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  • Suu Kyi's U.S. visit may lead to more easing of sanctions on Myanmar

     
    Burma United States Obama Democracy: Myanmar democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi makes her first trip to U.S. in decades starting Monday....
  • Benjamin Netanyahu on ‘Meet the Press’ and ‘State of the Union’

     
    Rep. Nancy Pelosi speaks to the Democratic National Convention earlier this month. Photo credit: Harry E. Walker/MCT THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: Unrest in the Middle East will be a major topic on Sunday morning programs. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
  • Shinzo Abe, hawkish former Japanese leader, eyes return to power

     
    Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was elected as head of the Liberal Democratic Party, a move that could pave the way for the hawkish politician to return as the nation's leader if elections are called this fall....
  • Caltech tops list of world's universities

     
    The California Institute of Technology once again tops the ranks of the world’s best research universities, while University of California campuses at Berkeley and Los Angeles maintained their top 20 positions despite massive state funding cuts to...
  • Caltech named best research university in the world -- again

     
    Once again, the California Institute of Technology is ranked the best in the world. The Pasadena institution retained its ranking as the world’s best research university in the 2012-13 World University Rankings released this week by the Times Higher...
  • The mayor-elect's partner in life

    The mayor-elect's partner in life
    Midway through his election-night victory speech, Eric Garcetti turned toward the cluster of family on the stage behind him and invited his wife to step forward. He thanked her for "making our life work" under the stress of his run for mayor of Los...
  • Former Hopkins president Steven Muller dies

    Former Hopkins president Steven Muller dies
    Steven Muller, former president of the Johns Hopkins University and a major figure in American higher education, died Saturday of respiratory failure at his Washington home. He was 85. A refugee as a child from Nazi Germany who went on to earn a...
  • 'Silent Spring' echo still eloquent

    Mitt Romney wants to open up more federal lands and waters to drilling for oil and natural gas. His party is pushing, in the name of freedom and economic opportunity, to roll back a variety of environmental protections. Republicans, including U.S. Sen....
  • Don't trust Wikipedia on Anselm

    One of my recent posts on the unreliability of Wikipedia caught the eye of Edward Buckner, a medievalist, who shared with me a paper he has written about deficiencies in an Oxford University study of the reliability of Wikipedia. You may be aware of a...
  • A Group of New Haven Students Keeps Tabs on Terror Groups Around the Globe

    A Group of New Haven Students Keeps Tabs on Terror Groups Around the Globe
    You've probably never heard of the "Boko Haram." The name "D-Company" isn't likely to ring any bells either. Nor will the "Arauco Malleco Coordinating Group." The first is from Africa; the second from India; and the last from South America. They don't...
  • Elizabeth Williamson Is New Play Person at Hartford Stage

    Elizabeth Williamson Is New Play Person at Hartford Stage
    Elizabeth Williamson  is the new senior dramaturg and director of new play development at Hartfoird Stage. Williamson served the past four years as associate artistic director and literary manager for Pioneer Theatre Company in Salt Lake City, where...