1 hr ago | Ask MetaFilter
I am referring to programs such as Stonier, LSU, Wisconsin, Colorado, etc. These are programs where you attend classes for a week or two each summer for three summers plus monthly projects done on your own time during the two years between the three summer sesssions.
5 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star
Distilled to a slogan, politics of late goes something like this: “I’m more fertile than you are.” It seems fecundity is emerging as the best argument for public office, policy or even citizenship.
9 hrs ago | Boston Herald
Award-winning journalist and war correspondent Michael Hastings, whose unflinching reporting ended the career of a top American army general, died early Tuesday in a car accident in Los Angeles, his employer and family said.
13 hrs ago | Boston Herald
A Maine man accused of using a phony Facebook profile to lure a 15-year-old girl to her death is due in court.
She followed the directions of lawyers and police and undertook every legal remedy available to a woman being terrorized by a violent and enraged husband.
Just when you thought the Legionella scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs' hospitals in Pittsburgh couldn't get any worse, it explodes.
Since when is gutting the public's right to know about its own government part of California's annual state budget process? Since one year ago, actually.
After 34 NDP MLAs were sworn in to continue a stretch of opposition that will reach at least 16 years, leader Adrian Dix took a few questions about his future.
Editor's note: Nicolaus Mills is professor of American studies at Sarah Lawrence College and author of "Winning the Peace: The Marshall Plan and America's Coming of Age as a Superpower."
" and wonders what their profession has to do with it. He asks if instead they repaired automobiles for a living the headline would have read "2 Merrionette Park mechanics charged with trying to rape woman at party"? My quick take is that, as first responders in public employment, firefighters tend to enjoy a greater level of public trust and ... (more)
A Northeastern University student was held on $30,000 bail today on charges he attacked a woman at knifepoint, threatened to rape her and started cutting her clothes off early Saturday, authorities said.
Taking advantage of the chaos of the civil war, Syria's Kurdish minority has carved out a once unthinkable degree of independence in their areas, creating their own police forces, even their own license plates, and exuberantly going public with their language and culture.
Around 5:05 p.m. Saturday, Hagerstown Department of Police responded to the wooded area behind 339 W. Antietam Street for a deceased adult male.
Repairing Iran's economy and engaging in more dialogue -- both at home and abroad -- will be the top priorities of Iran's presidential administration, centrist President-elect Hassan Rouhani said in his first news conference Monday.
Republicans are "in a demographic death spiral" and will fail in their effort to win the presidency if the party blocks an immigration overhaul, a leading GOP senator said Sunday.
A private jet that had former President George W. Bush on board made an emergency landing after the smell of smoke was reported in the cockpit.