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(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Education said on Wednesday it has opened an investigation into whether the universities of Harvard and Yale failed to report hundreds of millions of dollars in foreign gifts and contracts as required by law. FILE PHOTO: The exterior of The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University. The head of the department, Dr. Charles Lieber, is charged with lying to the federal authorities in connection with aiding China, at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S. January 30, 2020. REUTERS/Katherine Taylor. Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, may not have reported at least $375 million in foreign money over the last four years, the department said in a statement. Full story

13 February