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  • Rashi Fein dies at 88; economist considered a father of Medicare

    Rashi Fein dies at 88; economist considered a father of Medicare
    Rashi Fein, a Harvard economist considered one of the fathers of Medicare, who threw his intellectual and moral weight behind full, affordable healthcare for nearly seven decades, stretching from the Truman administration to the Obama presidency, died...
  • The Prospector: Laderrien Wilson carries heavy load for Osceola

    The Prospector: Laderrien Wilson carries heavy load for Osceola
    Laderrien Wilson doesn’t say much. He doesn’t have to. When the Kissimmee Osceola running back carries the football for the Kowboys, his actions say plenty. He’s a bruiser of a running back with speed to boot and he’s carrying...
  • Study finds drop in death rates from strokes

    Study finds drop in death rates from strokes
    Tel Aviv — Despite the significant reduction in the overall incidence and death rates from strokes in the United States over the past twenty years, more attention needs to be paid to specific age groups, a recent study found. The new research,...
  • Love Story: Split-Second Kiss Sparks Lifelong Love

    Love Story: Split-Second Kiss Sparks Lifelong Love
    "The whole place started spinning around us. I was in a daze. I don't know what's happening," Sarah Muscella said of her first night in France on a high school music tour. "I think we were all running on adrenalin" after staying up all night on their...
  • Boynton artist selected for 63rd annual All Florida Exhibition

    Since relocating to Boynton Beach this year from Lexington, Ky., to begin her new position as assistant professor of art at Florida Atlantic University, Sharon Lee Hart has become fascinated by the sea. "Not as in fun in the sun," the photographer is...
  • Antidepressants & self-harm: For those under 24, initial dose matters

    Antidepressants & self-harm: For those under 24, initial dose matters
    About a decade after the Food and Drug Administration first warned that antidepressant medications increase the risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in children, new research has found that kids and young adults starting on high doses of...
  • U. of C., Knox College among schools being investigated for handling of sex cases

    U. of C., Knox College among schools being investigated for handling of sex cases
    The University of Chicago and Knox College are among 55 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints, according to a list released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education. Both schools have...
  • As college presidents earn big bucks, students pay more and get less

     As college presidents earn big bucks, students pay more and get less
    Each spring, as college graduates collect their diplomas and their first student loan payment slips, the Chronicle of Higher Education publishes its list of public university presidents collecting the biggest paychecks. Median salaries were up 5% for...
  • After 54 years, Dick Tyson is ready for retirement

    After 54 years, Dick Tyson is ready for retirement
    NEWPORT NEWS — His father was a mule dealer. His father's father was a mule dealer. But George Ella Tyson Jr., who has always gone by Dick, wasn't interested in the family business — no offense to the family, or mules, for that matter. "I...
  • Closing the gender gap [Commentary]

    Closing the gender gap [Commentary]
    Recent executive orders from the White House have rekindled a decades-long debate about gender pay disparities that persist in corporate America. Some blame the gap on lingering workplace biases that protect the "C suite" senior executives as the domain...
  • Thurston teacher honored for being an inspiration

    Thurston Middle School Spanish teacher Dave Dixon is going out in style. Dixon, who has taught at Thurston for 25 years, has earned the Laguna Beach Unified School District's Teacher of the Year award for 2014-15, capping a career defined by helping and...