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University School is an all-boys school located near the city of Cleveland, Ohio. The school has two campuses, the Lower School in Shaker Heights, which serves grades K through 8, and the Upper School in Hunting Valley, for grades 9 through 12. The school is commonly referred to as US, and its main focus is as a preparatory academy. University School is a founding member of the Cleveland Council of Independent Schools. - Source: Wikipedia
As Congress takes up immigration reform, the last major amnesty in 1986 hangs heavily over the debate — a lesson for both sides in the perils of failing on border and employment security, even as they move for another round of legalization.
The Supreme Court is expected this month to announce rulings on two key voting rights cases that could reshape how Americans nationwide cast ballots in federal elections.
Just miles from New York City’s hallowed Ground Zero, an Internet server in New Jersey hosts a Jihadist leader’s website that instructs supporters of al-Qaida to use explosive devices against western civilians, along with blueprints showing how to build the bombs.
Lois Lerner, the Internal Revenue Service head who's under fire for agents who unfairly targeted conservative nonprofits for additional scrutiny, will nonetheless be recognized as an exceptional public servant with an award at Western New England University School of Law.
Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine have found that simply the taste of beer can influence someone to drink more.
Leading up to the 2012 U.S. presidential election there was a great deal of controversy surrounding proposed voter identification laws in various states -- notably in Texas and South Carolina. Currently 20 states, the District of Columbia and all U.S. non-state territories do not require voters to produce identification of any kind at the polls. Opponents of voter ID laws claim they would deprive minorities of their voting rights. Yet those same opponents have begun to clamor for more stringent gun laws, which would deprive those same minorities of their right to bear arms.
A study showing that a toxin in bee venom can kill HIV has set the Internet abuzz, but some veterans in the battle against HIV/AIDS caution that such early findings should always be greeted with caution.
A rising fad of replacing traditional nail polish with quick-hardening gel may result in skin cancer, according to a dermatologist at at the New York University School of Medicine.
John Brennan, President Obama's nominee for CIA director, does not believe we are at war with jihadists because "jihad is a holy struggle, a legitimate tenet of Islam, meaning to purify oneself or one's community, and there's nothing holy, legitimate, or Islamic about murdering innocent men and women."
When medical students have finished their study and practice on cadavers, they often hold a respectful memorial service to honor these bodies donated to science.
President Obama will nominate Mary Jo White, a former U.S. attorney, to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, according to a White House spokesman.
Baseball players urged that Marvin Miller be put in the Hall of Fame as they spoke Monday night during a memorial for the union leader.
Charities and nonprofit organizations are worried that new limits on tax deductions for high earners will hurt donations just as charitable giving is starting to rebound from the depths of the recession.
It's about to get faster and easier to diagnose food poisoning, but that progress for individual patients comes with a downside: It could hurt the nation's ability to spot and solve dangerous outbreaks.
New tests that promise to speed up diagnosis of food poisoning pose an unexpected problem: They could make it more difficult to identify dangerous outbreaks like the one that sickened people who ate a variety of Trader Joe's peanut butter this fall.