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  • Supreme Court justices voice support for affirmative action ban

    Supreme Court justices voice support for affirmative action ban
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative justices signaled Tuesday they are likely to uphold a Michigan voter initiative that forbids its state universities from granting “preferential treatment” to applicants because of their...
  • What Makes Up a Destination Charge?

     
    Buy a new car, and you'll likely shell out $800 or more for the destination charge. Automakers call it all sorts of things: Honda says it's for "destination and handling," while Subaru dubs it "destination and delivery." Mercedes-Benz simply calls......
  • Steve James' documentary on concussions in sports still timely and should give all pause

    Steve James' documentary on concussions in sports still timely and should give all pause
    Steve James' provocative documentary on concussions in sports, "Head Games," explores the science and indicts the powerful. But his storytelling truly excels when everyday moms, dads and kids reveal their hopes, fears and grief. A Hampton native,...
  • EatingWell: Adequate sleep vital for good health

    Can't get enough sleep? You're not alone. An estimated 50 million to 70 million U.S. adults don't get enough sleep, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and prevention. But hold that yawn! We've got 5 reasons why you need to get enough...
  • Percent of depressed men comparable to women: study

    Percent of depressed men comparable to women: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The proportion of men who experience symptoms of depression may be similar to the proportion of women with depression when doctors look for non-traditional symptoms, according to a new study. Researchers found that one third...
  • Consumer confidence in Florida drops in July

    Consumer confidence in Florida drops in July
    Consumer confidence in Florida fell in July after four months of rising optimism, according to a University of Florida survey released Tuesday. Floridians became more pessimistic this month, with their consumer confidence sinking three points in July to...
  • Millions of workers might dump employer plans under Obamacare: study

    Millions of workers might dump employer plans under Obamacare: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - As many as 37 million Americans who receive health coverage through employers may be better off with the government-subsidized insurance plans that will be offered under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law for next year,...
  • New-Car Fuel Economy Average Up in October

     
    Following a dip in September in the average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the U.S., the so-called window-sticker value rebounded in October. Researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute ??? who calculate average...
  • Elizabeth Stein, CSO League president

    Elizabeth Stein, CSO League president
    Elizabeth Stein has made a life of music. She's a dealer of fine antique and modern musical instruments. She books musicians for events around the area. She began a two-year term as president of the League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in July,...
  • Is Cupertino sacrificing its core to Apple?

    Is Cupertino sacrificing its core to Apple?
    CUPERTINO, Calif. — Welcome to Appletown, USA. Apple's phenomenal success and expansion into buildings across this city over the last decade have already made it hard to know where Cupertino ends and the company begins. But just wait. By the...
  • Abbott set up Sage's success

    Abbott set up Sage's success
    When she's not playing volleyball or hanging out with her friends, Maddy Abbott enjoys to write. Abbott, a junior at Sage Hill School, is the sports editor for the Lightning school newspaper, "The Bolt." "There's a lot of volleyball in our school...
  • Student angels earn their investing wings

    It takes steady nerves, risk taking and a willingness to cut through the hype when deciding that an unproven company has a product worth investing in. It also takes guts. Fifteen students in a business school class at the University of Missouri in...