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  • Gun laws and what the Second Amendment intended

    As school shootings erupt with sickening regularity, Americans once again are debating gun laws. Quickly talk turns to the Second Amendment. But what does it mean? History offers some surprises: It turns out in each era, the meaning is set not by some...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Nails: The Story Of The Modern Manicure Book Event

    The Middlesex County Historical Society will host an evening with Suzanne E. Shapiro, author of the recently published book, "Nails: The Story of the Modern Manicure." The program and dessert reception will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m. at the...
  • Bank analyst Hintz to join NYU's business school, write book

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Charles Bradley Hintz, who has analyzed financial stocks for more than a decade at Bernstein Research, said on Monday that he will be leaving Wall Street to teach business at New York University and write a book. Hintz, who goes by...
  • Discover the feminine side of Shakespeare

    A new show that will launch on a national tour after its run at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, examines the feminine side of Shakespeare's plays from the doomed Juliet to the obsessed Lady Macbeth. "Women of Will," created by Tina Packer, explores...
  • Judge under fire for blog post on Hobby Lobby case

    A federal judge turned part-time blogger who garnered unwanted national attention this week after using a profane expression to tell the Supreme Court to, effectively, "shut up" has decided to take his own advice and shut up for a while. "Blogging...
  • Has telecommuting blunted power of potential New York rail strike?

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For decades, it's been the mightiest weapon in the transit union's arsenal, enough to cripple commerce and bring governments to their knees. But has the age of telecommuting taken the edge off the transit strike? "Technology has...
  • Author Jonathan Lethem on utopias, novels, politics, social media

    Novels that feature a talking and gun-toting kangaroo. Or a post-apocalyptic future. Or a world of hermaphroditic aliens known as Archbuilders. Or a magic ring that enables flight and invisibility. Since debuting with the novel "Gun, with Occasional...
  • Parental Guidance: How to survive when kids move home after college

    Q. Do you have advice for parents of "boomerang" kids who have moved home after college graduation? A. If your child is jobless, jointly devise a game plan, advises Mary Quigley of Rockville Centre, a New York University journalism professor who writes a...
  • Jumoke Charter Group CEO Resigns After Revelations

     Jumoke Charter Group CEO Resigns After Revelations
    HARTFORD — Michael M. Sharpe resigned as CEO of the Jumoke Academy charter organization Saturday following revelations that he had a decades-old criminal record and for years had erroneously used the academic title of "doctor." Hartford school...
  • Hartford Charter School CEO Acknowledges Inaccurate Academic Credential

    Hartford Charter School CEO Acknowledges Inaccurate Academic Credential
    HARTFORD — In a New Year's message last December, the CEO of the Jumoke Academy charter school shared his enthusiastic vision for 2014, signing the letter, "Yours Truly, Dr. Michael Sharpe." Some version of that prestigious academic credential has...
  • Hartford Charter School Group To Conduct Forensic Audit

    Hartford Charter School Group To Conduct Forensic Audit
    HARTFORD — Family Urban Schools of Excellence, the group that runs the heavily state-financed Jumoke Academy charter schools, announced plans Tuesday to conduct an independent forensic audit following disclosures that its CEO had served prison...
  • SOY helps more youths reach their potential

    SOY helps more youths reach their potential
    Because of the financial demands on his Costa Mesa family, which includes three younger sisters, Ricardo "Ricky" Herrera never thought he would have the money to attend college outside of Orange County. With the help of Save Our Youth, or SOY, a...