CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A former president and the Queen of Soul have received honorary degrees from Harvard University. George H.W. Bush, Aretha Franklin and six others were honored at Thursday’s commencement. Harvard President Drew […]
BOSTON (AP) — Attorneys in Boston have agreed that a Harvard University student accused of making a bomb threat to get out of a final exam can be released on $100,000 bond. Federal prosecutors withdrew […]
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Four buildings on Harvard University’s campus near Boston were evacuated Monday morning, interrupting final exams, after police received an unconfirmed report that explosives may have been placed inside. Three of the […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Miles Unterreiner couldn’t believe that he was selected as a Rhodes Scholar. Now, he can’t wait to study at England’s Oxford University next October and launch a career to advance human […]
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The California Institute of Technology has announced the appointment of physicist Thomas F. Rosenbaum as its new president. Rosenbaum is currently the provost and John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor […]
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — An experiment that proved people who think they are drunk also think they are attractive and another that showed lost dung beetles can use the Milky Way to find their way […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Another reason to eat breakfast: Skipping it may increase your chances of a heart attack. A study of older men found those who regularly skipped breakfast had a 27 percent higher risk […]
(AP) – Most people have only ever seen a scorpion fish in an aquarium. Unless they dine at Carolina Crossroads Restaurant in Chapel Hill, N.C., where they’ll find the spiny, venomous creature on the menu. […]
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is the featured speaker during afternoon exercises at Harvard University’s commencement. Harvard’s 362nd commencement begins Thursday morning with the annual conferring of degrees and honorary degrees. Winfrey […]
(AP) – In a provocative new study, scientists reported that they were able to “see” pain on brain scans and, for the first time, measure its intensity and tell whether a drug was relieving it. The research is in its early stages, but it opens the door to a host of possibilities.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stanford University has set a new record for college fundraising, becoming the first school to collect more than $1 billion in a single year, according to a report released Wednesday.
BOSTON (AP) – Authorities say a charter bus full of passengers has struck a bridge in Boston, injuring at least two dozen people.