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  • More campuses lock down amid gun and bomb scares

    More campuses lock down amid gun and bomb scares
    Alert: Unconfirmed reports of explosives at four sites on campus: Science Center, Thayer, Sever and Emerson. Evacuate those buildings now. Harvard University issued that warning Monday morning, and police swarmed the Cambridge, Mass., campus for several...
  • Income inequality is linked to depression, study finds

    Women who live in states with the greatest income gaps are at bigger risk of depression, according to a recent study. Living in states with a vast divide between the wealthy and poor makes people, especially women, more aware of their own financial...
  • Free speech still under siege in the Ivy League

    Free speech still under siege in the Ivy League
    On April 15, 1974, William Shockley, the Nobel laureate who believed that blacks were less intelligent than whites, was supposed to debate William Rusher, the publisher of the National Review, at Yale University on the topic: “Resolved: That society...
  • Trick or treat for science: Kids become test subjects

    Trick or treat for science: Kids become test subjects
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Each year, Halloween is a massive operation at Dean Karlan's house, drawing in members of his family, particularly his 13-year-old daughter, Maya. Maya's enthusiasm for Halloween knows few bounds. She makes her own costumes: a...
  • Yale alert: SWAT team on campus after report of gunman

    An emergency alert has been issued at Yale University after a report of a person with a gun on campus. The community has been told to shelter in place after the anonymous report was called in to New Haven, Conn., police. The alert said there had...
  • Yale gunman: Roommate intended to shoot people, caller tells police

    Yale gunman: Roommate intended to shoot people, caller tells police
    An anonymous caller told police his roommate was headed to Yale University in New Haven, Conn., to shoot people, and witnesses spotted a man with a shotgun or rifle in the area, prompting Monday's campus shutdown, police said. In a phone call that...
  • Yale locked down after gunman reported; many students away on break

    Yale locked down after gunman reported; many students away on break
    A report of a gunman on campus had Yale University hunkered down on alert Monday morning. "Confirmed report of person with a gun on/near Old Campus. SHELTER IN PLACE. This is NOT a test," the university said in its latest alert to the campus community...
  • Lockdown lifted at Yale after scare over report of gunman on campus

    Lockdown lifted at Yale after scare over report of gunman on campus
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- After the school massacres at Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech and Columbine, this has become, perhaps, the inexorable consequence of any threatening phone call. At Yale University, hours after an anonymous man called and warned a...
  • Yale professor with Los Angeles ties dies in police custody

    Yale professor with Los Angeles ties dies in police custody
    Police in New Haven, Conn., this week were investigating the death of a 34-year-old Yale professor while he was in jail over the weekend. Assistant English professor Samuel See -- a graduate of Cal State Bakersfield who also held a doctorate from UCLA...
  • Suspect in custody, weapons found after Connecticut campus scare

    Suspect in custody, weapons found after Connecticut campus scare
    For the second time in two weeks, a Connecticut university has been put on lockdown after officials received an alert about a possible gunman coming to campus. University of New Haven officials said Tuesday that a suspect was in custody and weapons...
  • Oxytocin boosts social acuity in children with autism, study indicates

    Oxytocin boosts social acuity in children with autism, study indicates
    Oxytocin, the "cuddle" hormone that makes mothers' milk flow, men faithful to their mates and even tough negotiators more trusting, also makes children with autism more attuned to social cues in others, a new study says. The study found that compared to...