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  • 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....
  • 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....
  • Children and young adults

    Children and young adults
    Abarat Absolute Midnight Clive Barker Joanna Cotler/HarperCollins, $24.99, ages 13 and up In the third installment of this lavish series, a teen girl is menaced by a powerful sorceress in a mystical fantasy world. The Annotated Peter Pan J.M....
  • Books that address pivotal points in history

    Books that address pivotal points in history
    "The past is a foreign country," novelist L.P. Hartley wrote, "they do things differently there." And those extra bits of time around the holidays — on a long drive to visit relatives or waiting for the holiday meal to cook — are perfect for...
  • Wall Street's Ivy League pipeline faces growing criticism

     
    The battle for the hearts and minds of America's best and brightest is heating up. As the Times reported earlier this fall, students and professors on elite college campuses have been criticizing the high proportion of smartstudents who go to work in...
  • Economic insecurity rising, new indicator shows

     
    More than one in five Americans experienced economic insecurity during the recession, meaning they had an economic loss without an adequate safety net to replace that loss, according to a new report from the Rockefeller Foundation....
  • This is your mind on meditation: less wandering, more doing

    This is your mind on meditation: less wandering, more doing
    The brains of experienced meditators appear to be fitter, more disciplined and more "on task" than do the brains of those trying out meditation for the first time. And the differences between the two groups are evident not only during meditation, when...
  • Ira Michael Heyman dies at 81; led UC Berkeley, Smithsonian

    Ira Michael Heyman dies at 81; led UC Berkeley, Smithsonian
    Ira Michael Heyman, a champion of affirmative action who led UC Berkeley as its chancellor during the 1980s and later became the first non-scientist to lead the Smithsonian Institution, has died. He was 81. Heyman died at his Berkeley home Saturday after...
  • Ted Forstmann dies at 71; Wall Street financier, philanthropist

    Ted Forstmann dies at 71; Wall Street financier, philanthropist
    Ted Forstmann, a longtime Wall Street financier and philanthropist who was a major player during the wave of corporate takeovers in the 1980s, including the battle for RJR Nabisco in 1988, died Sunday. He was 71. The cause was brain cancer, according...
  • Truck hits Yale-Harvard tailgaters, killing 1

     
    A person driving a rental truck accelerated into three women in a tailgate area at the Yale-Harvard football game on Saturday, killing one and injuring the other two....
  • PASSINGS: Doyle Bramhall, Winston C. Doby, Bruno Rubeo, Cargill MacMillan Jr.

    PASSINGS: Doyle Bramhall, Winston C. Doby, Bruno Rubeo, Cargill MacMillan Jr.
    Doyle Bramhall Bluesman collaborated with Stevie Ray Vaughan Doyle Bramhall, 62, a blues singer, drummer and songwriter best known for his collaborations with the late guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan, died Saturday at his home in Alpine, Texas, the Houston...