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China agrees to buy ‘significantly’ more from the U.S., but doesn’t commit to specific amount

The United States and China said Saturday that two days of “constructive” talks between American and Chinese officials in Washington had led to an agreement for China to buy more goods and services — including “meaningful increases in United States agriculture and energy exports” — as the two …

Business

Majlis Podcast: Radicalization Among Central Asian Migrants In Russia

The Royal United Services Institute recently released a detailed report that looks at the factors that could be contributing to or preventing the …

Central Asia

At Mount Ida, a mysterious benefactor with ties to the school’s president

NEWTON — As the financial picture at Mount Ida College grew increasingly grim and its bank finally refused to loan more money, the school two years …

College & University

Steven Pearlstein: Blame the faculty, not Koch

Thanks to a group of courageous and persistent students, George Mason University was recently forced to acknowledge that it had accepted millions of …

Education

WILLIAMS: Kanye And Democrats

In the aftermath of the Kanye West dust-up, my heart goes out to the white people who control the Democratic Party. My pity stems from the hip-hop …

Conservative View

Message, turnout and luck: Six Democrats try to make their marks in the race to face Comstock

Never before have Democrats in Northern Virginia had more than one, let alone six, serious candidates for the nomination to challenge Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.).<p>There’s the party establishment darling, the strategist, the biggest fundraiser, the Army veteran, the federal prosecutor and the …

Politics

Palestinians have no choice but to continue the struggle

Over the past month and a half, thousands of Palestinians in Gaza have taken part in a series of weekly protests called the Great Return March, …

Israel

Think you’ve seen the Trump effect on regulation? Just wait

With Congress set to approve a regulatory relief bill and vote on an FDIC chairman, banks will soon see the deregulation they’ve long been …

Federal Reserve

Graduation, Important Dates For Fairfax County Public Schools

Graduation season will be here before we know it. Here's the schedule and other dates to know for Fairfax County schools.<p>Fairfax County Public …

High School

The Misleading Language of the Social Justice Movement

"The concept of the black race and the white race originated with the Enemy himself. Just as he sowed seeds of doubt in the garden of Eden with his …

Conservative View

Israel's Most Racist Soccer Club Renames Itself After Donald Trump

Jerusalem’s most successful soccer team, Beitar Jerusalem, has announced—in celebration of the US embassy relocation to Jerusalem and assumedly in …

Liberal View

Patriots Power Past La Salle, 9-2

Mason graduate student Frank Sturek and junior Greg Popatak II each homered, while the Patriots had 13 hits in a 9-2 win over La Salle on Friday …

George Mason

Intellectual Freedom News 5/18/18

<i>May 11, 2018 – Collated by OIF Staff and News Editors</i>Intellectual Freedom Highlights• Win literary prizes, support intellectual freedom at ALA Annual …

Higher Education

Senior Spotlight: Duffy Carries on Mother's Memory - George Mason University

FAIRFAX, Va. – As a collegiate coach the last 10 years,Jessy Morganhas watched hundreds of student-athletes come through her programs and leave grand …

George Mason

The Spillover Effects of State Gun Laws

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania had a hunch about gun laws: A place with strict laws surrounded by states with lenient ones would have more shootings.<p>But the data revealed something different.<p>Counties in states with tight gun laws weren’t affected by the loose laws of neighboring …

News (U.S.)

It's All Relative, but Islam Is Best, Says George Mason U. Prof.

At the 2018 Middle East Dialogue conference at Washington DC’s Whittemore House last month, George Mason University Professor Darrell Norman Burrell …

Religion

Prof Is Cool With Calling Israelis A ‘Mob’ But Not Palestinians

A Virginia professor condemned The Washington Post on May 14 for calling Palestinians a “mob” but has used the term on numerous occasions in the past …

Conservative View

California resistance to Trump administration includes at least 32 lawsuits, including everything from health care and DACA to the border wall

President Donald Trump heard a group of local officials from California vent frustration Wednesday about the state's so-called "sanctuary" laws. He …

Immigration

US is running out of time on NAFTA while confronting China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's team is running out of time to rewrite a trade pact with Canada and Mexico, and America's top trade official says the countries are still far apart.<p>The impasse over the North American Free Trade Agreement comes as the U.S. is confronting China and sparring …

U.S. Politics

Birth Effects

Samplings: June 2018<p>Telomeres, the DNA structures that serve as protective caps at the ends of our chromosomes, play a role in how chromosomes …

Telomere

Washington Mystics Finalize Roster - Washington Mystics

<b>Washington, D.C.</b> – The Washington Mystics have finalized their roster for the 2018 season presented by Capital One Bank. The team will open the …

WNBA

Daniel Gutierrez Named to Google Cloud Academic All-District® Team - George Mason University

<b>FAIRFAX, Va. –</b> George Mason University men's tennis seniorDaniel Gutierrezhas been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District® At-Large Team, …

College & University

American History TV Printable Schedule

American History TV Schedule<p>Week of May 16 through May 23<p>All times and durations are subject to change<p>Saturday, May 19<p>8:00 AM EDTApprox. 40 min.U.S. …

History

Seven Qualify for NCAA East Preliminary Championships

The George Mason men's and women's track and field teams will send seven individuals to the NCAA East Preliminary Championships on May 24-26.

George Mason

MAR-COM Structures: Keys to Success

Chris M. Kormis<p>Chris M. Kormis is the Associate Dean and Chief Marketing Officer at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. She leads, develops, …

Education

QM revamp could mean separate rule books for banks, internet lenders

Should regulators treat traditional banks and credit unions exactly the same as technology-driven lenders when vetting their mortgage underwriting …

Finance

BDS — the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement against Israel — explained

Israel’s violence in Gaza is giving new life to the movement.<p>With gruesome images of Israel’s lethal crackdown on Gaza spread across the world, Palestinian activists are calling for a renewed push around a hard-hitting pressure tactic against Israel: Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS). …

Israel

Was a Hostile Work Environment Behind the Firing of AWP’s Fenza?

Controversy has dogged the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) since David Fenza, its longtime executive director, was fired on March …

University of Maryland

Trump's day: porn star hush money disclosure, calls Mexicans 'animals,' Senate Russia investigation, Tillerson speaks

WASHINGTON -- Even by the standards of the Donald Trump era in Washington, where early morning tweet storms often give way to daylong deluges of …

Donald Trump

CT Poet To Share Her Beloved's Journey Through Alzheimer's At Sunken Garden Fest

In 1975, Margaret Gibson was teaching English at George Mason University in Virginia and was offered a residency at Yaddo, a retreat in Saratoga …

Alzheimer's Disease