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This photo taken Nov. 25, 2013 shows University of Maryland Police Department Police Chief David Mitchell, second from left, and UMPD Police Officers, from left,Mike Weller, Robert Jenshoej, and Sgt. Rosanne Hoaas, walking on a sidewalk at the extended jurisdiction area of the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

College police forces increasingly expand reach

WASHINGTON (AP) — The police officers who patrol America’s colleges are empowered these days to do far more than respond to campus emergencies. Campus police around the country are increasingly expanding their jurisdiction beyond the […]

12/19/2013

This undated photo provided by George Washington University shows 3,700-year-old jars were found in the ruins of a recently discovered wine cellar in a Canaanite palace that dates back to approximately 1700 B.C., near the modern town of Nahariya in northern Israel. (AP Photo/George Washington University, Eric H. Cline)

Ancient wine cellar reveals a sophisticated drink

NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have uncovered a 3,700-year-old wine cellar in the ruins of a Canaanite palace in Israel, and chemical analysis shows this is where they kept the good stuff. Samples from the […]

11/22/2013

New youth football helmets.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

More study urged on concussions in young athletes

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s not just a risk in football. No one knows how often the youngest athletes suffer concussions, and it’s not clear whether better headgear is going to be the answer. A new […]

10/30/2013

Malala Yousafzai addresses students and faculty after receiving the 2013 Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Jessica Rinaldi, File)

Malala inspires school curriculum

WASHINGTON (AP) – The 16-year-old Pakistani teen targeted for a Taliban assassination because she championed education for girls has inspired the development of a school curriculum encouraging advocacy. George Washington University announced Monday that faculty […]

10/20/2013

This Feb. 5, 1930, photo shows former President and U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Howard Taft in his judicial robes. History buffs know Taft is the only president-turned-Supreme Court chief justice, but he's also remembered as the president whose weight, at times well over 300 pounds, made headlines. (AP Photo/Files)

Portly Taft helped usher in modern obesity care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Way before Weight Watchers or “The Biggest Loser,” a president known for his girth was helping to usher in a modern approach to treating obesity. Got a nagging doctor? The 27th president, […]

10/14/2013

First grade teacher Lynda Jensen walks with her class of 30 children at Willow Glenn Elementary School in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Back to school: What are the Common Core State Standards?

The Common Core State Standards have been adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia with the goal of better preparing the nation’s students for college or a job. Despite their widespread adoption, many […]

08/26/2013

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Gay rights supporters erupt in cheers over ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chanting “DOMA is Dead,” supporters of same-sex marriage burst into cheers Wednesday at news of the Supreme Court’s decision invalidating part of a law denying gay marriage partners the same federal benefits […]

06/26/2013

US Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton (AP Photo)

Secretary of State faints, sustains concussion

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who skipped an overseas trip this past week because of a stomach virus, sustained a concussion after fainting.

12/15/2012

Expert: Neither candidate will get debate boost (video)

George Washington University professor Danny Hayes says President Barack Obama’s and GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s debate performances in Monday night’s debate were par for the course and won’t affect the outcome of the election.

10/23/2012

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