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Victims of break-ins recount coming face-to-face with prowlers

Victims of break-ins recount coming face-to-face with prowlers

Tampa Police Department officers prepare to enter a home where a burglary suspect holed up after refusing to come out on July 13, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. ; Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images “I woke up very early this morning to the sensation of hands tentatively feeling up the length of my legs and a man [...]

Microsoft CEO’s flub and what it says about our attitude toward women in the workplace

Microsoft CEO’s flub and what it says about our attitude toward women in the workplace

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella delivers keynote remarks during the 2014 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference July 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images At a conference on women in computing in Phoenix Thursday, new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was asked what he would say to women who are uncomfortable asking for a raise. [...]

Microsoft CEO’s flub and what it says about our attitude toward women in the workplace

Microsoft CEO’s flub and what it says about our attitude toward women in the workplace

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella delivers keynote remarks during the 2014 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference July 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images At a conference on women in computing in Phoenix Thursday, new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was asked what he would say to women who are uncomfortable asking for a raise. [...]

Parking sign makeover aims to spare Angelenos parking citations

Parking sign makeover aims to spare Angelenos parking citations

New Design for Los Angeles Parking Signs Confusing, even conflicting parking signs in Los Angeles have often led to expensive parking tickets for Angelenos. Now, the City Council is responding to years of gripes about parking poles, which often have three or more signs. The Council has asked transportation officials to test out a new, [...]

Parking sign makeover aims to spare Angelenos parking citations

Parking sign makeover aims to spare Angelenos parking citations

New Design for Los Angeles Parking Signs Confusing, even conflicting parking signs in Los Angeles have often led to expensive parking tickets for Angelenos. Now, the City Council is responding to years of gripes about parking poles, which often have three or more signs. The Council has asked transportation officials to test out a new, [...]

Parking sign makeover aims to spare Angelenos parking citations

Parking sign makeover aims to spare Angelenos parking citations

New Design for Los Angeles Parking Signs Confusing, even conflicting parking signs in Los Angeles have often led to expensive parking tickets for Angelenos. Now, the City Council is responding to years of gripes about parking poles, which often have three or more signs. The Council has asked transportation officials to test out a new, [...]

Parking sign makeover aims to spare Angelenos parking citations

Parking sign makeover aims to spare Angelenos parking citations

New Design for Los Angeles Parking Signs Confusing, even conflicting parking signs in Los Angeles have often led to expensive parking tickets for Angelenos. Now, the City Council is responding to years of gripes about parking poles, which often have three or more signs. The Council has asked transportation officials to test out a new, [...]

Parking sign makeover aims to spare Angelenos parking citations

Parking sign makeover aims to spare Angelenos parking citations

New Design for Los Angeles Parking Signs Confusing, even conflicting parking signs in Los Angeles have often led to expensive parking tickets for Angelenos. Now, the City Council is responding to years of gripes about parking poles, which often have three or more signs. The Council has asked transportation officials to test out a new, [...]

Parking sign makeover aims to spare Angelenos parking citations

Parking sign makeover aims to spare Angelenos parking citations

New Design for Los Angeles Parking Signs Confusing, even conflicting parking signs in Los Angeles have often led to expensive parking tickets for Angelenos. Now, the City Council is responding to years of gripes about parking poles, which often have three or more signs. The Council has asked transportation officials to test out a new, [...]

Wal-Mart to cancel health coverage for more part-time workers

Wal-Mart to cancel health coverage for more part-time workers

A man shops at a Walmart store in San Jose, Calif., in September. Wal-Mart on Thursday reported that its annual profits fell.; Credit: Jeff Chiu/AP The nation’s largest private employer, Wal-Mart, is cutting back on its health-care costs by eliminating part-time workers from coverage, as well as hiking premiums and co-payments for full-time employees. About [...]