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Enrollment From Abroad Sets Record at U.S. Colleges

Number of foreign students passes one million, but some see bumps ahead due to Trump concern, competition<p>The number of international students enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities exceeded one million for the first time during 2015-16 academic year, a 7% increase from the previous year and …

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Hillsong Worship

Keys Players: Here's a rundown of Autumn Hardman's set up used on our #NoOtherName USA Tour.

New Year’s Reading List: Books to Transform Your Sad Life

It’s a new year, and once again Americans will stuff their heads with mindless optimism and pathological hope. Try reading these books instead to …

52 Books in 52 Weeks, Week 26: The Halfway Mark

Twenty-six weeks ago I set myself a task: I would read a <i>New York Times Bestseller</i> a week and blog about it in the hopes of re-connecting myself to popular book culture and (hopefully) read some great books.<p>It hasn't quite worked out as I planned.<p>First off I didn't account for the fact that books …

Book Review: Superfood Smoothies

Why are smoothies so popular? Smoothies, a blend of fruits, vegetables, and sometimes nuts or dairy, are the latest craze to promise the fountain of youth in a glass. Inspired by Brazilian pureed fruit drinks, they first appeared in the U.S. in the 1930s, coinciding with the invention of blenders. …

'My Education' by Susan Choi: The Book We're Talking About

<i>My Education</i> by Susan Choi<p>Viking, $26.95<p><b>What is it about?</b><p>Regina, a graduate student at a prestigious university, is warned about a notorious professor who sleeps with students. She ends up becoming his TA and, in a shocking twist, having an affair with his wife.<p><b>Why are we talking about it?</b><p>This book …

Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2013 Book Preview

The first half of 2013 delighted us with new books by the likes of <b>George Saunders</b>, <b>Karen Russell</b>, and <b>Colum McCann</b>, among many others. And if the last …

Best Of The Summer: 6 Books The Critics Adore

There is no one definition of a summer book. It can be a 1,000-page biography, a critically acclaimed literary novel, a memoir everyone is talking about — or it might be your favorite guilty pleasure: romance, crime, science fiction. Whatever you choose, it should be able to sweep you away to …