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Daily Archives: August 18, 2012

Douglas, Wieber enjoy celebrity sparkle

NEW YORK — They’ve been on a whirlwind tour since the Olympics — from “Late Night With David Letterman” to the Empire State Building and ...

Black journalists protest debate exclusion

NEW YORK — A group of Black journalists says it is disappointed in the lack of ethnic diversity among the people chosen to moderate presidential ...

Minaj cancels UK festival show due to vocal cords

Rep says X-rays indicate singer-rapper must rest her voice for several days

Medicare barbs dominate White House race

TREASURE ISLAND, Fla.  — Showing no signs of letting up, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama are doubling down on claims the other would threaten seniors’ ...

10. Learn your tech

Visit sites like IGN and WIRED to learn about the latest and greatest tech buys. It’s no fun finding out that a cheap tablet is ...

NBC says Al Roker quip wasn’t about Ann Curry

NEW YORK — The “Today” show says Al Roker and Matt Lauer have jokingly bantered about throwing someone “under the bus” at least 27 times ...

11. Lend a hand

One word: volunteer. You can volunteer and gain valuable—and rewarding—experience helping your community. Besides taking donations or signing up for a newsletter, organizations like The ...

12-14. Speak up, read and chill

Sign up for a language class. Some universities don’t require them; however, the ethnic makeup of the country is quickly changing. Picking up another language ...

15. Be smart about your safety

If you’re new to a college campus, make sure that you carry a map and put emergency call numbers into your speed dial. Even though ...