Topic: Boston University
April Fools' Day history is murky, and nobody knows its origins. So beware any Boston University professors who claim it originated in the court of Constantine.
04/01/2010 01:52 pm
April Fools' pranks and jokes are happening around the world today, from Iraq to Sweden. Ever hear about the prank Uday pulled on his dad Saddam Hussein?
04/01/2010 09:59 am
Cesar Chavez and Hugo Chávez may have different reputations, but they both offer lessons for progress in America.
03/31/2010 12:29 pm
Years in development, the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva on Tuesday achieved its first proton-on-proton collisions at higher energy levels than scientists have ever seen before. They'll study images of the particles for clues to the nature of matter and the universe.
03/30/2010 01:14 pm
After seven years in Iraq and nine in Afghanistan, residents of York, Pa., talk about how the wars have become like a screen saver: always there but rarely acknowledged.
03/20/2010 11:05 am
03/17/2010 03:41 pm
With more people expressing doubts about global warming, passing climate legislation in Congress will be more difficult.
03/08/2010 05:03 pm
From 'tea party' protesters to antiwar advocates, Americans on all sides of the political spectrum seem angry about something. But for all the tumult, the disaffection today is far less than in many periods in the past.
03/08/2010 03:46 pm
Yulia Tymoshenko was refusing to concede her narrow defeat by Viktor Yanukovich in Sunday's Ukraine elections. Many say it's doubtful she can prove violations of fraud in the brief period allowed for court challenges.
02/09/2010 11:49 am
The Ukraine Central Election Commission posted an announcement late Monday on its website showing Viktor Yanukovich is in the lead to be Ukraine's next president. But his main rival Yulia Tymoshenko is alleging fraud.
02/08/2010 11:32 am