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  • Apps released to fix 'Master Key' security hole in Android phones

    Apps released to fix 'Master Key' security hole in Android phones
    Android users who have "rooted" their smartphones can download the ReKey app to patch the so-called Master Key vulnerability, cybersecurity firm Duo Security announced this week. A research company recently discovered that Android apps could be...
  • Fast-food worker strikes coming to Los Angeles; higher wages sought

    Fast-food worker strikes coming to Los Angeles; higher wages sought
    The fight for higher fast-food wages is coming to Los Angeles. Just a few days before Labor Day, restaurant workers plan to walk off the job at big-name chains around Southern California to demand $15-an-hour pay, according to organizers. The...
  • Fixing schools to fix Chicago

    Fixing schools to fix Chicago
    In 1909, when Daniel Burnham issued his Plan of Chicago, city schools bustled with 300,000 children. Before the first day of school that year, the Tribune declared: "The children of all the world … the child of the tenements and the child of...
  • Michael Hawley, Iraq Veteran, Co-founded Loose Collective Of Artists

    Michael Hawley, Iraq Veteran, Co-founded Loose Collective Of Artists
    Michael Hawley's father was in the Coast Guard, his uncles served in Vietnam, and his grandfather served in World War II. His great-grandfather was a major general, a top-ranked Army surgeon during World War II. In fact, Hawley can trace his ancestors'...
  • Filling a black history void

    Filling a black history void
    Barbara Junious would tell her grandchildren stories of what it was like growing up as a young African American girl in Tennessee and as an adult in Chicago during the civil rights movement, but she realized that aside from her stories, they didn't know...
  • More campuses lock down amid gun and bomb scares

    More campuses lock down amid gun and bomb scares
    Alert: Unconfirmed reports of explosives at four sites on campus: Science Center, Thayer, Sever and Emerson. Evacuate those buildings now. Harvard University issued that warning Monday morning, and police swarmed the Cambridge, Mass., campus for several...
  • 'Super Saturday' brings crowds, deals for last-minute shoppers

    'Super Saturday' brings crowds, deals for last-minute shoppers
    The parking lot was crowded. Streams of shoppers flowed around the Santa’s House erected in the middle of the center. Shoppers laden with bags jostled each other in long lines stretching from cashiers. It’s "Super Saturday" at the Grove...
  • Scholar: Rand Paul misstated my research on unemployment

    Scholar: Rand Paul misstated my research on unemployment
    Under normal circumstances, an up-and-coming academic might be pleased to have his work cited by a leading politician in the heat of a major policy debate. Not so Rand Ghayad, who will shortly be receiving his Ph.D. in economics from Northeastern...
  • Tough job market for young adults

    Tough job market for young adults
    Simone Knighten is hunting for a job. Hunting and hunting. The 20-year-old Baltimore resident thinks it's harder now than when she landed work at restaurants in the past two years. She's spending days at one of the city's Youth Opportunity centers,...
  • Half of recent college grads out of work or underemployed

    Half of recent college grads out of work or underemployed
    While theĀ  U.S. CongressĀ  argues over how to pay for lower interest rates on future student loans, more than half of recent college graduates struggle to find jobs to help pay back their debt. About 1.5 million, or 53.6 percent, of students graduating...
  • College towns draw retirees

    College towns draw retirees
    Not everyone loves hitting the links. And, as relaxing as surf sounds can be, even they become commonplace after awhile. Active retirees and seniors, many blessed with longer life expectancies than their parents, want a combination of recreation,...