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  • North Korea's growing economy and America's misconceptions about it

    The textile factories producing "made in China" goods from compounds just across the Yalu River from North Korea offer a glimpse into a hidden world that is helping North Korea's economy to thrive. Operated by North Koreans, the factories produce...
  • U.S. News names best grad schools for business, law, engineering

    U.S. News names best grad schools for business, law, engineering
    The University of Chicago, Northwestern and Illinois have some of the best graduate schools in the nation for business, law and engineering, according to a U.S. News and World Report list released Tuesday. U. of C. ranked fourth among law schools,...
  • Carjack victim describes harrowing ride with Boston bombers

    A carjacking victim on Thursday described his harrowing ride at gunpoint with the Boston Marathon bombers three days after the attack and the moment he made the terrifying decision to bolt from the car. Dun Meng, a Chinese national who moved to the U.S....
  • Bigger crashes promised in 2nd run of Large Hadron Collider

    Scientists will soon debut the blockbuster sequel to the so-called Big Bang Machine, which already found the elusive Higgs Boson. They're promising nearly twice the energy and far more violent particle crashes this time around. After a two-year...
  • Carjacking victim describes harrowing ride with Boston bombers

    Carjacking victim describes harrowing ride with Boston bombers
    A carjacking victim on Thursday described his harrowing ride at gunpoint with the Boston Marathon bombers three days after the attack and the moment he made the terrifying decision to bolt from the car. Dun Meng, a Chinese national who moved to the U.S....
  • Baker fills 2 open seats on health connector board

    Gov. Charlie Baker has named two new members to the board overseeing the state's health connector. Mark Gaunya (GON'-yah) and Rina Vertes (REE'-nah VEHR'-tes) took their seats at a board meeting Thursday. They fill two of the positions that opened last...
  • Connections: Former Winter Park standout makes most of time at MIT

    Connections: Former Winter Park standout makes most of time at MIT
    Since leaving Winter Park as a two-time all-area water polo Player of the Year, Ory Tasman has been busy. As a freshman at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he saw a lecture given by the Dalai Lama, which he called "the biggest non-athletic...
  • Boston Marathon trial: Chief's last words to slain officer: 'Be safe'

    Boston Marathon trial: Chief's last words to slain officer: 'Be safe'
    The chief of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Police Department has testified that he told Officer Sean Collier to "be safe" about an hour before prosecutors say he was killed by the Boston Marathon bombers. John DiFava testified Wednesday...
  • Witness IDs Tsarnaev as man near slain MIT officer's cruiser

    A Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate student on Wednesday identified Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as the man he saw leaning in to the police cruiser of an MIT officer who was fatally shot three days after the bombings. Nathan...
  • Dittmann: Coastline film festival focuses on kids

    Dittmann: Coastline film festival focuses on kids
    The best independent children's films from around the world, plus silent movie classics, a screening of films made by young filmmakers and a panel discussion about film storyline development are just part of the fifth annual Coastline Children's Film...
  • Technology is raising a high bar for high-end mixology

    Technology is raising a high bar for high-end mixology
    Want that cocktail shaken, not stirred? How about centrifuged? These days, it's possible as high-tech tools shake things up behind the bar with a razzle-dazzle flair that could make even an old fashioned feel newfangled. Take the Highlander, a cocktail...