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  • Building wind power superhighways

    Building wind power superhighways
    The wind is so strong in Iowa and Kansas that more wind farms there could power the country's largest cities if only there was a way to move that electricity to where most people live. Enter Michael Skelly, a Houston businessman who envisions building...
  • War re-enactors get no respect [Commentary]

    War re-enactors get no respect [Commentary]
    For the past 30 years, I've been urging my students to put themselves in the shoes of people who lived in the past. So why do we make fun of Americans who do that as a hobby? I'm talking about military re-enactors like Eric Frein, the 31-year-old man...
  • Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore

    Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore
    Shore Up Connecticut is a policy mistake. A state loan program named Shore Back Connecticut would make more sense because retreat from the coast is the only viable long-term option. Recent developments in Antarctica have made this crystal clear. As I...
  • Women who have been unemployed have fewer kids: U.S. study

    Women who have been unemployed have fewer kids: U.S. study
    Women who were unemployed in their youth tend to have fewer children into middle-age than women who worked, according to a U.S. study released on Monday. Researchers at Princeton University used more than 140 million U.S. birth records to track groups of...
  • BRAIN initiative is underway, funding new ways to map cells, circuits

    BRAIN initiative is underway, funding new ways to map cells, circuits
    Scientists will aim to capture the workings of the human brain in comprehensive recordings, to watch the brain while in motion and to reimagine the world's most complex biological organism as a buzzing network of interlocking circuits with the award of...
  • Joyce Carol Oates In New Haven; Benjamin Griffin At Twain House

    Joyce Carol Oates  In New Haven; Benjamin Griffin At Twain House
    Benjamin Griffin, associate editor for the Mark Twain Papers & Project at the University of California, Berkeley, will give a free talk on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 5:30 p.m., following a 5 p.m. reception at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 51 Farmington Ave.,...
  • VA chief and White House spokesman resign, fueling unease

    VA chief and White House spokesman resign, fueling unease
    President Obama sought to stem a growing political furor Friday by accepting the resignation of Eric K. Shinseki, the beleaguered secretary of Veterans Affairs, the second Cabinet-level official to resign under fire this year. Two hours later, Obama...
  • Rivka Galchen on 'American Innovations'

    Rivka Galchen on 'American Innovations'
    In Rivka Galchen's short story collection "American Innovations," life is both simpler and more complicated than it seems.The main characters, most of them young professional women, generally live in a recognizable contemporary world that seems to have...
  • Distributor for Princeton University Press, UC Press to close

    Distributor for Princeton University Press, UC Press to close
    The changes brought about by digital publishing are forcing the closure of California Princeton Fulfillment Services, a New Jersey-based fulfillment company that provides books for the University of California Press and Princeton University Press....
  • Thomas D. Washburne Sr., Ober/Kaler law partner

    Thomas D. Washburne Sr., Ober/Kaler law partner
    Thomas D. Washburne Sr., a partner in the Baltimore law firm of Ober/Kaler whose specialty was estate planning, died Tuesday of an unknown neurological disorder at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 86. The son of Hempstead Washburne, a lawyer, and Mary...
  • Reviews: 'Almanac' by Austin Smith and 'Some Kind of Shelter' by Sara Tracey

    Reviews: 'Almanac' by Austin Smith and 'Some Kind of Shelter' by Sara Tracey
    It's evening when I feel pangs of home. When the sun falls far enough in its arc — well before it actually sets — it is lost behind the red brick three-flats of my neighborhood in West Town. All that's left of the sunset is a static light,...