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  • Civil rights nominee known for 'Sesame Street,' liberal legal causes

    Civil rights nominee known for 'Sesame Street,' liberal legal causes
    WASHINGTON — Debo Adegbile, President Obama's nominee to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, attributes much of his success as an attorney to a nine-year stint as a child actor on "Sesame Street" in the 1970s.
  • Oreos as addictive as cocaine: How to kick your addiction

    Oreos as addictive as cocaine: How to kick your addiction
    It should come as no surprise to anyone that Oreo cookies were found to be as addictive as cocaine in a recent study. Our bodies are wired to like sugary, fatty foods, but it's not a habit that can't be kicked, according to New York City Dr. Timothy...

    Paul Fussell dies at 88; social historian and critic

    Paul Fussell dies at 88; social historian and critic
    For social historian and critic Paul Fussell, the most enduring moments of truth came as a 20-year-old platoon leader in France during World War II. German shrapnel tore up his back and thigh. The blood and guts of fellow soldiers were spewed on him....

    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...

    Department of Education lists cheapest and costliest colleges

    Department of Education lists cheapest and costliest colleges
    Berea College doesn’t have the cachet and name recognition of Harvard or Yale. But it also doesn’t have the high price tag. The small Christian school in Kentucky charges the lowest annual tuition and fees of any four-year private college --...