| Dec 7, 2011
It was the last school day before Thanksgiving, and Traughber Junior High's lunchroom crackled with adolescent energy and anticipation of a holiday break starting in just a few hours.
Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders at the Oswego school were busy...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 2:41 PM
Some workplaces hope to shake off the economic doldrums this year with holiday affairs for their employees. But few are going to party like it's 2007.
IMRE, a Baltimore advertising and marketing firm, struck a balance between the extravagant pre-...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 7:18 AM
The Occupy Wall Street protest may be the answer to a favorite question of social scientists ever since the bank bailouts of 2008 -- where is the social movement? Americans are famously willing to tolerate a relatively large amount of income inequality...
| Oct 17, 2011
What conference did you expect would top Sunday's first release of the Bowl Championship Series standings, the Sun Belt?
It seemed fitting the Southeastern Conference, which includes the last five national champions and seven of the 13 in BCS history,...
| May 24, 2011
| 8:28 PM
When a team of activists wearing white hazmat suits showed up at a Chicago grocery store to protest the sale of genetically modified foods, they picked an unlikely target: Whole Foods Market.
Organic foods, by definition, can't knowingly contain...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:47 PM
Move over ladies, the men are after your bargain hunting title.
"I'm a pretty manly man, and I try to use coupons," says Brent Enyart when asked about his shopping habits. "My wife is less involved than I am. I bought the Couponizer (a coupon organizer)...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 1:48 PM
NUEVA YORK — Los pre-adolescentes y los adolescentes están en riesgo de contraer ciertas enfermedades, incluidos el virus del papiloma humano (VPH), la enfermedad meningocócica (meningitis), la tos ferina y el tétanos.
Con los niños fuera de la...
| Jul 24, 2011
Want to Go Private?
Sarah Darer Littman
Scholastic Press: 332 pp., $17.99, for older teens and mature readers
Despite words of warning in schools and cautionary talks with parents, more than half of U.S. teenagers have given out personal...
| Jan 31, 2012
As far as Jill Cadigan was concerned, it was just another lonely Friday night. She poured her pinot grigio, TV purring in the background, and plunked herself down in front of the computer. At 40 and long single, she'd had plenty of friends rave about...
| Jan 29, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Rise and shine, wipe the sleep from your eyes all of you lovely Los Angelenos, it's your morning Brand X news round-up for Jan. 29, 2010: Osama Bin Laden, global warming activist. Who knew Bin Laden was "green"? Blames U.S. and "Bush the son" for...
| Sep 18, 2009
| 4:34 PM
For those of us who dread parallel parking ??? I generally resort to the ???touch??? system, which basically involves backing up until you hit something ??? take comfort. We are not alone. Parallel parking remains one of the most dreaded......