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9 min ago | The Washington Post
There was a moment in the last quarter-century when the Congress of the United States made the nation proud. It did so across all its usual lines of division: Republican and Democratic, conservative and liberal, hawk and dove.
6 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal
The rankings were compiled by Engineering News Record magazine, a leading publication in the building industry. ENR's Mid-Atlantic region covers Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.
10 hrs ago | Deseret News
This is a photo of the Harvard University Radcliffe Quadrangle. All data in this slideshow is based on the College Access Index published by The Upshot.
14 hrs ago | Courier News
Jessica and Justin are 2004 graduates of Pope John XXIII High School in Sparta. Jessica is a 2008 cum laude graduate from Lafayette College with a BA degree in Mathematics and Economics.
Washington's Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction said the U.S. has provided more than $104 billion to rebuild Afghanistan -- more money than the United States has spent on reconstruction for any one country in history. But John Sopko said despite the massive investment, corruption and the narcotics trade are flourishing, and Afghanistan is unable to pay for and maintain projects the U.S. has started.
It is daunting enough that more than 2,200 people have died in West Africa in the current Ebola outbreak and health care workers are still struggling to get a handle on containing the viral disease, but an expert says there's something more that "we're afraid to say about Ebola." This photo provided by Dr. Dan Lucey, of the Georgetown University Medical Center, shows a session he supervised to train local health workers how to properly put on and take off equipment to protect against the Ebola virus.
SEPTEMBER 10: U.S. President Barack Obama, seen through an Oval Office window, speaks on the phone with King Abdallah Abd al Aziz of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the White House on September 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama will deliver a speech on the Islamic State to the nation this evening.
Georgetown University officially broke ground on the John R. Thompson Jr. Intercollegiate Athletics Center this morning and several legendary Hoyas were on hand to help celebrate. The Thompson Center finally broke ground today and the best of Georgetown's past and hopefully it's future were on hand.
Show off both your Star Wars and school pride with a new line of shirts, caps and accessories featuring Darth Vader, Yoda, Stormtroopers and more. College students can now show their allegiance to both their school and "Star Wars" with a new line of clothes and accessories available at retailers Kohls and Old Navy, as well as participating campus stores nationwide.
The University of Maryland plans to announce Friday that it has received the largest donation in its history, a $31 million gift from Brendan Iribe, a highly successful 35-year-old high-tech entrepreneur who dropped out of U-Md. during his freshman year in the late 1990s.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science has honored a UT Arlington College of Science Ph.D. student with a first place award for his unique essay on the intersection of science and human rights. Wasiu Adedapo Lawal was among 53 students from 11 countries to enter the first student essay competition from the Science and Human Rights Coalition of the AAAS.
Bonnie Blank is about 40 years older than a traditional college student, but she hasn't stopped going to class. One Day University is an adult education program, offered throughout the country, that recruits top university professors to lecture at single-day learning opportunities.
Midnight at the Pera Palace: The Birth of Modern Istanbul. By Charles King. W.W. Norton; 476 pages; $27.95.
Children of separated parents in high- as opposed to low-income families are more likely to experience problems, according to a new study in the journal Child Development . And going from a single-parent family into a stepparent family improved children's behavior in higher-income families, but not in lower-income families.
Over the last decade, Americans' views on foreign policy have swung sharply from support for intervention to a profound mistrust of any military engagement overseas. Over the same period, political debates on foreign affairs have been bitter and polarized, defined by the question of whether the invasion of Iraq was a proper use of the nation's power or a catastrophic mistake.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:05 pm
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