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  • Colleges give Clinton an A � and campaign millions

    BERKELEY, Calif. In December, hundreds of volunteers signed up for Hillary Clinton at the University of California, Berkeley more than at any other campus in the nation when the Ready for Hillary bus rolled through town nearly two years before America...
  • Apple's ResearchKit could be boon for medical research, but there are concerns

    CUPERTINO, Calif. You will soon be able to participate in cutting-edge medical research from the comfort of your iPhone. At a hotly anticipated event focused on its new smartwatch earlier this month, Apple surprised attendees by unveiling ResearchKit,...
  • Dallas Fed chief Richard Fisher wants to be remembered for making economics understandable

    DALLAS Richard Fisher is known for his financial acumen, but it's his storytelling that steals the show. The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is just as comfortable talking about Mick Jagger as deflation. His colorful commentary, which can...
  • Ladies of lager gravitate to beer careers

    DETROIT Onetime registered nurse and Detroit-area home brewer Annette May is to the world of beer what a sommelier is to fine wine. May, 56, a native Australian, is a certified Cicerone (pronounced Siss-er-rown). The first woman to pass the U.S.-based...
  • E-cigs get a pass on advertising no-no's for the real ones

    E-cigs get a pass on advertising no-no's for the real ones
    The commercial shows a leggy, high-heeled blonde blowing Flavor Vapes e-cigarette vapor into a baby carriage as the words SAVE HUMANITY materialize in the mist. The punch line appears in her next exhalation: START VAPING. It's an audacious sales pitch....
  • Researchers find a new way to clear the air

    PALO ALTO, Calif. In 1999, then-Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji said that Beijing's pall of smog "would shorten my life at least five years," a hazard level scientists affirmed two years ago with a study of China's air pollution. That reality that did not...
  • Chicago land feud over Obama presidential library plan reflects familiar history

    Chicago land feud over Obama presidential library plan reflects familiar history
    With President Obama expected to choose the site for his library in coming months, Chicagoans have been engaged in a bitter fight over a proposal to place it in a public park. But this is not the first time a presidential library has been at the center of...
  • SAE chapters in California have faced discipline over rule breaking

    SAE chapters in California have faced discipline over rule breaking
    Well before the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity in Oklahoma became infamous for videotaped racist chants, SAE chapters in California were involved in numerous serious incidents, including a hazing death, the closing of two houses and disciplinary sanctions...
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon frat had numerous issues in California — before Oklahoma

    Sigma Alpha Epsilon frat had numerous issues in California — before Oklahoma
     Well before the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity in Oklahoma became infamous for videos of racist chants, SAE chapters in California faced numerous serious incidents, including a hazing death, the closing of two houses and disciplinary sanctions for...
  • Plan for a long life when saving for retirement

    If we knew we'd die tomorrow, we'd be rich today. Literally. With only one day to live, a nest egg of $100,000 would be enough to take a trip around the world (at lightning speed), buy a Tesla, or live in the lap of luxury for a few hours. But since most...
  • Ferguson reports offer a big mix of fact and fantasy

    Ferguson reports offer a big mix of fact and fantasy
    The U.S. Department of Justice issued two reports last week, both growing out of the Ferguson, Mo., shooting of Michael Brown. The first report, about "the shooting death of Michael Brown by Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson" ought to be read by...