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  1. Berkeley Rabbi Is Fed Up: 'I'm Done Apologizing for Israel'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 |

    As the Israeli-Palestinian conflict rages, one liberal American rabbi says he's "done apologizing for Israel" and mincing his words when discussing the Middle East conflict.


  2. Left-Wing Grads Who Campaigned to Oust Commencement Speaker Get...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2014 |

    After more than 40 Haverford College students and three professors protested an invitation to Robert Birgeneau - former chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley - to speak at the suburban Philadelphia school's commencement, Birgeneau eventually bowed out .


  3. Nancy Pelosi Invokes America's Founders in College Graduation...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2014 |

    Left off the list of commencement speakers disinvited from graduation ceremonies this spring, a smiling Nancy Pelosi on Saturday addressed graduates of the University of California, Berkeley and seemed to speak their language.


  4. Another surprising casualty in the War on Commencement SpeakersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 |

    This time it comes in the form of a former Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley , 25 year member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology faculty as Chair of the Physics Department and then Dean of Science, and outspoken proponent of gay marriage and DREAM legislation in support of illegal aliens named Robert Birgeneau .


  5. Graduating Berkeley Students Required to Pay a Fee to Attend Ceremony With Nancy PelosiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2014 |

    Students graduating this month from the University of California, Berkeley will have to pay a $10 admission fee to their own commencement ceremony.


  6. Astronomers Discover Most Earth-Like Planet YetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2014 |

    Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and not too cold for life.


  7. How Your Brain Is to Blame for Not Catching Some Embarrassing Mistakes in MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2014 |

    Hollywood is so inconsistent in its movies and TV shows, but you're not likely to notice.


  8. It's Alive! Giant Virus Frozen for 30,000 Years ReanimatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 |

    In what sounds like something straight out of a science fiction movie, scientists have revived a virus believed to have remained frozen in the Siberian permafrost for 30,000 years.


  9. Construction Workers Uncover Amazing Time Capsule During Church's DemolitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2014 |

    Construction workers were in for a big surprise when they discovered a time capsule filled with historical and religious documents during the demolition of St. Paul's Church in Berkeley, Calif., last week.


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