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People gather near the University of Virginia’s chapter of Phi Kappa Psi in November. The fraternity has been reinstated following an investigation into an alleged gang rape. Photo by Flickr user Bob Mical The University of Virginia has...
An artist’s depiction of Dearcmhara shawcrossi, as it swam in the warm seas around Scotland 170 million years ago. Image from University of Edinburgh / Todd Marshall. No, it’s not the mythical Loch Ness monster, but 170 million years ago...
A review of tactics used by NYPD officers found 10 instances where prohibited chokeholds were used on citizens, resulting in limited and inconsistent disciplinary actions. Photo by Stephanie Keith/ReutersAfter a Staten Island grand jury did not...
Bill Berkson is a poet, critic and professor emeritus at San Francisco Art Institute. His previous collection, “Portrait and Dream,” won the Balcones Prize for Best Poetry Book of 2010. “Expect Delays” is his 18th book of...
The data breach that affected millions of Target customers in 2013 along with other major hacks have prompted President Barack Obama to suggest legislation to better protect consumers. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images WASHINGTON — President...
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, seen here in March 2014, said today that he backs federally mandated testing in schools. Photo by Larry DowningReuters WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Monday that testing U.S....