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PARIS (AP) — New results from looking at the split-second after the Big Bang indicate the universe is 80 million years older than previously thought and provide ancient evidence supporting core concepts about the cosmos — how it began, what...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Like thousands of other volunteers, Peter Meijer has been working non-stop helping the victims of Hurricane Sandy. His long days transitioned from preparing evacuation shelters to search and rescue efforts to clean up...
NEW YORK (AP) — At New York's Columbia University, fear that police might secretly be infiltrating their lives has spread beyond the Muslim student population. Freshman Dina Morris says it's "disgusting." Morris, the daughter of a Jamaican...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — It could be the beginning of the end for No Child Left Behind. The goal was lofty: Get all children up to par in math and reading by 2014. But the nation isn't getting there, and now some states are getting out. In a sign of...
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NEW YORK (AP) — A Columbia University finance worker has been charged with helping to steal almost $6 million from the university. Moise (moh-ee-SZAY') Jean-Paul was being held on $500,000 bond Thursday after his arraignment Tuesday on a grand...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Tucked between treatises on algae and prehistoric turquoise beads, the study on page 460 of a long-ago issue of the U.S. journal Science drew little attention. "I don't think there were any newspaper articles about it or anything...
WASHINGTON (AP) — If you've ever wondered what type of tree was nearby but didn't have a guide book, finding the answer is now as easy as a snapshot. Scientists are introducing the first mobile app to identify plants by simply photographing a...
CHICAGO (AP) — Close birth spacing may put a second-born child at higher risk for autism, suggests a preliminary study based on more than a half-million California children. Children born less than two years after their siblings were...
When some tinker on engines in their garages, Penn High School teacher Rodrigo Anadon spends his free time working on the 22 computers in his personal computer lab. “I don’t care about cars,” he said. “But I love a really nice...
The Hartford CourantThe doorbell of the apartment in a modest brick building in a quiet residential neighborhood in Washington Heights rings like Big Ben announcing the queen. "Come in, come in," says the chirpy, accented voice of Ruth Westheimer, known more popularly as...
Headlines for Thursday, May 23, 2013 GODSMACK: Sully Gets Own Guitar Godsmack frontman Sully Erna is the latest musician to get his own signature guitar. Gibson's Sully Erna Les Paul Studio model is ebony black with a Godsmack sun emblem on the body...
RedEyeIf the top 10 colleges in the nation had a spelling (and grammar) bee, which one would win? The University of Chicago, of course, if one survey is to be believed. The university was ranked No. 1 in a study by Grammarly, a grammar website, to find out...
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