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  • Allen and Dieruff football teams are making the grade off the field

    Allen and Dieruff football teams are making the grade off the field
    Chris Smith and Melissa Roehrich won't be barking out the signals on Saturday when Allen meets Dieruff for the 58th time in football at J. Birney Crum Stadium. They won't be in the pregame huddle; they won't going over the Xs and Os in the locker room...
  • Scientists find autism linked to dozens of genetic mutations

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Dozens of different gene defects are linked to autism, according to two major new studies of the developmental disorder led by University of California, San Francisco, scientists and involving more than 50 laboratories worldwide. The...
  • Dalai Lama answers ancient question: Money or sex?

    Thousands poured into Princeton University's gymnasium Tuesday in Princeton, N.J., to hear wisdom from the man in the orange baseball cap. "What is the key to happiness?" a student asked him. The Dalai Lama thought for a moment. "Money," he replied....
  • Caltech inaugurates its new president in campus ceremony

    Caltech inaugurates its new president in campus ceremony
    Caltech inaugurated its new president Friday: Thomas Rosenbaum, a physicist who was previously provost at the University of Chicago. The outdoor inauguration ceremony at Beckman Auditorium, complete with a procession of faculty in their academic gowns,...
  • Exhibit of forgeries shows off unprecedented collection at Peabody Library

    Exhibit of forgeries shows off unprecedented collection at Peabody Library
    It's hard not to admire their inventiveness, their refusal to be cowed by the stubborn and unyielding truth, their bravado and their nerve. The dozens of charlatans, schemers and impostors on display in "Fakes, Lies and Forgeries," an entertaining new...
  • Robert Reich: Tax subsidies to elite schools are shameful

    Imagine a system of college education supported by high and growing government spending on elite private universities that mainly educate children of the wealthy and upper-middle class, with low and declining government spending on public universities...
  • Robert B. Reich: American higher education skewed toward elite private universities

    Imagine a system of college education supported by high and growing government spending on elite private universities that mainly educate children of the wealthy and upper-middle class, with low and declining government spending on public universities...
  • Dr. Norman R. Freeman Jr., internist

    Dr. Norman R. Freeman Jr., internist
    Dr. Norman R. Freeman Jr., a retired internist who had cared for Baltimore Colts players for two decades, died Friday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of complications from a fall. He was 97. The son of Norman R. Freeman, a window...
  • Retirement: Set your retirement savings target

    Retirement planners generally recommend that you have enough savings at the end of your working life to replace 70 percent to 85 percent of preretirement income. The targets take into account that you'll no longer be saving for retirement, getting...
  • War re-enactors get no respect [Commentary]

    War re-enactors get no respect [Commentary]
    For the past 30 years, I've been urging my students to put themselves in the shoes of people who lived in the past. So why do we make fun of Americans who do that as a hobby? I'm talking about military re-enactors like Eric Frein, the 31-year-old man...
  • Building wind power superhighways

    Building wind power superhighways
    The wind is so strong in Iowa and Kansas that more wind farms there could power the country's largest cities if only there was a way to move that electricity to where most people live. Enter Michael Skelly, a Houston businessman who envisions building...