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  • News of the Weird: The Toilet Club

    News of the Weird: The Toilet Club
    Beginning in 2011, about three dozen people in Tokyo have been meeting every Sunday morning at 6 a.m. on a mission to scrub down, one by one, the city's grungiest public rest rooms. “By 7:30,” according to an Associated Press reporter who...
  • Details emerge of Washington Navy Yard victims

    Details emerge of Washington Navy Yard victims
    John Johnson could have retired from the Washington Navy Yard years ago, but he loved the work. Richard Michael Ridgell, a former Maryland state trooper who helped train police in Iraq, was devoted to his daughters. Vishnu Pandit, who came to the...
  • Student angels earn their investing wings

    It takes steady nerves, risk taking and a willingness to cut through the hype when deciding that an unproven company has a product worth investing in. It also takes guts. Fifteen students in a business school class at the University of Missouri in...
  • Study shows men just as likely to be depressed as women

    Study shows men just as likely to be depressed as women
    Depression can look very different in men and women. And many of its hallmarks — rage, risk-taking, substance abuse and even workaholism — can hide in plain sight. Now researchers say that when these symptoms are factored into a diagnosis,...
  • For Supreme Court, an opportunity for necessary course corrections

    The Supreme Court convenes for its new term Monday, the first Monday in October. It is hard to imagine how the coming term could possibly compare with the highly contentious and high-profile decisions of the last two: Obamacare in 2012, and the same-sex...
  • Apodaca: Trying to get some dress sense

    Every year about this time, when the school session is still young, administrators, parents and students reengage in the age-old battle over what is and isn't appropriate clothing. On school campuses, dress codes are brandished like sacred documents,...
  • A Curious Case Against Equal Treatment

    "'When I use a word,' Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, 'it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.'" — Lewis Carroll, "Through the Looking Glass" The marble friezes above the Supreme Court chamber depict...
  • Supreme Court justices voice support for affirmative action ban

    Supreme Court justices voice support for affirmative action ban
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative justices signaled Tuesday they are likely to uphold a Michigan voter initiative that forbids its state universities from granting “preferential treatment” to applicants because of their...
  • Steve James' documentary on concussions in sports still timely and should give all pause

    Steve James' documentary on concussions in sports still timely and should give all pause
    Steve James' provocative documentary on concussions in sports, "Head Games," explores the science and indicts the powerful. But his storytelling truly excels when everyday moms, dads and kids reveal their hopes, fears and grief. A Hampton native,...
  • Turning back the clock?

    The best that can be said for the Supreme Court's ruling on affirmative action in college admissions is that it did not immediately and totally ban the practice. But the decision to send a University of Texas at Austin case back to the appeals court...
  • Univ. of Mich. dorm machines sell condoms alongside snacks

    Univ. of Mich. dorm machines sell condoms alongside snacks
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Incoming University of Michigan dormitory residents will find condoms in vending machines alongside snacks and soft drinks. The 2013-14 is the first full school year with condom-stocked machines in campus dorms, according...