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by: Oliver Gettell MCT Campus A newspaperman to the core, David Carr wouldn’t dream of putting himself at the center of a story. But the incisive,...

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Affirmative action, long one of America's most divisive social issues, is about to grab headlines again. On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear...

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“So where is Waldo, really?” That’s not the kind of question most high school seniors expect to find on their college admission applications. But it is...

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“Housewives.” “Homemakers.” They don’t look like four-letter words, do they? But that’s what they became in the aftermath of the publication of Betty Friedan’s book about...

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Smartphone carry a lot of things an identity thief would love to have: stored passwords to online accounts, banking information, email addresses and phone...

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The furor began in October when Dr. Michael Anderson, a pediatrician who treats mostly children from low-income families in Georgia, said that he routinely...

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Forgot about Valentine’s Day? Love’s way can still be smoothed. Load your smartphone with the romantic application Couple, by TenthBit Inc. It’s free for Android...

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It seems fitting that he delivered the news in Latin, not in German, or Italian, or English, or the other languages he speaks. Pope Benedict...

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In the three weeks since President Barack Obama's re-election victory, his most ardent foes, nearly 1 million people from all 50 states, have signed...

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When Republicans in Congress say they are willing to put tax revenues on the table in budget talks with President Barack Obama, that offer...

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It was the day the ocean came ashore. As Hurricane Sandy lurched into the East Coast, we watched in horror as floodwaters crippled Manhattan...

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Supporters of same-sex marriage reached a major milestone in Tuesday’s elections, when Maryland and Maine became the first states where voters upheld marriage rights...

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Amazing how an enormous natural disaster has a way of silencing the barbed language and personal attacks of a razor-close presidential race. Amazing how...

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You might think you know how to find the best rate for airline tickets. Just plug your travel dates into your favorite online portal...

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Maybe President Obama forgot his debate with Mitt Romney was on TV. How else to explain his lack of dynamism before a worldwide television...

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In the 2010-2011 school year, approximately 903,630 U.S. public school graduates took at least one Advanced Placement exam and 540,619 achieved a passing score,...

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President George W. Bush became an object of scorn and near-pity eight years ago for some voters watching his first debate with Democratic challenger...

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Emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide reached an all-time high last year, reducing the chances that the world could avoid a dangerous rise in global average temperature by 2020, according to the International Energy Agency.

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Southwest Philadelphia resident Mona West has a simple strategy for combating rising food prices.

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President Barack Obama and his allies escalated their attacks on rival Mitt Romney for refusing to release more of his tax returns, suggesting Tuesday that secrets in those files cost him the vice presidency four years ago and could embarrass him today.

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The questions routinely asked of our presidential candidates are insufficient for assessing their potential ability to lead the nation.

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No more of those awkward moments, placing a box of condoms on the checkout stand, staring at the ground and hoping the cashier doesn't look too closely at what you're buying.

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The engineers who designed the Internet focused on connection and communication, not safety and security.

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Everyone can learn from Rush Limbaugh. Everyone can choose whether to believe in his daily radio vision of "the Left." Everyone can decide whether to listen.

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Now, Microsoft has added another such feature called Linked Pages, which allows users to link websites related to them in Bing search results.