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  • Critic's Pick: Celebrating the summer solstice with new music

    It began 30 years ago when Charlie Murrow -- a musical environmentalist, sound artist, chanter and tooter, inventor of the heart-beat machine instrument and event organizer extraordinaire -- gathered like-minded Manhattan chanters and tooters to celebrate...
  • Segregation tied to more lung cancer deaths: study

    Segregation tied to more lung cancer deaths: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Black lung cancer patients seem more likely to die of the disease than white cancer patients in the U.S., especially those living in segregated counties, according to a new study. Researchers, who published their findings in...
  • Ob-gyns sound alarm on 'contraceptive sabotage'

    Ob-gyns sound alarm on 'contraceptive sabotage'
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doctors should ask teen girls and women whether their partners are trying to force them to get pregnant or otherwise "reproductively coercing" them, according to a group of ob-gyns. That could include pressuring women to...
  • Newport lawyer to become a judge

    Gov. Jerry Brown this week announced the appointment of a Newport Beach woman to the Orange County Superior Court bench, according to a news release. Terri K. Flynn-Peister, 38, of Newport Beach previously worked as deputy chief assistant U.S....
  • Sex and objectification in travels between East and West

    Sex and objectification in travels between East and West
    Early in "Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West," a most intriguing new play from Naomi Iizuka, an American woman visiting Yokohama in 1884 is told of the Japanese practice of tattooing the skin with pictures that seem like pieces of a jigsaw...
  • Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists

    Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists
    Many people have heard of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg or Google co-founder Sergey Brin. But few know about Bert Vogelstein, a Johns Hopkins scientist who helped map the cancer genome and created gene and stool tests to detect colon cancer. A new,...
  • The Last Bison, a chamber-folk band from Chesapeake, is poised for March 5 album release

    The Last Bison, a chamber-folk band from Chesapeake, is poised for March 5 album release
    To say The Last Bison have a lot of irons in the fire is a flaming understatement. The band's major-label debut album, "Inheritance," is set for a March 5 release. A new video is in progress. On Tuesday, the band heads back out on the road. The group'...
  • College Roundup: VU women too much for Bethesda

    WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Vanguard 93, Bethesda 67 Samantha Doucette scored 24 points and Taylor Belmont added 21 points and 12 assists for the Lions in the nonconference game Saturday night at the Pit. Melissa Norman contributed 13 points and 10 rebounds,...
  • Student left in cell for days by DEA suffers PTSD, gets $4.1 million

    A UC San Diego student who was forgotten in a Drug Enforcement Administration interrogation room for five days without food or water described the incident as a "really, really bad, horrible accident." Daniel Chong, 25, will receive $4.1 million from...
  • In San Diego, prospect of a strike on Syria is personal

    In San Diego, prospect of a strike on Syria is personal
    SAN DIEGO — The military planes and helicopters that roar on training runs over this city's crystalline bay are a reminder of how deeply woven the armed forces are into the fabric of freshman Rep. Scott Peters' congressional district. The question...
  • UC San Diego center awarded $20 million for climate research

    UC San Diego center awarded $20 million for climate research
    A UC San Diego chemistry center has won $20 million from the National Science Foundation to continue pioneering research on the effects of tiny atmospheric particles on climate. The award, announced Monday, follows a much smaller NSF grant that helped...