| Aug 2, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The debate over driver distraction from in-car multimedia systems is far from over, but a new study suggests drivers think automakers have crossed the line. Market researcher Harris Interactive released a poll that shows 76% of car owners think in-car.......
| Aug 9, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The Detroit Three build plenty of high-quality cars. Buick, Ford and Lincoln scored above average in the latest Vehicle Dependability Study from J.D. Power and Associates, and Cadillac ranked third in the study's rankings. J.D. Power's three-month Initial...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 9:53 AM
Life may be getting easier for vegans and vegetarians – especially the ones who still crave meat – with more food choices available from manufacturers and restaurants.
Activists participating in a nationwide effort Tuesday to convince...
| Oct 5, 2012
The latest frenzy of mortgage refinancings has benefited millions of Americans who have been responsible or lucky enough to qualify for 30-year fixed-rate home loans below 4 percent.
Home lending professionals have some bad news, though, for many of...
| Oct 15, 2012
Oregon fans have been advised to stay away from sharp objects following their beloved Ducks' disturbing No. 3 debut in the first Bowl Championships Series standings.
Third in the BCS is like fourth in the Olympics, but the good news is that this is the...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:25 PM
South Florida Boomers nearing retirement should start planning now how they are going to pay for their future health care. A recent Harris Interactive poll found almost half of Americans are "extremely" or "very" worried about how to pay for these...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 8:30 PM
Oregon can't afford to keep winning like this. A few more lopsided victories and the Ducks could finish last in the BCS and end up playing in the Toilet Bowl.
On Thursday, Oregon sprinted to a 43-7, second-quarter lead on Arizona State and might have...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 6:41 PM
The first Bowl Championship Series Standings were released Sunday night and while there were the usual suspects – Alabama atop the rankings – there were also a fair share of surprises as well – Florida at No. 2 anyone?
Once again, the...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 9:49 PM
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center received high marks this year for joint and total knee replacements and for gastrointestinal procedures and surgeries in a recent report released by Healthgrades, an independent source for physician information and...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 8:10 PM
This weekend's very impatient, 6-year-old kid-like, takeaway question is: Why wait?
Can't we just convene a council of BCS bishops and start the four-team playoff now?
It would be just like college football to have two spots available this year for four...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Notre Dame moved up two spots in the BCS standings after beating Oklahoma, and now stands at No. 3, behind Alabama and Kansas State.
The Irish leap-frogged Oregon after sitting behind the Ducks last week. The lead could not be closer though, as Oregon...