Cassandra R. Johnson

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Deaths of NPR journalists underscore new risks in Afghan coverage

KABUL — Like dozens of war reporters here over the past decade, NPR correspondent Tom Bowman was crammed into a butt-bruising military armored vehicle while two of the people he counted on most — a photographer and interpreter — were separated in another vehicle.<p>The convoy was traveling on a …

Afghanistan

Why I Stopped Waiting: 3 Ways to Be Happy Now

Thinking back to a few years ago, when I believed that my happiness would come on the following terms:<p>When I met the man of my dreams,<br>• When I had more money and the business I always dreamed,<p>I realized I was literally waiting to live. It always felt like I was in a constant state of waiting and that …

Street of dreams – Life at Home initiative of grouped high-end homes

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How Brainstorming Questions, Not Ideas, Sparks Creativity

Want to challenge assumptions? Follow the lead of Microsoft, MIT, and others, and ask more questions, writes author Warren Berger.<p>Brainstorming has developed a fraught reputation, perhaps deservedly so. When groups of people are thrown together and expected to come up with original ideas, there is …

8 of the best weekend trips you can take on the East Coast

New England

10 Favorites: Architects’ Budget Kitchen Countertop Picks

When we reached out to members of our Architect/Designer Directory to take an informal poll on the best countertop picks for budget projects, we …