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  • Detroit hit man says he, not teen, responsible for drug house slayings

    Detroit hit man says he, not teen, responsible for drug house slayings
    An imprisoned hit man has signed a chilling affidavit taking responsibility for four murders at a Detroit drug house in a renewed effort to free a young man who pleaded guilty to the same killings at age 15, attorneys said Wednesday. Davontae Sanford...
  • Next UM president Dr. Julio Frenk set to meet with coaches

    Next UM president Dr. Julio Frenk set to meet with coaches
    Minutes after being introduced as the new president of the University of Miami,┬áHarvard dean Dr. Julio Frenk was asked about his vision for the school — outside of a national championship for the Hurricanes football team. And Frenk, a former...
  • Almanac

    May 19, 1915 Louis Chevrolet, the French-American daredevil auto driver, has returned to the automobile racing game after an absence of five years. Chevrolet until 1910 was considered one of the country's premier pilots. In the Vanderbilt of that year...
  • Va. student earns admission to all eight Ivy League schools (and a few more, too)

    Even at the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, a top-ranked magnet school in Alexandria, Va., senior Pooja Chandrashekar stands out among her brainiac peers. She's got a 4.57 grade-point average, scored a 2390 (out of 2400) on...
  • Raritan River Concert explores early guitar work

    By the mid-19th century, most Europe capitals were experiencing a period of prosperity. A growing middle class found it had both the time and means to pursue cultural diversions, including music, played on household instruments in private homes and...
  • Andrew graduate Kelly Christner turns into star for powerhouse Michigan

    Andrew graduate Kelly Christner turns into star for powerhouse Michigan
    When Kelly Christner chose to continue her softball career at the University of Michigan, she did so with the understanding that she likely would not play much during her freshman season. Rather than lament the lack of playing time in 2014, the Tinley...
  • Ben Carson: Fix economy to address poverty

    Ben Carson: Fix economy to address poverty
    Dr. Ben Carson, the retired Hopkins neurosurgeon who announced his presidential campaign this week, returned to Baltimore on Thursday to tell community leaders here that the way to relieve tensions with police and help impoverished neighborhoods is to fix...
  • Scientists blame you for limited political viewpoints in your Facebook feed

    Scientists blame you for limited political viewpoints in your Facebook feed
    People who use social networking sites like Facebook to "curate" the news they see wind up reading stories that largely fit their worldview and rarely challenge their beliefs or broaden their perspectives, according to a new study. That's not entirely...
  • Singular "they": the editors' decision

    When the editors of the Associated Press Stylebook announced to the American Copy Editors Society that the stylebook was dropping the over/more than distinction, there was a great outcry from editors and journalism professors who felt that the props had...
  • O.C. firm Corinthian Colleges files for bankruptcy protection

     O.C. firm Corinthian Colleges files for bankruptcy protection
    Over two decades, Corinthian Colleges Inc. grew from a small collection of trade schools into a publicly traded powerhouse with more than 100 campuses and 110,000 students in 2010. On Monday, the Santa Ana company filed for bankruptcy, a week after...
  • A 3-D-printed airway splint cures babies, then disappears

    A 3-D-printed airway splint cures babies, then disappears
    At the University of Michigan, printers spit out problem sets and term papers. Now there’s one that makes biodegradable medical devices, allowing babies with a potentially fatal condition to grow up and live a normal life. The new device is...