At memorials for Aaron Swartz, thoughts turn to the open-Internet goals he pursued and reform of the statute used to prosecute him.
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When Terry Aretz’s husband became the first lay president of Mount St. Joseph College, in Ohio, Aretz stepped into a job with no salary, no clear job description and no precedents: she was the first “first lady” of the Roman Catholic college...
Scores of migrant labourers facing 'slavery' conditions will likely die to build Qatar's stadiums for the 2022 World Cup, a prominent trade unionist warned Sunday.
After running 1,000 computers non-stop for 39 days to uncover the world's largest prime number yet, a Missouri college professor said this week he is starting all over
Tales of shady business practices abound in China - fake revenues, phony invoices, sham factories - but until recently, the problem seemed confined mostly to Chinese companies.No
The main day of bathing has been held at India's Kumbh Mela, with 30 million pilgrims taking a dip at the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers.
The Russian government has started implementing its ambitious plans to boost the country’s leading universities' performance in the international arena
Millions of people are celebrating Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year, the most important annual holiday in much of Asia.
Because of two arcane laws known as split estates and forced pooling, North Carolina residents may not have the right to say whether gas companies can drill on their property.
The Nato-led force in Afghanistan has rejected a UN report accusing the US of killing hundreds of children in air strikes over the past four years.