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  • Influx of Chinese students into U.S. may be tapering off

    Influx of Chinese students into U.S. may be tapering off
    For years, soaring numbers of Chinese graduate students in the U.S. have been a boon for American universities and local economies, especially in places like Southern California. But it looks like the influx could be slowing. Admission offers from U....
  • Smartphone kill switch mandate raises privacy, civil liberty concerns

    WASHINGTON Megan Boken was chatting with her mom on her new iPhone on August 18, 2012, when a thief shot her dead on the street in St. Louis, Mo. He wanted the 23-year-old's smartphone. A new law signed in California this week is designed to eliminate...
  • Hartford Teen Missing Since Monday

    Hartford Teen Missing Since Monday
    HARTFORD – The14-year-old city girl who disappeared from her home on Natalie Street on Monday still has not been located, police said Friday afternoon. Jillian Burgos was last seen by her father around 2 p.m. when she asked to go outside. Her...
  • Officials in Md., Va. investigate report that 164 voted in both states

    Officials in Md., Va. investigate report that 164 voted in both states
    The State Board of Elections has alerted the Office of the State Prosecutor to a report that 164 people voted in both Maryland and Virginia in the November 2012 presidential election, in violation of the law. Election officials confirmed Thursday that...
  • South Africa denies Dalai Lama visa again

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa has denied a visa to the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader, for the third time in five years, one of his representatives said on Thursday, intensifying speculation about the extent of Beijing's sway over Pretoria....
  • Innocent man jailed and someone should be held accountable

    News item in Thursday's edition of The Morning Call: Two brothers were released after spending more than 30 years in prison in North Carolina for crimes they never committed — the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl. As reported in that and...
  • Indictment: 290 Chinese defrauded in visa scheme

    Indictment: 290 Chinese defrauded in visa scheme
    A Chicago man fraudulently raised $160 million from Chinese nationals who invested in his purported plan to build a convention center complex with hotels near O'Hare International Airport, the U.S. attorney's office in Chicago announced Wednesday....
  • Kevin Hunt: Retailers With The Worst Branded Credit Cards

    Kevin Hunt: Retailers With The Worst Branded Credit Cards
    Shoppers know they can find deals every week at Zales, Office Depot, Staples and Best Buy. Yet these same stores also offer some of the worst deals in the retail world — branded credit cards with annual percentage rates that exceed 25 percent. The...
  • U.S. startups get OK for smartphone-based heart tracking

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - For a growing U.S. aging population, tracking heart health via a smartphone can mean the difference between life and death. This week, two Silicon Valley startups received a green-light from the U.S. Food and Drug...
  • Easton Hospital's parent company says personal data of 4.5M patients stolen in Chinese cyberattack

    Easton Hospital's parent company says personal data of 4.5M patients stolen in Chinese cyberattack
    Personal information on a number of Easton Hospital patients — including their names and Social Security numbers — was stolen in a cybertheft that likely originated in China, the hospital's parent company announced Monday. According to...
  • Trial scheduled for former school board member charged with fraud

    Trial scheduled for former school board member charged with fraud
    A former city school board member and city government worker who is accused of lying about his resume will be tried in court on fraud charges this fall. Anthony A. Hamilton, 35, who resigned from the school board as well as from the city's Health...