Stoned seniors: An epidemic of hippy pensioners

by -NO AUTHOR- -- They include 60-plus grandmothers spaced out on LSD and 70-year-olds in court for dealing dope: Germany is struggling to cope with a rapid increase in "pensioner hippies" who more…

Obamacare already sending costs through roof

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GAINESVILLETIMES) — There may never have been a law more misnamed than the Affordable Care Act. President Obama's health overhaul law already is driving up health insurance costs more…

Health giant won't hire smokers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PENNLIVE) — Warning: Tobacco can be hazardous to your job search. Geisinger Health System, which employs 15,000 people, says it no longer will hire people who use tobacco. more…

Bullied girl's family gets $225,000

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BOSTONGLOBE) — The family of Phoebe Prince, the South Hadley teenager who took her life allegedly in response to a barrage of bullying, received $225,000 from the town more…

MIT to offer free, online courses to all

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SMARTPLANET) — The disruption of higher education just got very interesting. It appears that the disruptors — private, online universities — are being disrupted at their own game. more…

Just what is Congress illegally downloading?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Are members of Congress actually online pirates, stealing copyrighted material and viewing porn while they are, ironically, working on federal legislation to stop Internet theft of intellectual property? more…

Breastfeeding flash mob at Target

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KHOU) — Mothers from around the country plan to support a Friendswood mom who says she was harassed at a Target store for breastfeeding. More than 100 different more…