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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Thursday, September 11, 2014
Thirteen years ago today. Where were you on Sept. 11, 2001?

Thirteen years ago today. Where were you on Sept. 11, 2001?

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
A lot has changed since we released our first Best Colleges rankings on Nov. 28, 1983.

How much? Take a look.

A lot has changed since we released our first Best Colleges rankings on Nov. 28, 1983.

How much? Take a look.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 Friday, September 5, 2014
The odds of catching a single albino lobster are reportedly 1 in 100 million.

But Elizabeth Watkinson, an owner of Owls Head Lobster Company, said her outfit’s lobstermen reeled in two of these extremely uncommon crustaceans in as many weeks. Read more>

The odds of catching a single albino lobster are reportedly 1 in 100 million.

But Elizabeth Watkinson, an owner of Owls Head Lobster Company, said her outfit’s lobstermen reeled in two of these extremely uncommon crustaceans in as many weeks. Read more>

Bad haircuts.

Questionable wardrobe decisions.

Adorable sorority photos.

We asked U.S. News readers for their favorite college photos, and we received just that.

Don’t miss the 30th edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings, which launches Tuesday.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Here’s some quote-worthy wisdom from our 1987 Best Colleges rankings.

The rankings, which launch Sept. 9, turn 30 this year.

Here’s some quote-worthy wisdom from our 1987 Best Colleges rankings.

The rankings, which launch Sept. 9, turn 30 this year.

Thursday, August 21, 2014
U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings turn 30 this year.

Here’s a throwback from our first edition, which published Nov. 28, 1983.

U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings turn 30 this year.

Here’s a throwback from our first edition, which published Nov. 28, 1983.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
You could say Tandy Lofland doesn’t like bananas, but that wouldn’t do the situation justice. He doesn’t just turn his nose up at the yellow fruit – he’s terrified of it.

Lofland is a bananaphobe. Read more>

You could say Tandy Lofland doesn’t like bananas, but that wouldn’t do the situation justice. He doesn’t just turn his nose up at the yellow fruit – he’s terrified of it.

Lofland is a bananaphobe. Read more>

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Many communities now look upon police as an occupying army, their streets more reminiscent of Baghdad or Kabul than a city in America. Tom Nolan, a 27-year veteran of the Boston Police Department and professor at SUNY Plattsburgh. Read more>
Monday, August 11, 2014
In his latest video, investigative journalist and activist James O’Keefe dresses as Osama bin Laden and splashes across a knee-deep river into the United States from Mexico.

Border patrol agents are nowhere to be seen.

Click here to watch the video.

In his latest video, investigative journalist and activist James O’Keefe dresses as Osama bin Laden and splashes across a knee-deep river into the United States from Mexico.

Border patrol agents are nowhere to be seen.

Click here to watch the video.

Thursday, August 7, 2014
FROM THE ARCHIVES: This blurb appeared in our Washington Whispers column Sept. 18, 1972 — months after the Watergate break-in that would take down President Richard Nixon.

Nixon resigned 40 years ago Saturday.

FROM THE ARCHIVES: This blurb appeared in our Washington Whispers column Sept. 18, 1972 — months after the Watergate break-in that would take down President Richard Nixon.

Nixon resigned 40 years ago Saturday.