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  • 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.,...
  • MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry brings her analytical POV to cable news

     
    As a tenured professor of political science at Tulane University in New Orleans, a columnist for The Nation magazine, and, as of February, host of an eponymous weekend talk show on MSNBC, Melissa Harris-Perry maintains a schedule that would make even...
  • Highest-earning grads majored in math and science, study finds

    Highest-earning grads majored in math and science, study finds
    Recent college graduates looking for entry-level work will have an easier time job-hunting than earlier alumni, recent reports are finding. But the students who will make the most money when they emerge from school will be the ones with math- and science-...
  • Henry S. Ruth Jr. dies at 80; Watergate special prosecutor

    Henry S. Ruth Jr. dies at 80; Watergate special prosecutor
    Henry S. Ruth Jr., who served a year as Watergate special prosecutor after Archibald Cox was fired and Leon Jaworski resigned, died in Tucson on March 16 after a stroke, his wife, Deborah Mathieu, said. He was 80. Ruth investigated organized crime for...
  • Edward Shanbrom dies at 87; hematologist developed blood-cleaning process

    Edward Shanbrom dies at 87; hematologist developed blood-cleaning process
    As pioneering hematologist Dr. Edward Shanbrom looked for simple solutions to complex problems, his home was often his laboratory and common household items his scientific ally. When he needed a filter to test a concept, one made for coffee would do just...
  • Michael Mann's counterstrike in the climate wars

     
    Climate change may have dropped off the national political agenda, but unfortunately that doesn't mean the problem has gone away. As of January, the Earth's atmosphere contained 393 parts per million of carbon dioxide. And rising. To understand why that'...
  • 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....
  • PASSINGS: Peter Breck, Philip Bruns, Jim Lloyd, Harry Keough, Antoni Tapies, Florence Green, Morgan Jones, Bill Hinzman

    PASSINGS: Peter Breck, Philip Bruns, Jim Lloyd, Harry Keough, Antoni Tapies, Florence Green, Morgan Jones, Bill Hinzman
    Peter Breck Actor on 'The Big Valley' Peter Breck, 82, an actor who played a son of ranch owner Barbara Stanwyck on the 1960s TV western "The Big Valley," died Monday in Vancouver after a long illness, his wife, Diane, announced on the website The Big...
  • $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....
  • Joe Paterno dies at 85; transformed Penn State into football power

    During a six-decade career, Joe Paterno transformed sleepy Penn State University into a national football power, creating a legacy that no one thought could be beaten — or tarnished. But the Ivy League-educated coach who demanded that his players...
  • 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.”...