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  1. Who's John Jay? Scholars urge new look at forgotten founderRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | The Republic

    ... hero. The John Jay College of Criminal Justice is based in Manhattan. Some students at his alma mater, Columbia University (then King's College), live in John Jay Hall, and various prizes are handed out by Columbia at the annual John Jay Awards ...

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  2. Thanks to This Supreme Court Decision, The Government Could Seize Your Living RoomRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... private property in Brooklyn for apartment and office towers, as well as private property in Harlem for Columbia University, a private institution. Congress should prohibit these blight takings, unless a property poses a concrete and imminent risk ...

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  3. Scientists Warn Giant Nuclear Sarcophagus in Marshall Islands Is LeakingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Truthdig

    One hundred and eleven thousand cubic yards of radioactive debris lie within Runit Dome in the Marshall Islands, a "hulking legacy of years of U.S. nuclear testing" whose fragile structure is vulnerable to breaking from violent weather associated with climate change. "Runit Dome represents a tragic confluence of nuclear testing and climate change," Michael Gerrard, director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia University, who visited the dome in 2010, told The Guardian .

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  4. This dome in the Pacific houses tons of radioactive waste - and it's leakingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    ... and climate change," said Michael Gerrard, director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia University, who visited the dome in 2010. "It resulted from US nuclear testing and the leaving behind of large quantities of plutonium," he ...

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  5. Landmark College in Vermont is nation's most expensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    ... for from the previous year by about $100, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Columbia University takes second place honors, where tuition was also about $100 lower. It's located in New York City and has 27,000 undergrad and ...

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  6. Here's where you're most likely to own a gunRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Nearly one in every three Americans owns a gun, according to a recently published study in the journal Injury Prevention by researchers Bindu Kalesan, Marcos Villarreal, and Katherine Keyes of Columbia University, and Sandro Galea of Boston University. The researchers conducted the survey of 4,000 adults in an attempt to answer the question of how many Americans own a firearm - and why - amid a lack of overall data and statistics on gun ownership.

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  7. Opinion: What our airlines say about AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CNN

    ... over 50 pounds may be subject to extra fees. Jennifer S. Hirsch is professor of sociomedical sciences at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and an OpEd Project Public Voices Fellow. The views expressed are her own. I was eight ...

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  8. Making waves with groundbreaking brain researchRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... the room - I will give you a dollar. Otherwise, you pay me a dollar. Research from Eric Kandel's lab at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) has uncovered further evidence of a system in the brain that persistently maintains memories for long ...

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  9. Cartel Land Is A Must-See Mexico MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... of places like Jalisco, Michoacan, and Guerrero. I have a Master's degree in International Affairs from Columbia University (SIPA). In the last few years I've had the chance to work on projects in Colombia, Mexico, Guatemala, Chile, Argentina, Peru, ...

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  10. Long-term memories are maintained by prion-like proteinsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Research from Eric Kandel's lab at Columbia University Medical Center has uncovered further evidence of a system in the brain that persistently maintains memories for long periods of time. And paradoxically, it works in the same way as mechanisms that cause mad cow disease, kuru, and other degenerative brain diseases.

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  11. Saif Ali Khan Spotted With Daughter Sara Ali Khan In LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Central Chronicle

    ... and getting into movies.'' Saif Ali Khan further said, ''She is currently studying in her second year at Columbia University. One day, she messaged me saying she wants to join movies. I replied, 'Yes, but after college.'' ''This degree is your only ...

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  12. Peter Morici - The Greeks Should Vote NoRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Townhall

    ... tional economics. He has lectured and offered executive programs at more than 100 institutions including Columbia University, the Harvard Business School and Oxford University.

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  13. Greece's Lesson for Ukraine: More Populism, PleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

    ... times. And it's the only way to keep Ukraine from becoming Greece. Stephen Sestanovich, a professor at Columbia University and senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations , is the author of "Maximalist: America in the World From Truman to ...

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  14. Diabetes drug's happy side effect: Weight lossRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... promote weight loss. Xavier Pi-Sunyer, the study's lead author and director of the obesity research at Columbia University, said it works by mimicking the effects of a hormone that makes you feel full. The data, which was published Thursday, ...

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  15. Research shows how prion-like proteins critical for maintaining long-term memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Medical News

    Research from Eric Kandel's lab at Columbia University Medical Center has uncovered further evidence of a system in the brain that persistently maintains memories for long periods of time. And paradoxically, it works in the same way as mechanisms that cause mad cow disease, kuru, and other degenerative brain diseases.

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  16. Maya Forbes chronicles Cambridge childhood in 'Bear'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    ... Mark Ruffalo) was entrusted to care for his two daughters while his wife (played by Zoe Saldana) went to Columbia University for an MBA. Her father's wealthy family was minimally supportive. Did they disapprove of his biracial marriage? Or was it ...

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  17. North/South Xtra: Giel adapts to his role as a reliever with the Wild ThingsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    As someone who has quite a bit of experience both as a starter and a reliever throughout his baseball career, Washington Wild Things reliever Tim Giel has learned to adapt quickly to every situation. "When you're a starting pitcher, you have a set routine," said Giel, 24, a Hampton resident who pitched at Shady Side Academy and the Ivy League's Columbia University where he earned a degree in Computer Engineering.

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  18. Rape Is a Crime. Or Not.Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Other McCain

    Zoe Ridolfi-Starr is a liar and a feminist, but I repeat myself. A recent graduate of Columbia University , Ms.

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  19. Litzenberg keeps stellar pace on run circuitRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    There's no slowing down Glen Ellen resident and standout long-distance runner and coach John Litzenberg, who continues to perform at a high level, adding personal achievements and accolades along the course of his stellar racing career. While Litzenberg, 45, a Sonoma Valley High School and Columbia University graduate and long-distance running star, keeps in prime running shape and stays busy competing on the Northern California racing circuit.

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  20. Anti-Israel tweeting prof. hired by American University of BeirutRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Jewish Journal

    ... legacy of Dr. Said," he also said in a tweet . Said was a Palestinian-American academic who taught at Columbia University until his death in 2003. Last summer, the university announced that Salaita would be joining the faculty. Chancellor Phyllis ...

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