| Mar 11, 2015
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 5:52 PM
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...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Feb 21, 2015
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...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 1:16 PM
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,"...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 5:47 PM
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...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 2:30 AM
"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...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 2:36 PM
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...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 7:48 AM
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...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 6:37 PM
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,...