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The physical and financial costs of extracurricular sports — and the potential lucrative rewards

10% of parents say the benefits of extracurricular activities don’t justify the expense, a recent study found.

20 min ago
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Do this to ward off a case of the Monday blues

This morning trick is ‘a low-effort strategy that employees can use in order to start their work day in an optimal way,’ researchers say.

27 min ago
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Is Starbucks’ new tiered rewards program worth it?

Big-spending Gold members may get burned at Starbucks as the new tiered system can be more rewarding for customers making smaller purchases.

41 min ago
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FAA responds to Capt. Sullenberger: FAA certification ‘consistently produced safe aircraft designs’

The FAA responded to a MarketWatch article by Capt. ‘Sully’ Sullenberger on Boeing’s 737 Max in which he said Boeing and the FAA ‘have been found wanting in this ugly saga.’

3:42 p.m. Today
I bought a house for my son, but now his wife is divorcing him and wants half of it

This woman says she tried to help her family with a big inheritance, but fears it has now backfired.

3:38 p.m. Today
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Women with twin brothers make less money than women with twin sisters

A new study analyzed data on all children born in Norway from 1967 to 1978.

3:24 p.m. Today
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Television commercials featuring perfect people could be making us miserable

‘Forget Occupy Wall Street, maybe Occupy Madison Avenue is a better idea.’

3:07 p.m. Today
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Catastrophe struck when my husband was killed. Here’s what I learned about creating a ‘what if’ plan

Making big and often very hard decisions during a stressful and emotional situation adds more pain, suffering and confusion to what is already a terrible or even traumatic time.

2:48 p.m. Today
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Here’s what Kool-Aid and cigarettes have in common

A study looked at how cigarette companies marketed sugary drinks like Hawaiian Punch, Kool-Aid and Capri Sun to kids.

1:34 p.m. Today
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How 99-cent cans of Arizona Iced Tea became cheaper than bottled water

The drink has been less than a dollar for more than two decades.

1:13 p.m. Today
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