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How to pick a college? Data crunchers hope to help
WASHINGTON (AP) — For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. The popularity of social media sites and advancements in the ability to analyze the vast amounts of data we put...
Oct 25, 2014 | 9:25 PM
Stock market's big seesaw gives investors pause
Nine days ago, after a series of sharp sell-offs, the Standard & Poor's 500 index was down 7.4 percent from its September record as fears of a global economic slowdown intensified. While last week's slump doesn't technically count as a...
Oct 25, 2014 | 9:25 PM
Mexico taking steps to acknowledge African Mexicans
That Mexico is even considering asking about black identity represents a leap in a country where race is rarely discussed publicly, and where bigotry and discrimination, both blatant and indirect, is commonplace.
Oct 25, 2014 | 8:25 PM
How to pick a college? Data crunchers hope to help
For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope to help.
Oct 25, 2014 | 8:25 PM
Headshot Truck takes actors’ portraits on the road
In a city where a head shot is an actor’s calling card, it used to be easyto get a studio-quality photo. But many of the traditional photo studios have closed, so Adam and Sylvia Hendershott decided to catch L.A.’s trendy truck wave — and carve out...
Oct 25, 2014 | 8:25 PM
How to pick a college? Data crunchers hope to help
The popularity of social-media sites and advancements in the ability to analyze the vast amounts of data that end up online give members of the class of 2015 more tools than ever to help them pick the right college.
Oct 25, 2014 | 7:25 PM
Rwandan government bans BBC local language service
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — The Rwandan government on Friday suspended all BBC radio broadcasts in Rwanda's most common language, Kinyarwanda, to protest the news organization's recent documentary about Rwanda's genocide. President Paul Kagame's...
Oct 25, 2014 | 6:25 PM
FCC delays auction of TV airwaves for mobile use
The Federal Communications Commission said it would postpone until early 2016 a planned auction of airwaves now used by broadcast television stations for use by mobile phone companies.
Oct 25, 2014 | 1:25 PM
Decision time for Boeing pension-buyout offer
Former Boeing employees who have not yet retired have until Oct. 31 to tell the company whether they want a lump-sum check in December or a monthly annuity payment that begins the same month, or reject both options.
Oct 25, 2014 | 1:25 PM
US new-home sales close to flat in September
Many potential buyers lack the savings and strong credit history needed to afford a home, causing them to rent or remain in their existing houses instead of upgrading. Sales in the most expensive Western states declined in September, reversing some...
Oct 25, 2014 | 12:25 PM