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1 hr ago | AEI

scholars focus on Asia

Nicholas Eberstadt, a political economist and a demographer by training, is also a senior adviser to the National Bureau of Asian Research, a member of the visiting committee at the Harvard School of Public Health, and a member of the Global Leadership Council at the World Economic Forum.


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13 hrs ago | The Washington Post


For Austin Russell, Easter used to mean dyeing eggs and finding candy. "It was the Easter Bunny - it was fun," said Russell, 19, who grew up in a home that wasn't very religious.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Washington, DC, Wedding, Education

17 hrs ago | Wilson's Almanac

The most important skill necessary for success in our "meritocracy"?...

The most important skill necessary for success in our "meritocracy"? Brown-nosing the new aristocrats.


Sat Apr 19, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Dan Sullivan's personal and professional timeline

1993 -- Enlists in the U.S. Marine Corps. As a 2nd lieutenant, deploys to the western Pacific with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit during the 1995 Taiwan Strait crisis.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Anchorage, AK

The Press-Enterprise

Severe priest shortage in San Bernardino diocese

If Tyler Tripp and Johnny Dang are ordained as scheduled in May 2015, they will make only a small dent in the severe shortage of priests in the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Bernardino.


Related Topix: San Bernardino, CA, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, San Bernardino County, CA

The Press-Enterprise

A calling from God

Tyler Tripp, left, assists Fr. Anthony Dao during an anointing after an early mass at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church in San Bernardino on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.


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STEM Education: Key to America's Global Competitiveness

Our nation has a long and proud history as a global leader in the development of technological breakthroughs and the development of revolutionary products that change and save lives around the world.


Related Topix: Patent / Trademark Law, Law, Science / Technology, Inventions

New Canaan News-Review

$45,000 raised at luncheon for STAR

Norah O'Donnell meets with Molly, Meghan and Caroline Cioffi, as Barbara Fitzpatrick, director of STAR Rubino Family Center, looks on.


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The Motley Fool

Do You Have Good Debt or Bad Debt?

When it comes to debt, less is better, right? Generally yes, but the kind of debt you carry can matter just as much as how much you owe.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Christian Science Monitor

Behind Qatar's bet on the Muslim Brotherhood

Protesters from the Muslim Brotherhood clash with riot police outside the Egyptian Parliament in Cairo, as they demonstrate against Israeli attacks against Hamas-ruled Gaza, in this 2008 file photo.


Related Topix: World News, Qatar, Middle East, Muslim Brotherhood, Saudi Arabia

Police release sketch of Georgetown University-area sex assault suspect

U.S. Park Police have released a description and a sketch of the man who they believe sexually assaulted a woman in a park near Georgetown University on April 1. Police say it happened around 8 p.m. in a section of Glover-Archbold Park near the intersection of Foxhall Road and Canal Road.


Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Huffington Post

Making Strides for Preschool

New York City received a lot of attention recently with a bold promise made to some of its youngest residents: Mayor Bill de Blasio ran on a campaign to fund full-day public preschool for all New York City children through a modest increased income tax on residents making more than $500,000 a year.


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Wall Street Journal

The Cardinal Cordially Invites You to a Dance Club

It seemed like another night at Sankeys NYC, a Midtown dance club: As Rihanna's music blared from speakers and lights pulsated overhead, bartenders beckoned with drink specials and black-shirted bouncers guarded doors.


Related Topix: New York, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Beer, Drink, Life, Food, Pizza

Globe and Mail

Author Dinaw Mengestu on his craft: 'Writing is a source of angst'

Dinaw Mengestu is the author of three novels, most recently the acclaimed All Our Names .


Related Topix: New York


Bierman Named Chancellor of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts

M. Lindsay Bierman, editor in chief of Southern Living magazine, has been elected chancellor of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina.


Related Topix: North Carolina School of the Arts, Journalism, University of Virginia

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Payvand News of Iran

H.E. Ambassador Farhad Sepahbody, Iranian Diplomat, dies at 85 in Sedona, Arizona.

H.E. Ambassador Farhad Sepahbody, a distinguished career diplomat during the reign of Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, died in exile at his home in Sedona, Arizona, on Sunday, 6 April 2014.

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Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, Sedona, AZ, New York University, Morocco

College education: The best and worst degrees for getting a job

So, you're entrenched in the last half of your high school years or just beginning college with the core curriculum.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

Fox News

A note from my daughter

Within the next few weeks, my oldest daughter will be graduating from Georgetown University.


The Miami Herald

Are American, US Airways delivering on merger promises?

The new American Airlines - the product of last year's controversial merger between American and US Airways - may only be a few months old, but that hasn't stopped travelers from forming opinions about the world's largest airline.


Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Will: a Gop attempt to counter 'war on women' hysteria

Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978.


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