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  • Single-sex schooling cultivates confidence in girls [Commentary]

    Single-sex schooling cultivates confidence in girls [Commentary]
    In their new book, "The Confidence Code," Claire Shipman and Katty Kay draw on a broad spectrum of scientific research to support several of their hypotheses: Compared with men, women don't consider themselves as ready for promotions; predict they will do worse on tests than they actually do; and generally underestimate their abilities.
  • Michael J. Howlett Jr., Cook County judge, 1948-2014

     Michael J. Howlett Jr., Cook County judge, 1948-2014
    Michael J. Howlett Jr., son of a former Illinois secretary of state, was an accomplished attorney, popular law professor and a Cook County judge. "He was one of the best judges and nicest men I ever met," said Judge William Bauer of the 7th U.S. Circuit...

    African American students weigh campus attitudes in picking colleges

    African American students weigh campus attitudes in picking colleges
    Jahmia Edwards cried when she opened the letter saying she'd been admitted to UCLA, the college she'd dreamed of attending since childhood. The 18 year-old senior at Alliance William & Carol Ouchi High School in South Los Angeles quickly dismissed UC...

    Men's Wearhouse prepared to boost offer for Jos. A. Bank

    Men's Wearhouse prepared to boost offer for Jos. A. Bank
    In the latest move in a months-long takeover battle, Men's Wearhouse said Thursday it was willing to raise its bid to acquire rival Jos. A. Bank. Men's Wearhouse, which previously offered $57.50 a share, said in a letter to the Jos. A. Bank board of...

    Philip Seymour Hoffman autopsy is inconclusive

    The cause of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's death remained a mystery Wednesday after an autopsy proved inconclusive, officials said. The New York City medical examiner's office said any ruling on the cause would have to wait for toxicology...