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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...
  • 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 —...
  • What happens to your brain when you give up sugar

    What happens to your brain when you give up sugar
    Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania - the "Chocolate Capital of the World" - doesn't help either of us....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...