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The Feud

• <b>Author:</b> Dean King<p>"Marvelous....THE FEUD is popular history as it ought to be written." ---Wall Street Journal<p>Nearly every American has heard of the Hatfields and the McCoys. The violent feud between these two families has become shorthand for fierce, unyielding, and even violent confrontation. Yet …

From Albuquerque to Albany, Students Build Regional Networks

<i>Philadelphia students, parents, teachers and clergy rally against draconian budget cuts. (Credit: Philadelphia Student Union)</i><p><i>E-mail questions, tips</i> …

Home Economics: The Link Between Work-Life Balance and Income Equality

The central conflict of domestic life right now isn't men versus women or mothers versus fathers; it's the family against money.<p>My wife leans in. A year ago, after nine hours of labor, she received an epidural and immediately asked me to pass the iPad so she could send a note to work. I suggested …

Ralph Sampson was 1983’s top NBA pick. Where is he now?

<b>If it were possible for</b> a 7-foot-4 man to blend into the background, Ralph Sampson did so one night this past March in Washington. The Hall of Fame basketball player, who had taken a job with the Phoenix Suns earlier in the season, was back in the NBA for the first time since his playing career …

John Hughes: How National Lampoon led to “The Breakfast Club” and “Ferris Bueller”

His ’80s movies still define American teendom. It all began with the National Lampoon and Chevy Chase’s “Vacation”<p>If P.J. O’Rourke was in fact dedicated to returning the National Lampoon to solid Middle American (as opposed to snotty Ivy League) values, he found a strong ally in John Hughes, a …

Cope Springs Eternal

Thirty years on, few pop stars from the eighties have been consistently as entertaining—or as smart, tuneful, maddening, and comforting—as Julian Cope. Most people remember him for his brief stretch as a Top 40 artist, specifically for the hit “World Shut Your Mouth,” from the 1987 album “Saint …

Nelson Mandela's health problems

Nelson Mandela, 94, is in a "critical" condition in hospital. He has suffered numerous health problems over the years:<p><b>Lungs</b><p>While serving his 27-year prison term, Mandela was diagnosed with early stage tuberculosis in 1988 after being admitted to hospital in Stellenbosch near Cape Town with a bad …

Nelson Mandela

The Best Potato Chip Flavors, In Order (PHOTOS)

Barbecue season has arrived, and if there's one thing you can't forget at a grill-out -- besides the meat -- it's the potato chips. Since we'll soon be eating our way through bags and bags of chips this summer, we thought there was no better time than now to take a look at our options. And then to …

Frequent-flier rewards go way beyond flights

You've racked up plenty of frequent-flier miles, and now you're ready to cash them in.<p>But instead of a free flight, how about using them to snag a free iPad, or tickets to the Daytime Emmy Awards, or even a chance to meet Rod Stewart?<p>It's been 32 years since American Airlines launched the world's …

Transgender 6-year-old wins civil rights case to use girls' bathroom

A transgender 6-year-old who identifies as a female should be allowed to use the girls' bathroom at her elementary school even though she was born a male, the Colorado Civil Rights Division ruled on Sunday.<p>In a decision being hailed as a major victory by advocates for transgender Americans, the …

With friends like these ... | US & Canada

Syria a hot topic of conversation in Qatar right now, now that foreign ministers from 11 countries met in Doha for a Friends of Syria meeting on Saturday. It is the first meeting since the United States said it would arm the rebels.<p>In a statement following talks in Qatar on Saturday, ministers from …

Mother booked with second-degree murder after self-inflicted gunshot wound leaves 5-year-old dead | NOLA.com

According to police spokesperson Hilal Williams, the young girl was taken off life support and died late Sunday afternoon. The child's name has not …

Une légende de la BBC avoue 14 abus sexuels

Stuart Hall, ancien présentateur de la BBC, a avoué avoir abusé sexuellement de 14 jeunes filles âgées de 9 à 17 ans entre 1967 et 1986.<p>Il avait dans …

3rd-party Lightning cable providers bypass iOS 7 check in new MFI Cat and Mouse game

We were the first to report that iOS7 notifies users that they were using non-certified 3rd party Lightning cables in iPhones and likely iPads and iPods as well. Apple currently still allows these cables to charge and sync data with iOS devices but if Apple can detect these cables, that means they …

Facebook reportedly working on mobile news-delivery service

Like with Twitter, Facebook users often share breaking news with their friends on the network. But now the social-networking giant is reportedly looking to add a homegrown news-delivery service to its mobile offerings.<p>The company has been working on a service internally dubbed Reader that would …

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Apple Board Modifies Tim Cook CEO Bonus Stock Award to Be More Performance Based

Apple's Board of Directors has elected to modify the award of restricted stock that Tim Cook received after being promoted to CEO in August 2011. The modification, made at Cook's request, changes the award of 1,000,000 restricted stock units -- originally supposed to be awarded in two lump sums …

Supercharge Your Apple TV w/ aTV Flash (black) | Cult of Mac Deals

<b>NOTE:</b> aTV Flash is for Jailbroken Apple TV Generation's 2 ONLY. <i>This software requires you to Jailbreak your Apple TV. If you are NOT technologically advanced, this promotion is NOT for you. Jailbreaking your Apple TV can cause complications so please use at your own risk. For more on the</i> …

An App That Lets You Play a Virtual Game of Catch

Author: Liz Stinson. Liz Stinson Design<p>Date of Publication: 06.21.13.<p>Time of Publication: 12:39 pm. 12:39 pm<p>Joe Doucet was grabbing a cup of coffee …

As Microsoft Restructuring Nears, Top Execs Fret Over Their Fate

According to sources close to the situation, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is likely to unveil his plans to restructure the tech giant to a larger …