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Study: Obama Administration Carbon Dioxide Cutting Plan Would Save 3,500 Lives A Year

The Obama Administration’s hotly debated plan to reduce heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the nation’s power plants will save about 3,500 lives a year by cutting back on other types of pollution as well, a new independent study concludes.


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Biden Jokes Being Vice President Is ‘A B****’

Another day, another gaffe for Vice President Joe Biden.


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College Police Forces Increasingly Expand Reach

The police officers who patrol America’s colleges are empowered to do far more than respond to campus emergencies.


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Pakistani Girl Shot By Taliban Honored At Harvard

A Pakistani girl who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban has been honored as Harvard University’s humanitarian of the year.


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Tuition Hikes: Why Higher Education Spends MIllions On Campus Cosmetics

Do universities really need spa-like gyms and dorms that could pass for luxury hotels?


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Study: Google Searches Expose ‘Racial Bias In Society’

A study of Google searches found that names typically associated with black people were likely to produce advertisements tied to criminal activity and others that may expose “racial bias in society.”


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Boston Bus Crash Injures 34 People

After a visit to Harvard University, dozens in a group of high school students and their adult chaperones were injured when their charter bus hit a bridge after police say the driver failed to heed low-clearance warning signs.


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UVA Announces Plan To Offer Free Online Courses

The University of Virginia plans to offer free online courses under an agreement announced Tuesday, about a month after its president briefly was fired in part for her perceived hesitation to embrace online education.