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2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Scholar of Media Bias Nabs Prestigious Clark Medal

An economist known for his pioneering work on bias in the news media won the John Bates Clark Medal on Thursday, one of the profession's most prestigious honors.


Related Topix: University of Chicago

6 hrs ago | India Together

Homecoming election for Harvard professor, courtesy Mamata

Historian and author Sugato Bose is taking a break from his position at Harvard University to contest the Lok Sabha elections from a key urban constituency in West Bengal as a candidate of the ruling Trinamool Congress.


Related Topix: India, World News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Go Local

Mattiello Receives Vote of Confidence from RI Business Leaders

While the Feds investigate his predecessor's campaign finance records, new House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello is getting high marks from local business leaders for his economic agenda.


Related Topix: Rhode Island, Rhode Island Government, Cranston, RI, East Providence, RI

Science Daily

Study shows lasting effects of drought in rainy Eastern U.S.

This spring, more than 40 percent of the western U.S. is in a drought that the USDA deems "severe" or "exceptional."


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Anthropology, Science, Kentucky, Home Gardening, Home

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Scotts Valley High presents "Legally Blonde The Musical"

Maureen Bach, a junior, plays the powerful and pink Elle Woods in Scotts Valley High School's production of 'Legally Blonde The Musical,' which opens Friday and runs for three weekends.


Related Topix: Scotts Valley, CA

Lowell Sun

Home-remodeling growth expected to moderate

Strong year-over-year growth in the home-remodeling market is expected to moderate by year's end, according to a report released Thursday by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.


Related Topix: Home Improvement, Home


Harvard University Admits Highest Number Of Black Students In School's History

There was a time when black students were not allowed to attend Ivy Leagues universities.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Syracuse University


Harvard Accused Of Retaliating Against Professor Who Defended Sexual Assault Survivors

An accomplished professor claims she was denied tenure by Harvard University and will lose her job there due to her advocacy for victims of sexual violence who were critical of the Ivy League school's handling of their cases.


Related Topix: Cambridge, MA

William J. Brady Jr., 91, municipal court judge

William J. Brady Jr., 91, of Chestnut Hill, a Philadelphia Municipal Court judge for three decades, died Monday, April 7, of kidney failure at Good Shepherd Penn Partners.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, University of Kansas, Philadelphia, PA


The Return of Mediscare

Tom Cotton is your basic republican red-state fantasy candidate. He is 36 years old, a former Army captain who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan, and a graduate of Harvard University and Harvard Law.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Medicare, Health

The Independent

Babies cry at night to stop mothers procreating, scientists claim

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

International Business Times

U.S. Calls for More Investment-friendly Indian Government

Nisha Biswal, U.S. assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asia, said future economic growth in South Asia hinged on However, Biswal said that while Indian leaders had targeted $1 trillion in infrastructure investment over five years to close gaps preventing growth in manufacturing, policies still inhibited foreign investment.


Business Journal

Hedge fund king Bill Ackman and his wife give $17 million to Harvard

William "Bill" Ackman, founder and chief executive officer of Pershing Square Capital Management LP, has donated $17 million to Harvard with his wife.



Warren: 'I was hurt, and I was angry'

Elizabeth Warren "was hurt" and "angry" about attacks on her family and ancestry in the 2012 Senate race, she writes in a new book, defending at length her characterization of her background as rooted in Native American ancestry.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Scott Brown, Republican, Wedding

Hispanic Business

Reports Summarize Heart Failure Findings from Harvard University

Editor at Clinical Trials Week -- Current study results on Heart Diseases and Conditions have been published.


Related Topix: Journalism

Southwest Times

Secretary of Education deliver Spring 2014 commencement address at RU

Anne Holton, secretary of education for the Commonwealth of Virginia, will be the keynote speaker at Radford University's 2014 Spring Commencement.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US News, US Senate, Radford University, Princeton University


Petraeus: Prospect Of Final Nuclear Deal With Iran Is 'Now Maybe Better Than 50/50'

Former CIA Director and former commander of U.S. Central Command Gen. David Petraeus said last week that he believes the chances that the U.S. and its international partners will reach a final nuclear agreement with Iran are now better than they have been at any point throughout the negotiations, and that a final deal can contain an effective ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News


Molecules Can Store Solar Energy Indefinitely

Scientists at MIT and Harvard University have devised a way to store solar energy in molecules that can then be tapped to heat homes, water or used for cooking.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Chemistry, Science

Harvard University

Harvard's Berkman Center to launch global research and action...

Cambridge, MA - Leveraging its national and global networks, the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is pleased to announce an effort to form a first-of-its-kind thematic network of experts, educators, practitioners, and ambassadors that will facilitate, promote, and strengthen collaboration to counter youth-oriented hate ... (more)


Related Topix: Cambridge, MA

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Other Views: Petri has served area with quiet distinction

The life that followed those relatively carefree days, however, proved to be anything but common.


Related Topix: US Politics, Thomas Petri, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives