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  • Gen Y shoppers, raised on e-commerce, still prefer in-store experience

    Gen Y shoppers, raised on e-commerce, still prefer in-store experience
    Liz Derubertis browsed stores at Arundel Mills mall Wednesday in search of a dress to wear to a wedding. The 26-year-old bartender and University of Maryland, Baltimore County student never shops for clothes online. "I'm too particular about the fit,...
  • All About Food: Is 'gluten-free' worth the liberation?

    All About Food: Is 'gluten-free' worth the liberation?
    Many people today are looking for a healthier lifestyle, and that includes eating products that are being touted, rightly or wrongly, as healthy: for instance, acai berries, Pom Wonderful and gluten-free foods. The phrase "gluten-free" is showing up...
  • Big laughs on Tap

    Big laughs on Tap
    When Steve Hofstetter joined Hunter College High School's Improv club, his interest was otherwise occupied. By a pretty girl, to be exact. Two weeks later, she quit — but he didn't follow. "I was hooked," said Hofstetter, 34, who will take the...
  • About Eleanor Sobel

    About Eleanor Sobel
    Senator Eleanor Sobel has dedicated her life to serving her community.  She is a teacher, wife, mother, community activist, business woman, and consummate public servant.  Sen. Sobel has served as a Hollywood City Commissioner, State Representative,...
  • Another insider-turned-author mines Goldman Sachs

    Another insider-turned-author mines Goldman Sachs
    Goldman Sachs is a sacred order, at least in the minds of some of its staff. "What Happened to Goldman Sachs" is the second book in 12 months from a former employee that accuses the bank's management of not being sufficiently devout. Steven Mandis,...
  • Learning from student loan borrowers

    Maybe federal regulators studying ways to make college loans more affordable can learn a few things from the experts on the front lines -- borrowers who are piling up the debt. That's the goal of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which...
  • The Pill's link to depression still unclear

    The Pill's link to depression still unclear
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young women using hormone-based contraceptives, including the Pill, were no more likely to be depressed than other women in a new U.S. study. In fact, the women in their 20s and 30s on hormonal contraceptives had fewer...
  • Twitter IPO hurdle: The service is well known but not widely used

    SAN FRANCISCO — By all rights, Twitter should be wildly popular with mainstream America. World leaders, the pope, even Justin Bieber post updates there. It tells us what's culturally relevant at any given moment, be it Beyonce's performance at...
  • In Indiana, history meets politics

    In Indiana, history meets politics
    Emails recently obtained by the Associated Press have revealed that Indiana's former Republican governor, Mitch Daniels, now president of Purdue University, tried to ban Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States" from Indiana schools. His...
  • New federal rules to keep guns from potentially violent mentally ill

    New federal rules to keep guns from potentially violent mentally ill
    The federal government on Friday announced it had drafted new rules aimed at keeping people who have been involuntarily committed to psychiatric treatment from buying guns. The Department of Health and Human Services said one proposed rule would "remove...
  • Google doodle honors Eatonville's Zora Neale Hurston

    Google doodle honors Eatonville's Zora Neale Hurston
    If you looked at Google's homepage this morning, you may have seen a familiar face. Today's Google doodle honors author and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston, a longtime resident of Central Florida's Eatonville. Hurston was born 123 years ago today in...