America's Promise Alliance, uAspire, with support from the Citi Foundation, launch Dollars for College Financial Aid planning toolkit
First of its kind toolkit designed by financial aid practitioners; Provides easy, comprehensive guidelines from middle school through college
09/19/2014 02:27 PM EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, America's Promise Alliance and uAspire, with support from the Citi Foundation, launched a financial aid tool designed to promote greater access to higher education. The increased opportunities and quality of life that college offers are well known, but too often the cost can seem prohibitive and the financial aid process can be daunting. Full Story
Surge soda returns: Millennial cult favorite in limited supply
09/17/2014 11:49 AM EDT - Surge, a citrus-flavored Mountain Dew knockoff that was discontinued by Coke about 12 years ago, has reappeared in limited supply today. Full Story
Rockwell talk to explore copyright violation vs. ‘fair use'
09/16/2014 09:25 AM EDT - STOCKBRIDGE -- If you have a yen to post a cute video of your pet or your child cavorting to a favorite pop tune, you could be violating a copyright, bringing the strong arm of the law down on you. Full Story
Back on the fast track: How 3 execs opted out for motherhood, then opted back in
09/12/2014 03:28 PM EDT - Three fast-track career women share advice on returning to the work world after taking a break to have children. Full Story
Envelopes in Marriott hotels invite tips for maids
09/15/2014 05:40 AM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) -- Do you leave a tip in your hotel room for the maid? Marriott is placing envelopes in 160,000 hotel rooms beginning this week to encourage guests to leave tips. Full Story
Apple reports huge demand for iPhone 6
09/12/2014 10:16 PM EDT - Apple saw a record number of pre-orders after the latest versions of its iPhone went up for advance sale in the wee hours of Friday morning, a company spokeswoman said, and demand is also stretching resources at the nation's major cellphone carriers.
Updated: DFM eyes 'strategic alternatives' for company
09/12/2014 02:46 PM EDT - NEW YORK -- Digital First Media, the operator of New England Newspapers Inc., announced Friday that it will "evaluate and consider strategic alternatives" that could lead to the sale of some or all of the company. Full Story
Market Basket chief reflects, looks ahead
09/12/2014 09:14 AM EDT - TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) - The chief of the Market Basket supermarket chain says the company's 71 stores have already accomplished a remarkable turnaround thanks to employees who worked day and night to restock shelves left empty by a worker revolt in his support. Full Story
Pandora strikes BMG deal for hits from Sinatra to Jay-Z
09/11/2014 04:51 PM EDT - Pandora Media, the pioneering Internet radio service, reached a licensing agreement with rights management group BMG for hit songs of musicians and artists ranging from Beyonce to Frank Sinatra. Full Story
The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink
TOKYO (AP) — The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Full Story
Keanu Reeves finds fan in his house in middle of night
Dude, where’s my security? The “Point Break” actor calmly spoke with woman until police arrived.