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  • For business, more women in charge means bigger profits

    When Rohini Anand took over diversity programs at multinational catering company Sodexo in 2002, she had one goal: To prove that it pays for a company to have equal numbers of male and female managers. Sodexo, which has 419,000 employees in 80 countries,...
  • TV review: 11 kids' shows that promote literacy

    TV review: 11 kids' shows that promote literacy
    The best way for kids to appreciate words and language is by reading to them. But TV can be another tool to help kids develop and enhance their literacy skills. Check out these excellent shows for little kids that encourage learning about letters, words,...
  • TV picks for the week of March 22-28

    Happy endings dominate the TV schedule this week. I guess they could be unhappy endings too, depending on how much you like these shows and whether or not they'll be coming back. Here's what caught my eye: Sunday: "PBS Previews," 7 p.m., PBS: Check out...
  • New television series features farming in Rhode Island

    A new television series about farming in Rhode Island will soon begin airing. The state Department of Environmental Management says the five-part series, "Harvesting Rhode Island," begins at 6 p.m. Sunday on Rhode Island PBS. DEM Director Janet Coit...
  • TV Picks: 'Little White Lie,' Hilary Knight, 'Off Camera'

    TV Picks: 'Little White Lie,' Hilary Knight, 'Off Camera'
    "Little White Lie" (PBS, Monday). If "The Jinx" left a bad taste in your mouth -- the only taste it could have left, if you are not yourself a monster -- you might cleanse your palate with this "Independent Lens" entry, another film about life stranger...
  • Three Cases For The Word Court

    Hear ye! Hear ye! The Word Court is now in session. Today we will rule on three cases: All Tolled vs. All Told This phrase is most often used to indicate a complete accounting of items, e.g., "All told, 23 women and 24 men enrolled in the course."...
  • Picking up pieces left by trauma

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Never mind the little girl's name. What's important is that she was about 10 years old and all the doctors she had seen month after month had failed to ease her pain. The girl's stomach wrenched. Her chest tightened. Her skull seared...
  • Olen Steinhauer's new novel reunites spies with a shared history

     Olen Steinhauer's new novel reunites spies with a shared history
    Olen Steinhauer openly acknowledges Christopher Reid's poem "The Song of Lunch" — or rather the PBS Masterpiece dramatization of it — as inspiration for his latest spy puzzler. The TV version centers on two former lovers, played by Emma...
  • Margaret Carlson: The 'Downton Abbey' decor did him in

    Margaret Carlson: The 'Downton Abbey' decor did him in
    It takes a lot to catch the not-so-watchful eye of the Capitol ethics police. Members of Congress monitor their own ethics, which works about as well as you might expect. The Federal Election Commission regulates campaign finance, but it's as gridlocked...
  • Apple TV 'skinny' package likely to accelerate cord cutting

    Apple TV 'skinny' package likely to accelerate cord cutting
    Apple's ambition to be a dominant player in television is expected to accelerate the unraveling of the pay-TV bundle. The tech giant is in negotiations with major television companies to offer a "skinny" package of channels that would include ABC, CBS...
  • Aaron Schock isn't like every millenial

    Aaron Schock isn't like every millenial
    U.S. Congressman Aaron Schock’s decision to resign came as a surprise to many. Less than a year ago, Schock stood out as a rising GOP star with virtually limitless potential. He flirted with a race for governor in the lead up to the 2014 election...