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  • George Washington U. opens $275M science, engineering hall

    George Washington University has opened a massive new Science and Engineering Hall, representing its aspirations to become a major research university. The $275 million hall formally opened Wednesday. Totaling 500,000 square feet, the new hall is the...
  • A sampling of editorials from around New York

    The New York Daily News on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's policy regarding deletion of emails. March 2. As state attorney general, Andrew Cuomo saw for himself how helpful emails could be in exposing truth and bringing wrongdoers to justice. Incriminating...
  • Robert E. Lee embraces Virginia at the expense of the country he loved in 'The Man Who Would Not Be Washington'

    "The Man Who Would Not Be Washington: Robert E. Lee's Civil War and His Decision that Changed American History" by Jonathan Horn; Scribner (384 pages, $28) Secession was treason, Robert E. Lee wrote to his oldest son in January 1861, shortly before...
  • New US Archives exhibit offers contrasting views on alcohol

    While many things have changed throughout American history, alcohol has remained a constant from the earliest European settlers. Now the National Archives is exploring the nation's long history with booze. An exhibit opening Friday offers visitors a look...
  • Clinton's private email use ran counter to Obama's records push, experts say

    WASHINGTON Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email account while she was secretary of state may not have broken the law, but it exposed her to hacking and ran counter to the Obama administration's policy of preserving electronic records. Security...
  • Would you want a college drop-out in the White House?

    OK, here goes. I've no doubt that this column will probably generate more hate mail than any other I've written, much of it from my own friends. Maybe even my wife. But I'll say it right up front: I would not vote for any candidate for president, Democrat...
  • In Illinois stop, Chris Christie points to 'abject failure' in Oval Office

    In Illinois stop, Chris Christie points to 'abject failure' in Oval Office
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, giving a fundraising speech in the northwest suburbs Thursday, described Americans as being anxious because of "an absolute, abject failure in the Oval Office." The likely 2016 presidential candidate was the keynote...
  • Rare book collection worth $300 million largest gift ever to Princeton

    Rare book collection worth $300 million largest gift ever to Princeton
    A remarkable collection of rare books valued at $300 million has been donated to Princeton, the university announced Tuesday. The collection is the largest gift ever received by the university. The gift was made by William H. Scheide, a philanthropist...
  • 'Book of Negroes' is a compelling look at a slave's journey

    'Book of Negroes' is a compelling look at a slave's journey
    As a handsome period miniseries, "The Book of Negroes," which premieres Monday on BET and continues through Wednesday, is a first for a network whose original offerings have often seemed something less than ambitious. That the miniseries is Canadian-made,...
  • Poll finds Christie's approval sinks to record low at home

    Poll finds Christie's approval sinks to record low at home
    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie has sunk to new lows in the eyes of New Jersey residents. As he works to lay the groundwork for an expected 2016 presidential bid, his favorability rating at home has dropped to its lowest point,...
  • Broward County to open cold weather shelters

    Broward County to open cold weather shelters
    Because "feels-like" temperatures are forecast to drop into the mid-40s Friday and Saturday nights, Broward County will open its cold weather shelters. The shelters will be open as of 6:30 p.m. both nights. Homeless persons are asked to report to the...