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  • North Shore 'Jeopardy!' champ could still come back

    North Shore 'Jeopardy!' champ could still come back
    Julia Collins is still in the running to compete in the wild card round, show officials say. "Jeopardy!" champion Julia Collins may have been knocked out Wednesday from the Tournament of Champions, but fans shouldn't count the Kenilworth native out yet....
  • Students Build Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles

    Students Build Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles
    Students at John F. Kennedy Middle School in Enfield are constructing underwater remotely operated vehicles as part of the SeaPerch Challenge program. These vehicles, once complete, will be able to maneuver underwater through obstacles and collect items...
  • High-tech learning at Davie school

    High-tech learning at Davie school
    Eighth-graders in Nova Middle School's entrepreneurship program aren't only learning how to build a successful business, but also how to create Web-based applications to infuse into their plans. The technology component is being facilitated by 25 tablet...
  • Udacity raises $35 million for 'nanodegrees'

    Udacity raises $35 million for 'nanodegrees'
    Online-education company Udacity said Wednesday it had raised $35 million and was offering its first "nanodegree" course, which aims to teach a skill but at a fraction of the cost of a college degree. The credential aims to provide a way for students...
  • Frein manhunt: 'Striking similarities' to 5-year Olympic bomber search

    The circling helicopters haven’t found him. Neither have the tactical squads in the armored vehicles that have been rumbling up and down the rural mountain roads of eastern Pennsylvania. Fourteen days into the search for Eric Frein, hundreds of...
  • Caltech again ranked world's top research campus by British magazine

    Caltech again ranked world's top research campus by British magazine
    For the fourth year in a row, Caltech is being rated the best research university in the world by the Times Higher Education magazine of Great Britain, according to a survey released Wednesday. Three other California schools were in the journal’...
  • Geeks inherit the Earth, or at least the Dodgers front office

    Geeks inherit the Earth, or at least the Dodgers front office
    The nerds have officially taken over the world. Just give into it. All those guys who used to sit in the back of the classroom with their black horn-rimmed glasses, pocket calculators and clothes their mommies picked out? They run things now. They&...
  • Dodgers reportedly to hire Athletics' Farhan Zaidi as general manager

    Dodgers reportedly to hire Athletics' Farhan Zaidi as general manager
    Oakland Athletics assistant general manager Farhan Zaidi will be named the Dodgers general manager, according to people familiar with the situation who spoke under the condition of anonymity because a formal announcement isn't expected to be made until...
  • Do the math: rape stats don't add up [Commentary]

    Do the math: rape stats don't add up [Commentary]
    You've heard the statistics: one in four women will be raped in college Or is it "sexually assaulted or almost sexually assaulted"? Or is it "nearly one in five"? Or "one in six"? According to the White House, a rape epidemic is sweeping college...
  • Hometowns measure governorship losses, wins

     Hometowns measure governorship losses, wins
    On Wednesday, not much happened in Mount Wolf. Cars rumbled alongside the small York County borough's empty sidewalks. The Northeastern Senior Center served Salisbury steak for lunch. While he worked on the financial books, Jim Kinder, treasurer at St....
  • Dodgers' Andrew Friedman doesn't go just by the numbers

    Dodgers' Andrew Friedman doesn't go just by the numbers
    Andrew Friedman, the Dodgers' new president of baseball operations, is often described as a former investment banker who applied the analytic principles he learned on Wall Street to transform the small-market Tampa Bay Rays into a contender. That's...