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  • Study: Scant Evidence That Medical Pot Helps Many Illnesses

    Study: Scant Evidence That Medical Pot Helps Many Illnesses
    CHICAGO (AP) — Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive analysis of research on its potential benefits. The strongest evidence is for chronic pain...
  • Clinical trials launching to combat advanced skin cancer

    PHOENIX, Ariz. Mayo Clinic and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) are helping launch a national clinical trial that will apply the latest in precision medicine to treat advanced melanoma skin cancer. The study leverages advances in...
  • In quest to raise $6 billion, USC runs a massive fundraising machine

    In quest to raise $6 billion, USC runs a massive fundraising machine
    USC President C. L. Max Nikias was 1,400 miles from the Los Angeles campus, but he knew just how to appeal to his audience. In a swanky hotel ballroom, he told the crowd of alumni and donors that Texas had become the largest feeder of students to USC...
  • NYC mayor's son and campaign star graduates from high school

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who was propelled to office in part by a campaign ad featuring his son talking about racial injustice, spoke at the teenager's graduation ceremony on Friday and returned to that theme, imploring students not to give in to...
  • After doubting, economists find China is killing US factory jobs

    WASHINGTON A generation of economists trained to believe that trade had little to do with the long decline in high-paying U.S. factory jobs is changing its mind. Their findings are likely to fuel the opposition within President Barack Obama's own...
  • Yale alumnus gives $4M to convert auditorium to gem exhibit

    The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History's auditorium is being converted into a mineral and gem exhibit thanks to a $4 million donation. The gift comes courtesy of David Friend, founder of Web-based backup company Carbonite. Friend graduated from Yale...
  • Quiet Corner Initiative focuses on forests

    The small towns that make up the northeastern portion of Connecticut are less urbanized than most of the state, with an abundance of farmland, rivers, streams and forests. It's no wonder the area has been nicknamed Connecticut's "Quiet Corner." The...
  • Constantine Kutson, chemist

    Constantine Kutson, chemist
    Constantine Kutson, a retired state chemist who analyzed highway paints and was a leader in his church, died of cardiac arrest June 10 at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 95. Born in Weirton, W.Va., he was...
  • New in paperbacks: 'The Silkworm' by Robert Galbraith

    New in paperbacks: 'The Silkworm' by Robert Galbraith
    The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling), Mulholland, 456 pages, $18 Private detective Cormoran Strike is called to investigate the disappearance of novelist Owen Quine, who recently finished a manuscript featuring poisonous depictions of...
  • James Patterson, Author Festival Among Book Events

    James Patterson, Author Festival Among Book Events
    With more than 300 million copies of his books in print and more than 10 million e-books sold, James Patterson has been called the world's best-selling author. On Wednesday, June 17, at 7:30 p.m., at Immanuel Congregational Church, 10 Woodland St.,...
  • 3 VIP speakers, 8 speeches: What will the grads remember?

    Graduation season is winding down. The caps and gowns are being tossed aside, the diplomas propped on the mantle. Already, memories of commencement speeches are getting fuzzy, even some of those delivered by big-name speakers. But among the eight...