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  • Degree of Deception: When a Doctorate is Just a Credit Card Away

    Degree of Deception: When a Doctorate is Just a Credit Card Away
    When I finally made the decision to pursue my Ph.D., I faced an immediate dilemma: Should I fork over the extra $75 to graduate summa cum laude with a nearly perfect GPA?
  • Rejecting Affordable Housing Speeds Connecticut's Decline

    Rejecting Affordable Housing Speeds Connecticut's Decline
    Many residents of Westport breathed a sigh of relief earlier this month as the Westport Inn, a two-story hotel, was sold to a Stamford-based real estate investment group that plans to maintain it as an inn. The future of the Inn had become a flash point...

    DNA records effects of conquest, slave trade in the Americas

    DNA records effects of conquest, slave trade in the Americas
    The Internet and modern genetics have been a pair of high-wattage searchlights slicing through one of the darkest periods of modern human history: more than three centuries of conquest, slave trade and population displacement in the Americas. Historians...

    Guardian newspaper names Katharine Viner new editor-in-chief

    The Guardian newspaper on Friday appointed Katharine Viner, currently editor of Guardian U.S., its new editor-in-chief. Viner is only the 12th editor in the Guardian's 194-year history and the first woman to hold the post. She replaces Alan Rusbridger,...

    Malcolm Fraser dies at 84; became Australian leader in constitutional crisis

    Malcolm Fraser dies at 84; became Australian leader in constitutional crisis
    Malcolm Fraser, the former Australian prime minister who was notoriously catapulted to power by a constitutional crisis that left the nation bitterly divided, died Friday. He was 84. "It is with deep sadness that we inform you that after a brief illness...