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Oliver Sacks revealed he has terminal cancer. Photo by Maria PopovaOliver Sacks — the famed neurologist and intellectual — is “face to face with dying.” In an op-ed penned for the New York Times, 81-year-old Sacks revealed today that he...
Legislators in 10 states are sponsoring bills to allow concealed weapons on campus, claiming this measure will prevent sexual assaults on campus. Photo by Getty Images On her way home from a night class, Amanda Collins was raped at gunpoint on the...
Local and international performing groups participate in a parade for the Chinese Lunar New Year in Hong Kong on Feb. 19. Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images Millions of Asians are traveling home to celebrate the weeks-long Lunar New Year, but are...
In a scene in this year’s Oscar-nominated “Birdman,” Michael Keaton’s washed-up actor character confronts his arch nemesis — a critic. The “Birdman” unloads on the fictional New York Times columnist,...
Although online prices are “stickier” than economists might guess, the proliferation of dynamic pricing means online prices might soon start swinging more often. Photo by Johnnie Davis via Getty Images. Online shopping has been...
Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) bacteria is pictured in this medical illustration provided by the Centre of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The UCLA Health System said seven patients were infected with a potentially deadly, drug-...