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Last of 11 educators in Atlanta schools cheating case sentenced

ATLANTA -- As Judge Jerry Baxter sentenced the last of the 11 former Atlanta educators convicted of cheating on standardized tests, he expressed dismay that it will continue to cost the community as most of them appeal their convictions and prison...Read More

Business

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Toledo will keep Wrangler but lose Cherokee

DETROIT -- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has found a way to keep production of the iconic Jeep Wrangler in Toledo, Ohio, but it involves moving production of the next-generation Jeep Cherokee.

The automaker plans to move production of the Wrangler to...Read More

Entertainment

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Movie review: It's nature vs. Nolte in 'A Walk in the Woods'

In the wake of "Wild," in which Reese Witherspoon's version of Cheryl Strayed hiked the Pacific Crest Trail and reckoned with her demons, we now have "Mild," better known as "A Walk in the Woods." It stars Robert Redford and Nick Nolte as travel ...Read More

Health & Spirit

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Health

Negative news overload: Turn off, take action

In our society, we are constantly bombarded by news. Cell phones, the Internet, television, radio and other outlets allow an ever-present stream of information to flow into our lives. Being informed is important, but when the news is bad or ...Read More

Religion

Jesus statue on national forest land can stay, court rules

It is affectionately known to skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts as "Big Mountain Jesus" -- a 6-foot-tall public sculpture of Christ that has stood for the past six decades on national forest land in Whitefish, Mont.

This week, a federal ...Read More

Senior Living

Social Security Q&A: Can I apply for benefits online?

Q: My neighbor said he applied for Social Security retirement benefits online. Can you really apply for retirement without traveling to an office?

A: Yes, you can! And, what's more exciting, it's the easiest, fastest, and most convenient way to ...Read More

Women

My Pet World: Kathy Ireland extending her passion for fashion to pets

Kathy Ireland's Worldwide brand is 28th most powerful brand in the nation, according to Forbes Magazine, topping $2 billion in licensed products in 2013. When it comes to home decor, the one-time super model is a superstar and more ...Read More

Home & Leisure

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Automotive

Toledo will keep Wrangler but lose Cherokee

DETROIT -- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has found a way to keep production of the iconic Jeep Wrangler in Toledo, Ohio, but it involves moving production of the next-generation Jeep Cherokee.

The automaker plans to move production of the Wrangler to...Read More

Consumer

The Mortgage Professor: Choosing the best type of mortgage

Mortgage borrowers choosing between different types of mortgages face a puzzle, and that puzzle may be particularly perplexing today. Interest rates remain low by historic standards, and the spread between fixed- and adjustable-rate mortgages ...Read More

Gardening

On Gardening: Beebalm species are a magnet for flying creatures

If you are into bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, then by all means put the monarda or beebalm species at the top of your must-plant list. I find it amusing that in more than 20 years of garden writing, I've never touted a beebalm. I've always ...Read More

Parents

Tantrum proof: How to raise children who don't feel entitled

No one wants to be the parent of a child going viral in a video, screaming in a restaurant or throwing a tantrum in the cereal aisle. So how can parents form a foundation that fights back against a culture in which it seems kids are entitled to ...Read More

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Politics

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China is rattling nerves as it prepares to strut its military might

BEIJING -- Amid florid pomp and extreme security measures, China on Thursday will mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II by staging a massive parade featuring tanks, aircraft and thousands of goose-stepping soldiers.

Chinese leaders...Read More