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Supreme Court Delivers for Pregnant Workers

Pregnant women won a somewhat surprising victory at the U.S. Supreme Court today. The court’s four liberals got help from Chief Justice John Roberts, …

The 7 Biggest Decor Mistakes That Drive Designers Crazy

Pros reveal what they always want to change when walking into a room.<p>Pros reveal what they always want to change when walking into a room.

Home Decorating

Obama redefines the lame duck presidency

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> At the time in his tenure when most presidents fret over their waning clout, Barack Obama is redefining the concept of the lame duck.<p>His administration has been energized by his aggressive use of executive power. Some of the most hard-won achievements of his early years in office …

Nintendo enters alliance to develop games for smartphones

TOKYO — After years of scoffing at the threat from smartphones, Nintendo is doing an about face and entering an alliance with Japanese mobile game …

Mobile Gaming

Does Stress Make Us Forgetful? (Is That Why We Can’t Find the Car Keys?)

An expert sorts through the effects of stress on memory, and its troubling relationship to dementia<p>Stress can be memory’s best friend. But when you forget where you put the car keys, stress can also make you feel stupid. One expert, Rajita Sinha, a professor of psychiatry and neurobiology at Yale …

Humanity

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language