Photo: Danny ClinchIt's a busy time for Neil Young. The veteran rocker has a new album with his long time backing group Crazy Horse, Psychedelic Pill, due next month, and this week saw the release of his memoir, Waging Heavy Peace. read more ≫
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Facebook.com/StevieWonderA man accused of plotting to extort Stevie Wonder has been sentenced to jail time in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles ***** reports.
Alpha Lorenzo Walker pleaded no contest to charges stemming from a scheme in which he falsely claimed to be Stevie's nephew and threatened to sell embarrassing information about the singer unless he was paid $5 million. read more ≫
Colorblind/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A group of researchers from Stanford University and Harvard University found that higher-level leaders had less stress than non-leaders or lower-level leaders, upending a common perception that decision-makers experience more anxiety.
The paper, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Monday by academics in the fields of psychology, business and public policy, measured stress by the stress hormone cortisol, and a series of interviews. read more ≫
Creatas Images/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Two new independent studies of health insurance premiums and health care spending indicate both are rising at an accelerated pace, despite President Obama’s 2008 promise to contain those costs and his pledge that his health care legislation would reduce premiums.
Spending on health care rose 4.6 percent in 2011 — up $4,500 per person, on average — according to the nonpartisan Health Care Cost Institute. That’s up from a 3.8 growth rate in 2010. read more ≫