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April

Obama Poll Watch -- April 2014

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama has gained back all the ground he had lost and then some (well, "and then a little bit more" would be more accurate...). He still hasn't quite made it back to where his poll numbers were before the Obamacare website rollout, but if the trendlines continue in May, he is at least within reach of this goal for the first time since October.

Savor This Moment

Bill Prescott | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Bill Prescott

Winter trudges through darkness and cold, summer with heat, humidity, and daylight that never ends, followed by autumn with dry days and chilly nights, yet it is spring that nourishes our soul and allows us a to gather a years worth of energy, strength and faith.

5 Money Moves to Make -- April 2014

MyBankTracker | Posted 06.03.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

Spring is here! With warm weather approaching, you're already thinking about all the things want to do and the places you want to go. Before that, why...

Dear Labor Nurse

Rachael Clarke | Posted 02.02.2014 | Parents
Rachael Clarke

You don't look at the clock. You don't sit down. You don't look tired, or impatient, or frustrated. You act as though there's nowhere else you'd rather be than here, like nothing is more important than this moment.

Why April Showers Bring Us Peace (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.11.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Why Pranks Rule YouTube (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Jesse Wellens, the male half of YouTube's hottest prank channel, PrankvsPrank, joined What's Trending live via Google plus to talk about maintaining how they were one of the first to build out a prank based channel on YouTube and how that's impacted their relationship as a real life couple.

Iron Heart 5K: A Race Dedicated to Health Care Providers

Brian Boyle | Posted 04.03.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

For me, this race is an opportunity to show my appreciation for the care I received during my recovery, and give back to the health care community.

April's Final Scream: Edvard Munch at MoMA

Jack Meyer | Posted 06.02.2013 | Arts
Jack Meyer

Edvard Munch's The Scream (1895) will remain on view at MoMA for one final month. If you have not attended the exhibition yet, by all means go; however, proceed with caution.

Stand Up for Children in April

Ellen Magnis | Posted 06.01.2013 | Impact
Ellen Magnis

When they are young we teach our kids to look both ways before crossing the road, we tell them that skull and crossbones on a container means poison, and we warn them about talking to strangers. We don't, however, talk to them about what to do if an adult does something to hurt them or make them feel uncomfortable.

Victory for Forests: Disney Stands Up for Endangered Forests and Animals

Rebecca Tarbotton | Posted 12.11.2012 | Green
Rebecca Tarbotton

Today, Disney adds its significant voice to the growing chorus of companies demonstrating that there's no need to sacrifice endangered forests in Indonesia or elsewhere for the paper we use every day.

April Employment Showers

Max Fraad Wolff | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business
Max Fraad Wolff

The first quarter of 2012 has been a wild ride. After an inexplicably strong late 2011 and early 2011 the flow of macro data has turned dramatically less encouraging.

WATCH: Aubrey Plaza Re-Enacts Famous 'Buffy' Scene

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 04.30.2012 | Latino Voices

Remember when Angel (David Boreanaz) got sick on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer' and the only cure was to drink the slayer's (Sarah Michelle Gellar) blood?...

April Showers Brings May Flowers: Inspiring Quotes For The Month Of May

Posted 04.30.2012 | Healthy Living

Reminder: today is the last day of April. Are you ready to relish the month of May? For a little inspiration, we put together some of our favorite quo...

April Awakenings

Melinda Wentzel | Posted 06.10.2012 | Parents
Melinda Wentzel

Somehow, seeing the buds and the birds and the medley of green filled me with a tangible sense of hope and enthusiasm for whatever the future might bring.

April: A Month of Showers, Tears and Smiles

Tim Giago | Posted 06.08.2012 | Home
Tim Giago

At that time April became the month of hope and dreams. But before Jolson's song of April, the month took some ominous turns.

Spring Clean Your Budget

SavySugar | Posted 04.04.2012 | Women

Instead of putting together a list of April must haves for you to spend your hard-earned cash on, I've put together a laundry list of things you shoul...

The Grinch Who Stole April Fool's: A Day of Big Laughs Gets Even Bigger Opposition

Doree Lewak | Posted 06.01.2012 | Comedy
Doree Lewak

Having worked tirelessly in the past few months to stock enough fake puke and remote control fart machines for his normal April Fool's Day business, yesterday's message from the mayor came as a huge blow.

U.S. Stress Falls To Lowest Level In Years

Mike Schneider and Martin Crutsinger | Posted 08.07.2011 | Business

(AP) - The nation's economic stress fell to a two-year low in April, thanks to the strongest private-sector hiring in five years and a dip in bankrupt...

China Manufacturing Growth Slows On Power Shortages, Inflation Curbs

ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 08.01.2011 | Business

SHANGHAI (AP) — China's manufacturers suffered sluggish growth in orders in May as widespread power shortages and inflation-fighting curbs on credit...

Obama Poll Watch -- April 2011

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

April was a pretty miserable month for Barack Obama, mostly due to the high price of gasoline at the pump. But May is already shaping up to be one of Obama's best months ever, for one very obvious reason.

Private Sector Adds Nearly 180k Jobs In April

Posted 07.04.2011 | Business

NEW YORK - U.S. private employers added 179,000 jobs in April, while payrolls for March were revised up modestly, a report by a payrolls processor...

Decisions About College -- and Life -- Right Now

Tom Morris | Posted 06.19.2011 | College
Tom Morris

If your child has to make a decision now as to what school to attend, help take some of the pressure off. Choosing a school is not like answering a multiple choice exam question where there is just one right answer.

Graduating Off a Cliff: The Millennial Generation's Fight for Its Future

Van Jones | Posted 06.18.2011 | College
Van Jones

Despite their desire to contribute to this country's greatness, Millennials may be the first generation in decades to face worse economic prospects than our parents and even grandparents.

A Weekend in Florence

Anthony Lassman | Posted 06.07.2011 | Travel
Anthony Lassman

As opposed to Rome, the first weekend of April is not traditionally sunbathing weather for Florence. However, I was there on Friday and Saturday an...

Why We Need Financial Education in Schools

Scott Gamm | Posted 06.01.2011 | Education
Scott Gamm

No matter what field or industry you work in, you have to deal with your own finances. So why aren't students learning about it in schools?