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  • Nathaniel Branden dies at 84; acolyte and lover of Ayn Rand

    Nathaniel Branden dies at 84; acolyte and lover of Ayn Rand
    Nathaniel Branden, writer Ayn Rand's former devotee, lover and intellectual heir, who, after a bitter schism, moved to Los Angeles and became a bestselling author on self-esteem, has died. He was 84. Branden, a psychotherapist, died Wednesday at his...
  • Synagogue holds 'Hodu' (Turkey) Bowl

    More than 400 people came out for the Seventh annual Boca Raton Synagogue Men's Club Flag Football "Hodu" ("Turkey") Bowl in Veteran's Memorial Park in west Boca Raton on Thanksgiving Day morning (Nov. 27). It was the seventh straight year the event has...
  • Should you bother saving for college?

    I ran into an old acquaintance recently outside a coffee shop with his two adorable young children. Both he and his wife work part-time, freelance schedules, leaving the whole family of four free to wander downtown Manhattan on a beautiful Friday. Their...
  • Penn State to face Boston College in Pinstripe Bowl

    Penn State to face Boston College in Pinstripe Bowl
    Penn State opened the season on a rugby field in Dublin and will close it on a baseball field in the Bronx. "How cool is this?" coach James Franklin said Sunday night. "Our guys get to spend a week in Ireland and a week in New York City in the same year....
  • California woman completes the ultimate marathon on Saturday

    Christina Lee will stop running on Saturday morning. Finally. A five-month, 3,100-mile odyssey that began in New York City and took her across the country's heartland will reach the finish line near the base of the Golden Gate Bridge. She will feel...
  • Uber's $1.2 billion funding round also poses big challenges

    SAN FRANCISCO Uber's announcement Thursday that it nabbed $1.2 billion from investors shattered all sorts of Silicon Valley startup records. And news of the funding most likely elicited high-fives throughout the Uber empire, since the investment Uber's...
  • Those practical chauvinists from Harvard

    Those practical chauvinists from Harvard
    Most men aspire to be egalitarian. They really do. It's just that life — by which I mean employers, social pressures and tax policy — gets in the way. Harvard Business School recently released some heavily dissected survey data on the...
  • China's influence threatens American universities, experts say

    The Chinese government's influence over American universities is broad and deep, ranging from such subtle pressures as the denial of visas for vocal American scholars to more overt efforts, including opening Chinese cultural institutes on U.S. college...
  • Dr. Donald C. Chambers, OB-GYN who delivered thousands of babies

    Dr. Donald C. Chambers, OB-GYN who delivered thousands of babies
    Dr. Donald C. Chambers, a retired obstetrician-gynecologist who delivered thousands of babies and was a national educational examiner in his field, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Nov. 26 at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 78 and...
  • Library contest aims to bring fame to self-published author

    Library contest aims to bring fame to self-published author
    Public libraries in Illinois once again are seeking to bring an author laboring in relative obscurity into the limelight. For the second year in a row, the libraries are hosting The Soon to be Famous Illinois Author project that will choose a self-...
  • Uber launching uberPOOL for carpooling

    Uber launching uberPOOL for carpooling
    Sharing a taxi in New York City can be a crapshoot for riders and most efforts to encourage doubling up were left in the dust. But with Uber announcing its starting a carpool service Thursday, there's potential to make cab sharing viable for riders...