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German Automaker Sees Record Profit

AP | DAVID McHUGH | Posted 03.08.2012 | Business

FRANKFURT, Germany -- A sharp jump in sales of its luxury cars and sport utility vehicles in China helped German automaker BMW AG increase net profit ...

Demi Lovato's Long Road to Recovery

Joshua Lyon | Posted 05.07.2012 | TV
Joshua Lyon

I didn't expect much from the MTV special Demi Lovato: Stay Strong, figuring it would be a lot of spin about the former Disney star's rehab stint -- a generic, PR-laced message of salvation with no real details about what the 19-year-old is truly like. I'm happy to be proven wrong.

Is the Recovery in the Dow Jones an Illusion?

John R. Talbott | Posted 05.06.2012 | Business
John R. Talbott

2012-03-06-Screenshot20120306at8.19.32AM.pngNo matter how you cut and slice it, the Dow is not near its historical highs and any rebound you may have thought you had seen in US dollar terms is an illusion.

Turns Out Recovery Is For The Rich

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 03.05.2012 | Business

Technically, the economy has been in recovery for two years. But it turns out the rich have been doing most of the recovering. In 2010 -- the first...

Vicious Circles

Carrie White | Posted 04.23.2012 | Home
Carrie White

I see a sign over another door: Tattoo Removal. I had noticed this place was filled with people who had more ink on them than I had seen at a lifetime of rock concerts. "Hard to get a job with F*^k You tattooed across your forehead," Bird says.

Are All Addictions Created Equal?

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 04.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Carole Bennett, MA

So, are all addictions created equal? In my opinion; yes, if one continues down the path of destruction not only toward themselves but the family and friends around them.

Drink Smarter: A Realistic and Inspiring Approach to Alcohol Awareness

Leah Odze Epstein | Posted 04.17.2012 | Women
Leah Odze Epstein

How many times have you said to yourself, "I'm never going to (fill in the blanks with your vice)," only to beat yourself up when you ended up (drinking, smoking, eating ice cream) twice as much?

Whitney's "Call to Arms"

Howard Meitiner | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics
Howard Meitiner

This weekend, Whitney Houston's heartbreaking death became doubly tragic as the news media and others pounced, intent on transforming the memory of th...

ACOAS: How Did Growing up with Addiction Affect You?

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 04.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TianDaytonTraumaSurvey ACOAs: Click above to find out which negative and positive qualities you may have developed gro...

Many With Only High School Diploma Laid Off During Weak Recovery

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.09.2012 | Business

For many in the United States, the two years since the end of the recession have been worse than the downturn itself. Among those Americans with o...

Latinos Rack Up 60 Percent Of New Jobs In 2011, Report

Posted 02.07.2012 | Latino Voices

While Latinos were particularly hard hit by the recent recession, new evidence indicates that they are benefiting from modest improvements in the nati...

Saving Us From the Bottom

Jim Worth | Posted 04.07.2012 | Business
Jim Worth

Time is running out so we, collectively, must demand a change in direction -- a radical change that will reestablish the middle-class and strengthen the nation's economy.

America Newtered

Jim Worth | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics
Jim Worth

One party has lost its way and has no clue how to get out of the nightmare it's in or which path will take them out of it. What's at stake is control of the most powerful nation in the world.

Step Four: Letting Go to Let in God's Light and Love

Rev. Dr. Paul Bradley | Posted 03.30.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Paul Bradley

In clearing away our own baggage, our ego, our obsession with self, we can open ourselves to God's power to work wonders in us.

Simon Says

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 03.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Jack Schimmelman

I never knew Mr. Simon's first name. It seemed to me that after 82 years of building a life, a business through sheer force of will, Mr. Simon was an appropriate moniker.

An Ominous Sign For America's Economic Prospects

Posted 01.17.2012 | Business

NEW YORK (Jilian Mincer and Jonathan Spicer) - More than four years after the United States fell into recession, many Americans have resorted to r...

Wild Cards, Economic and Political

Robert Kuttner | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

President Obama is exceptionally lucky when it comes to the weaknesses of the Republican field and its stunning penchant for mutually assured destruction.

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Blunted Affect

Adia Colar | Posted 03.04.2012 | TV
Adia Colar

In the past two episodes of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, we've seen not only the other cast members essentially outing the abuse claims on national TV, but also Taylor and Russell's reaction to it.

How to Become an Optimist in 2012

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 03.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

Optimist's, according to research tend to be healthier, are more active, eat more fruits and vegetables and spend more time actively with others. So w...

The Holiday Counselor's Corner

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 02.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Carole Bennett, MA

New Year's resolutions rarely work. The adrenaline rush from the moment of the commitment is short-lived. So how can one make a comfortable, doable resolution? Reach for goals and objectives in a committed, honest manner through preparation and not expectation.

2011 In Review: Four Hard Truths

Olivier Blanchard | Posted 02.20.2012 | Business
Olivier Blanchard

As the year draws to a close, the recovery in many advanced economies is at a standstill, with some investors even exploring the implications of a potential breakup of the euro zone, and the real possibility that conditions may be worse than we saw in 2008.

Caroline Rothstein Talks 'Body Empowerment'

Alex Budman | Posted 02.19.2012 | Women
Alex Budman

"I am not fat. It took me 22 years to purge words onto the page the same way I purged my body into stomach ulcers, popped eye blood vessels and missing tooth enamel."

Getting Ready for 2012 -- Doing an Emotional Housecleaning

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 02.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Carole Bennett, MA

It is sad, scary, disappointing and unnerving to come to the realization that you just don't like some people that you have been told all your life to love. However, you can love them and accept them, but realize their limitations and don't set yourself up for anything to change.

South Pasadena's Perfect Storm

Soren Petersen | Posted 02.08.2012 | Los Angeles
Soren Petersen

Today, it is a perfect clear winter morning and the sun is, once again, warming our balcony. Only last week, in many parts of L.A., we experienced the...

Where Would We Be If...

Jim Worth | Posted 02.12.2012 | Politics
Jim Worth

As Republicans strive to strip the programs that prevented us from falling into another Great Depression, their arguments are devised to distract us from the truth.