A Harvard University student is due to make his initial appearance in federal court on Wednesday to face charges related to what prosecutors are saying was a fake bomb threat to escape exams.
Police aren’t yet confirming, but members of the student body seem clear: A Monday morning bomb threat that sent four facilities at Harvard University into emergency evacuation mode was due to a prankster who wanted to avoid final exams.
Harvard University officials have ordered an evacuation at four of its Cambridge campus sites Monday morning after explosives were sited on campus.
Catholic theologian, social thinker, diplomat, political speechwriter, journalist, influencer of prime ministers and popes, author of dozens of important books — Michael Novak has lived an extraordinary public life. "Writing from Left to Right" is his entertaining and wise memoir of that engagement with his age, and of his movement across the political spectrum.
When the White House nominated David Weil to be in charge of wage enforcement for the Labor Department, officials stressed his weighty academic credentials as a Boston University professor and Harvard University researcher.
Although details of a financing plan haven't been made public yet, Cobb County leaders say the benefits of luring the Braves away from Atlanta are worth any potential financial risk.
When Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed found out a neighboring community had made a generous offer to help finance a new Braves stadium, he balked and said the city simply couldn't compete.
For two decades, the "responsible fatherhood" movement has focused on jobs, child support and men playing a positive, active role in the lives of their children.
Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel won this year's Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for laying the foundation for the computer models used to understand and predict chemical processes.
A Pakistani girl who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban has been honored as Harvard University's humanitarian of the year.
"Star Wars, Episode VII" isn't scheduled to come out until 2015, but researchers have made real lightsaber technology available — today.
Writing a book that's boring yet also hair-raising is a feat. Susie J. Pak's "Gentlemen Bankers: The World of J.P. Morgan," full of charts, graphs and the dry prose of a doctoral thesis, studies the ways of the financial and industrial moguls who built their wealth at the dawn of modern American capitalism.