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2 hrs ago | Time

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

5 hrs ago | 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

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Rep. Tom Petri served 6th District with quiet distinction: Other View

Growing up in Fond du Lac during the 1950s, Tom Petri's days were not unlike those of countless other boys living in the city: He delivered newspapers for the Fond du Lac Commonwealth-Reporter and, among other odd jobs, painted houses and shoveled snow.


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

Black Voice News

College Students Launch Campaign to Raise Visibility

If anyone thought the election of Barack Obama, or the rise of the multi-racial Millennial generation, marked the beginning of a post-racial America, a campaign spreading across college campuses has news for you.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, New York University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The WSU Signpost

WSU student Ian Crookston accepted to Harvard

Ian Crookston, a senior at Weber State University, will attend Harvard University after he graduates this spring.


Related Topix: Weber State University

Felipe Calder n: Economic Arguments Needed to Fight Climate Change

What do Chinese coal plants and the American legislative branch have in common? They are both major adversaries in the fight against climate change, according to former President of Mexico Felipe Caldern.


Related Topix: Global Warming

The Huffington Post

Ingrid Newkirk: 9 Ways Pigs Are Smarter Than Your Honor Student

Easter's coming up -- have you bought your honey-baked ham yet? I hope not because I'd like to try to talk you out of it.


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University at Buffalo

Mazzio named 2014-15 Guggenheim fellow

Carla Mazzio has been awarded a Guggenheim fellowship; she is the 17th member of the English department to earn the honor since 1964.


Related Topix: SUNY Buffalo, University of Chicago


Minute: Harvard Accepts Record Number Of Black Students

Amid recent encouraging reports of African-American students getting accepted to most or all of the Ivy League schools, comes new data suggesting that Harvard University may be leading the way on diversity.


Read the Q & A from the lecture

Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson roamed all around the universe in his talk at Tulane University on Monday , from ideas as remote as the "Big Bang" 13.8 billion years ago to Earth's nearest encounters with asteroids in the last year.


Related Topix: Tulane University, Cosmos, Entertainment, Television, Physics, Cornell University

The Stranger

Seattle University Rejects Divestment From Fossil Fuels

Slog tipper and former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn says a group of students at Seattle University are rallying against their college's refusal to divest from fossil fuels today, and you should pay attention.


Related Topix: Seattle University