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Matt Redmond, 3, and his father, Mike, ride a sled down a hill after an overnight snowfall in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Dads to diapers and more, myth-busting survey says

CHICAGO (AP) — The detached dad, turning up his nose at diapering and too busy to bathe, dress and play with his kids, is mostly a myth, a big government survey suggests. Most American fathers […]

12/20/2013

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Many private college presidents make $1M

WASHINGTON (AP) – Presidents at 42 private colleges scaled the $1 million annual mark in total pay and benefits in 2011 – a slight bump from the year before, according to a survey based on […]

12/15/2013

Caltech names physicist as new president

  PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The California Institute of Technology has announced the appointment of physicist Thomas F. Rosenbaum as its new president. Rosenbaum is currently the provost and John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor […]

10/24/2013

This photo taken Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, shows Luanne Lynch, 57, in San Gabriel, Calif. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

For jobless over 50, a challenging search for work

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — When Charlie Worboys lost his job, he feared searching for a new one at his age might be tough. Six years later, at 65, he’s still looking. Luanne Lynch, 57, was […]

10/22/2013

A computer user sits near displays with a message from the Chinese police on the proper use of the internet at an internet cafe in Beijing, China, Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

China silencing famous Chinese bloggers

BEIJING (AP) — Bestselling Chinese author Murong Xuecun had nearly 4 million followers on his Twitter-like microblog. One day in May his account disappeared. So did his profiles on several other social media sites. No […]

08/19/2013

The dolphin Allie at the zoo in Brookfield, Ill. (AP Photo/Brookfield Zoo, Jim Schultz)

Dolphins display memory better than elephants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Forget elephants. Dolphins can swim circles around them when it comes to long-term memory. Scientists in a new study repeatedly found that dolphins can remember the distinctive whistle — which acts as […]

08/06/2013

In this Feb. 18, 2010, file photo, Liz Cheney addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

Liz Cheney to seek Wyo. Senate seat held by Republican

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s daughter Liz Cheney will run against Wyoming’s senior U.S. senator in next year’s Republican primary, her campaign said Tuesday. Cheney, 46, is the elder of Dick […]

07/16/2013

Superstorm Sandy (AP Photo)

Poll: Friends, kin key to Sandy survival

NEW YORK (AP) — A silver lining frames the cloud of destruction left by Superstorm Sandy. In their hour of greatest need, families and communities — not the government — were the most helpful sources […]

06/24/2013

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Best-selling author, outspoken Rev. Greeley dies

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Andrew Greeley, an outspoken Roman Catholic priest, best-selling author and longtime Chicago newspaper columnist who even criticized the hierarchy of his own church over the child sex abuse scandal, has […]

05/30/2013

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Survey: Americans felt more secure in jobs in 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) – A long-standing public opinion poll finds that confidence about job security and availability grew in the U.S. last year. The 2012 General Social Survey finds that confidence in the U.S. job market has rebounded to roughly a normal level from its record low after the Great Recession.

04/25/2013

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