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  • Man charged in N.Y. shooting of hedge-fund dad discussed diet, exercise with police

    Man charged in N.Y. shooting of hedge-fund dad discussed diet, exercise with police
    In the hours after his arrest, a man accused of killing his hedge-fund founder father over a cut in his allowance talked to police about his diet and exercise regimen but nothing to do with the death, according to court papers released Thursday. Tommy...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents
    Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS® Chairman and CEO Larry Flick and President Joan Docktor were named in the "Swanepoel Power 200: The Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate in 2014." This report recognizes the most powerful...
  • 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 —...
  • Poet laureate Philip Levine dies at 87

    Poet laureate Philip Levine dies at 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Son charged with murder in shooting of hedge fund founder father

    Son charged with murder in shooting of hedge fund founder father
    The son of a hedge fund founder has been arraigned on second-degree murder in the killing of his 70-year-old father. Thomas Gilbert Jr. also was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of forgery devices Monday night....
  • Police say man, 30, shot hedge fund founder father over allowance

    Police say man, 30, shot hedge fund founder father over allowance
    A man shot his hedge fund founder father to death inside his apartment near the United Nations headquarters after they argued over the son's allowance, police said Monday. Thomas Gilbert Jr. was arrested on charges of murder and criminal possession of...