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Jan 19, 2019
NBA: Lakers guard Rajon Rondo cleared by team medical staff to resume training; LeBron James to return next weekLos Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo was cleared by team medical staff to resume full-contact workouts after missing 12 games with a sprained finger, the NBA club announced on Friday.
Oct 16, 2018
Harvard legal team denies discrimination against Asian Americans as court showdown revives race debate in US college admissionsHarvard University intentionally uses a vague "personal rating" to reject Asian-American applicants in favor of students from other racial backgrounds, according to a trial that started Monday and carries weighty implications for dozens of other U.S. colleges.
Oct 15, 2018
NBA: 'Healthier' Boston Celtics eager to embrace favorites tag in Eastern Conference with LeBron James moving WestThe collection of talent makes the Boston Celtics presumptive favorites in the East with LeBron James no longer lurking in Cleveland.
Oct 12, 2018
A 12-pound chunk of the moon is on sale in Boston till 18 OctoberThe moon rock classified as NWA 11789, also known as “Buagaba,” was found last year.
Oct 10, 2018
Harvard, NYU legal journals accused of bias against whites and men as scrutiny mounts over how America's elite colleges consider raceA group based in Texas is suing legal journals at Harvard University and New York University over allegations that they illegally give preference to women and racial minorities when selecting editors and the articles they publish.
Sep 05, 2018
Facebook and Twitter pledge to defend against foreign intrusion in US Senate Intelligence Committee hearing; Jack Dorsey says he's scrubbing '200% more accounts'Facebook and Twitter executives pledged on Wednesday to better protect their social media platforms in the 2018 elections and beyond, and told Congress of aggressive efforts to root out foreign intrusions aimed at sowing divisions in American democracy.
Aug 30, 2018
Donald Trump government siding with Asian American students suing Harvard: 'No American should be denied admission to school because of race'The Justice Department on Thursday sided with Asian-American students suing Harvard University over the Ivy League school's consideration of race in its admissions policy, the latest step in the Trump administration's effort to encourage race-neutral admissions practices.
Aug 27, 2018
Race-based school criteria roils Asian-Americans enough to push for legal fight as immigration takes centerstage in US midtermsThe U.S. Department of Justice is backing a 2014 lawsuit against Harvard University by Asian-American applicants, who say the Ivy League college unlawfully suppresses the number of Asians admitted. The DOJ also said last year it would investigate a May 2015 complaint filed against Harvard by a coalition of Asian-American groups.
Aug 14, 2018
Boston newspaper urges other US publications to join fight against Donald Trump's 'War On The Press'A Boston newspaper is proposing a coordinated editorial response from publications across the US to President Donald Trump's frequent attacks on the news media.
Jun 18, 2018
Students' group sues Harvard University for allegedly racially discriminating against Asian-American students during admissionsA study commissioned by the study body found that Harvard gave Asians lower scores on "personality" traits such as likability, courage and being respected.