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  • 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 —...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Class a better standard for affirmative action than race

    Class a better standard for affirmative action than race
    The widespread practice of counting race in deciding who gets into college is under legal and political attack. Several states, educating almost one-third of American students, have banned racial preferences at public universities. The U.S. Supreme...
  • Charles T. Brumback, former Tribune Co. CEO, dies at 86

     Charles T. Brumback, former Tribune Co. CEO, dies at 86
    Charles T. Brumback, known for his blunt demeanor and innovative approach to business, helped bring the Chicago Tribune into the computer age as CEO of first the newspaper and then Tribune Co. in the 1980s and early '90s. "Charlie was a tremendous,...
  • Final words: Pay attention, keep powerful accountable

    Final words: Pay attention, keep powerful accountable
    TALLAHASSEE — It wasn't a banner year for transparency in Florida government. Gov. Rick Scott went to California courts to fight releasing emails from private accounts while his re-election was underway. We learned how Republican political...
  • Hedge fund founder's son indicted in father's NYC killing

    Hedge fund founder's son indicted in father's NYC killing
    A son accused of killing his hedge-fund founder father over an argument about allowance learned Friday he had been indicted, although the charges haven't yet been made public. Tommy Gilbert, 30, appeared in court briefly in an orange jail jumpsuit and...
  • Homer J. Livingston Jr., Chicago banker and investment exec, dies at 79

     Homer J. Livingston Jr., Chicago banker and investment exec, dies at 79
    Homer J. Livingston Jr., whose father was chairman and CEO of First National Bank of Chicago, was a longtime commercial and investment banker who for a time headed the Chicago Stock Exchange. "I think Homer was an excellent, superb banker, not only in...
  • 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....