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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Torn apart by Tiananmen, father and son still fight for free speech in China

    BEIJING He spends his days under house arrest in a grungy west Beijing apartment block. Government minders track his every move and communication. At age 82, Bao Tong has every right to be bitter. He once was a top dog in China's Communist Party, but for...
  • California politicians urge repeal of 'opt-out' provision of vaccination law

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. Two state senators said Wednesday they will introduce legislation to eliminate a controversial "personal belief exemption" that allows California parents to refuse to vaccinate their children. "We shouldn't wait for more children to...
  • Family finances: financial rules to live by

    Senior editor Anne Kates Smith interviews Alan Krueger, a professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton University and the author of Explorations in Economics, a high school textbook with lessons for adults as well as students. KIPLINGER: What...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Dr. Henry Betts, leader in field of rehabilitation medicine, dies at 86

     Dr. Henry Betts, leader in field of rehabilitation medicine, dies at 86
    Dr. Henry Betts, an outspoken advocate for people with disabilities and a pioneer in the field of rehabilitation medicine, led efforts to transform the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago into the leading facility of its kind. Dr. Betts, 86, died in his...
  • 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,...