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"A 97-year-old man from New York just received his high school diploma. Turns out there’s one little problem, though. Apparently, he’s only reading at a 95-year-old's level." — Jay Leno
As the patent for the cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor, the best-selling prescription medication of all time, is about to expire, some critics are accusing drugmaker Pfizer of unfair business practices in order to protect and extend its revenue stream. Read
A bullish stock market boosted the average balance to $255,000 for participants age 55 and older who have worked at their current employer for 10 years or more. How does yours compare? Read
Starting July 1, a new competitive-bidding program will mean lower costs for beneficiaries who order diabetes supplies and other equipment, such as wheelchairs, hospital beds, walkers and more. Read
Experts from the American Psychiatric Association say yes. Find out more. Read
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Returning to work isn't easy. This program offers a trial period in which someone can test his ability to hold down a job for nine months without a loss of benefits. Read
How to enlighten, entertain and spend time together this summer without breaking the bank. Read
1815: French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte is defeated at the Battle of Waterloo. A coalition force mainly comprising the British army, under the Duke of Wellington, and the Prussian army, commanded by Gebhard von Blucher, ends Bonaparte's brief return to power, near the village of Waterloo, Belgium.
1979: President Jimmy Carter and Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev sign the controversial SALT II arms-reduction treaty, which would never be ratified by Congress.
1983: Just over 20 years after Russian cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space, astrophysicist Sally Ride becomes the first American woman in space. Ride would operate the space shuttle Challenger's robotic arm, which she helped design, during the six-day mission
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