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The One Question Scotland Did Not Consider

By Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 1:45pm

The critical question the Scots did not ask themselves in their heated discussions of independence is what to do in two short decades when nearly 40 percent of their...

What Retirees Fear Most of All

By Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 7:15pm

New research by Bank of America Merrill Lynch says that the biggest fear of people in retirement is Alzheimer’s. We fear Alzheimer’s more than cancer, stroke, diabetes, arthritis, and heart...

The NFL’s Rice Decision—Pandering to the Public

By Monday, September 8, 2014 - 7:49pm

Ray Rice just joined the unemployment line, but not for what he did or didn’t do on the field as a member of the Baltimore Ravens. The star NFL running back broke the law, and then embarrassed the league and his team, which fired him months after the event became known...

The 5 Key Planks of a Strategic Aging Policy

By Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 10:30am

When Janet Yellen speaks about the structural policy vs. the fiscal or monetary policy that's needed to fuel economic growth and job creation, she might also consider the developed countries of Japan and within Europe, which need the structural shift even more than we...

3 Positive Lessons from Robin Williams’s Untimely Death

By Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 5:30pm

Robin Williams died far too young at age 63. In life, he showed us how to trample the ordinary by sounding his barbaric yawp from the rooftops of Hollywood. He taught us about being extraordinary and how not to let the conventions of yesterday rule our lives today and...

The Wisdom of Marketing to Aging Boomers

By Monday, July 21, 2014 - 11:30am

As Procter & Gamble Co. takes new aim at aging Americans by making and marketing products for adults suffering from incontinence, the move confirms one thing: While...

Obama Twisting in Wind on Immigration Crisis

By Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 5:50pm

President Obama needed to turn around out his drooping standing with Latinos going into the 2012 election. To gin up support, he initiated his Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, thus unleashing a massive migration of unaccompanied youngsters hoping for the rumored...

A New Way to Tackle the Worst Killer Diseases

By Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 4:45am

Amid the unbearable heat in D.C., some fresh news comes from the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearings. Their 21st Century...

World Cup 2014: How the U.S. Can Make the Final

By Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 7:06pm
Tim Howard is Superman and four other things you need to know about Thursday’s World Cup action.

World Cup 2014: Luis Suarez Goes For Italian Takeout

By Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 10:56pm

All in all, Tuesday’s World Cup action didn’t offer much to sink your teeth into. The Japanese took a nibble at Colombia, but pulling out a victory in this World Cup was more than they could chew. The already-eliminated Brits were again toothless against the already-...