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Sir Paul McCartney interview: 'I’m telling my entire life story here'

He may be 71, but Sir Paul McCartney has been on tour for much of the past four years, and he shows no signs of slowing down<p>Stage right at the Tokyo Dome, one hour shy of showtime, with 50,000 fans already in their seats and the heady pre-concert atmosphere slowly intensifying, John Hammel, Sir …

Another bogus Obamacare story: The GOP's 'Bette'

The centerpiece of the Republican party's attack on the Affordable Care Act following President Obama's State of the Union address this week was the story of "Bette."<p>Bette was an otherwise unidentified Washington state resident featured in the official GOP response to the Obama speech delivered by …

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'The Future' Is Not Quite As Awesome As People In The 1920s Thought It Would Be

It's almost 2014, and we have some pretty impressive gadgets to show for it: The iPad, electric cars, even a smart watch.<p>But we're still waiting on some predictions from the 1920s, like an atmosphere scientifically kept to the right temperature and suspension-bridge apartment houses that "will …

Jared Diamond: How societies can grow old better

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Dilbert's Creator Says You Shouldn't Have A Career Plan

There is some irony in the fact that Scott Adams, creator of the Dilbert comic, has written a book about getting ahead in life. The characters in his daily strip aren’t exactly success stories. Example: the strip that ran November 26.<p>Wally, Dilbert’s colleague: “Experts say lazy employees are the …

FDA Warns Against Test Touted As Mammogram Alternative

Mammograms are no woman's idea of fun, but if someone suggests that you could skip that aggravation just by vacuuming a little bit of fluid from the breast, think again.<p>Nipple aspirate tests being offered in doctors' offices are no substitute for mammograms, the Food and Drug Administration said …

Why the 9-to-5 Day Is So Tough on Creative Workers

"Knowledge workers" tend to be more unfocused in both the early morning and mid-afternoon. Why force them to work when they're least productive?<p>Today, workers are putting in increasingly more hours—so much so that the 40-hour week has become a relic of the past. But pushing employees to clock up …

Job Hunting and Career Tips for Older Workers

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Grandparents Can Help Grandchildren in Aftermath of Tragedy

Credit: David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images<p>While details are still being learned about the explosions at the Boston Marathon, I wanted to …