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The recipient of the 2014-2015 Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship, Sam Taylor has published two books of poetry, “Body of the World” and “Nude Descending an Empire,” which went on sale in August. Poet Sam Taylor thinks...
A protester instructs people to move to Chater Road in Hong Kong’s central district on Sept. 29. Protesters are unhappy with the Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections. Photo by Anthony Kwan/...
Benefit reductions from the earnings test can wreak havoc on your budget, says Larry Kotlikoff, because they’re front-loaded. Photo by Flickr user bunchofpants Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security original 34 “secrets”, his...
Photo by Flickr user Ste Elmore Turns out dolphins have a certain magnetic quality, not just figuratively but literally. A new study published in the journal Naturwissenschaften — The Science of Nature, reveals that the aquatic mammals are...
Hundreds of flights were cancelled over the weekend as aftershocks from Thursday’s air traffic control fire rippled across the country. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing security...
A drugstore clerk removes Tylenol capsules from the shelves of a pharmacy Sept. 30, 1982, in New York City after reports of tampering. Seven people in the Chicago area were killed that year by Tylenol that had been poisoned with potassium cyanide....