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3 hrs ago | Sun-Star
HAROLD Soriaga at 39, Dad to Mati and Cylo and hubby to Jolla, still plays with his toys until today.
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7 hrs ago | New Jersey Jewish News
Former State Sen. Bill Baroni, center, of the Port Authority of NY & NJ, receives the Ner Tamid Award from Rutgers Chabad, with, from left, Rabbi Mendy Carlebach, a Port Authority chaplain; dinner cochair Danny Kahane; Rutgers Chabad executive director Rabbi Yosef Carlebach; and dinner cochair Jerold Zaro.
10 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
"Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale" : The pop star headlines an offbeat special that has her learning some lessons about the meaning of the holiday.
The teen driver reported the accident on La Donna Avenue to police. Victim is in the hospital with major injuries.
Drugs used to help smokers quit are safe for the heart, and one of them cut risk of major heart events in half, according to results from the largest analysis of these medications ever done.
Professor Arieh Warshel of the University of Southern California and Professor Michael Levitt of Stanford University, who collaborated at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, were set to receive the Nobel Prize for chemistry along with Professor Martin Karplus of Harvard University and the University of Strasbourg.
For the first time, more than 50 percent of children who live in Detroit attend a charter school, according to a report released Tuesday by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death world-wide. About half of all long-term smokers will die because of their addiction.
Building upon the enrollment of more than 100,000 students in open courses offered by Stanford University, companies such as Udacity, Coursera, and edX were launched with the goal of offering free, open, academic courses, taught by distinguished faculty to students all over the world.
The standardized tests known as the Program for International Student Assessment are considered so important that when the latest results were released last week, the U.S. Department of Education participated in a so-called PISA Day.
Author Betsy Franco and her son, artist Tom Franco, are on the same wavelength. Frequent collaborators, they're given to finishing each other's sentences.
The award comes with a $500,000 grant to Duke to support academic initiatives. The other winners were: Michael Crow, president of Arizona State University; John Hennessy, president of Stanford University; and Beverly Daniel Tatum, president of Spelman College.
A special presentation on the life and art of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo will take place at the Rancho Gordo store in Napa on Thursday, Dec. 12. The presentation, from 5 to 7 p.m at the store at 1924 Yajome St., is the finale of Rancho Gordo's all-day holiday open house from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A percentage of store sales during the event will be ... (more)
Nicotine replacement therapies temporarily increased the likelihood of a rapid or abnormal heartbeat, most often when people smoked while using them.
In this Oct. 18, photo Chippewa Falls Middle School teacher Melissa Rasmus, left, works with eighth-graders during a math class at the Wisconsin school.
Snapchat, a service that allows users to exchange fleeting photo messages, has filed for a temporary restraining order against Frank Reginald Brown, who claims he came up with the idea for the company.
By Vint Cerf Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist at Google When I taught at Stanford University in the 1970's, I was always on the lookout for ways that technology could help to improve learning.