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  • Mind over math: How best to erase debt?

    In the debt-advice business, the most confounding question always seems to be: Which debts should consumers pay off first, ones with the highest interest rates or the smallest amounts? It evokes debate on the order of Hatfields and McCoys, blue states...
  • Dr. Doris R. Entwisle, Hopkins sociology professor

    Dr. Doris R. Entwisle, Hopkins sociology professor
    Dr. Doris R. Entwisle, a professor of sociology and engineering studies at the Johns Hopkins University for nearly half a century and a pioneer in the field of the sociology of education, died Tuesday of cancer at her Towson home. She was 89. "Doris...
  • Therapy coaches parents on handling disruptive behavior

    Therapy coaches parents on handling disruptive behavior
    The day Benetra and Charlton Johnson received the progress note from their son's kindergarten teacher with the phrase "assault on another child," the couple knew their traditional, authoritarian brand of parenting wasn't working for Creighton, who has...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Teen's weight-loss methods could be symptoms of eating disorder

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 15-year-old daughter, who is overweight, wants to lose weight badly. She has recently lost about 20 pounds, but I'm becoming worried about how she's doing it. She often skips meals, and she exercises for several hours every day. I...
  • Professor from Geneva faces trial in 1995 Santa Ana killing

    Professor from Geneva faces trial in 1995 Santa Ana killing
    A hearing is scheduled Thursday for a respected professor of psychology in Geneva, who is facing trial with three others in an 18-year-old slaying in Santa Ana that has generated international attention. Prosecutors say that on a night in the spring of...
  • ‘Catwoman’ No. 24 first look: Ann Nocenti talks Joker’s Daughter

     
    “Catwoman” No. 24 hits shelves Wednesday, giving readers a closer look at the twisted Joker's Daughter and the underground tunnels […]...
  • Bail revoked for professor accused of helping kill alleged rapist

    Bail revoked for professor accused of helping kill alleged rapist
    A professor of psychology was taken into custody Thursday after her bail was revoked in an 18-year-old case in which she is accused of helping set up the slaying of a man she said raped her when she was a college sophomore. Norma Patricia Esparza, 39,...
  • For them, it was a love boat

    For them, it <i>was </i>a love boat
    It started as a shipboard meeting between two people just doing their jobs. It grew into a wonderful marriage and, beyond that, a wonderful partnership. Tony and Helga Noice each have their own careers. He is a cognitive researcher, actor and director...
  • ‘Walking Dead’: David Morrissey on Governor’s trauma, ‘complicated’ path

     
    So now we know what happened to the Governor. “The Walking Dead” continued its season four focus on character-driven episodes […]...
  • Conspiracy theories: Why we believe the unbelievable

    Conspiracy theories: Why we believe the unbelievable
    With the passing of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy last week, and the accompanying fusillade of documentaries purporting to prove there was a conspiracy behind it, we might expect (and hope) that cabalistic...
  • Depression and the elderly

    Depression and the elderly
    Depression is alarmingly common in older Americans. It's highly treatable, but a number of obstacles, led by a nagging generational stigma surrounding mental health, often stand in the way of proper care. About 20 percent of people ages 55 and older...