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The Daily Free Press
Boston Police report decrease in crime for December 2013
The Boston Police Department released information Monday showing crime rates decreasing in Boston by 6 percent between Jan. 1 and Dec. 9, compared to the same period in 2012, a trend which many residents said they could see in their neighborhoods.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Three Ways to Improve U.S. Healthcare, as Demonstrated in India
Listening to caregivers from other countries, it's easy to feel exasperated about U.S healthcare.
Renowned Mathematician Jerzy Weyman Joins UConn
When Jerzy Weyman began studying mathematics at Brandeis University in 1978, he says the field was unrecognizable from what it is today.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The kids are not alright: How states are helping American teens find jobs
Eduardo Bueno landed a job as a hotel bellman in New York this year after finishing a youth employment program that let the 18-year-old practice interviewing and overcome a nervous stutter.
Daisy Buchanan's faces suspension after under-aged NU, BC students caught imbibing
Daisy Buchanan's, a prominent and long-time fixture in Boston's bar scene in the Back Bay, faces a possible license suspension of four days after being pinched - for the fourth time, no less - for allegedly serving alcohol to under-age customers.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
The Academic Week Ahead
City University Cass Business School in the UK is hosting a public panel debate on the consequences of changing corporate power for wider society.
The 320,000 Massachusetts residents between the ages of 16 and 19 got dreadful news last week when the state Senate voted to sharply increase the commonwealth's minimum wage.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Innovation EconomyAn on-call workforce at the market's mercy
This is a story about a strike that didn't happen, the man who says he didn't call for it, and what it means to be an independent contractor in an increasingly fluid, on-demand, app-driven economy.
The China Post
Bocelli visits MIT for adaptive tech workshop
Italian classical singer Andrea Bocelli says he might one day get to use the tools that researchers around the world are developing with support from the foundation that bears his name.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Back Bay bar's license suspended after underage drinking violations
Daisy Buchanan's, a bar on Newbury Street in the Back Bay, had its license suspended for four days by the Boston Licensing Board after police found employees serving alcohol to minors in September, the fourth time they've received a violation in the past three years, the board said.
Gun task force chief weighing privacy, public safety concerns
Facing a challenge in balancing mental health privacy and public safety considerations, the gun violence task force appointed by House Speaker Robert DeLeo will hold its final hearing on Dec. 13 with a report issued in the following weeks, according to its chairman.
exclusive Sunday preview | magazine How cigarettes became uncool
IT HAS BEEN about four months since signs went up all over Northeastern University announcing a smoking ban on school property.
Why Nelson Mandela Came To Boston In 1990
The world is remembering former South African President Nelson Mandela who died Thursday at 95. Bostonians are particularly remembering his visit here, soon after he was released from prison.
5 Programs Helping the Long-Term Unemployed Find Work
Dan Fastenberg , AOL Jobs There's no denying the job market has seen some recovery since the worst of the recession.
20 years after the Long Island Rail Road massacre
On Dec. 7, 1993, a gunman opened fire on a train car filled with commuters leaving New York City.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Vice Provost Joseph Carter discusses journey with education
About five years ago, Vice Provost Joseph Carter was attending a concert when he felt a tap on his shoulder.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Northeastern nears final step on path to build $225M science center
Northeastern University said it is slated to meet with Boston's zoning officials Dec. 18 as the last step in the city's approval process for the university's institutional master plan and a $225 million science and engineering building.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Movement To Unionize Adjunct Professors Gains Momentum
If you're in college, or you've recently graduated, chances are you've been taught by adjunct, part-time professors.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Eugene Ritzo, 93, of Venice, formerly of Rye, N.H., passed peacefully Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at his home in Venice.
Pensacola News Journal
Engagements: Samantha McGaw & Donald Giannangeli
Don is the son of D.J. Johnson and Madeleine Corbeil of Brownsville, TX. Samantha is the granddaughter of Col.