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My daughter is still a little girl, with a stuffed Piglet and Velcro-fastened shoes. For years, she’s dictated her letter to Santa to me. This year, things were different.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration approved the space requests, but specific locations in public school buildings and districts have not been decided.
For my daughter’s fifth birthday, I put together a book of photos that I thought captured her short life. And then I realized that every picture I had chosen made it all look perfect.
The 37,924 full- and part-time students who started classes this fall represent a 30 percent decline from just four years ago, when enrollment peaked at 52,488.
This year, my husband will return from his predeployment work-ups to spend Christmas with us, and my daughter will get her wish. Next year, there will be nothing even Santa can do.
The magazine has asked the Columbia University School of Journalism to conduct an independent review of an article about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia.
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Does Facebook have a responsibility to protect First Amendment rights in other countries like Russia?
Here are the first seven paragraphs from a Dec. 15 article, “To Spur Adoptions, an Oakland Cafe Puts Cats Among the Patrons.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
We cannot use seasonal charitable giving to put a fig leaf over the ways our passion for cheap clothes and toys contributes to the problems we try to help solve with our donations.
National Briefing | Mid-Atlantic: Delaware: Former School Headmaster Is Convicted in Child Pornography Trial
A former headmaster of a prep school in Wilmington faces at least 50 years in prison after being convicted Monday of dealing in child pornography.
The National Labor Relations Board has issued a broad ruling that could potentially bolster organized labor on campuses at a time when unions are pushing to represent the growing number of adjunct professors.
Maybe the perfect gift is one that arrives later, in the form of a monthly delivery of books, geek toys, craft supplies or more.
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In this quiz you’ll find all four paragraphs of a Dec. 19 TV review, “Making Icicles of Everyone.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?