Stories for February 28, 2013
Groupon co-founder Andrew Mason has been fired as the daily-deal company's CEO, one day after Groupon posted financial results that showed it lost $67.4 million during 2012. Board chairmen Eric Lefkofsky and Ted Leonsis will jointly fill the CEO post on an interim basis.
In this powerful presentation Dr. Amen shows how to strengthen, optimize and heal the most important part of females, their brains. Specifically you will learn how to harness the unique strengths of the female brain – intuition, multitasking, collaboration, empathy, self-control and a little worry -- and how to overcome some of its inherent vulnerabilities, such as anxiety, depression, taking on too much, and being unable to turn your brain off.
As baseball emerges from its winter hibernation, one of the game's greatest and most controversial figures, Pete Rose, is back in the news.
There are few things in life more joyful than discovering a giant oil or natural gas field in Texas. You're suddenly rich beyond your wildest dreams. When the scope and size of the natural gas reservoir in the Barnett Shale in North Texas first became apparent, there were predictions that the find would last 100 years.
Most cases of sexual assault or harassment on school campuses don't attract national attention.
The fight over reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act is now behind us. But like much of what happens in Washington, the process wasn't pretty.
President Obama minced no words when he talked about how the looming budget cuts known as sequestration could hurt the Justice Department.
Hosted by Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits, this special is the first-ever retrospective of the fondly remembered and highly influential 1965-66 NBC primetime series “Hullabaloo.” The top singers and groups of the hippest decade present their greatest hits, including the Byrds, Sonny & Cher, Paul Revere and the Raiders, the Mamas & the Papas, Nancy Sinatra, the Four Seasons and the Animals.
In 2011, Chris Mann faced a make-or-break moment in his blind audition on NBC’s singing competition, “The Voice,” when he took the stage to perform Andrea Bocelli’s song, “Because We Believe.” Mann blew everyone away with his stunning classical voice and landed on a team coached by Christina Aguilera, who told him, “I feel the heavens open up when you sing.” Now Mann has found a home on PBS, singing a collection of classical-crossover favorites filmed live in concert with two very special guests – four-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year and 14-time Grammy nominee Martina McBride and best-selling contemporary jazz saxophonist Mindi Abair.
A roaming chicken's close inspection of a transformer caused a power outage and brief delays at Maui's Kahului Airport this week. The incident occurred Tuesday afternoon, when the bird wandered into a transformer at the airport's rental car area, leaving parts of the facility without power for more than an hour.
After years of legal wrangling, the Defense of Marriage Act -- the law that prevents the federal government from recognizing marriage as anything but a "legal union between one man and one woman" -- comes before the Supreme Court next month.
Just how much will the sequester cut? It depends on who you ask.
With unemployment still high, hiring managers continue to be inundated by job applications. Some big companies are coping with the deluge by using talent management software that winnows pools of job applicants before a human lays eyes on their resumes.
China's answer to accusations of cyber espionage against the U.S.? The Americans are doing it to us, too.
Inconveniencing the public is part of the plan.
Should students who want to attend medical school have to slog through a year of physics, memorize the structures of dozens of cellular chemicals or spend months studying for the MCAT? Not necessarily.
Team mascots across the nation are heaving exaggerated sighs of relief this morning.
It all depends on how you interpret the phrase "you will regret doing this." That piece of advice coming from a parent might be taken far differently than it would as a line from a Joe Pesci movie.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California counties are housing more than 1,100 inmates on long-term sentences in jails designed for stays of a year or less.