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  • Baltimore police should revamp misconduct probes, audit says

    Baltimore police should revamp misconduct probes, audit says
    Even as the Baltimore Police Department faces criticism over its handling of an officer caught on video punching a suspect, an outside audit of the Internal Affairs Division has raised questions about the thoroughness and fairness of the agency's misconduct investigations.
  • For mass murderer Michael Ballard, a case of live or let die?

    For mass murderer Michael Ballard, a case of live or let die?
    James Connell, a public defender for mass murderer Michael Eric Ballard, says he believes every life is worth living. Yet, he is willing to help Ballard in his desire to waive his appeals and be put to death for massacring four people in a Northampton...

    Carnegie Mellon University punter, engineering student researches helmet safety

    During the first Carnegie Mellon University football practice of the 2013 season, three players received concussions, one of which eventually ended a player's career on the gridiron. That practice inspired starting punter Thomas Healy, who is also a...

    Travel books: Tracing the supernatural

    Travel books: Tracing the supernatural
    "Guide to the World's Supernatural Places" National Geographic, $26 Here's the perfect travel book as Halloween draws near. In this richly illustrated homage to all things spooky, author Sarah Bartlett has chosen more than 250 "spine-chilling"...

    MacArthur Foundation names 2014 fellows

    MacArthur Foundation names 2014 fellows
    From poets and playwrights to psychologists and computer scientists, the MacArthur Foundation on Tuesday night unveiled its list of 2014 fellows. Among the 21 fellows is Jennifer Eberhardt, 49, a social psychologist from Stanford University. Eberhardt...