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4 Ways to Prevent Hungry From Becoming 'Hangry'

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The Challenge of Blocking Ads From My Kids

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Should Unpaid Internships Be Illegal?

usnews.com — Could the unpaid internship see its day of reckoning? A recent slew of lawsuits suggests that many for-profit companies may soon need to pay up or face legal action. Former interns on the film "Black Swan" have brought a class-action lawsuit against Fox Searchlight Pictures to demand back pay and damages for their unpaid work.

How Controlling Exercise-Induced Asthma is Good for Your Health and Wallet

health.usnews.com — There are health and financial reasons you shouldn't skip working out. Some people will do anything to avoid working out, and to their active friends the excuses can seem endless. For some with exercise-induced asthma, however, the barrier feels built right into the condition.
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Top Connecticut High Schools

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Cliven Bundy and Conservative Double Speak on Law and Order

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Apple's Tim Cook Is Right to Ignore Anti-Environment Shareholders

usnews.com — There's no conflict between sustainability and shareholder value. Apple CEO Tim Cook told anti-sustainability shareholders to take a hike. It's not every day that you hear a CEO tell some shareholders to "get out of the stock" if they don't like what he's doing.