February 18, 2010 RSS feed / Features

Baltic The Sea Dog Swimming Through Fan Mail

WARSAW, Poland (AP) _ The incredible story of Baltic, the Polish pooch rescued from an ice sheet at sea, has struck a chord worldwide. More...

Market Dive Means It’s Retirement Crunchtime For Boomers

The leading edge of the baby boomers – the postwar generation that led the way on everything from war protests to yuppiedom and two-income families – is about to experience another first: postcrash retirement. More...

Ohio State Pays $1.2M Over Legionnaires' Death

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio State University has agreed to pay $1.2 million to a woman whose husband drank from a medical center water faucet, contracted Legionnaires' disease and died. More...

Trash: America’s Best Bet For Energy Independence

It’s clear that as a major industrial nation America needs to devour enormous amounts of energy to survive. It’s also clear America must become energy independent as soon as possible. More...

Bringing Spring Indoors

It’s February and the clutches of winters still have hold. I can ignore the calendar and plan to usher in spring a month earlier by forcing branches of forsythia to bloom indoors. More...

No Healthcare Overhaul Will Bring More Problems

WASHINGTON (AP) – What could be worse for Americans than healthcare overhaul? No healthcare overhaul. It’s anybody’s guess whether President Barack Obama’s health remake will survive in Congress. More...

Feds To Poison Crows To Protect Plovers On Cape

WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) – Federal scientists are planning to use deception and poison to protect endangered piping plovers from predatory crows on some Cape Cod beaches. More...