| Feb 9, 2013
| 6:55 AM
You may have heard last week about a couple of big lawsuits brought by federal and state governments, alleging that the credit rating agency Standard & Poor's concocted a fraudulent scheme that contributed to trillions of dollars in investment losses...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:21 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's suit against the rating agency Standard & Poor's makes for riveting headlines and lousy history. We want to blame the financial crisis and Great Recession on greed and dishonesty. The charge that S&P rigged bond...
| Feb 6, 2013
Lady Justice is famously blind, a scale in one hand, a double-edged sword in the other.
Nothing in the personification connotes efficiency. Nothing suggests she takes or gives satisfaction in her work.
So here we are with muted expectations, six to...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 5:40 AM
According to Dawn Jackson Blatner, a registered dietitian and advisory board member for Fitness Magazine, the omega-3 fatty acids and water in this nutrient-dense protein help keep skin hydrated from the inside out. "Omega-3s also reduce...
| Jan 26, 2013
If your plans for 2013 include trying to land a new job or a promotion, or receive a glowing recommendation from a former co-worker or manager, having a solid professional network will be key.
Forging the right professional relationships can certainly...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:16 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An outside group is reviewing Indiana's ISTEP+ troubles after computer problems disrupted test-taking for thousands of students last month, Indiana schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz said Monday.
The National Center for...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:08 AM
The price of oil fell below $93 a barrel Thursday amid concerns about global economic growth and as traders awaited the latest U.S. crude inventories data.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for July delivery was down 46 cents to $92.67 a...
| May 25, 2013
Dear Amy: I am a 15-year-old boy. I am gay, but the only people who know are my mother, brother and great-aunt and uncle.
My grandparents are very conservative, and when I go to their house they are always going on about gays being "unnatural" and...
| May 10, 2013
Mother's Day or Father's Day, Christmas Day or birthday, at some point we've all given and received the equivalent of the pink bunny suit that Ralphie is forced into in "A Christmas Story."
A strained "I love it!" may perpetuate the cycle.
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:36 PM
7:20 p.m. update -- We recieved the following update Tuesday night from the Indiana Department of Education:
"Based upon assurances made by CTB McGraw Hill, the Indiana Department of Education is opening ISTEP+ testing tomorrow morning, Wednesday, May...
| May 1, 2013
When Fran Pitre's twin daughters were 12 years old, they tried out for the softball team, confident they would both make it.
Unfortunately, one girl made the team — and the other was named the statistician.
Pitre, a mother of three sets of twins...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Are you worried about your kids' financial future? You're not alone!
A new study of 300 mothers, commissioned by McGraw-Hill Federal Credit Union, found that only one-third of mothers who have children 18 and under think their kids are financially well-...