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  • Green Dot, based in L.A., plans to open schools in other states

    Green Dot, based in L.A., plans to open schools in other states
    Green Dot Public Schools, a locally based group of charter campuses, announced this week it has set up a national organization to manage expansion into Tennessee and Washington. In Memphis, Green Dot will take over as many as five middle schools and...
  • Vaccines are safe and problems are 'extremely rare,' study says

    Public health experts have taken a fresh look at the safety records of childhood vaccines and once again pronounced them safe. A systematic review published Tuesday by the journal Pediatrics notes some evidence of “adverse effects” from 11...
  • From The Sports Pages Of UConn History, A Stand Against Anti-Japanese Racism

    From The Sports Pages Of UConn History, A Stand Against Anti-Japanese Racism
    It was only a football game, and as college games go it was hardly worth remembering. But to one proud spectator, it was a whole lot more than that. "The biggest kick of all was the lesson in democracy that was being enacted out there," read a letter,...
  • Would you take a pregnancy test at a bar? Alaska hopes so

    Would you take a pregnancy test at a bar? Alaska hopes so
    Ladies, how likely would you be to take a pregnancy test in the bathroom of a bar? Bars and restaurants in Alaska are set later this year to have home pregnancy test dispensers installed in their bathrooms.  Forget all of the awkwardly comedic...
  • We shouldn't treat kidneys as commodities

     We shouldn't treat kidneys as commodities
    Tens of thousands of Americans are waiting for a kidney transplant. The gap between the demand for donated kidneys and the supply creates a situation that free-market cheerleaders can't bear to leave alone: People have two kidneys, so why not end our...
  • Ed O'Bannon-led antitrust suit against NCAA concludes

    The landmark antitrust trial against the NCAA came to a close Friday after 15 days of testimony, with both sides expressing confidence that the outcome will tilt in their favor and lead plaintiff Ed O'Bannon calling it "amazing" that student-athletes were...
  • Women: You are having more headaches around menopause, researchers say

    Women: You are having more headaches around menopause, researchers say
    Women’s migraine headache problems rise in the years shortly before before and at the start of menopause, researchers say. That news might feel like vindication to the women who suspected as much but didn’t always get support from their...
  • UCSD Jewish, Muslim students work together for more dining options

    UCSD Jewish, Muslim students work together for more dining options
    Jewish and Muslim student groups at UC San Diego had an idea they could work on together — creating a campus dining spot with both kosher and halal dishes. It was a small but meaningful collaboration amid tensions that have arisen from the...
  • 2013-14 Tribune Scholar-Athlete Team

    2013-14 Tribune Scholar-Athlete Team
    For 24 years, the Tribune has capped each high school sports year by honoring a group of students whose excellence extends to both the classroom and fields of play. The 2013-14 Scholar-Athlete Team represents the best in academics and athletics the...
  • UCLA math star Terence Tao wins $3-million prize

    UCLA math star Terence Tao wins $3-million prize
    UCLA mathematics professor Terence Tao already has a bevy of prestigious awards for his work in such fields as number theory and harmonic analysis. Now he is adding one more lucrative prize. Tao, 38, has been named one of five winners of the new...
  • Filings due Thursday in Northwestern football union dispute

    Filings due Thursday in Northwestern football union dispute
    Northwestern University and the union seeking to represent its football players are set on Thursday to file additional documents backing their positions -- one against, one in favor -- of a ruling that expanded the definition of "employees" to the...
  • Laguna graduates 99 honors students

    Laguna graduates 99 honors students
    Ninety-nine students graduated with honors from Laguna Beach High School on Thursday. Valedictorian Rory Saunders earned a 4.69 grade point average and will attend Dartmouth College in the fall, while salutatorian Timothy Nguyen finished with a 4.59 GPA...