Newly appointed Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks during his first regular press conference at the bank's headquarters in Tokyo on April 4, 2013. - 

Mark Zuckerberg's money lays path for change in Newark schools: Most of the $100 million donation has been spent on brokering a new teachers contract that creates performance-based pay and opening new schools.

Japan central bank hopes a bold bond buy will solve an old problem: Japan is fed up with deflation and a sluggish economy, and its central bank is getting aggressive. Today, the Bank of Japan launched a sweeping bond-buying program to pump money into the economy.

Dementia is the highest cost disease and is growing: A report in the latest issue of the New England Journal of Medicine says the U.S. spends more on treating dementia than any other disease including cancer and heart disease.

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