At the state high-school wrestling tournament in Denver last year, three upperclassmen cornered a 13-year-old boy on an empty school bus, bound him with duct tape and sodomized him with a pencil.
Four months after I walked into a lab at Harvard University and gave a vial of blood to have my genome sequenced, my search to understand my DNA led me to Mark Sanders, a former Indiana firefighter.
The mud-colored air that blankets Chinese cities these days is bad for the people who live there. It may prove unhealthy for U.S. coal producers, too.
Columbia University received 34,587 applications for undergraduate admission, an all-time high, the university in New York announced today.
Premier Kathleen Wynne is presenting Ontario’s June 12 election as a stark choice between her Liberal economic stimulus plan and her main rival’s vow to cut 100,000 government jobs.
It was more than a routine case of teenage shoplifting.
In 1979, as paramount leader Deng Xiaoping reopened China’s depleted economy, he invited some old industrialists who had survived the revolution for a lamb hot pot lunch in a cigarette smoke-shrouded room.
To Marvin Barnes, an African- American college basketball standout whose run-ins with the law earned him the nickname “Bad News,” Tom McMillen was the great white hype.
When potential customers in Indiana scorned the red logo on his salesmen’s business cards as a “communist color,” Du Lijun quickly scrapped the design.
Roundtable on Education Reform in an Election Year