September 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Education’s Worth

Educational value needs serious rebranding. Every time I encounter the subject of education it is invariably connected with the economy, how it is a vital economic engine providing trained human resources for business’ employment. More...

Living

Skin shocks

Therapy used at Massachusetts school draws FDA look

CANTON, Mass.  S ome cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks — so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man triggered a stroke. Another pulled out all his teeth.  More...

Maine

How the fatal New Jersey bear attack relates to Maine’s Question 1

A fatal black bear attack on a hiker in New Jersey last week is striking a chord in Maine, where Question 1 on November’s ballot asks voters to decide whether to ban three forms of bear hunting practices — baiting, dogs and trapping.  More...

Nation/World

Suspect captured in case of missing UVA student

RICHMOND, VA.   A man charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia sophomore has been captured in Texas and is awaiting extradition — but there is still no sign of the student, authorities said.  More...