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  • North Korea is willing to accept aid from South Korea, officials say

     
    North Korea is willing to accept aid from South Korea after devastating floods left scores dead and tens of thousands homeless, South Korean officials said Monday. But exactly what the country will get and how has yet to be decided. If the two countries...
  • North Korea farmers to test regime appetite for reform

     
    North Korea's communist leadership is now reported by recent visitors to be experimenting with smaller-sized farming cooperatives and incentives for expanding food production by letting farmers keep and sell more of what they grow. The dilemma faced by...
  • Michael Henry Heim, UCLA scholar and translator, dies at 69

     
    Michael Henry Heim, a well regarded scholar of Slavic languages at UCLA known for his translations of works by Gunter Grass, Milan Kundera, Thomas Mann and Anton Chekhov, has died. He was 69. Heim died Saturday at his home in......
  • Columbia University administrator chosen to head UC Berkeley

     
    Nicholas B. Dirks, a high-ranking Columbia University administrator and an expert on the history and culture of India, has been chosen to be the next chancellor of UC Berkeley, officials announced Thursday. Dirks, who is Columbia's executive vice...
  • Cal State to consider new student fees

     
    California State University is seeking to impose a series of new fees next fall designed to encourage students to graduate faster and free up thousands of more classroom seats. The proposals were unveiled Thursday, only two days after the passage......
  • New UC Berkeley chief to get pay raise despite Brown's opposition

     
    Despite strong opposition from Gov. Jerry Brown, the UC regents on Tuesday gave the new chancellor of UC Berkeley a $50,000-–or 11.4%--pay raise over the current campus head and said the extra money would come from private donations, not state...
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss UC Berkeley chancellor pay raise

     
    The UC Board of Regents on Tuesday approved a $50,000 -- or 11.4% -- pay raise to the incoming UC Berkeley chancellor despite strong opposition from Gov. Jerry Brown. The Times higher education reporter Larry Gordon will join L.A. Now Live at 9 a.m. to...
  • Federal education leaders urge families to compare college costs

     
    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Tuesday urged parents and students to explore the federal government’s national online tool for college costs. The tuition figures listed in the newly revised College Affordability and Transparency Center...
  • Illegal immigrant students at labor center cheer Obama's speech

     
    It was a moment that, unlike many of their families, would be documented. With cell phones and cameras, they snapped photos of the TV screen, of the room, of each other--all as President Obama promised to "lift the shadow of deportation."...
  • James Franco to teach a USC film production class next spring

    James Franco to teach a USC film production class next spring
    The registrar's office at the University of Southern California is about to get very busy. James Franco, the actor-Oscar-host-soap-star-artist-poet-novelist, is set to teach a film production class at USC next spring, according to an email sent to USC...
  • As employers push efficiency, the daily grind wears down workers

    As employers push efficiency, the daily grind wears down workers
    WESTFIELD, Mass. — The envelope factory where Lisa Weber works is hot and noisy. A fan she brought from home helps her keep cool as she maneuvers around whirring equipment to make her quota: 750 envelopes an hour, up from 500 a few years ago....