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  • Is continuing education worth the investment?

     Is continuing education worth the investment?
    Sobered by indiscriminate job losses and mounting education debt, consumers of ongoing education are demanding more evidence their newly minted degrees will pay off in the job market. Schools are responding with new curriculum and placement-tracking...
  • Glenbard West's Perez named to All-State Academic team

    Glenbard West senior Madeline Perez was one of 26 athletes honored by the Illinois High School Association during a banquet April 21 in Bloomington for making the All-State Academic team. She won the Class 3A cross country title as a junior with a...
  • College graduates should consider options for health insurance

    College graduates should consider options for health insurance
    Devyn Bisson is a 22-year-old Orange resident about to graduate from Chapman University with a degree in film. She knows she'll need to think about health insurance after graduation, but not just yet. "It's the last thing I'm looking at," she says. "I'm...
  • College considerations should include future debt

    College considerations should include future debt
    After going through the grueling process of applying for college, writing essays, keeping high school grades up and trying to boost ACT and SAT scores, high school seniors and their parents have a few more tortured days ahead. May 1 typically is when...
  • Ex-NSA chief Hayden, Onion writers among JHU speakers

    Ex-NSA chief Hayden, Onion writers among JHU speakers
    The razor-sharp satirists behind "The Onion" and a former director of the embattled National Security Agency are among this spring's speakers in the Johns Hopkins University's Foreign Affairs Symposium, a series of free public lectures. Students...
  • Dinaw Mengestu on 'All Our Names'

     Dinaw Mengestu on 'All Our Names'
    Over the past decade, novelist Dinaw Mengestu has emerged as one of the brightest young chroniclers of the African diaspora. In his previous books, including "The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears" (2007) and "How to Read the Air" (2010), Mengestu...
  • The student loan crisis: How middle-class kids get hammered

    The student loan crisis: How middle-class kids get hammered
    Last October, in between arguments over the debt ceiling, the federal government somehow found time to send me an email. My student loan payment was 70 days past due, the message read, so the government had negatively reported me to each major credit...
  • Fighting for Obamacare through stage IV cancer

    Fighting for Obamacare through stage IV cancer
    WASHINGTON — Michael Robertson put the bag of chemicals in an inside pocket of his sport coat, the pump in the other. He snaked the tubes between the buttons of his shirt to the port in his chest. He adjusted his tie to cover them. Then he sat...
  • States that have struggled with healthcare sites consider lawsuits

    Enrollments in the nation's healthcare program have nearly concluded, but for states whose insurance exchanges have been crippled by technical problems, a difficult phase is just beginning: potential legal battles and a race to overhaul their systems...
  • Maryland lawmakers cautious about new health exchange

    Maryland lawmakers cautious about new health exchange
    As Maryland prepares for a major overhaul of its troubled health exchange — switching out its buggy software for Connecticut's proven technology — lawmakers and information technology experts are raising new concerns about whether there is...
  • Does no-cost contraception promote promiscuity? No, says study

    New research has found that women are on average no more likely to have multiple sexual partners in a single month after they are provided no-cost access to birth control methods than they were before. And while women reported a slight uptick in their...