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email@example.comShirley Fout Miller was a walking medical miracle. She contracted tuberculosis at age 12 from her mother, about seven years after Shirley’s younger sister and only sibling, Joan, died of diphtheria at age 5 in 1931. Shirley was not expected to...
Washington College announced that Brittany Weaver, daughter of Curtis and Dawn Weaver of Williamsport, was recently inducted into the Douglass Cater Society of Junior Fellows. Weaver is majoring in political science and minoring in history. She is...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe outrage is palpable. With the force of a thousand sticky notes, it pounds through the halls of college English departments, newsrooms and publishing houses. Or should I say “college English departments, newsrooms, and publishing houses?”...
Richard Dawkins might properly be ranked as the most prolific, gifted and colorful writer in explaining the workings of science to the reading public. In “Unweaving The Rainbow,” Dawkins is at his best educating the public about the nature...
Jonathan Kay, managing editor of Canada’s National Post, has made a major contribution to the understanding of the conspiratorial mindset in his recent publication, “Among The Truthers.” By reaching back into the history of well-...
Tags: History, Philosophy, John F. Kennedy, Human Interest, Education
The books go ever on and on. Forty years after his death at 81, works by J.R.R. Tolkien continue to appear. The latest, "The Fall of Arthur," lists nine works published during his lifetime ("The Lord of the Rings" trilogy appears as a single title) and 24...
WASHINGTON — As President Obama prepared to deliver a major speech on national security Thursday, his administration acknowledged for the first time that it had killed four U.S. citizens — one more than previously known — in drone...
Inscrutable ice giants Neptune and Uranus have only a thin rind of windy weather over their fluid contents, a team of planetary scientists say. The research published in the journal Nature relies on decades-old data from the Voyager 2 spacecraft -- and...
Geza Vermes was a graduate student in Belgium in the late 1940s when he was captivated by news sweeping the globe about a remarkable discovery in the desert east of Jerusalem. He quickly switched gears, penning his doctoral thesis on the Dead Sea Scrolls,...
The use of unmanned aircraft to kill suspected terrorists, a practice that has dramatically escalated during the Obama administration, is receiving fresh and welcome scrutiny in Congress and elsewhere even as the number of drone strikes seems to be on the...
SOUTH BEND -- The Rev. Brian E. Daley, a theology professor at the University of Notre Dame, received the Johannes Quasten Medal of Excellence in Scholarship and Leadership in Religious Studies last week from Catholic University's School of Theology and...
Florida lawmakers took on an ambitious education agenda in their session that ended Friday, voting to beef up school budgets, provide raises to teachers, revamp high-school graduation requirements and more. Here are some of the key items, most of...
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