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Even in tough times, Americans remain optimistic

Oct 30, 2015
Most people feel they have a fair opportunity to achieve the life they hope for.

The meaning behind your favorite number

Feb 16, 2015
Rogerson's Book of Numbers explores the cultural meaning of every-day numbers.

HBO's horse racing show 'Luck' gets canceled

Mar 15, 2012
It's not being canceled because of ratings -- it's being canceled because three horses have died in production of the show.

Shopping for good financial fortune

Jan 27, 2012
USC professor and East Asian cultural expert Gene Cooper takes us on a money tour of L.A.'s Chinatown, explaining all the trinkets and symbols that foster prosperity.
Lunar New Year cards and red lai see envelopes on display in a store in Los Angeles' Chinatown