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  • William Zinsser dies at 92; author of bestselling 'On Writing Well'

    William Zinsser had been a writer and editor for 30 years, covering subjects as varied as shad running in the Hudson River and the Mau-Mau revolt in Kenya, when he complained to his wife that his well had gone dry. She had a brilliant idea: "You...
  • Study: With goats, chickens, program helps poorest get by

    The very poorest of the poor can be helped with a program that includes providing goats, sheep, chickens or other livestock and training in how to make money from them, a large six-nation study concludes. That approach didn't wipe out poverty for...
  • Authors Jodi Picoult And Daughter Talk About New Romance Novel

    Authors Jodi Picoult And Daughter Talk About New Romance Novel
    Popular novelist Jodi Picoult and her daughter and co-author, Samantha van Leer, will speak Tuesday, May 19, at 6 p.m., at First Congregational Church, 26 Meetinghouse Lane, Madison, in a program presented by R.J. Julia Booksellers of Madison. Picoult and...
  • Peter Gay dies at 91; historian of secular Western thought

    Peter Gay, a popular and prize-winning historian who meticulously traced the rise of secular Western thought, from a prize-winning history of the Enlightenment to a best-selling biography of Sigmund Freud, has died. Gay died Tuesday at his home in...
  • Clinton: Nation needs to fix broken immigration system

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that any immigration overhaul must include a path to "full and equal citizenship," drawing a sharp contrast with Republicans who have promoted providing a legal status or blocked...
  • Black professor who criticized white males has Michigan ties

    A University of Michigan graduate criticized for tweets about white males received her PhD in sociology and women's studies and focused some of her research on race, gender and men. Incoming Boston University professor Saida Grundy has said she regrets...
  • William Zinsser, author of 'On Writing Well,' dies at 92

    William Zinsser, the much-consulted teacher, author, journalist and essayist whose million-selling book "On Writing Well" championed the craft of nonfiction and inspired professionals and amateurs to express themselves more concisely and vividly, died...
  • Private equity CEO gives Yale $150 million for campus center

    An alumnus who said Yale University changed his life has given the Ivy League school a near-record $150 million to fund a new student and campus center. The gift from financier and alumnus Stephen Schwarzman, co-founder and CEO of the private equity firm...
  • College Waitlist: When You're Not In, Or Out

    College Waitlist: When You're Not In, Or Out
    It's probably the most unsettling outcome in the college admissions process: the notification that you're neither in, nor out, but wait-listed. "It's the worst thing they can do to a student because of the intense amount of added stress it puts on...
  • Relatives Of Students Missing In Mexico Rally In Hartford

    Relatives Of Students Missing In Mexico Rally In Hartford
    HARTFORD (AP) — Relatives of some of the 43 students who disappeared last September in Mexico are visiting Connecticut this week, holding rallies to bring attention to their cause and what they describe as human rights abuses on both sides of the...
  • 2 Valencia students wins Jack Kent Cooke scholarships

    2 Valencia students wins Jack Kent Cooke scholarships
    Two students at Valencia College have won Jack Kent Cooke Foundation scholarships, which awards students up to $40,000 per year to cover the cost of completing their undergraduate education. Faith Culhane, 30, an honors nursing student from Kissimmee,...