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  • Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad

    Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad
    He's getting sappy on college campuses, wringing his hands about his tuition savings plan and waxing nostalgic about his own years as an undergraduate. President Obama is hurtling toward a deadline that looms over him much like the end of his time in...
  • Why you crave junk food after smoking marijuana

    Why you crave junk food after smoking marijuana
    Researchers from Yale University believe they have deciphered the neurological mechanism that causes the "munchies," that inexplicable urge to eat that has led generations of marijuana users to consume untold numbers of nachos, Twinkies and Doritos. The...
  • New Pentagon head Ashton Carter sets priorities

    Ashton Carter was sworn in as the secretary of defense this week, taking the reins of Pentagon leadership from former Secretary Chuck Hagel. On Tuesday, he issued a message to the Department of Defense employees outlining his top priorities: protecting...
  • Why Legislate Sexual Consent For College Students Only?

    Why Legislate Sexual Consent For College Students Only?
    Under a newly proposed bill in the General Assembly, men and boys accused of sexual assault are one step closer to being presumed guilty until proven innocent. Originally, it was only in the court of public opinion that the possibility of innocence...
  • James Franco will bring lesser-known John Steinbeck book to screen

    James Franco will bring lesser-known John Steinbeck book to screen
    Actor and author James Franco, who is rapidly becoming the Energizer Bunny of cinema, has announced the main cast for yet another film: an adaptation of John Steinbeck's 1936 novel "In Dubious Battle." According to the Hollywood Reporter, shooting on...
  • Alleged Sexual Assaults Reported To Yale Police

    Alleged Sexual Assaults Reported To Yale Police
    NEW HAVEN — Yale University police received two reports of alleged sexual assaults on campus last week, according to university officials. The first was reported Tuesday. According to a community alert from Yale Police Chief Ronnell A. Higgins,...
  • Music That Inspired Whistler In New Haven

    Music That Inspired Whistler In New Haven
    They didn't call him Whistler for nothing. The great mother-painter James Abbott McNeill Whistler loved music. Yale students will perform "Musical Arrangements That Inspired Whistler," Jan. 29, 5:30 p.m. at Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St.,...
  • Sandy Hook report avoids naming killer, omits his mother from victims list

    Sandy Hook report avoids naming killer, omits his mother from victims list
    With final edits and approvals, members of a commission writing a report on the Newtown, Conn., school massacre have begun to think about the impact their work will have on parents of victims and surviving children, as well as people who might read the...
  • Young Newport News cellist Sterling Elliott makes a splash in Cleveland

    Young cellist Sterling Elliott of Newport News grabbed some national attention last month as soloist with the Cleveland Orchestra. Last year, Elliott won the Sphinx Competition, a national contest open to young African-American and Latino string...
  • Police Tense When Stopping Suspects

    Police Tense When Stopping Suspects
    Very often police are criticized for the manner in which they stop suspects who complain that the officers drew their side arms and, in some cases, ordered them to lie down. We recognize the fear this may cause, especially if it turns out the suspect...
  • Sandy Hook Panel Nears Final Report, Decides To List 26 Victims

    Sandy Hook Panel Nears Final Report, Decides To List 26 Victims
    HARTFORD – With final edits and approvals, members of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission have begun to think about the impact their report on the Newtown school massacre will have on parents of victims and surviving children, as well as people who...