| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:34 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who walk with flat feet are 50 percent more likely than those with normal or high arches to have low back pain, a new study suggests.
"The key takeaway from the study is that if women have low back pain, it may not be...
| Oct 18, 2013
Among the more difficult money challenges in life is knowing when to persuade an aging parent to hand over his or her checkbook — or, if you're the one in your golden years, when to ask for help managing your finances.
Like seniors surrendering car...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:06 PM
Chemist Malcolm Renfrew never imagined that his work would one day become synonymous with the nonstick frying pan. As a young man in the 1930s he dreamed of acting and joined a traveling tent show.
The tent, however, burned down, which sent Renfrew back...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Harold Norris, professor emeritus of The Detroit College of Law (now MSU College of Law), educator, champion of civil rights, lawyer, scholar, author, statesman and poet, died Oct. 14, 2013.
One of Michigan's most celebrated advocates of civil liberties,...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:01 PM
California's community college system is considering a controversial effort to offer four-year degrees, a move designed to boost the number of students who graduate and are more prepared for the workforce.
The change would require legislation...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:09 PM
As the nation prepared for the launch of federal health reforms, Maryland was lauded as a leader in adopting the president's signature program. Obama used a community college in Maryland as a backdrop to promote his plan — and to praise Maryland...
| Oct 13, 2013
Ryan Bartelmay's writing lingered with Elizabeth Clementson, publisher at Ig Publishing, for about a year after Bartelmay had submitted his collection of short stories. While Clementson thought the collection wasn't right for Ig (by Bartelmay's own...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Sonja Santelises stood before a room of Baltimore educators whose faces were filled with angst as she spoke about a rigorous new curriculum that would soon change everything they thought they knew about teaching.
Three years later, when she pulled up...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:06 PM
The reading skills of American adults are significantly lower than those of adults in most other developed countries, according to a new international survey. What’s more, over the last two decades Americans’ reading proficiency has declined...
| Sep 5, 2013
Headlines for Thursday, September 5, 2013
ROGER WATERS: One Wall He Does Not Want to Tear Down
Roger Waters took his production of Pink Floyd's The Wall to Berlin, Germany last night, and on Tuesday he joined a protest to protect one of the last...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:15 PM
The gig: John Rogovin, 52, is executive vice president and general counsel for Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. As the top legal eagle for the storied movie and television studio, Rogovin oversees a staff of more than 160 lawyers and is involved in such...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 12:19 PM
At a recent news conference, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts pledged that his department would responsibly use the controversial tactic known until recently as "stop and frisk." As an example to the public and his officers, he described...