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  • Yale alert: SWAT team on campus after report of gunman

    An emergency alert has been issued at Yale University after a report of a person with a gun on campus. The community has been told to shelter in place after the anonymous report was called in to New Haven, Conn., police. The alert said there had...
  • Yale gunman: Roommate intended to shoot people, caller tells police

    Yale gunman: Roommate intended to shoot people, caller tells police
    An anonymous caller told police his roommate was headed to Yale University in New Haven, Conn., to shoot people, and witnesses spotted a man with a shotgun or rifle in the area, prompting Monday's campus shutdown, police said. In a phone call that...
  • Yale locked down after gunman reported; many students away on break

    Yale locked down after gunman reported; many students away on break
    A report of a gunman on campus had Yale University hunkered down on alert Monday morning. "Confirmed report of person with a gun on/near Old Campus. SHELTER IN PLACE. This is NOT a test," the university said in its latest alert to the campus community...
  • Working for 'Peanuts'

    Working for 'Peanuts'
    Tom Everhart was teetering on the edge of despair in his East Village studio. It was the early 1980s, and his portfolio — courtesy of a fine-art education — contained various permutations of skeletons. Cartoons weren't his thing, but there...
  • Lockdown lifted at Yale after scare over report of gunman on campus

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- After the school massacres at Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech and Columbine, this has become, perhaps, the inexorable consequence of any threatening phone call. At Yale University, hours after an anonymous man called and warned a...
  • Yale professor with Los Angeles ties dies in police custody

    Yale professor with Los Angeles ties dies in police custody
    Police in New Haven, Conn., this week were investigating the death of a 34-year-old Yale professor while he was in jail over the weekend. Assistant English professor Samuel See -- a graduate of Cal State Bakersfield who also held a doctorate from UCLA...
  • Suspect in custody, weapons found after Connecticut campus scare

    Suspect in custody, weapons found after Connecticut campus scare
    For the second time in two weeks, a Connecticut university has been put on lockdown after officials received an alert about a possible gunman coming to campus. University of New Haven officials said Tuesday that a suspect was in custody and weapons...
  • Oxytocin boosts social acuity in children with autism, study indicates

    Oxytocin boosts social acuity in children with autism, study indicates
    Oxytocin, the "cuddle" hormone that makes mothers' milk flow, men faithful to their mates and even tough negotiators more trusting, also makes children with autism more attuned to social cues in others, a new study says. The study found that compared to...
  • Police: Connecticut student had AR-15, news clips on mass shootings

    Police: Connecticut student had AR-15, news clips on mass shootings
    A gun-carrying student who was arrested at the University of New Haven kept newspaper clippings about mass shootings in his home and a large ammunition cache in a padlocked bedroom, police said Wednesday. William Dong, 22, of Fairfield, Conn., was...
  • Grace Hopper, Amazing Grace of computer history, gets Google Doodle

    Grace Hopper, Amazing Grace of computer history, gets Google Doodle
    Grace Hopper, known as "the first lady of software," is celebrated for her computer genius, with a Google Doodle on what would have been her 107th birthday. The doodle would have been deeply appreciated by Grace Murray Hopper. She rose through the naval...
  • Polish repertory played by musicians who know the score

    If you are not familiar with the Meccorre String Quartet, you are not alone. This Polish classical music group is coming to Columbia as part of its first tour of North America. It performs for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 8 p.m....