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One Ocean Diving program’s safety diver and shark behavior expert Ocean Ramsey swims with a shark in Hawaii. Photo courtesy of ©juansharks and ©oneoceandiving.comOcean Ramsey wants you to know that sharks are vastly misunderstood. They’re...
A pedestrian carries an Abercrombie and Fitch shopping bag on May 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The Supreme Court is weighing a claim over whether teen apparel retailer Abercrombie and Fitch discriminated against a Muslim teenager who wore...
On the whole, economic conditions are looking up for college graduates. But a lot depends on what you study and the level of degree you obtain. Photo by Digital Vision via Getty Images. As high school seniors wait in anticipation for thick envelopes...
In this photo illustration, network cables are plugged in a server room on Nov. 10, 2014 in New York City. Photo by Michael Bocchieri/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Is President Barack Obama taking over the Internet? Not by a long stretch, but that’...
Whether it is a website, gadget or the latest iPhone app, technology is available to simplify almost every part of daily life. A number of new technologies are geared toward older users or connecting caregivers with resources and support. From...
WASHINGTON — The White House threatened Wednesday to veto a Republican bill to overhaul the widely criticized No Child Left Behind law, calling the effort “a significant step backwards.” The veto threat came as lawmakers were set to...