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  1. Lynching effigies hung at California university amid U.S. protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Baltimore Sun

    Body-sized cardboard effigies of lynching victims were seen hanging by nooses on Saturday at the University of California, Berkeley, a school official said, amid nationwide protests over the killings of black men by police officers. University police responded to morning reports of two cardboard cut-outs in public campus areas before a midday demonstration and march assembled on the campus in the Oakland area, spokeswoman Claire Holmes said.


  2. Rolling Stone has survived, even thrived, in controversyRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | The Baltimore Sun

    In September 2011, Rolling Stone magazine recounted the alleged sexual abuse of Billy, a young man who said that as a 10-year-old in 1998, he had been molested by two priests and a schoolteacher affiliated with the Philadelphia archdiocese. Billy's searing claims were presented in stark fashion, with detailed scenarios and graphic descriptions.


  3. Obama tackles different agendas in BET, 'Colbert Report' interviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Baltimore Sun

    President Obama speaking to reporters Friday before meeting with a group of newly elected governors in the White House. President Obama's first sit-down TV interview since the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case touched off protests around the country will air tonight on BET.


  4. Police, protesters clash in California in wake of chokehold death caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Baltimore Sun

    A police officer clashes with a protester during a demonstration over recent grand jury decisions in police-involved deaths Dec. 7 in Berkeley, California. A police officer clashes with a protester during a demonstration over recent grand jury decisions in police-involved deaths Dec. 7 in Berkeley, California.


  5. Bolt from the blue: warming climate may fuel more lightningRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    Rising global temperatures may cause a big jolt in the number of lightning strikes in the United States over the rest of the 21st century in the latest example of extreme weather spawned by climate change, scientists say. Researchers forecast on Thursday that lightning strikes will increase by about 50 percent by 2100 in the continental United States because thunderstorms will become more explosive in the coming decades thanks to a warming planet.


  6. Johns Hopkins professor shares Nobel Prize in physicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2011 | The Baltimore Sun

    More than anything else, in the wake of the elation and tumult accompanying Tuesday's announcement that he'd won a share of the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics, Johns Hopkins University astrophysicist Adam Riess wants to get back to work. "I really want to keep doing the research I do, and not just supervise people doing research," a fate that sometimes befalls Nobel laureates, he said.


  7. Ancient Russian's DNA sheds light on Neanderthal interbreedingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    DNA extracted from the skeleton of a man who lived in Russia about 37,000 years ago is giving scientists new insights into the genetic history of Europeans including interbreeding that took place with Neanderthals more than 50,000 years ago. Scientists said on Thursday they used DNA taken from the man's left tibia to sequence the genome of one of the earliest known Europeans.


  8. Country's first soda tax passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    Voters in Berkely, California became the first in the nation to approve a tax on sodas. Voters in Berkeley, California became the first electorate in the nation to approve a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, while a similar measure in San Francisco fell short.


  9. Berkeley vs. Big Soda [Commentary]Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    I was phoned the other night in middle of dinner by an earnest young man named Spencer, who said he was doing a survey. Rather than hang up, I agreed to answer his questions.


  10. The news of the future [Commentary]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    President Elizabeth Warren welcomed the 10 millionth underage child to illegally immigrate to the U.S. and immediately offered each of them and their children free tuition at the university of their choosing.


  11. Edwin Baker, Columbia planner and HUD official, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    Edwin "Ted" William Baker, one of Columbia's original planners and a world traveler whose pursuits included rough-terrain horseback riding, died of a cardiac arrest Tuesday.


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