Features by Gigi Douban
Posted In: reality tv, Entertainment, abc
"Dancing with the Stars" meets the diving board. The new reality show "Splash" tries to grab viewers with a lineup of C-list celebrities. We look at the show, but also at the reality TV equation: There’s not a whole lot to lose on these shows. They’re cheap to produce and if they hit, they can be worth a fortune.
Posted In: Tiger Woods, Golf, Sports, endorsements
Since his marital indiscretions more than three years ago, it's been a long road back to the top. But the buzz around the golf course says there's no question -- Tiger has returned.
Posted In: Nebraska, gambling, Sports, horse racing
Some in Nebraska are pushing for betting machines of 'historical horse races' at thoroughbred race tracks. The machines allow wagering on the outcomes of past races. Critics say they’re basically slot machines and would constitute expanded gambling.
Posted In: piracy, Internet, Tech
Internet service providers roll out a 'six strikes' policy to educate rather than punish people for illegal downloads.
Posted In: exercise, personal trainers
Plenty of Americans will resolve to get in shape with the help of a personal trainer in 2013. But the personal training field is unregulated, and clients may not always know what they're getting.
Posted In: health care, medicaid, Affordable Care Act
Alabama joins a slew of lawmakers who are ambivalent about taking funds from the Fed to cover the millions more people who will become eligible for Medicaid under Obamacare.
Posted In: newspapers
As more newspapers scale back production to just three or four days a week, what will come of subscribers who prefer paper to pixels?
Posted In: online shopping, online retail, Memorial Day
You've heard of Cyber Monday in November. Well, retailers now want an online holiday for Memorial Day.
Posted In: Housing, Alabama
Alabama wasn't hit hard by the housing collapse, and prices are now rising. But it's still difficult to get a home loan there.
Posted In: minority unemployment, Postal Service
Working at the post office has long been a way for African-Americans and others to rise up to the middle class. But at least 35,000 USPS jobs will soon be lost.