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We're taking a lot of work home with us, a RAND study finds

Aug 14, 2017
More than half of those surveyed use personal time to meet employers' demands.
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Trump wants to end the opioid crisis, but offers no new policies to do it

Aug 8, 2017
President Trump this afternoon acknowledged the epidemic of opioid abuse in the U.S., but took no action on a report by a commission he created to study the crisis. That report urged the president to declare a national emergency to combat the health crisis. In a briefing with his top officials, Trump said there is […]

Amid urbanization and expense, hunting declines as a hobby

Aug 1, 2017
Fewer Americans are hunting as a hobby, but those that are still hunting, are spending more money doing it.
Leith Konyndyk kneels with his son's first turkey, which they took home to clean and turn into barbecue.
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How airports are failing senior travelers

Jul 31, 2017
Long distances to walk, heavy bags to lift, arrival screens to squint at — older flyers face challenges
Travelers go through the TSA PreCheck security point at Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida.
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He built the beach cruiser and sold a lifestyle

Jul 28, 2017
Larry McNeely designed the sturdy upright bike for jaunts at Southern California beaches. Can you feel the wind in your hair?
Beach cruisers are ubiquitous in Venice Beach with dozens of rental shops along the boardwalk.
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More Americans are working through cancer

Jul 27, 2017
Sen. McCain is one out of millions of Americans who return to work after cancer treatment or diagnosis.
Cathy Bradley says many cancer patients stay at work because they need the health insurance their employer provides.
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Can a better-designed bike helmet make people safer on the road?

Jul 19, 2017
Gloria Hwang, the founder and CEO of helmet company Thousand, thinks so.
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It's back-to-school season all year

Jul 17, 2017
The shopping ritual, like Christmas in summer for retailers of the past, is now an ongoing affair.
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What’s the Fourth of July without fireworks? Some towns are about to find out

Jul 4, 2017
Not every town can afford a fireworks extravaganza.

Real estate investors cash in on self-storage market

Jul 4, 2017
Occupancy rates in self-storage warehouses are approaching capacity in many cities across the nation.