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  • New state law helps schools focus on dyslexic youngsters

    The differences between Kelly Howard's twin daughters appeared in preschool. Katie easily learned her ABCs, but Zoey struggled. Howard thought Zoey just needed more practice. It wasn't until halfway through first grade that Howard learned her daughter...
  • Teaching hospitals may benefit from Schumer's likely ascension

    Teaching hospitals have an ally in New York Sen. Charles E. Schumer and are likely to benefit if, as expected, he becomes the Senate's next Democratic leader. Schumer could leverage his newfound influence in Congress to increase medical education...
  • In Boston, justice has been done

    The conviction of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev quietly sealed a chapter in this, the opening stages of what may become our long battle against terrorism on U.S. soil. Tsarnaev heard his guilty verdicts -- all 30 of them -- including one for...
  • Who should and shouldn't get heart transplants -- and why?

    Who should and shouldn't get heart transplants -- and why?
    When a Georgia teenager named Anthony Stokes got himself killed not long ago, smashing up a stolen car in a police chase after supposedly taking a shot at an old lady in her house, the regret that poured out online was not for the death of the 17-year-...
  • Longtime Philadelphia sportswriter Stan Hochman dies at 86

    STAN HOCHMAN was a people person. Wrote about them. Cared about them. So it's not surprising the Brooklyn native ended up at the People Paper. Hochman's storied career at the Philadelphia Daily News began when he was hired to cover the Phillies on...
  • Students put expertise into plain English

    Students put expertise into plain English
    It was a simple question: What do you study? But UCLA doctoral candidate Oscar Campos started to give anything but a simple answer — he talked about cells and biology and how his research related to cancer but that he wasn't technically a cancer...
  • Jimmy Barkan, singing yogi, stretches out on new EP

    Jimmy Barkan, singing yogi, stretches out on new EP
    One facet of yoga involves reconnecting with the past, and Jimmy Barkan is following his own teachings. Barkan, whose trademarked Barkan Method includes studios in Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton, is returning to professional singing. He'll perform...
  • Longtime Associated Press photo editor Madge Stager dies

    Madge Stager, a former New York-based photo editor for The Associated Press who helped direct coverage of the biggest stories around the world over four decades, has died. She was 61. Stager, who retired in 2009 after 37 years with the AP, died at New...
  • Vinyl designs: Turning records into profits

    PHILADELPHIA Jeff Davis took a gutsy step three years ago buying a rundown commercial property for $105,000 in Philadelphia's East Germantown neighborhood. The 41-year-old father of two did so based on one simple truth: You can't fashion a serving bowl...
  • 17-Year-Old Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools Leaning Toward Yale

    17-Year-Old Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools Leaning Toward Yale
    ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) - 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...
  • 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...