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  • Author Jonathan Lethem on utopias, novels, politics, social media

    Novels that feature a talking and gun-toting kangaroo. Or a post-apocalyptic future. Or a world of hermaphroditic aliens known as Archbuilders. Or a magic ring that enables flight and invisibility. Since debuting with the novel "Gun, with Occasional...
  • Parental Guidance: How to survive when kids move home after college

    Q. Do you have advice for parents of "boomerang" kids who have moved home after college graduation? A. If your child is jobless, jointly devise a game plan, advises Mary Quigley of Rockville Centre, a New York University journalism professor who writes a...
  • Gut bacteria linked to rheumatoid arthritis

    Gut bacteria linked to rheumatoid arthritis
    Scientists can't predict what triggers rheumatoid arthritis, a mysterious and painful autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation in the joints. But they're targeting an intriguing new suspect: the trillions of microbes living and working inside the gut....
  • Study: Hookah use increasing dramatically among teens

    Study: Hookah use increasing dramatically among teens
    Hookah use is increasing dramatically among U.S. teens, according to a new study in "Pediatrics," published online Monday and in the August issue. The study, "Hookah Use Among U.S. High School Seniors," found the annual prevalence of hookah use was 18...
  • Bank analyst Hintz to join NYU's business school, write book

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Charles Bradley Hintz, who has analyzed financial stocks for more than a decade at Bernstein Research, said on Monday that he will be leaving Wall Street to teach business at New York University and write a book. Hintz, who goes by...
  • DP Buzz: Abortion protests

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
  • Spot this tip to foresee possible investing risks

    If you buy stocks on your own but aren't confident you are proficient enough with financial data to spot threats to your investments, here's one easy test that even a novice can master: Watch if a company you own schedules its annual meeting far from...
  • The roots of workplace gender bias

     The roots of workplace gender bias
    I may wear a tight-fitting Superman outfit to work each day, but that doesn't make me the Man of Steel. (It does, however, make me a frequent visitor to the human resources department — something about "inappropriate work attire.") The point is,...
  • Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity

     Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity
    Most references to director, writer and actress Desiree Akhavan place a neat three-word descriptor by her name: bisexual Iranian American, often followed by the words "the next Lena Dunham." Yet Akhavan isn't trying to fit into an already defined...
  • Edward 'Ed' Quinlisk has joined Chicago

    Edward 'Ed' Quinlisk has joined Chicago
    Law Firm Arnstein & Lehr as a partner in its Corporate Transactions & Counseling practice group in the Chicago office. His practice is focused on transactions in the areas of securities, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and general business...
  • Rep. Charles Rangel, 84, tries humor to fend off younger challengers

    It was Rep. Charles Rangel's turn to speak in a debate against two rivals hoping to end the New York Democrat's 44-year congressional career. Instead of addressing the audience, though, the 84-year-old Rangel casually picked up his phone, pretended to...
  • Daniel Keyes, author of 1966 novel 'Flowers for Algernon,' dies at 86

    Daniel Keyes, author of 1966 novel 'Flowers for Algernon,' dies at 86
    Daniel Keyes, whose fascination with the workings of the mind drove a writing career that produced the classic 1966 novel "Flowers for Algernon," died Sunday at his South Florida home from complications of pneumonia, his family said. He was 86. "Flowers...