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  • On fiscal policy, USC professor's viewpoint is moral and farsighted

    On fiscal policy, USC professor's viewpoint is moral and farsighted
    "The left sees me as a Wall Street Journal Satanist, and the right as a stealth Marxian bent on destroying free enterprise," Edward D. Kleinbard was saying. The USC law professor was referring to the reactions elicited by his recent op-ed in the New...
  • Senate's inquiry into CIA torture sidesteps blaming Bush, aides

    WASHINGTON A soon-to-be released Senate report on the CIA doesn't assess the responsibility of former President George W. Bush or his top aides for any of the abuses of the agency's detention and interrogation program, avoiding a full public accounting of...
  • Fundraising plays key role in naming of new UF and FSU presidents

    Fundraising plays key role in naming of new UF and FSU presidents
    The University of Florida hired Cornell Provost Kent Fuchs as its 12th president on Wednesday. There were no protesters. No screaming matches. No idle threats. No naked attempt to undercut the public and open process. In short, it was a very...
  • 'Evolution of a Criminal' a gripping return to scene of crime

    Part dramatic re-creation and part confessional, the first-person documentary "Evolution of a Criminal" traces Darius Clark Monroe's seemingly abrupt path from honors high school student to teenage bank robber. Even Monroe's New York University film...
  • Theater: DeSales presents 'The Miser,' Moliere's finest farce

    A hilarious 17th century French farce, considered one of Moliere's finest, opens Act 1's second stage season Thursday. "The Miser" has been adapted by British actor, playwright and producer Miles Malleson and will be presented in the intimate Schubert...
  • Lucille M. "Doonie" Brooks, music teacher

    Lucille M. "Doonie" Brooks, music teacher
    Lucille M. "Doonie" Brooks, a former longtime city public schools music teacher and a renowned church organist and choir director, died Oct. 9 at her daughter's Catonsville home of congestive heart failure. She was 102. "I call her the Music Matriarch...
  • UF trustees pick Cornell provost Fuchs as next president

    UF trustees pick Cornell provost Fuchs as next president
    Cornell University Provost Kent Fuchs was chosen as the next president of the University of Florida on Wednesday by the school's board of trustees. "Dr. Fuchs brings to the University of Florida all of the important qualities we have been seeking in our...
  • Marriott hotel chain pushes the envelope on housekeeper tipping

    Marriott hotel chain pushes the envelope on housekeeper tipping
    Sonia Rosales pushes a cart laden with hundreds of pounds of soiled linen, shampoos and cleaning supplies through the JW Marriott hotel at L.A. Live, wrangling 20-pound inserts out of duvet covers, cleaning bathrooms and folding towels. The 45-year-...
  • Tests show Jahi McMath has brain activity, lawyer says

    An attorney for Jahi McMath said Thursday that new diagnostic tests indicate the girl deemed brain-dead after a tonsillectomy last December is showing evidence of brain activity. Chris Dolan held a news conference to disclose testing results that he...
  • Perra S. Bell, Towson University history teacher

    Perra S. Bell, Towson University history teacher
    Perra S. Bell, a former Towson University history teacher who was a lifelong crusader for civil rights, died Sept. 26 at Physicians Regional Medical Center in Naples, Fla., of complications from a fractured hip. The former Baltimore resident was 95....
  • Respect the power of the pardon [Commentary]

    Respect the power of the pardon [Commentary]
    "[O]ne man appears to be a more eligible dispenser of the mercy of government, than a body of men." — Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 74 Every politician wants a legacy — an issue or institution that evolves far beyond the official's...