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50 min ago | Dallas Morning News
So, you're wisely staying in today, drinking hot cider and listening to holiday carols.
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Should polygamy be legal among consenting adults?
4 hrs ago | LiveScience
Nuclear waste could one day be disposed of by injecting it into fracking boreholes in the Earth, at least if one scientist's idea takes hold.
9 hrs ago | The Raw Story
Leading academic journals are distorting the scientific process and represent a "tyranny" that must be broken, according to a Nobel prize winner who has declared a boycott on the publications.
The idea of Girl Up Initiative Uganda came to founders Kim Wolf and friend Monica Nyiraguhabwa last year as they walked through one of the many slums of Kampala, the largest city and the capital of Uganda.
After many stops and starts and delays, it looks like ~GREAT CHINA~ will potentially be opening this Friday .
Kelly Yang says if exam results become our sole focus, we'll lose sight of the wider measure of success and education's true purpose Kelly Yang is the founder of The Kelly Yang Project, an after-school writing program for children in Hong Kong.
Stephanie Weisman , the founder and artistic director of the Marsh theater , says without protective conditions written into the building permit for a proposed mixed-use project at 1050 Valencia, next to the 24-year-old theater, the Marsh won't be able to survive artistically or financially.
The U.S. spent $53 billion on intelligence and surveillance programs during the 2013 budget year, and a good portion of that money went to contractors with Arizona operations.
WASHINGTON _ It has always been a Bob Cratchit/Ebenezer Scrooge sort of business ... "empty as a banker's heart" and so forth.
Ryan Cooglar didn't create the award-winning film "Fruitvale Station" to entertain.
Several armed robberies occurred in North Oakland near the Berkeley border this morning, Monday, according to Oakland police .
The city is moving forward with a plan to lower speed limits around elementary schools from 25 to 15 mph despite a Police Department analysis saying it's not likely to make school zones safer.
UC Berkeley Extension invites students to enroll in spring 2014 courses. The continuing education branch of the University of California, Berkeley, UC Berkeley Extension offers professional development and personal enrichment in the classroom and online for adults in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond-no application required.
If a woman develops breast cancer, having larger breasts and being sedentary might increase her risk of dying from the disease, a large, long-term study suggests.
Tyler Kresch isn't turning to graduate school to help him change his job from tech sales to running a startup; instead he's taking massive open online courses to learn the IT skills necessary for that career move.
Two suspects in a carjacked sport utility vehicle are being sought by police for a series of armed robberies Monday morning in North Oakland.
The Berkeley City Council voted to implement a redistricting map that will make Berkeley the first municipality in the country to form a council district designed solely to represent the interests of college students.