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  • Search for Malaysian jet grows, but poor weather again forecast

    Search for Malaysian jet grows, but poor weather again forecast
    Ten ships and as many aircraft will search a swathe of the Indian Ocean west of Perth on Sunday, trying again to find some trace of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 after more than three weeks of fruitless and frustrating hunting. Numerous...
  • New dwarf planet in the Oort cloud changes picture of solar system

    New dwarf planet in the Oort cloud changes picture of solar system
    Astronomers searching for the faintest glimmers of light beyond distant Pluto say they’ve discovered a new dwarf planet – and that this planetoid’s movements hint that an invisible giant planet perhaps 10 times the size of Earth could be...
  • That favorite belt? Leave home without it when going on a trip

    Question: On March 7, I flew to Sacramento from L.A. for an overnight trip. I packed light — just a dress, belt, shoes, sweats, nightshirt, a bag of toiletries and my iPad. When I arrived at my hotel and opened my bag, there was a notice that the...
  • 25 baggage handlers may be tied to LAX luggage theft ring

    25 baggage handlers may be tied to LAX luggage theft ring
    An investigation into a baggage theft operation at Los Angeles International Airport has grown rapidly, and authorities now say as many as 25 baggage handler may ultimately be detained in the case. Police said the theft operation -- probably one of...
  • Taxing Colleges, Hospitals Won't Solve State's Problems

    Credit House Speaker Brendan Sharkey with taking on one of the most serious problems facing the state — its over-reliance on the property tax to pay for government services. This antiquated system sets town against town, increases sprawl and...
  • Merry MagicBands! Disney passholder packages reveal facts

    Merry MagicBands! Disney passholder packages reveal facts
    Disney World annual passholders are finding MagicBands in their mailboxes, ushering in a new phase of the long-term testing of the company's billion-dollar reservation system. Inside the packaging are instructions on how to wear them ("Mickey facing up")...
  • Gregory White Smith dies at 62; co-wrote Jackson Pollock biography

    Gregory White Smith, a Harvard-trained lawyer, businessman, philanthropist and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer who raised hackles in the art world with an intensely psychological examination of the life and work of Jackson Pollock, has died. He was 62....
  • Glen Stassen dies at 78; took a biblical approach to peace activism

    Glen Stassen, a Christian ethicist who left a budding career in nuclear physics to study theology and who went on to develop a biblically based framework for peace activism, has died. He was 78. Stassen, the son of former Minnesota Gov. Harold Stassen,...
  • USF researchers analyzing remains found at defunct Florida reform school

    USF researchers analyzing remains found at defunct Florida reform school
    University of South Florida forensic anthropologists are learning more about the identities of remains found months ago from a hidden cemetery at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, the state's longest running reform school. According to the Tampa Bay...
  • Student suspended for asking Miss America to prom

    Instead of a fantasy date, a high-school senior got suspended for three and a half days for asking Miss America Nina Davuluri to prom when she hosted a question-and-answer session at his Pennsylvania school, reports time.com.  Patrick Farves, a senior...
  • Property Tax On Colleges Is A Bad Idea

    Connecticut has had various efforts to reform its property tax structure but few changes have been made. One change, however, enacted in 1978, continues to put Connecticut in a "best in class" position. That is the Payment in Lieu of Taxes program,...