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A field experiment in Kentucky, Kansas and Wisconsin finds that shaming tax cheats is a more effective way to get scofflaws to pay up rather than threatening them with fines.
Six women have passed the 2-week assessment course. That sets them up for the full 2 months of training in April which is part of an effort to determine whether women can serve in ground combat units.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel fell short of the votes he needed to be re-elected during the city's non-partisan municipal election. He will face Cook County Commissioner Jesus Garcia in a runoff in early April.
Seeking to raise its high-tech profile, the tiny country of Luxembourg looks to Turkey for startup pitches. Turks are trying to make a mark in the international high-tech community.
Inmates crafted amazingly realistic tanks and other weaponry. An intercontinental ballistic missile launcher — sporting camouflage paint — took first place.
For $89, Kyle Waring will send you an insulated box of six pounds of snow. He says it's good for about 10 to 15 snowballs.