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How many recall the eight years of George W. Bush's two terms in office, during which he was derided constantly as being too dumb to be president? He was deemed "a frat boy," and yet Mr. Bush had graduated from Yale University and had gone on to secure a master's degree from Harvard Business School. When his grades were compared to those of Massachusetts Democratic Sen. John Kerry during Mr. Bush's campaign for re-election, it turned out the president had higher scores.
Members of a Yale fraternity that counts both Bush presidents among its famous alumni and whose pledges were ordered to chant obscenities against women are getting a visit from concerned officials of the national organization.
A jury in Texas has ordered Apple to pay $625.5 million for violating patents owned by a firm founded by a computer science professor.
Apple Inc. is challenging a federal jury's order that it pay $625.5 million in damages for violating a small technology company's patents.
Despite the enormity of his crime - he was a key figure in the Rosenberg atomic spy ring of the 1940s - one feels some sympathy for Harry Gold.
European regulators ordered the diabetes drug Avandia off the market and the Food and Drug Administration placed stringent restrictions on its use in the United States, saying heart attack risks associated with the former blockbuster are too great a safety concern to continue its use for most people.
Antony and Cleopatra, the names conjure up a variety of images that include Roman military might, eastern decadence and a pair of tragic star-crossed lovers. Some of that is actually accurate, but much of it is romanticized fiction. In his latest study of the Roman world, Adrian Goldsworthy takes on the task of separating truth from fiction, and he does a good job of it.
For 5-year-old Andrew Polasky, being loud has paid off. Andrew was the winner of last weekend's moose-calling contest at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage.
Thomas Guinzburg, who helped found the Paris Review, the celebrated literary journal, and later ran the publisher Viking Press, died Wednesday in New York at the age of 84.