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  • Activists accuse colleges of not responding to sexual assault complaints

    Activists accuse colleges of not responding to sexual assault complaints
    Students and activists joined together Wednesday to file complaints against colleges and universities nationwide alleging that the schools have failed to follow federal laws, including those involving the reporting of sexual assault crimes and...
  • 70th annual ‘Pictures of the Year International’

     
    The winners of the 70th annual "Pictures of the Year International" awards were announced last week at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. Here is a selection of the top winners in some of the categories....
  • 'American Sniper' Chris Kyle shot dead in a post-combat world

    'American Sniper' Chris Kyle shot dead in a post-combat world
    Military sniper Chris Kyle had survived the dust-worn places where he had to worry about enemy fire — or even friendly fire — until this weekend. Kyle, 38, an author and former Navy SEAL, was shot dead Saturday by an unemployed, 25-year-...
  • 'California Schools Rule,' according to Kiplinger rankings

     
    Eleven California universities were among the top 100 “best-value” public colleges ranked by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance in a 2013 list that is set to hit newsstands Tuesday. UCLA led the way for California coming, in at No. 6 in the......
  • UC San Diego again tops national rankings of universities

     
    The 2012 listing, released Monday, put the UC San Diego campus as number one nationwide for the third year in a row based on such socially conscious efforts as enrolling and graduating low-income students, supporting research and encouraging students&#...
  • PASSINGS: R.G. Armstrong, Norman Alden, Ted Hinshaw, Neil Reed

    R.G. Armstrong Actor a favorite of Peckinpah R.G. Armstrong, 95, a veteran character actor who started his career in the 1950s on Broadway, segued to television, then solidified his standing as a favorite of filmmakers Sam Peckinpah and Warren Beatty,...
  • Jim Drake dies at 83; aeronautical engineer created the Windsurfer

    Jim Drake dies at 83; aeronautical engineer created the Windsurfer
    Aeronautical engineer Jim Drake had already solved the "puzzle" of pairing a surfboard with a sail when a young man who stopped to admire "the Baja Board" in the late 1960s suggested what he called "the perfect name": the Windsurfer. In his Santa...
  • Late Night: Obama, 'preezy of the United Steezy,' jams with Fallon

     
    President Obama and Jimmy Fallon slow jam about student loans....
  • PASSINGS: Doris Betts, Norman Fruman, Stanley R. Resor, Greg Ham, Maersk Mc-Kinney Moeller

    PASSINGS: Doris Betts, Norman Fruman, Stanley R. Resor, Greg Ham, Maersk Mc-Kinney Moeller
    Doris Betts Southern author of short stories, novels Doris Betts, 79, a novelist and writing teacher best known for short stories and novels that evoke the geography and mores of the South, died of lung cancer Saturday at her home in Pittsboro, N.C.,...
  • Three UC schools ranked among public school bargains

     
    Despite skyrocketing tuition costs, three University of California schools were named among the nation’s best public school bargains in rankings published Tuesday by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance....
  • NEH grants $1.4 million in California; funds small-venue exhibits

     
    The National Endowment for the Humanities has issued $21 million in grants, including $2.1 million to renew a traveling exhibition program geared toward small museums. California accounted for $1.4 million in grants....