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  • Wesleyan Wins Praise For Its Handling Of Fatal Shooting And Its Aftermath

    Wesleyan Wins Praise For Its Handling Of Fatal Shooting And Its Aftermath
    Hundreds of Wesleyan students were converging on Foss Hill for Spring Fling last Wednesday when university officials learned that Johanna Justin-Jinich lay fatally wounded in an off-campus bookstore — and that the gunman was still at large....
  • Kidnapped San Bernardino boy found in Mexico

    Kidnapped San Bernardino boy found in Mexico
    Two weeks after being kidnapped from his San Bernardino home by armed intruders, 3-year-old Briant Rodriguez was found wandering the streets of Mexicali, Mexico, and returned safely to his mother Saturday. "It was a very beautiful thing," said San...
  • In Baltimore, expulsions are forever

    In Baltimore, expulsions are forever
    Everard Grant knows his 16-year-old stepson made a huge mistake when he lit a poster on fire at his Baltimore high school. But he doesn't think he deserves to be shut out of the city's public schools forever. The boy, Tyrone Jamison, is one of 34...
  • Take! in the scenery

    CHARLES CITY COUNTY Chickahominy Wildlife Management Area. Bird-watching, hunting, fishing, shooting range, public boat access. Route 5 and Chickahominy River. 804-829-5336 GLOUCESTER COUNTY Gloucester County Parks and Recreation. 804-693-2355....
  • Effectiveness of statins called into question

    Effectiveness of statins called into question
    As the world's most-prescribed class of medications, statins indisputably qualify for the commercial distinction of "blockbuster." About 24 million Americans take the drugs — marketed under such commercial names as Pravachol, Mevacor, Lipitor, Zocor...
  • Finally, the ritual is legally theirs

    For The Record: Roman Catholic bishops: An article about gay marriage in Tuesday's Section A reported that L.A. Cardinal Roger Mahony and seven other Southern California Roman Catholic bishops reaffirmed their opposition to same-sex marriage. In...
  • American art gets a higher profile in U.S. museums

    American art gets a higher profile in U.S. museums
    Long the stepchild of a Eurocentric art world, American art is finding new favor at home as a growing number of institutions showcase work from Colonial times to World War II. Today, the Huntington in San Marino will join the Metropolitan Museum of Art...
  • Allman Brothers come home to Wanee

    Allman Brothers come home to Wanee
    It has been a star-studded stretch for the Allman Brothers Band, which seems to share the stage with some music legend almost every other night. There was, of course, the annual run earlier this year at the Beacon Theatre in New York, where the guest...
  • Preview: Summer classical music and dance

    Preview: Summer classical music and dance
    In Los Angeles, classical music and dance don't take a summer vacation, as happens in some other major cities. In fact, summer provides some of the best opportunities to catch world-class musicians and dancers at settings as big as the Hollywood Bowl...
  • MORE: Rosemont College Area Graduates, 2009

    Rosemont College graduated more than 280 students at its 86th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 16, 2009. The college, located 11 miles west of Philadelphia, is comprised of three schools: Undergrads, Graduate and Professional Studies. Area...
  • With crime in decline, a fragile sense of hope

    With crime in decline, a fragile sense of hope
    The boys had made no effort to hide the shotgun, so it was found, loaded, right where they'd left it, on the top bunk in their bedroom, next to a pile of clothes and two school books, "Decimals" and "The Language of Literature." The LAPD had pulled up to...