that's...
  • School aid win-win

    With Gov. Larry Hogan's proposed reductions to Maryland's K-12 public schools largely reversed by the General Assembly, it's appropriate for lawmakers to boost opportunities for low-income students in private schools as well. Providing students real...
  • Online poker: Deal me in

    Online poker: Deal me in
    We don't outlaw cars just because people have accidents. Rather, we have automotive safety standards, rules of the road and consequences for reckless driving. Similarly, online poker should not be illegal just because there are computer security concerns....
  • Federal officials to visit JHU as part of sexual misconduct investigation

    Federal officials to visit JHU as part of sexual misconduct investigation
    Representatives of the U.S. Department of Education will visit the Johns Hopkins University this week as part of an ongoing investigation into how the school handles sexual misconduct cases, officials said. A letter sent to Hopkins students and...
  • City agency director has law firm with state contract on the side

    City agency director has law firm with state contract on the side
    The director of Baltimore's floundering CitiStat agency has been operating a private legal practice that works for state government under a contract that could be worth nearly $1 million, according to public records. Aides to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-...
  • Fraternities face scrutiny, self-analysis after series of scandals

    Fraternities face scrutiny, self-analysis after series of scandals
    In the wake of a racist, sexist email that roiled the campus this month, students at the University of Maryland, College Park spoke out at a forum Tuesday, expressing frustration with fraternity culture and unhappiness with the school's response. Some of...
  • No surprise: A key to infant learning is surprise

    No surprise: A key to infant learning is surprise
    Baby play just got a little less random. It turns out that infants are natural scientists, spurred by surprises to test primitive hypotheses, according to a study published online Thursday in the journal Science. Eleven-month-old infants who...