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  • 17-Year-Old Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools Leaning Toward Yale

    17-Year-Old Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools Leaning Toward Yale
    ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) - Elmont High School senior Harold Ekeh had a plan - he would apply to 13 colleges, including all eight Ivy League schools, figuring it would help his chances of getting into at least one great school. It worked. And then some. The...
  • 17-year-old NY student accepted at all 8 Ivy League schools

    Elmont High School senior Harold Ekeh had a plan — he would apply to 13 colleges, including all eight Ivy League schools, figuring it would help his chances of getting into at least one great school. It worked. And then some. The teenager from Long...
  • Retracted Rolling Stone story is rare demerit for its Philadelphia-based writer

    Retracted Rolling Stone story is rare demerit for its Philadelphia-based writer
    The retracted Rolling Stone article about an apparently fictional gang rape at the University of Virginia is a blemish on an otherwise illustrious career for the journalist who wrote it. Freelance writer Sabrina Rubin Erdely has made a living out of...
  • Retracted Rolling Stone story is rare demerit for its writer

    The retracted Rolling Stone article about an apparently fictional gang rape at the University of Virginia is a blemish on an otherwise illustrious career for the journalist who wrote it. Freelance writer Sabrina Rubin Erdely has made a living out of...
  • Harvard, Yale, Berkeley among top 10 college museums, CollegeRank says

    Harvard, Yale, Berkeley among top 10 college museums, CollegeRank says
    In the wake of the Duke/Wisconsin Final 4 matchup, here's a new college ranking, one that points to something with cultural heft: the top 50 college museums in the United States.  University of California, Berkeley -- with six natural history museums at...
  • SoCal pianist Sean Chen wins Annenberg arts fellowship

    SoCal pianist Sean Chen wins Annenberg arts fellowship
    Southern California pianist Sean Chen has won a $100,000 award, one of five 2015 grants announced Tuesday by the Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing and Visual Arts. The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania...
  • Brain knows how to stop thinking, start learning

    Brain knows how to stop thinking, start learning
    Anyone who's ever learned music probably remembers reaching a point when they just played without "thinking" about the notes.  It turns out that a little bit of disconnect goes a long way in learning motor tasks, according to a study published online...
  • Son of billionaire casino magnate Neil Bluhm invests in competitor

    Son of billionaire casino magnate Neil Bluhm invests in competitor
    The son of Chicago billionaire Rivers Casino owner Neil Bluhm and one of his top executives have invested in a rival video gaming operation even as the elder Bluhm backs a campaign to rein in video poker's growth in Illinois. Unite Here, a national hotel...
  • Thomas Gray lived six days, but his life has lasting impact

    PHILADELPHIA When she found out early in her pregnancy that one of her identical twins would die at birth, Sarah Gray began a five-year journey that culminated last week in Philadelphia. She had to carry the sick baby to term in order to protect his...
  • Budsies bring kids' drawings to life

    Budsies bring kids' drawings to life
    Alex Furmansky didn't want to keep seeing his little sister's drawings go from their days of glory on the refrigerator door to dark days in a basement box. So he launched a company to bring them to life. Budsies, based in Lake Worth, turns children'...
  • Hopkins faces $1B lawsuit over role in government study that gave subjects STDs

    Hopkins faces $1B lawsuit over role in government study that gave subjects STDs
    Nearly 800 former research subjects and their families filed a billion-dollar lawsuit Wednesday against the Johns Hopkins University, blaming the institution for its role in 1940s government experiments in Guatemala that infected hundreds with syphilis,...