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A view of the Domes in Yosemite National Park, photographed around 1865. Photo by Carleton E. WatkinsJune 30 is an important date when it comes to land conservation in America. On that day in 1864, President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill...
Larry Kotilkoff explains how two couples facing disabilities can improve upon their current Social Security collection strategies. Photo by Flickr user ajan58. Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security original 34 “secrets”, his additional...
University of Missouri students guide a quad-copter drone off the ground at Columbia’s Hinkson Field. Journalists, businesses and many entrepreneurs are eagerly awaiting FAA rules for the commercial use of drones. Photo by David Eulitt/Kansas...
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The Supreme Court’s decision Monday saying that “closely held corporations” do not have to abide by the contraceptive coverage mandate in the Affordable Care Act may not give those firms the ability to stop providing that coverage after all. More...
Listen to Peter Cole read his poem “Song of the Shattering Vessels” from his newest collection “The Invention of Influence.” Song of the Shattering Vessels Either the world is coming together or else the world is falling...