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  • U.S. 'overreaching' in piracy case against Somali, judge says

    WASHINGTON — When is a pirate not a pirate? A federal court may provide an answer in a trial that opened in Washington this week of a Somali official who helped win release of a hijacked Danish cargo ship and crew for $1.7 million ransom, but...
  • Recent UConn Graduates' App Matches Partiers, Sober Drivers

    Recent UConn Graduates' App Matches Partiers, Sober Drivers
    When Sobrio's co-founders gave their business pitch at Connecticut's Innovation Summit a year ago, they were a bit intimidated. After all, Tom Bachant and Nadav Ullman were both undergraduates at the University of Connecticut. Sobrio, which uses a...
  • Bros filling the void — with 'My Little Pony'

    Bros filling the void — with 'My Little Pony'
    The last thing I want to do is enrage thousands of young men across America who like to dress up in purple pony costumes. But I didn't know about the Bronies. "Don't you know about Bronies?" asked a friend. "It seems like every time I talk to you, you...
  • About Richard Clark

    About Richard Clark
    Dick Clark is the CEO and president of Clark Leadership Consulting, a national executive coaching and strategic development firm. He has served in senior executive leadership positions for 40 years. Prior to launching Clark Leadership, Dick served...
  • Flavor-flipping neutrinos: Key to universe's anti-matter mystery?

    Flavor-flipping neutrinos: Key to universe's anti-matter mystery?
    Using an underground neutrino detector in Japan, physicists may have found the key to answering a fundamental question: Why does our universe, as we know it, exist at all? Scientists have caught tiny, ghostlike particles called neutrinos in the act of...
  • John C. 'Jack' Hornor, 68

    John C. 'Jack' Hornor, 68
    John C. "Jack" Hornor, a naval architect and marine surveyor who once inspected the Constellation to ensure the venerable ship was still seaworthy, died Oct. 1 of brain disease at Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 68. "Jack was an excellent...
  • Ann M. Rayner, Laureate director

    Ann M. Rayner, Laureate director
    Ann M. Rayner, who worked for Laureate Education Inc. in Baltimore for a decade, died Oct. 4 of brain cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. She was 53. Ann Marie Ritter was born in Waterloo, N.Y., and raised in Seneca Falls, N.Y., where she...
  • Do men and women view drunkenness the same way?

    Do men and women view drunkenness the same way?
    At what point would you consider someone to be just "tipsy" as opposed to "hammered" on alcohol? The answer, it turns out, depends on whether you're a man or a woman. In a study published online Wednesday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical &...
  • Story, science, and adventure

    Story, science, and adventure
    Science reporter Abby Olena was writing about researchers hunting microplastics in Lake Michigan. The Tribune photo desk separately sought to photograph a flotilla of tall ships inbound for Chicago. As it happened, a group of collaborating scientists...
  • Making earthquakes for science

    Making earthquakes for science
    Engineering researchers at the Johns Hopkins University plan to stir an earthquake this month, a temblor as powerful as the 1994 Northridge quake in Southern California — one of the costliest in U.S. history. It will hit at the University at...
  • Some new moms swear by consuming baby's placenta

     Some new moms swear by consuming baby's placenta
    Molly Halper never dreamed she'd consume her baby's placenta, an organ that serves as a link between mother and fetus and is usually discarded after birth. "My husband and I used to make jokes" about people who did that, said Halper, who lives in...