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  • Plan for a long life when saving for retirement

    If we knew we'd die tomorrow, we'd be rich today. Literally. With only one day to live, a nest egg of $100,000 would be enough to take a trip around the world (at lightning speed), buy a Tesla, or live in the lap of luxury for a few hours. But since most...
  • Health benefits are a promise school districts find hard to keep

     Health benefits are a promise school districts find hard to keep
    California school districts once viewed lifetime healthcare coverage for employees as a cheap alternative to pay raises. That decision is coming back to haunt school leaders, and districts are scrambling to limit the lucrative benefit promised decades...
  • Sister's stroke leads student to his calling, and to a scholarship

    Sister's stroke leads student to his calling, and to a scholarship
    Rodrick Edwards found out he had won a full scholarship to Wesleyan University at exactly 1:12 p.m. on Dec. 1. The senior ran down the hall of Costa Mesa High School to tell his counselor, all the while dialing his mom. Edwards got a leg up on his...
  • Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad

    Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad
    He's getting sappy on college campuses, wringing his hands about his tuition savings plan and waxing nostalgic about his own years as an undergraduate. President Obama is hurtling toward a deadline that looms over him much like the end of his time in...
  • Get The Most Out Of Your Naps

    Get The Most Out Of Your Naps
    In recent years, the nap has become better accepted — and better studied. According to a Pew Research Center study, one-third of adults in the United States take naps, and more men report napping than women. Although naps for adults may be gaining...
  • DHS journalism teacher's film to screen at California film fest

    DHS journalism teacher's film to screen at California film fest
    Deerfield High School teacher Brett Schwartz instructs his students in communication and he is a renowned storyteller himself. Before he was a teacher, Schwartz was a filmmaker. He continues to create movies and his short documentary, "Rare Tea Cellar,"...
  • Obama order allows sharing of data on cyberattacks

    Obama order allows sharing of data on cyberattacks
    President Barack Obama, appearing Friday at a summit on computer security, signed an executive order to make it easier for businesses to peer into the government's deep reservoirs of data on cyberattacks — the latest attempt to draw the private...
  • True lies

    "NBC Nightly News" anchorman Brian Williams frequently fabricated a dramatic story that he was under enemy attack while reporting from Iraq. NBC is now investigating whether Williams also embellished events in New Orleans during his reporting on Hurricane...
  • Newest Penn State offensive lineman to study .. Turkish?

    Newest Penn State offensive lineman to study .. Turkish?
    This is how badly Kevin Reihner wants to play football at Penn State: He's studying Turkish. It was either that or Swahili. Something that, when you get to know the Nittany Lions' soon-to-be offensive lineman, seems to fit his style. "When I broke...
  • Slow down: Math prof says timed testing can harm skills

    Slow down: Math prof says timed testing can harm skills
    Memorizing multiplication tables may be a seminal school experience, among the few that kids today share with their grandparents. But a Stanford University professor says rapid-fire math drills are also the reason so many children fear and despise the...
  • For Penn State, consent decree's repeal means even more scholarships

    For Penn State, consent decree's repeal means even more scholarships
    After wading through Penn State's various recruiting rankings Wednesday, James Franklin dropped a notable aside: He's not finished. "So if anybody knows of anybody out there who wants to get a world-class education, wants to play big-time football,...