Sep 9, 2013 Many college freshmen embark on their first years of higher education this week. Wouldn't it be nice if at the end of their journey a job was waiting for them? In Alabama, the two year-college system is collaborating with private companies to train students and help them land a job after graduation.
Aug 30, 2013 Data released this week by the Pew Center shows that 98 percent of Americans now live in an area with access to broadband internet. Despite that, 15 percent still don't use the internet at all.
Aug 15, 2013 Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, discusses the latest retail earnings.
Aug 9, 2013 A survey issued by Credit Karma, a personal finance company, found that 72 percent of Americans would rather keep their current debt than gain 25 pounds and be completely debt free.
Jul 10, 2013 The Food and Drug Administration wants manufacturers to improve the cybersecurity of medical devices.
Jul 10, 2013 Nationwide drug shortages are causing hospitals to ration critical nutrients premature babies and other patients need to survive.
Jul 1, 2013 An array of gadgets will track your fitness program, tell you in great detail how many calories you're burning, and what your heart rate is. They can even give you a kick when you are falling short of your goals.
Jun 28, 2013 In the fall of 2011, fourth-grader Zachary Maxwell set out to show his parents and the world his less-than-appetizing lunch tray reality.
Jun 20, 2013 A psychiatrist in England is using digital avatars -- almost like characters in a video game -- to help people with schizophrenia put a face to the voices in their heads.