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  • 'Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse' and other strange but real college courses

    'Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse' and other strange but real college courses
    If you went to college or are in college as you read this, chances are you've taken at least one course considered a "easy A." From taking walking to fulfill a physical education requirement to music appreciation to fill an art requirement, most...
  • Hopkins sent out erroneous acceptance emails

    Hopkins sent out erroneous acceptance emails
    The Johns Hopkins University sent 294 erroneous acceptance emails Sunday to students who had previously been told they were denied admission, school officials said Wednesday. The school discovered the gaffe later on Sunday, then sent out apology emails,...
  • Jury selection begins in Boston Marathon bombing trial

    Jury selection begins in Boston Marathon bombing trial
    Some of the prospective jurors who could decide Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's fate got their first look Monday at the young man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon, and they seemed transfixed by the sight of the shaggy-haired 21-year-old. Tsarnaev, for his...
  • Friend of accused Boston bomber pleads guilty to gun, drug charges

    Friend of accused Boston bomber pleads guilty to gun, drug charges
    A high school friend of the accused Boston Marathon bombers pleaded guilty on Friday to charges including having possessed a gun that prosecutors contend the suspects used to shoot dead a university police officer as they tried to flee the city....
  • Jury selection expected to take weeks in Boston Marathon bombing trial

    As some prospective jurors got their first look at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the young man accused of bombing the renowned Boston Marathon, it became clear that choosing a jury in the closely watched terror case would not be a quick or simple process. U.S....
  • A better headline for 'Obamacare'

    While I was shopping for more affordable health care insurance, I found out the pain I had in my hip was arthritis. It was then that I was denied health care coverage because of a pre-existing condition. So I called my congressman to grouse and he got...
  • Berliner: When it comes to leadership, just do it

    I like Nike’s “Just do it!” slogan. It reminds me to stop procrastinating and get on with whatever IT is. In terms of effective leadership, I recommend the same approach. Sound familiar? Let’s say that, due to severe pain (the...
  • U.S., IOC presidents call Boston "strong" bid for 2024

    U.S., IOC presidents call Boston "strong" bid for 2024
    Both the President of the United States and the President of the International Olympic Committee used the word "strong” in reacting to Boston’s choice as the U.S. candidate for the 2024 Summer Olympics, while the Boston 2024 bid leader...
  • Obama Faces Rising States' Rights Challenge

    Obama Faces Rising States' Rights Challenge
    Scott Pruitt enjoyed owning a AAA baseball team in Oklahoma City, but he is having as much fun as Oklahoma's attorney general, and one of the Obama administration's most tenacious tormentors. The second existential challenge to the Affordable Care Act...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Ex-Phoebus star Troy Williams of Indiana named National Player of Week

    COLLEGES: Men's basketball: Indiana sophomore Troy Williams, a 6-foot-7 former Phoebus High standout, was named the National Player of the Week by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and ESPN.com. He collected career-highs of 22 points and 11...
  • Who's been naughty and nice in 2014

    Who's been naughty and nice in 2014
    It's not only Santa who makes lists and checks them twice. Editorial writers do too. Here's who's getting coal and who's getting candy from us in 2014. Nice: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), for doggedly insisting on the release of the 499-page...