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  • Study: Discrimination endures in Mexican labor market

    A new study says racial and ethnic discrimination continues to be an obstacle for many in the Mexican labor market. The Project on Ethnicity and Race in Latin America reports that the study determined lighter-skinned Mexicans with a university...
  • In Israeli elections, U.S. political consultants become an issue

    JERUSALEM Israeli advertising entrepreneur Nimrod Dweck was no stranger to marketing when he started Victory 2015 (V15), a campaign to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the elections March 17. Yet Dweck turned elsewhere for what he called...
  • Obama Right To Oppose Keystone Pipeline

    Obama Right To Oppose Keystone Pipeline
    Despite what you might hear, President Barack Obama is not poised to veto the Keystone XL pipeline. He's poised to veto a bill that would negate his authority to decide and would cut short the State Department review. Congress wants to act now and ask...
  • 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...
  • Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad

    Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad
    He's getting sappy on college campuses, wringing his hands about his tuition savings plan and waxing nostalgic about his own years as an undergraduate. President Obama is hurtling toward a deadline that looms over him much like the end of his time in...
  • 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...
  • Poet laureate Philip Levine dies at age 87

    Philip Levine, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose intimate portraits of blue-collar life were grounded in personal experience and political conscience, died Saturday. Levine was 87. Levine, the country's poet laureate in 2011-2012, died at his home in...
  • Val Fitch dies at 91; Nobel laureate studied matter, antimatter

    Val Fitch dies at 91; Nobel laureate studied matter, antimatter
    Physicist Val Fitch was not a lawbreaker, but he is famous for broken laws. In a classic 1960s series of experiments, Fitch and his Princeton University colleague James Cronin proved that one of the key laws of physics hitherto thought immutable —...
  • Vaccine opposition has ebbed and flowed over centuries

    They're considered one of mankind's greatest medical achievements, yet people have balked at vaccines almost since the time of the first vaccination — in 1796, when an English country doctor named Edward Jenner inoculated an 8-year-old boy against...
  • Like Many Others, Jeb Bush Put Checkered Youth Behind

    Like Many Others, Jeb Bush Put Checkered Youth Behind
    A scion of a famously rich and well-connected family goes to a fancy prep school. Partying with his friends and neglecting his studies, he almost gets kicked out. But he eventually grows up and goes on to a successful career in politics. John Fitzgerald...
  • Genome study unmasks evolution of Darwin's finches

    Genome study unmasks evolution of Darwin's finches
    A genome study of the famed Darwin finch species on the Galapagos and Cocos islands has unveiled a gene behind the 15 species' remarkable variation of beaks, a feature that helped inspire the father of evolutionary theory. The study of 120 individual...