June 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Converting to Diversification

In December 1940, Franklin Roosevelt said that if the Axis Powers should win, then, “we would have to convert ourselves permanently into a militaristic power on the basis of a war economy.”  Luckily, the Allies won, though barely. More...

Living

petpor trait s

Families turn to pros to capture canine memories

LOS ANGELES  P rofessional pet photographers are using owner interviews, familiar toys and favorite places to bring out the best in the dogs they shoot, knowing that beloved family pets won’t be around forever, but portraits of them will.& More...

Maine

Co-founder of Burt’s Bees says he was ousted

PARKMAN   Conventional wisdom suggests the Burt behind Burt’s Bees left the company after he became disillusioned with the corporate world in North Carolina and wanted to return to his solitary life in Maine.  The reality, Burt Shavit More...

Nation/World

Applications up slightly for U.S. jobless aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Slightly more Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but claims for jobless aid continue to be anchored near seven-year lows.   More...