'Amazing,' 'compassionate,' 'cool': Loved ones remember 9 Oregon ...
Eight students and their teacher were shot to death on Thursday during the first week of Writing 115, an introductory expository writing course at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore. They were a diverse group, including young adults just ...Read More
Gail MarksJarvis: Investment envelopes likely to arrive filled with red ...
Beware of the mail that's arriving from your 401(k) or other investment accounts.
If you open it, red ink is likely to pour out of the envelope and may soil your view of your financial future.
Almost any mutual fund or exchange-traded fund that ...Read More
TV picks for the week of Oct. 4
A lot of our favorites return, including HBO's "The Leftovers." But not the people who vanished in that show's first season; they're not back. Well, some of them might be, kinda-sorta, but now I'm veering perilously close to spoiler territory, so ...Read More
Staying safe in your tree stand during hunting season
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Tree stand injuries are common throughout the hunting season. In fact, a study by the International Hunter Education Association found that one in every three hunters who hunts from a tree stand will fall at some point in their ...Read More
Social Security Q&A: How can I replace my lost Medicare card?
Q: I lost my Medicare card. How can I get replacement?
A: The easiest and newest way to get a replacement Medicare card is by using your My Social Security account. Go to www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount for more information on how to create an ...Read More
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
Mark Phelan: GM showcases employees' collectible cars
The people who work for car companies don't just build, design and develop cars from 9-5. When they get home, many of them lavish their time and talent on private collectible cars -- sometimes cars that have been in the family for generations.
The Mortgage Professor: How do you shop for a HELOC?
Q: Do I shop for a home equity line of credit, or HELOC, in the same way as I would shop for another mortgage?
A: No, shopping for a HELOC is very different from shopping for a standard mortgage. If you know the information you need, shopping is ...Read More
On Gardening: Ragin Cajun seasons landscape with vivid red blooms
Oh, my gosh, I just thought I loved Rajin Cajun ruellia, but after growing it in our Mediterranean Garden I am totally mesmerized. Clumps have been reported to reach about 4 feet but ours are in the 24- to 30-inch rain and about as wide. Our ...Read More
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
Science & Technology
For mass shooters, achieving fame, or infamy, is a frequent driver
At the epicenter of the nation's latest mass shooting in Oregon, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin says the motives of the man who fatally shot 9 people on a college campus Thursday are not known.
But Hanlin, who says he will not "glorify" the ...Read More
Weather system deluges eastern US coast as hurricane threat eases
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The southeastern U.S. coast was likely to be spared the wrath of Hurricane Joaquin, but rainfall from a low pressure system drenched several states Saturday.
Flood warnings were posted in several coastal states.
One of the ...Read More
Jeb Bush turns sights on Marco Rubio, who seeks to stay above the fray
WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush opened a new front in the nomination fight this week by suggesting Marco Rubio, a former Florida colleague 18 years his junior, doesn't have enough experience to hold the Oval Office.
For ...Read More