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The dramatic crash in crude oil prices just got even more stunning. Oil plummeted below $30 a barrel on Tuesday for the first time since December 2003. The latest wave of selling leaves crude oil down
If you wish, you can spend time Tuesday night watching President Barack Obama deliver his final State of the Union address. You can listen to him say that the state of the union is strong, that the economy
What if those lame EarPods that Apple included with your iPhone could sound like top-of-the-line headphones? I'm no audiophile, but even I can hear a clear difference between cheap headphones and high-quality
John Hendricks recalls a split second between impulse and action before he took aim and shot Everardo Custodio just before midnight on April 17 after Custodio opened fire on a group in Logan Square. Hendricks
Despite support at the top, gender equality is a long way off at most U.S. companies. A study by Lean In and McKinsey reveals why—and what employees and companies can do about it. Why aren’t there more
Several readers asked me what's needed to stop the violence in the city. They want solutions. OK, I've been writing about this for years, and I don't pretend to have all the answers. But let's take a spin
"People in this business are always looking at other people and comparing," says a top Hollywood attorney. "I always have clients calling me and saying, 'Am I being paid enough? Should I be paid more?'
A radical experiment at Zappos may herald the emergence of a new, more democratic kind of organization. Deeply strange reports have been emerging from the Las Vegas headquarters of Zappos, until recently
Including the unfathomable, near-magical ability to have back-to-back orgasms. 1. Women have been blessed with the near-magical ability to have back-to-back orgasms. Even at our peak, men have to go into
Of all the cities in the world, your dollar will go the furthest in Mumbai, India. It's currently the cheapest city to live in, according to the Economist's World Cost of Living Index. The index, which
Fraud and abuse continue to dog Medicare's popular prescription drug program, despite a bevy of initiatives launched to prevent them, according to two new reports by the inspector general of Health and
Magazine As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease. There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course.
Republicans could alienate Democrats whose votes are needed to override an Iran sanctions veto. Not every Senate Republican signed on to Sen. Tom Cotton’s extraordinary letter to Iran’s leaders, and several
The trend has been dubbed ‘kidulthood’ by commentators True adulthood does not begin in the western world until 25 because young people are putting off settling down for longer, a psychiatrist has claimed.