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Op-Ed News
Author's Page for Anis ShivaniAnis Shivani is the author of several critically acclaimed books of fiction, po
Author's Page for Anis Shivani
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
Anis Shivani is the author of several critically acclaimed books of fiction, poetry, and criticism, including Anatolia and Other Stories (2009), Against the Workshop: Provocations, Polemics, Controversies (2011), The Fifth Lash and Other Stories... Read more
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Boston Herald
Robbins: Childhood poverty drives desire to make Boston workThere’s a straight line between Michelle Wu’s family experience and how she vie
Robbins: Childhood poverty drives desire to make Boston work
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
There’s a straight line between Michelle Wu’s family experience and how she views her job. She may have a Harvard Law School degree and been mentored by political heavyweights like Tom Menino and Elizabeth Warren, but the 30-year-old Boston city... Read more
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The New Yorker
The College FallacyAs the supply of college grads expands, many are taking jobs that shouldn’t req
The College Fallacy
The New Yorker / Posted 2 days ago
As the supply of college grads expands, many are taking jobs that shouldn’t require a degree.Credit Illustration by Leo Espinosa If there is one thing most Americans have been able to agree on over the years, it is that getting an education,... Read more
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Business Wire
James R. Tobin, former CEO of Boston Scientific, Joins Globus Medical Board of DirectorsAUDUBON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading musc
James R. Tobin, former CEO of Boston Scientific, Joins Globus Medical Board of Directors
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
AUDUBON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading musculoskeletal implant manufacturer, today announced that James R. Tobin has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Tobin served as President and Chief... Read more
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International Business Times
Bono is richer than Madonna and Paul McCartney after Facebook investment earns him £1bn When U2 frontman Bono isn't busy making music or immersing himself in his phila
Bono is richer than Madonna and Paul McCartney after Facebook investment earns him £1bn
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
When U2 frontman Bono isn't busy making music or immersing himself in his philanthropic work, the singer is making smart business moves. The 55-year-old musician has become the world's richest pop star after a Facebook investment he made when the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Back-school guide: Harvard CollegeWe asked current students and recent graduates to give us the inside scoop on t
Back-school guide: Harvard College
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
We asked current students and recent graduates to give us the inside scoop on their colleges before the school year begins. Here, recent graduate Ellen O’Leary tells us the best and worst things about Harvard College, and also gives advice to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Prep-school rape trial: Read statements from the victim’s family, St. Paul’s School, and Harvard CollegeAfter the verdict in Owen Labrie’s trial, the victim and her family, St. Paul’s
Prep-school rape trial: Read statements from the victim’s family, St. Paul’s School, and Harvard College
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
After the verdict in Owen Labrie’s trial, the victim and her family, St. Paul’s School, and Harvard College, where Labrie was headed, all released separate statements. The elite Concord, New Hampshire prep school that Labrie and the victim attended... Read more
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Boston Globe
Harvard won’t say if it rescinded Owen Labrie’s admissionAfter he was accepted to Harvard College, Owen Labrie’s Facebook profile was ad
Harvard won’t say if it rescinded Owen Labrie’s admission
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
After he was accepted to Harvard College, Owen Labrie’s Facebook profile was added to the Harvard College Class of 2018’s Facebook page. A few months later, it had disappeared. During the summer before what should’ve been his freshman year at... Read more
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News.com.au
Mark Zuckerberg celebrates on his wall as Facebook hits new peak of a billion users in a day Facebook has built M, a virtual assistant that will live in the companys Mess
Mark Zuckerberg celebrates on his wall as Facebook hits new peak of a billion users in a day
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
Facebook has built M, a virtual assistant that will live in the companys Messenger iOS and Android apps, and compete directly with Apples Siri, Google Now,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Prep school rape suspect says he lied to friends, never had sex with girlThey were having a good time, Owen Labrie said, making out and rolling around i
Prep school rape suspect says he lied to friends, never had sex with girl
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
They were having a good time, Owen Labrie said, making out and rolling around in a secluded room on the campus of their elite prep school. So good, he said, that he thought they might have sex. But as he stood over the 15-year-old half-naked girl,... Read more
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Slate
Antebellum Enslavers Struggled to Control Their Single Economic Wellspring: Female Sexuality.Our defining institution, in nine lives. “Good Breeders”During the antebellum
Antebellum Enslavers Struggled to Control Their Single Economic Wellspring: Female Sexuality.
Slate / Posted 10 days ago
Our defining institution, in nine lives. “Good Breeders”During the antebellum period, enslaved women wielded their reproductive capital and fought off white encroachment on their sexual health. This article supplements Episode 7 of The History of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
They Were Given Wings and Are Now Flying High in Top American MultinationalsTears of joy flowed freely when villagers from Bartolimo in Kabartonjo, Baringo
They Were Given Wings and Are Now Flying High in Top American Multinationals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Tears of joy flowed freely when villagers from Bartolimo in Kabartonjo, Baringo County, gathered to bid farewell to one of their sons who was headed to the United States for higher education. It was about four years ago when family, friends and... Read more
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J Weekly
deathsHarvey L. Backman Harvey L. Backman was born in 1934 in Boissevain, Manitoba,
deaths
J Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
Harvey L. Backman Harvey L. Backman was born in 1934 in Boissevain, Manitoba, Canada, and made his home in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 60 years before moving to New York City in 2007. Harvey attended Washington High School (S.F.) and U.C.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
DPP introduces Harvard grad as potential Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC candidateSINGAPORE: The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has pitched a Harvard graduat
DPP introduces Harvard grad as potential Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC candidate
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has pitched a Harvard graduate to be among the slate of candidates it and the Singapore People’s Party (SPP) will be jointly fielding in Bishan-Toa Payoh Group Representation Constituency. Ms Nadine... Read more
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Naples Daily News
MurphyGraysonPatrick Murphy is often described as a natural politician, a good listener like
MurphyGrayson
Naples Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
Patrick Murphy is often described as a natural politician, a good listener liked by both Democrats and Republicans in his Treasure Coast district. Alan Grayson has made a career of being an unapologetic progressive whose rhetoric fires up supporters... Read more
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Forbes
No Matter How The Court Case Ends, Tom Brady Has Already LostAuthor of "The Type B Manager: Leading Successfully in a Type A World" (Prentic
No Matter How The Court Case Ends, Tom Brady Has Already Lost
Forbes / Posted 22 days ago
Author of "The Type B Manager: Leading Successfully in a Type A World" (Prentice Hall Press). Publishers Weekly has called the book "an excellent resource for leaders who don’t fit the mold, and for upper managers who need to fill leadership... Read more
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Boston Globe
Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight, but visible for many more daysEvery August brings about the Perseid Meteor shower. This annual event is antic
Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight, but visible for many more days
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
Every August brings about the Perseid Meteor shower. This annual event is anticipated by many folks because of the reliability of the meteors and the fact they occur when it�s warm and comfortable to be outside deep into the night. By contrast, the... Read more
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The Washington Times
CLIFFORD MAY: Chuck Schumer right to reject Iran nuclear arms empowerment dealDear Sen. Schumer, Or may I call you “Chuck”? About 30 years ago when I first
CLIFFORD MAY: Chuck Schumer right to reject Iran nuclear arms empowerment deal
The Washington Times / Posted 22 days ago
Dear Sen. Schumer, Or may I call you “Chuck”? About 30 years ago when I first met you, you were an informal kind of guy. You had recently been elected to the House from a district in Brooklyn and Queens. I was a New York Times reporter. I remember... Read more
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Washington Post
A phenomenal Perseid meteor shower peaks this week — here’s how to watchBarring cloudy skies, this week’s Perseid meteor shower may be a classic, excel
A phenomenal Perseid meteor shower peaks this week — here’s how to watch
Washington Post / Posted 23 days ago
Barring cloudy skies, this week’s Perseid meteor shower may be a classic, excellent show. The shooting star spectacle peaks on the night of Wednesday into Thursday morning, with as many as 90 to 100 shooting stars an hour, according to the Royal... Read more
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Washington Post
A phenomenal Perseid meteor shower peaks this week — here’s how to watchBarring cloudy skies, this week’s Perseid meteor shower may be a classic, excel
A phenomenal Perseid meteor shower peaks this week — here’s how to watch
Washington Post / Posted 23 days ago
Barring cloudy skies, this week’s Perseid meteor shower may be a classic, excellent show. The shooting star spectacle peaks on the night of Wednesday into Thursday morning, with as many as 90 to 100 shooting stars an hour, according to the Royal... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Lawyer, philanthropist Henry Phipps Hoffstot Jr. diesHenry Phipps Hoffstot Jr., a longtime Palm Beach resident, died Monday, June 29
Lawyer, philanthropist Henry Phipps Hoffstot Jr. dies
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
Henry Phipps Hoffstot Jr., a longtime Palm Beach resident, died Monday, June 29, 2015, at his home in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Shadyside, in the same room where his mother died 50 years earlier. Born Nov. 13, 1917, in Pittsburgh, he was the... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Bitter battle over frozen embryos(ABC) -- A California doctor is in a legal battle to keep frozen embryos after
Bitter battle over frozen embryos
WAOW Wausau / Posted 28 days ago
(ABC) -- A California doctor is in a legal battle to keep frozen embryos after a bitter divorce. Her ex-husband wants the embryos destroyed. She says they're her only chance to have children. "I'm doing this for my babies," said Mimi Lee. A... Read more
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The Irish Times
Harvard MBAs give up on Wall Street The tech boom in Silicon Valley is luring away entrepreneurs seeking to strike
Harvard MBAs give up on Wall Street
The Irish Times / Posted 28 days ago
The tech boom in Silicon Valley is luring away entrepreneurs seeking to strike it even richer Harvard MBAs are increasingly foregoing signing up to do ‘God’s work’, as Goldman Sachs head Lloyd Blankfein previously... Read more
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PhysOrg
Cassiopeia's hidden gem: the closest rocky, transiting planetSkygazers at northern latitudes are familiar with the W-shaped star pattern of
Cassiopeia's hidden gem: the closest rocky, transiting planet
PhysOrg / Posted 1 months ago
Skygazers at northern latitudes are familiar with the W-shaped star pattern of Cassiopeia the Queen. This circumpolar constellation is visible year-round near the North Star. Tucked next to one leg of the W lies a modest 5th-magnitude star named HD... Read more
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