| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Yahoo's CEO Scott Thompson lost his job in 2012 because he falsified his resume. He lied about getting a computer science degree and was forced to resign when the truth came to light.
"How could he do such a thing?" the American public cried out. "What...
| Aug 5, 2013
Your resume may only be a single page, but it's a potential minefield when it comes to your career. On one hand, you want enough information so the employer sees what a stellar candidate you are. On the other, you don't want to step into...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Those suggesting a boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia due to the country’s recent passage of draconian anti-gay laws should reconsider.
It’s clear from the decades-long gay rights movement here in the United States that...
| Jul 8, 2013
Dear Readers: I started writing the "Ask Amy" column 10 years ago this month. In that time, I've fielded countless letters from readers covering every imaginable personal situation and dilemma. I've also tackled questions about issues I'd never imagined....
| Jul 16, 2013
Dear Readers: I'm marking my 10-year anniversary of writing the "Ask Amy" column by rerunning some of my favorite Q-and-A's from the early days of the column. I return next week.
Dear Amy: I am the father of a 19-year-old daughter. She is a great kid,...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Twenty years ago, Cindy Cleary was working in Glendale's Central Library when a recipe in a special collections room caught her eye.
It was a recipe for cooking a cat.
"That was a stunner when I came across that," Cleary, who is now director of...
| Jul 21, 2013
A person can only say so much about countertops, and Glennon Doyle Melton had said enough. Enough about countertops and Little League and all the ways her life was good and healthy and enviable. It was exhausting, and it was not the whole story.
| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:48 AM
The fight for marriage equality in Pennsylvania just got mighty interesting.
Despite the Keystone State's ban on same-sex marriage, at least five same-sex couples were issued marriage licenses in a suburban Philadelphia county where local Register of...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:30 PM
We don't want to ruin your day, but have you heard this news? Interest rates on federally subsidized loans soared on July 1 from 3.4 to 6.8 percent!
Yes, they're DOUBLING. Why, you ask?
NPR explains -- and, basically, it's the usual...
| Jul 12, 2013
Dear Readers: I'm marking my 10-year anniversary of writing the "Ask Amy" column by rerunning some of my favorite Q-and-A's from a decade of advice. Today's column features letters devoted to missed connections.
Dear Amy: I am a 46-year-old, never-...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Actor/writer Tracy Letts, author Malcolm Gladwell and musician/producer T-Bone Burnett are among the first speakers being revealedfor the third annual Chicago Ideas Week, which will run Oct. 14-20.
After its expansion last year, Ideas Week Executive...