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When people work together, they're literally on the same wavelength, ...

Thanks to scientists who have ventured outside the laboratory, we have learned that tight-knit groups of females experience synchronized menstrual periods over time, that cohesive groups engaged in decision-making discount dissenting viewpoints in...Read More

Business

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Under the Hood: Faulty transmission, floppy sun visor and more

Q: I own a 1995 Mazda MPV with an automatic transmission and 225,000 miles on it. The transmission will not consistently shift to drive. Some times -- if I'm lucky -- I can shift to drive. But then I can't shift to park or reverse. I'm wondering ...Read More

Entertainment

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Television Q&A: Lifetime, 'Celebrity Name Game'

You have questions. I have some answers.

Q: I enjoyed the campy show "Devious Maids" and knew another season was filmed and should have been on. What happened to it? It was much better than some of the awful shows currently on Lifetime.

A: The ...Read More

Health & Spirit

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Health

McCarthy: No health care vote Friday or Saturday

WASHINGTON -- The House will not vote on a measure to repeal and replace the 2010 health care law Friday or Saturday, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Thursday.

"We've been educating people on health care," he said. "It's not tomorrow. I...Read More

Religion

Senior Living

Social Security: Receiving housing benefits? A trip to social security ...

Social Security is constantly evolving to make your life easier. If you are currently receiving benefits from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and are reapplying for benefits, or are assisting someone with their ...Read More

Home & Leisure

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Automotive

Under the Hood: Faulty transmission, floppy sun visor and more

Q: I own a 1995 Mazda MPV with an automatic transmission and 225,000 miles on it. The transmission will not consistently shift to drive. Some times -- if I'm lucky -- I can shift to drive. But then I can't shift to park or reverse. I'm wondering ...Read More

Consumer

The Mortgage Professor: Purchasing a house with a home equity conversion...

One of the biggest upsides to purchasing a house with a home equity conversion mortgage is that doing so does not impose a monthly payment burden on the borrower. The disadvantage is that this type of reverse mortgage, offered through the Federal ...Read More

Gardening

On Gardening: Fuzzy deutzia, a cascade of showy spring flowers

A deutzia renaissance is how my friend Dr. Gerald Klingaman, retired horticulturist, with the University of Arkansas, wrote about this new love that is occurring for this fuzzy heirloom that has been around for ages. If you haven't discovered the ...Read More

Parents

Common Courtesy 101: How to travel with kids

A few weeks ago, I was headed home from Jamaica with my family in tow. We had just spent an exhausting week laying around on the beach, drinking Red Stripe and searching for crabs. With a four-hour flight ahead of us, we were ready for some R&R.

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Pets

Knowledge

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History

A thought for the day

A thought for the day: H. Jackson Brown Jr. said, Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.

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Science & Technology

When people work together, they're literally on the same wavelength, ...

Thanks to scientists who have ventured outside the laboratory, we have learned that tight-knit groups of females experience synchronized menstrual periods over time, that cohesive groups engaged in decision-making discount dissenting viewpoints in...Read More

Weather

Wet winter sets precipitation record in Northern California

LOS ANGELES -- A series of late-season storms has vaulted this winter into the history books, making it the wettest for California's northern Sierra Nevada in nearly a century of record-keeping, according to the California Department of Water ...Read More

Politics

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Trump's first 100 days mostly lags predecessors

WASHINGTON -- The first 100 days benchmark that President Donald Trump will pass on Saturday, in so many ways, sums up his presidency to date: He has both dismissed it as "ridiculous" while also endorsing its value through planned events, policy ...Read More