Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaks in Washington. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, File)

Education chief: Maybe start school later in day

WASHINGTON (AP) — A later start to the school day could help teenagers get the most from their classroom time and local districts should consider delaying the first bell, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Wednesday. […]


Marian McPartland smiles while playing the piano during a celebration of her 90th birthday in New York, March 19, 2008. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Jazz legend Marian McPartland dies at age 95

NEW YORK (AP) — Marian McPartland, a renowned jazz pianist and host of the National Public Radio show “Piano Jazz,” has died, NPR said Wednesday. She was 95. McPartland died of natural causes Tuesday night […]


Michael Costigan

Michael Costigan on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Michael Costigan, an internationally acclaimed speaker and one of the nation’s youngest entrepreneurs who was recently named ‘Young Business Leader of the Year’ by the National Financial Educators Council.


Bill Dees, co-writer of 'Oh, Pretty Woman,' dies

  MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — Bill Dees emerged from his days as an out-of-cash young songwriter to pen tunes for Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn and other country music greats, but the centerpiece of his […]



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