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  • Secrets to (finally) stick to those New Year's resolutions

    January 1 has come and gone, which leads us to ask: How are those New Year's resolutions coming? If you have yet to visit your new gym or are white-knuckling it through your-no-more-sugar-forever vow, you have plenty of company. Something like 88 percent...
  • Andy Warhol Foundation finishes spree of art giveaways

    Andy Warhol Foundation finishes spree of art giveaways
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts said it has finished one of the biggest art giveaways of all time, sending the remaining contents of what rocker Lou Reed once dubbed "Andy's Chest"...
  • You are what you watch — on cable news

    By Cass R. Sunstein Does your vote depend on which news channel you watch? If you are a regular viewer of Fox News, will you become more likely to vote Republican? Until recently, it has been impossible to answer that question empirically. Sure,...
  • Cass R. Sunstein: Fox, MSNBC really do reinforce partisan instincts

    Does your vote depend on which news channel you watch? If you are a regular viewer of Fox News, will you become more likely to vote Republican? Until recently, it has been impossible to answer that question empirically. Sure, Republicans tend to favor...
  • How a $1.3-billion, 21-year study of U.S. children's health fell to pieces

    The National Children's Study was launched with a fanfare of expectation and ambition in 2000. The idea was to follow 100,000 American children from the pre-natal stage to age 21, collecting an unprecedented volume of data on "environmental influences...
  • Animals and humans sometimes kill their young -- the question is why

    Among the endless stream of bad news in the media, every now and then something occurs that it is so horrendous that it stops us in our tracks. That has happened once again with Tuesday's massacre at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan. Among the victims:...
  • Family physicians find high recognition

    Family physicians find high recognition
    Orlando's Family Physicians Group has been recognized by Stanford University and the newly established Peterson Center on Healthcare as one of the top practices in the county for delivering high-quality care at low cost. Of the 15,000 primary-care...
  • Diana Rauner, Illinois' next first lady, to stay focused on early education

     Diana Rauner, Illinois' next first lady, to stay focused on early education
    A few days before the election, a Chicago radio host introduced Bruce Rauner and wife Diana, telling listeners "behind every great man is a great woman." "In front sometimes too," replied Bruce Rauner, laughing. Diana Rauner is accustomed to being out...
  • College hunt looms for first daughter Malia Obama

    Soon first daughter Malia Obama will be the decider, choosing which colleges to apply to and which one to attend beginning in the fall of 2016, as her father's presidency winds down. She wants to be a filmmaker, the president has said. Last summer...
  • New Year's Eve to test Uber, Lyft

    SAN JOSE, Calif. After the clock strikes midnight, the champagne is popped and verses of "Auld Lang Syne" are sung with the slur of too many libations, for millions of people on New Year's Eve there will be only one thing left to do order an Uber or...
  • Sikhs use Rose Parade float in effort to build understanding

    When Minu Kaur Singh walks down the street with her husband and children, she hears the comments as people pass by. Her husband is a doctor but what people notice first is the long beard and turban he wears, following the tenets of their Sikh religion....