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  • The conservative contempt for the working person shows through

    The conservative contempt for the working person shows through
    At a hearing Wednesday of the Senate Finance Commmittee's Subcommittee on Social Security, conservative scholar Andrew G. Biggs made the following remark in defense of the idea that retirement ages can safely be raised: "Go back to 1950, when we had a...
  • You can curb your dog's craving for 'poopsicles'

    Q: What should I do about my dog who, at the age of 8, has suddenly decided that she likes to eat the frozen poop of other dogs? -- B.N., St. Paul, MN A: His entire life, my brother-in-law said he didn't care for lobster. In a weak moment, he recently...
  • Legit Theater: Why It's Too Simple Just to Say the Audience is Dwindling

    The theater industry has had a lot of numbers thrown at it recently, and all of them seem to suggest live attendance is on the wane. Or do they? First there was the Americans for the Arts report touting that theater, symphony and opera attendance was...
  • Veterans Day: Nation gives thanks with parades, Obama lays wreath

    Veterans Day: Nation gives thanks with parades, Obama lays wreath
    The nation’s first four-star female general led New Yorkers in commemorating Veterans Day, part of the annual display of thanks to those who have served their country and an indication of the changing face of the military. Led by President Obama,...
  • Study: Local immigration policing efforts caused few exits from U.S.

    Study: Local immigration policing efforts caused few exits from U.S.
    When local police started quizzing people about their immigration status, some immigrants relocated – but they usually did not leave the United States, a new study finds. A working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research found that...
  • City to offer $5,000 to prospective home buyers

    City to offer $5,000 to prospective home buyers
    Baltimore officials hope prospective homebuyers can be enticed with three words: Cold, hard cash. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to increase incentives for people who buy homes in Baltimore. Municipal employees will be eligible for a $5,000 loan,...
  • U.S. poverty higher, California highest, when housing costs added

    U.S. poverty higher, California highest, when housing costs added
    An alternative way of measuring poverty shows that nearly 2.8 million more people are struggling across the country than officially calculated, the U.S. Census Bureau reports – and California has by far the biggest share of people in poverty,...
  • Dow, S&P 500 notch new highs despite disappointing economic data

    Dow, S&P 500 notch new highs despite disappointing economic data
    It didn't matter that consumer confidence slumped or that retail sales were weak. The stock market barreled to new highs anyway. The nation's two closely watched stock barometers — the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index...
  • Apodaca: Love will help us care for the aging generation

    The term "sandwich generation" has been around for a few decades, but the issue of caring for geriatric parents is gaining urgency as our population steadily ages. Increasingly, baby boomers and Gen-Xers find themselves caught between their...
  • Maryland seeks out uninsured to inform about health reform

    Maryland seeks out uninsured to inform about health reform
    As Maryland health officials prepare for nationwide health reform, the goal is clear: enrolling the state's estimated 800,000 uninsured residents. But finding them is a challenge. There is no master list or map of the uninsured, who make up 14 percent...
  • Arts Index report sees hope despite fourth straight drop in 2011

    Arts Index report sees hope despite fourth straight drop in 2011
    This post has been corrected. Please see below for details. The health of the arts in the United States worsened for a fourth straight year during 2011, according to the latest National Arts Index report, released this week by the advocacy group...