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  • FAFSA challenges cost students thousands

    FAFSA challenges cost students thousands
    Education has been my ultimate equalizer, my door opener, my salvation. Despite early troubles, I completed high school and found myself at a common crossroad — excited about going to college but completely unsure about how I was going to pay for...
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Singer dies

    Irving Singer, a philosopher, author of nearly two dozen books and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has died at age 89. He died on Feb. 1 after a period of declining health, his daughter Emily Singer confirmed on Monday. Singer,...
  • Carnegie Mellon tells 800 applicants they're in, then out

    Carnegie Mellon tells 800 applicants they're in, then out
    Ben Leibowitz called up relatives to tell them he got into Carnegie Mellon University's prestigious graduate computer science program. He even went out to dinner with his parents to celebrate. Then he got a second email saying he hadn't been accepted...
  • Chicago native to join Astronaut Hall of Fame

    Chicago native to join Astronaut Hall of Fame
    As if being an astronaut isn't cool enough, John Grunsfeld will soon join Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in the elite band of space explorer legends. After five space shuttle missions, the Chicago native and Highland Park High School graduate will be...
  • Carnegie Mellon University sends erroneous emailed letters of acceptance

    PITTSBURGH Applicants to Carnegie Mellon University's Master of Science in Computer Science program are pursuing higher education. This week, about 800 of them learned a tough lesson: You can't believe everything you read. It's something they learned the...
  • Baltimore gown designer goes to Fashion Week with Ebola suit

    This was definitely not how Jill Andrews imagined making her way to New York Fashion Week. But the Baltimore wedding gown designer couldn't be prouder of the garment she displayed in Manhattan this weekend. That loose-fitting yellow jumpsuit draped...
  • JNF hires director, hosts event

    JNF hires director, hosts event
    Jewish National Fund (JNF) will host its annual Winter Connection Breakfast on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, with special guest speaker Rebecca Shimoni-Stoil, Washington correspondent for the Times of Israel. JNF's Winter...
  • Customers wait in the cold for Shake Shack opening

    Customers wait in the cold for Shake Shack opening
    Shake Shack opened its first Baltimore location on Monday morning and about 25 people lined up in freezing temperatures to be the first ones inside.  Just before the doors opened at 11 a.m., Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Shake Shack CEO Randy...
  • William R. 'Doc' Cronin

    William R. 'Doc' Cronin
    William R. "Doc" Cronin, former owner and publisher of The Harford Democrat and Aberdeen Enterprise newspapers who was also a benefactor to the Aberdeen Room Archives and Museum, died Friday at Hart Heritage Estates, a Forest Hill assisted-living...
  • Tiny plastic microbeads are a big danger

    Tiny plastic microbeads are a big danger
    As far back as the 1970s, the dangerous nature of plastics in our global waterways was well known. Images of turtles and birds entangled in soda six-pack liners heightened our awareness of the impact of plastic waste products on marine life. Now, there'...
  • Pentagon reports lower rate of sex assaults on midshipmen

    Pentagon reports lower rate of sex assaults on midshipmen
    Incidents of unwanted sexual contact at the Naval Academy fell last year, the Pentagon said Wednesday, and a greater proportion of alleged victims came forward to report that they had been attacked. Officials said those trends show they are making...