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  • Moravian College installs President Bryon Grigsby

    Moravian College installs President Bryon Grigsby
    Calling for Moravian College to become a "new type of liberal arts college," Bryon L. Grigsby of the Class of 1990 was inaugurated Saturday as the 16th president of the college and the Moravian Theological Seminary in Bethlehem. Grigsby, a scholar of...
  • Obama names budget chief as new health secretary

    By Christi Parsons and Michael A. Memoli WASHINGTON — President Obama named White House budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell to take over the Department of Health and Human Services on Friday, saying there was "no manager as experienced and as...
  • Obama looks to pivot from health care rollout

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama worked to turn a page Friday on his signature health care law, nominating White House aide Sylvia Mathews Burwell to replace embattled Kathleen Sebelius as secretary of health and human services. Known for her management...
  • Obama names Sylvia Burwell to take over healthcare law implementation

    WASHINGTON — President Obama named White House budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell to take over the implementation of the Affordable Care Act on Friday, saying there was "no manager as experienced and competent" to run the next phase of his...
  • Art world veteran lands a major role in film academy's coming museum

     Art world veteran lands a major role in film academy's coming museum
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has plucked an established figure from the art museum world who has extensive knowledge of cinema to lead its highly anticipated $300-million movie museum. Kerry Brougher, a veteran art curator who...
  • Scarlett Johansson on Paris style, 'Captain America,' in Glamour

    Scarlett Johansson on Paris style, 'Captain America,' in Glamour
    Scarlett Johansson, currently starring in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," is on the cover of Glamour's May issue. Inside she talks about hand-to-hand combat in "Captain America." But more to the point, she reveals what she likes about fashion in...
  • Stockpiles of Roche Tamiflu drug are waste of money, review finds

    LONDON (Reuters) - Researchers who have fought for years to get full data on Roche's flu medicine Tamiflu said on Thursday that governments who stockpile it are wasting billions of dollars on a drug whose effectiveness is in doubt. In a review of trial...
  • Ted Hughes' estate suddenly withdraws support of bio-in-progress

    Scholar Jonathan Bate has been at work on his biography of British poet Ted Hughes for four years. He was surprised to recently learn that the Hughes estate had withdrawn its support of the book. Hughes was British poet laureate from 1984 until his...
  • Legal action over Flight 370 raises questions

    Legal action over Flight 370 raises questions
    With mystery still surrounding the missing Malaysia Airlines passenger jet since its disappearance three weeks ago, the court filing by a Chicago-based law firm last week came as a shocker. Without solid evidence of a crash or wreckage of the jet,...
  • The challenge for China's Leninist emperor

    BEIJING — President Xi Jinping is leading an extraordinary political experiment in China. In essence, he is trying to turn his nation into an advanced economy and three-dimensional superpower, drawing on the energies of capitalism, patriotism and...
  • A wedding gift for Pocahontas

     A wedding gift for Pocahontas
    When the bride makes her appearance at Historic Jamestowne for the April 5 recreation of the wedding of John Rolfe and Pocahontas, she won't have to worry about facing the altar alone. Shielding Pamunkey Indian Wendy Taylor from the crowd as she walks...
  • George Clooney dating Amal Alamuddin? Vacation pics make a case

    George Clooney dating Amal Alamuddin? Vacation pics make a case
    Things appear to be heating up between George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin. "The Monuments Men" actor-director and the British lawyer were spotted together on a four-day safari in Tanzania and photos of the pair have been obtained by People and Us...