Topic: Boston University
Illinois state law prohibits secretly recording conversations with police – or anyone else. But a woman was acquitted of the charges because she said she was exposing criminal behavior.
08/26/2011 08:01 pm
In response to the phone-hacking scandal that engulfed News Corp.'s News of the World, founder Rupert Murdoch said his media empire would have a new code of ethics. It could help – if managers are serious about enforcing the rules, media experts say.
07/20/2011 09:58 pm
We're becoming a nation of food fanatics, signing up for cooking classes, turning into gourmets in the kitchen, and making dining in or out the equivalent of a cultural event. Is America the new France?
07/09/2011 01:05 pm
Lobsters can grow to be four feet long, 40 pounds, and maybe 100 years old – maybe even more.
06/16/2011 05:41 pm
The solar storm caused by a massive eruption two days ago arrived at Earth Wednesday, but it was only a taste of what scientists say might come – and the world is not prepared.
06/09/2011 08:35 pm
Illustrating its limited options, the US, again, urges the president of Yemen to step down. A call for Americans to leave the country is further evidence of official pessimism.
05/26/2011 06:50 pm
Habitat destruction drives species extinct more slowly than previously thought, according to a new model described in this week's Nature. 'We have bought a little time for saving species,' says scientist.
05/18/2011 04:28 pm
Will Ferrell is lauded as being a fearless comedian with a sharp eye for the quirks of American culture, but some say he lacks the gravitas to be a national prize-winner.
05/13/2011 08:08 pm
Microsoft acquisition of the growing Internet calling company raises eyebrows. How can Microsoft make money from a service that's free to most users?
05/10/2011 09:43 pm
Osama bin Laden's death does not mark a turning point in the 'war on terror' – because this is really the 'war for the American way of life,' which depends on access to foreign oil.
05/02/2011 02:51 pm