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  • Norwich Church 'Devastated' By Priest's Death In Accident

    Norwich Church 'Devastated' By Priest's Death In Accident
    NORWICH — Parishioners of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church are devastated after their new pastor was killed in a weekend car accident, leaving behind his wife, six young children and a shattered dream that he was close to attaining. The Rev....
  • Health officials perplexed by vaccination skeptics

    Certain that they are right, struggling to find ways to get their message across, public health officials are exasperated by their inability to persuade more U.S. parents to vaccinate their children. "I think we're all kind of frustrated," said Stephen...
  • What happens to your brain when you give up sugar

    What happens to your brain when you give up sugar
    Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania - the "Chocolate Capital of the World" - doesn't help either of us....
  • Cyrus F. Horine Jr., property manager

    Cyrus F. Horine Jr., property manager
    Cyrus F. Horine Jr., a retired property manager and former college lacrosse star, died Jan. 24 at Genesis Multi-Medical Center in Towson of a stroke. He was 84. The son of Dr. Cyrus F. Horine, a physician, and Blanche M. Horine, a registered nurse, Cyrus...
  • Panel: Use new meningitis vaccines only for outbreaks

    A federal panel on Thursday recommended that two new meningitis vaccines only be used for rare outbreaks, resisting tearful pleas to give it routinely to teens and college students. The vaccines target B strain meningococcal disease, which comes on...
  • For Asian Americans, a changing landscape on college admissions

    For Asian Americans, a changing landscape on college admissions
    In a windowless classroom at an Arcadia tutoring center, parents crammed into child-sized desks and dug through their pockets and purses for pens as Ann Lee launches a PowerPoint presentation. Her primer on college admissions begins with the basics:...
  • Trial nears in high-profile Silicon Valley sex bias case

    A jury was picked Monday to determine whether a venerable Silicon Valley venture capital firm is liable in a sexual discrimination lawsuit or is the victim of a former employee forced out because of poor performance. The lawsuit filed by Ellen Pao, 45,...
  • Princeton student had confirmed case of measles

    Princeton University says a student had a confirmed case of measles. Officials at the Ivy League school announced Monday that the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the state Health Department have confirmed the case following an...
  • Lincoln warned of judicial overreach

    For Abraham Lincoln, the evil of the Dred Scott decision was not merely the expansion of slavery. It was that the decision threatened to undermine the basic principles of republican government precisely by establishing judicial supremacy in matters of...
  • Princeton receives its biggest gift, a $300M rare-volume collection

    Princeton University on Monday announced its largest gift in history: a rare book and manuscript collection including the first six printed editions of the Bible valued at nearly $300 million. The 2,500-volume collection, which includes an original...
  • Princeton gets $300M book collection, its largest donation

    Princeton University says it has received the largest donation in its history, a collection of rare books and manuscripts valued at nearly $300 million. The Ivy League university announced Monday the gift was left by 1936 graduate William Scheide, who...