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  • Wrongful Convictions Require State Vigilance

    Wrongful Convictions Require State Vigilance
    In recent years, as they have become increasingly aware of the frequency and various causes of wrongful convictions, prosecutors in a number of large cities and counties across the country created conviction integrity units. These units re-examine the...
  • Six Things About The Rock Cats Ownership

    Six Things About The Rock Cats Ownership
    1. Legendary minor league owner Joe Buzas purchased the Eastern League's Syracuse franchise for $25,000 in 1957 and moved the team to Allentown, Pa. Buzas would relocate the Red Sox Double A affiliate to Reading, Pa., Pittsfield, Mass. and Pawtucket, R.I....
  • Kanye West no fan of wordy novels

    "SOMETIMES people write novels and they just be so wordy and so self-absorbed. ... I am a proud non-reader of books," said tycoon Kanye West. He's the man who tried to wrest Taylor Swift's MTV Video Award out of her winning hands. He also finally...
  • Health: Stress from interpersonal conflict may spur high blood pressure

    Fighting with friends and family may have more lasting effects than just ruining your day. In a recently released study , psychologists Rodlescia Sneed and Sheldon Cohen of Carnegie Mellon University found that negative social interactions can increase...
  • Shocked into reality by the Great Recession

    Shocked into reality by the Great Recession
    Anna Newell Jones knew she was living well beyond her means when the Great Recession struck: She was $24,000 in debt. What surprised her, though, was how quickly she climbed out of that hole during the agonizingly slow recovery. She had a lot of work to...
  • A reality check from the Arctic for global warming deniers

    A reality check from the Arctic for global warming deniers
    I spent a few hours Wednesday in a boat on an Arctic lake with two UC Santa Barbara researchers, sending various gauges to the bottom, then moving to a new place and pulling them up — while a cold rain fell steadily on us. The air temperature was...
  • Wine Etc.: Creating textured wines is the goal

    Eric Stine was struggling as a computer programmer. He was good but he knew he could never rise to the level of the hot-shots around him, so when his New York employer called it quits, the University of Michigan grad decided to change courses. He...
  • Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes

    Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes
    Like a five-star high school recruit in his senior year, college athletics is at a crossroads. Pressure from current players, former players and lawsuits means a system of paying college students to play sports is finally getting serious attention....
  • How to Safely Wear Your Seat Belt When Pregnant

     
    With many moms and dads on the Cars.com Editorial staff, we talk a lot about the importance of child-safety seats, but in reality, a baby takes its first car ride months before he or she is born. Before birth, a......
  • Wine Etc.: Creating textured wines is the goal

    Eric Stine was struggling as a computer programmer. He was good but he knew he could never rise to the level of the hot-shots around him, so when his New York employer called it quits, the University of Michigan grad decided to change courses. He...
  • Obama's deficient student loan program

    Obama's deficient student loan program
    The government normally doesn't care whether you or I accumulate large bills for home improvement, a new car or exotic vacations. But Barack Obama feels no hesitation in concluding that the cost of higher education has placed "too big a debt load on too...
  • Gas Prices Are Up, but So Is Average MPG

     
    There are plenty of Americans who purchase a high-mileage vehicle for environmental reasons, and sales of plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles surged 84 percent in 2013. But when you start comparing the steady rise in sales of higher-fuel-economy...