Month

March 2014

All posts published in March 2014

41 posts

Group spreads college gospel

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MAYODAN, N.C. — On the labyrinthine path to the American higher education dream, Alex Lucas holds hands and nudges nervous students through the roadblocks.

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A step forward on sexual assault

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The collapse of the sexual-assault trial of Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair in Fort Bragg highlights the U.S. military’s problematic and arbitrary record on meting out justice in such cases.

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Syrian terrorists take control of border crossing

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BEIRUT — Syrian rebels linked to al-Qaida took control Monday of a key border crossing connecting Turkey to a Syrian province considered the heart of support for the government of President Bashar Assad, in heavy fighting that took the lives of three member... More »

Egyptian gov’t raises hope for moderation

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CAIRO — An Egyptian criminal court on Sunday released on bail a leading liberal activist charged with holding unauthorized protests in a ruling some saw as an effort by authorities to cool political tensions ahead of an expected presidential election.

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Michelle Obama urges open Internet access in China

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BEIJING— Michelle Obama, often criticized for her overly cautious comments while abroad, made clear Saturday that China will be unable to advance its education goals without easing Internet restrictions and allowing greater freedom of expression.

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POPPIN’ OR NAH?

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1. Adult onesies? 2. Tribal leggings? 3. Male skinny jeans? 4. Coach handbags? 5. Nike Foamposites? 6. Dr. Dre Beats headphones? 7. Combat boots? 8. Forever 21 blazers? 9. Campus quick weaves? 10. Peruvian bundles? 11. Ray Bans? 12. Aviator sunglasses? 13. ... More »