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  • Justice Department accuses Conn. police of bias against Latinos

     
    A federal Justice Department probe of the East Haven, Conn. police department has found a pattern of discrimination against Latinos, the latest legal blow aimed at the suburban department....
  • Joe Paterno has plenty of well-wishers on 85th birthday

     
    Joe Paterno has had a rough year, but the legendary former Penn State football coach is receiving plenty of love as he turns 85 today....
  • Was the Rose Bowl the first postseason bowl game?

     
    FOOTBALL URBAN LEGEND: The original Rose Bowl was the first postseason "bowl game." As we reach the end of the year, we enter into the holiday season. We also enter into the season of College Football Bowl Games, over two......
  • Tom Williams resigns as Yale football coach amid Rhodes scandal

     
    Tom Williams resigned as the Bulldogs coach Wednesday as the university continues to investigate whether he lied on his resume about being a Rhodes candidate while attending Stanford....
  • James Franco signs publishing deal with Amazon

     
    James Franco, a seemingly unstoppable creative force, will publish his first novel with Amazon's new publishing arm....
  • Vanger vs. Wagner? 'Dragon Tattoo' family has familiar ring

     
    "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" features the movie season's most disturbing and detestable family -- the Vangers, a Swedish industrial dynasty whose great material wealth is matched only by its great moral corruption. In their role as the ultimate...
  • Composer Andrew Norman joins Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

     
    Andrew Norman will be joining the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra as its new composer-in-residence, organizers announced on Wednesday. Jeffrey Kahane, the orchestra's music director, appointed Norman to the post for a three year period starting July....
  • Was one of Georgetown's canine mascots a war hero?

     
    FOOTBALL URBAN LEGEND: One of Georgetown's canine mascots was a war hero. The first live animal mascot in college football was "Handsome Dan," a bulldog who was purchased by Yale student Andrew Graves in 1889. The bulldog became quite popular......
  • Harvard’s Science + Cooking lectures: Now playing on iTunes U

     
    Now on iTunes U: Science + Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to Soft Matter, a video lecture series from Harvard that “discusses concepts from the physical sciences that underpin both everyday cooking and haute cuisine.”...
  • $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award goes to Timothy Donnelly

     
    The substantial Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award will go to mid-career poet Timothy Donnelly; the Kate Tufts prize, for an emerging writer, goes to Katherine Larson, a molecular biologist, for her first poetry collection....
  • U.S. colleges: What bad economy? Gifts rise 8.2% to $30.3 billion

     
    Donations to U.S. colleges and universities rose 8.2% last year as the institutions of higher education improved their financial condition after some tough economic years, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Council for Aid to Education....