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  • Raritan River Concert explores early guitar work

    By the mid-19th century, most Europe capitals were experiencing a period of prosperity. A growing middle class found it had both the time and means to pursue cultural diversions, including music, played on household instruments in private homes and...
  • Pentagon recommends new Navy, Army chiefs

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter nominated two top military officers Wednesday to take charge of the Army and Navy, selecting men who have faced public scrutiny over the past year for their key leadership roles in high-profile cases. Speaking at the...
  • Jeff Lab female physicists try to plug the 'leaky pipeline' of women in physics

    Jeff Lab female physicists try to plug the 'leaky pipeline' of women in physics
    American Cynthia "Thia" Keppel and Italian Patrizia Rossi are research physicists who've been probing the nucleus of the atom for years. But there's one nagging mystery that even these brainy women can't crack: Why the U.S., Great Britain and other...
  • William Zinsser, author of 'On Writing Well,' dies at 92

    William Zinsser, the much-consulted teacher, author, journalist and essayist whose million-selling book "On Writing Well" championed the craft of nonfiction and inspired professionals and amateurs to express themselves more concisely and vividly, died...
  • Study points to years-long immune system woes from measles

    Study points to years-long immune system woes from measles
    Scientists have known for decades that having measles suppresses kids' immune systems for several weeks or months, leaving them ill-equipped to fight off pneumonia, bronchitis, diarrheal diseases and other infections. Now a team of researchers has...
  • Study: Vaccination against measles may have other benefits

    A new study suggests the measles shot comes with a bonus: By preventing that disease, the vaccine may also help your body fight off other illnesses for years. It's long been known that contracting measles weakens the immune system for weeks or months,...
  • Greenberg Appointed To West Hartford School Board

    WEST HARTFORD — The board of education voted Tuesday to accept Cheryl Greenberg as its newest member. Greenberg, a professor at Trinity College, was selected to fill a vacancy left by Democrat Jillian Gilchrest, who resigned in March. Greenberg...
  • Mayor names County attorney to 9th Ward seat

    New 9th Ward Ald. Brian Miller had been on the job barely a half hour Monday night when he got to vote against adopting a resolution in support of Gov. Bruce Rauner's turnaround agenda for Evanston and other municipalities. He paused as the roll call...
  • IMSA hires Harvard administrator as new principal

    IMSA hires Harvard administrator as new principal
    The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy announced Monday that Harvard University administrator Marie Dillon Dahleh would become the Aurora high school's new principal in July. IMSA is a selective residential school of 636 that draws students in...
  • CCBC to get more than a quarter of its electricity from solar

    CCBC to get more than a quarter of its electricity from solar
    The campuses of the Community College of Baltimore County will host an array of solar panels capable of supplying 27 percent of the college's electricity needs by the end of this year. CCBC and Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon, the parent company of...
  • Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer points to family dysfunction

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers called a Russian historian and a psychiatrist to the stand Tuesday in a bid to save the Boston Marathon bomber from the death penalty by portraying him as the product of a dysfunctional family from a turbulent corner of the...