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  • Obama taps community banker from Hawaii for vacancy on Federal Reserve Board

    President Barack Obama has selected the former head of a community bank in Hawaii to fill a vacancy on the Federal Reserve Board. The White House said Tuesday that Obama will nominate Allan R. Landon, the former chief executive of the Bank of Hawaii,...
  • 9 city schools to receive $386,000 gift to stem dropouts

    9 city schools to receive $386,000 gift to stem dropouts
    Nine Baltimore schools on Thursday will celebrate a gift of more than $386,000 for a program aimed at lowering student dropout rates in the city. The gift, from AT&T, is funding "peer group connection programs" created by the Center for Supportive...
  • Five college students plead not guilty to gang rape on N.J. campus

    Five college students plead not guilty to gang rape on N.J. campus
    Five college students accused of gang-raping a female fellow student in a New Jersey dorm room pleaded not guilty on Tuesday, in the latest in a series of sexual assaults and harassment incidents prompting colleges to reexamine conduct policies. The...
  • White House's college ratings system controversial even before completion

    White House's college ratings system controversial even before completion
    The Obama administration is developing a national rating system for colleges and universities to provide more transparency and give students and taxpayers a better sense of where to spend their education funds. But even before it is released, it has...
  • In 2019, Chicago's minimum wage of $13 may not seem such a big deal

    In 2019, Chicago's minimum wage of $13 may not seem such a big deal
    Chicago is raising its minimum hourly wage to $13 … by the middle of 2019. You can mark your calendar for July 2019 precisely. That's more than four years from now and one of the few certainties in all of this. Because you know what can happen in...
  • Ralph Morse, renowned photographer, 97

    Ralph Morse saw it all. From Germany's surrender in World War II to Babe Ruth's farewell at Yankee Stadium, to the cutthroat Space Race between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, he was there, camera in hand, capturing history as it was made. In an...
  • Exhibit lauds Philly impact on photography

    The city of Philadelphia is known for many great things — it's the cradle of independence, the birthplace of the cheesesteak, the home of Rocky. It's not generally known as a center of great photography, but it should be, says Santa Bannon, owner of...
  • John Doar dies, played key role in enabling Southern blacks to vote

    John M. Doar, a former Justice Department lawyer who played a key role in enabling blacks in the South to vote and later directed the impeachment investigation of President Nixon, has died. He was 92. Doar died Tuesday in New York of congestive heart...
  • ESU named No. 1 seed in NCAA women's soccer regional, Kutztown third seed

    ESU named No. 1 seed in NCAA women's soccer regional, Kutztown third seed
    EAST STROUDSBURG — East Stroudsburg University, which earned its third trip to the NCAA Division II Tournament in program history with a 1-0 win over Kutztown in the PSAC championship game on Saturday, will be the Atlantic Region's No. 1 seed and...
  • Francis J. Carey Jr. , lawyer-investment banker

    Francis J. Carey Jr. , lawyer-investment banker
    Francis J. Carey Jr., a lawyer, investment banker and philanthropist whose ancestral roots go deep in Baltimore business and educational circles, died Nov. 1 at his Ambler, Pa., home of a pulmonary embolism. He was 88. The son of Francis J. Carey Sr., a...
  • John Doar dies at 92; key Justice Department civil rights lawyer

    John Doar, a top Justice Department lawyer during the 1960s who was the face of the federal government during some of the most sensitive conflicts of the civil rights era, escorting the first black student into the University of Mississippi and...