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It was 1918, five years after the Connecticut State Park Commission was created and charged with developing a statewide system of parks.
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Major Ruth became a civic leader because he made a promise to his neighbor, Brian Wingate.
Not long after going to work for GE Healthcare, Kevin Koch was playing around with a magnetic resonance scanner when an idea came to him that might solve a vexing problem in imaging: The technology produces poor images near metal implants, such as those used for artificial hips and knees, now in millions of people.
The right to avoid questions from Congress has a long and contentious history. Just ask gangsters, Ken Lay a and Einstein The tactic came into vogue in the early 1950s, when legislators developed a habit of dragging private citizens to Washington, accusing them of being commies and demanding they name other commies.
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Actress Ahna O'Reilly, director and actor James Franco and actress Beth Grant arrive on May 20, 2013 for the screening of the film "As I Lay Dying" presented in the Un Certain Regard section at the 66th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes.
One talented and very fortunate artist will spend the next year living, performing and teaching in Georgetown and throughout D.C. as the S&R Foundation launches its Artist-in-Residence at the historic Evermay Estate.
A long road of hurdles overcome, a Utah couple graduated together from Yale University's School of Medicine this week as the only married pair of their class Monday.
He is one of only 50 U.S. students to receive a full merit scholarship to attend one of the 13 worldwide United World College programs, according to a news release from the school district.
The $165,000 fine against Yale University for underreporting the frequency of sexual assaults might be a catalyst needed to remind colleges of their obligation to protect students from such crimes, according to a victims' advocacy group.
This diagram lines up planets recently discovered by Kepler in terms of their sizes, compared to Earth.
"Not every kid's going to be as lucky as I was," says Mariano-Florentino "Tino" Cuellar, whose work ethic and smarts propelled him from a mediocre high school on California's border with Mexico to Harvard University, Yale University and an endowed professorship at Stanford Law School.
Kevin and Tracy Keegan kiss their daughter Marina at her graduation from Yale in May, 2012.
David Harvey's book puts the case for us to create cities responsive to our needs and not those of super-rich In Rebel Cities David Harvey explores the rise of consumer culture and its role in determining the development of cities via the urbanisation of capital.
Unless you've been living under a rock, you know to apply sunscreen. There's lifesaving reason to: About 3.5 million cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed this year.