'Sexiest astrophysicist': Christmas is heathen

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR) — Neil deGrasse Tyson is a very smart guy. Astrophysicist and cosmologist with degrees from Harvard and Columbia. Director of the Hayden Planetarium. Research associate more…

Harvard Law cited for handling of sexual assaults

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BOSTONGLOBE) — The US Department of Education announced Tuesday that Harvard Law School had violated federal rules governing the handling of sexual assault and harassment complaints, and has more…

Scientists: Drunk birds sing like drunks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NPR) — If you've ever listened to karaoke at a bar, you know that drinking can affect how well someone can sing. Christopher Olson and his colleagues at more…

College features 'Slaughter the Jews' exhibit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ALGEMEINER) — A contentious art exhibit at an Israeli community college near Gaza includes displays calling for the “slaughter” of the Jews and “in blood and fire we more…

White male teacher sues for discrimination

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EAGNEWS) — NEW YORK – A Bronx teacher is suing New York City and the city’s Department of Education claiming his race and gender made him a target more…

Not all news outlets dump 'illegal immigrant'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (COLUMBIA JOURNALISM REVIEW) — As style manual changes go, it was big news. “Illegal immigrant,” a phrase long used for people living in the country without authorization, was more…

High school bans 'I Can't Breathe' shirts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCNEWS.GO) — A high school basketball tournament on the Northern California coast has become the latest flashpoint in the ongoing protests over police killings of unarmed black men more…

Casino school opens in New York City

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYPOST) — This education is a real gamble. New York state’s first licensed casino-dealer school is preparing to open its doors as early as next week. The Big more…