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    SAMUEL ALITO Age: 55 School: Yale Law School Background:: Deputy assistant attorney general under President Ronald Reagan, U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey. Currently: Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit (appointed 1990)....
  • The curious captains of a reckless industry

    When the U.S. Navy began its great sell-off of surplus ships in 1991, Richard Jaross was among the first to see an opportunity.He began dismantling Navy ships at a California scrapyard, where workers were exposed to lead and asbestos. He came to Baltimore...
  • Reforms Aim To Fix Problems In Connecticut Veterans Care

    WASHINGTON — A new law designed to reform the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs should bring improvements in the delivery of medical care to Connecticut veterans, although some of the changes will be slow in coming and problems are expected to...
  • If There's A Crowded Field, It's Got To Be Cricket

    If There's A Crowded Field, It's Got To Be Cricket
    About 25 years ago, Ashok Chakraborty completed his doctorate in India and came to the U.S. where he became a research scientist at Yale University. In those early years, the things he particularly missed included cricket, which he had played from the age...
  • State Police Battle 'Swatting' Trend

    State troopers rushed to a home in Colchester Monday after receiving a report of a shooting and that a hostage had been taken. But it was a hoax. The phony emergency call and others like it this year at places including the University of Connecticut and...
  • Harvard picks insider Blyth to helm $36 billion endowment

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Harvard University on Wednesday named an insider, Stephen Blyth, to run its $36.4 billion endowment, the world's largest. Blyth, who heads public markets at Harvard Management Co, the school's investment arm, will replace President...
  • Records detail U. of I. sex-assault settlement

    Records detail U. of I. sex-assault settlement
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign paid more than $77,000 to a student who accused campus officials of minimizing her sexual assault and harassment complaints even after photographs and a video of the incident were passed around a fraternity...
  • Sexual assault allegations: To name names or not?

    Sexual assault allegations: To name names or not?
    When it comes to sexual assault allegations, is it ever a good idea to name names? That question arose this week when a group claiming to be current and former University of Chicago students created and then deleted an anonymous Tumblr account listing...
  • Yale's Endowment Up 20.2% To $23.9 Billion

    Yale's Endowment Up 20.2% To $23.9 Billion
    Yale University announced Wednesday its endowment is up 20.2 percent for the 12-month period ending June 30. The Ivy League institution in New Haven had $4 billion investment gain. The net change to the endowment is less than 20.2 percent because of...
  • SCI-Arc's newly announced director sees growth and a global presence

    SCI-Arc's newly announced director sees growth and a global presence
    The Southern California Institute of Architecture is getting it's first new director in more than a decade. Hernan Diaz Alonso will succeed current director Eric Owen Moss when Moss' term concludes next September. The appointment was announced...
  • Yale endowment posts 20 percent return, besting rival Harvard

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Yale University's endowment posted a 20.2 percent return in the 2014 fiscal year, the school said on Wednesday, besting Ivy League rivals such as Harvard and Dartmouth. The endowment value grew to $23.9 billion as of June 30, from $20....
  • Bob Macauley's Compassion Infuses Spirit Of AmeriCares

    Bob Macauley's Compassion Infuses Spirit Of AmeriCares
    As South Vietnam spiraled toward collapse in April 1975, a plane carrying Vietnamese orphans to new homes in the U.S. crashed about 15 minutes after takeoff from Saigon. A cargo door on the U.S. Air Force C-5A blew out and control cables and hydraulic...