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3 hrs ago | Truthdig

President Obama Needs to Cancel Executive Order 12333

We're all too familiar with the bulk collection of cellphone metadata - information on whom you contact and when - that Edward Snowden revealed.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Science, Computer Science, US News, Liberal Political News

5 hrs ago | JD Journal

CTIC at Penn Law Names Jeffrey Vagle Executive Director

Jeffrey Vagle has been appointed as the first Executive Director of the Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, according to a press release from the school.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Temple University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Boston Midsummer Opera Presents the Bartered Bride, Now thru 7/27

Hidden identities, secret bargains and a dancing bear...can love possibly find its way? All will be revealed when Boston Midsummer Opera presents its ninth season production, The Bartered Bride.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical

Acton Institute

Vietnam, Luther, and the Doctrine of Vocation

Uwe Siemon-Netto is the founder and executive director emeritus of the Center for Lutheran Theology and Public Life in Capistrano Beach, California.


Related Topix: Capistrano-Beach, CA, World News, Germany, Journalism, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

The Black River News

Morristown High School Senior Recipient of Vocal Music Scholarship

Katherine Merwin, a senior from Morristown High School, has been selected as recipient of the 2014 Notables Singers Vocal Music Scholarship, making her the 11th winner of this award since it was started in 2009.


Related Topix: Basking Ridge, NJ, Morristown, NJ, Mount Arlington, NJ

the Sun Experiment to Play FringeNYC, 8/13-22

HelikonRep announced today that it will produce the world premiere of THE SUN EXPERIMENT, by NYTW Emerging Playwright of Color CATHERINE YU, at the 18th annual New York International Fringe Festival.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, New York University, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

KLIQ-FM Hastings

The Possible Downside of Too Much Religious Training

There are a lot of benefits to a religious upbringing, but one of the unintended consequences is that strong beliefs might make kids more gullible.


Related Topix: Family, Kids

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Nine UMass Dartmouth CVPA Students Selected to Participate in Boston Young Contemporaries Exhibition

Nine students and recent graduates from UMass Dartmouth's College of Visual & Performing Arts Master of Fine Arts program have been selected to participate in the 2014 Boston Young Contemporaries Exhibition.


Related Topix: UMass Dartmouth, Massachusetts College of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, University of New Hampshire

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Playmakers Youth Theatre of Beachwood take on challenge of unknown, 24-hour musical

"I can't tell you anything about it," said Sheri Gross, director of the Playmakers Youth Theatre at the Mandel Jewish Community Center when asked for even a hint as to the name of the musical the audience will see Sunday.


Related Topix: Beachwood, OH, Brandeis University

PhysOrg Weblog

Iodine may alleviate swelling in retinitis pigmentosa patients' retinas

Cystoid macular edema is a common complication of retinitis pigmentosa , a family of retinal diseases in which patients typically lose night and side vision first and then develop impaired central vision.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government

Christian Science Monitor

As Ethiopia's 'Zone 9' bloggers get popular, they get charged with terror

Ethiopia has charged 10 reform-minded bloggers and journalists with terrorism offenses - marking the latest in a long line of repressive acts against civil society by a key US partner in the Horn of Africa.


Related Topix: World News, Ethiopia, Africa, Terrorism, Eritrea


WilmerHale Welcomes Experienced Tax Partner To Boston Office

BOSTON, MASS., July 21, 2014 -- WilmerHale is pleased to welcome Matthew Schnall as a partner in the Boston office and a member of the Tax Practice Group.


Cape Cod Times

How to keep Honduran kids home

Let's be clear. We are a nation of immigrants. My mother escaped the First World War on a ship from England.


Related Topix: Honduras, World News, Central America, Family, Kids, South Yarmouth, MA, Opinion

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Raissa Robles

CBN's Doris Bigornia had a very insightful news report following President Benigno Aquino's combative speech last Monday.


Related Topix: Opinion

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

New Sterling pastor seeks to be welcoming

Members of the First Church, in Sterling, got an enthusiastic spiritual leader in Rev.


Related Topix: Sterling, MA, Psychology, Science


Charles W. Morgan welcomes visitors in Boston

When the Charles W. Morgan sailed into the Charlestown Navy Yard here Tuesday, the two oldest ships in the nation were together in the same port for the first time.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Mystic, CT

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Stuart Hall's Pickett Has Seven D-I Offers

STAUNTON Stuart Hall School's Adam Pickett, a rising senior, is now up to seven Division I basketball offers after adding Boston University and the University of Maryland-Baltimore County over... To See This and Every Local Story from The Daily News-Record, Click Here to Become a Subscriber! Login to view the full story


Related Topix: University of Maryland Baltimore County

PhysOrg Weblog

A new view of the world

New research out of Queen's University has shed light on how exercise and relaxation activities like yoga can positively impact people with social anxiety disorders.


Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Psychology, Science

USA Today

Underpaid and overworked: Adjunct professors speak out

Former adjunct professor Joseph Fruscione quit his part-time job teaching in the English department at George Washington University this spring.


Related Topix: George Washington University, Point Park University, Park University, University of Florida

Map of gas leaks part of effort to make environmental information public

Google Earth's prowling map cars have helped produce the latest image of Boston's leaky gas pipelines and offered an example of how sensors are starting to make environmental information more public.