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Growing Up at Gettysburg

My family’s antique shop by the historic battlefield has helped customers — and me — connect to our nation’s history... More

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The Problem with Testing

Your child is more than a score. Here’s what one parent and researcher learned about the standardized assessments administered to students, teachers, and schools. ... More

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A New Hip

There are 330,000 hip replacement surgeries in the U.S. each year, and the majority of people who undergo this operation sing its praises after a... More

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Stay the Course

In developing an investment strategy, avoid the trap of trying to beat the market for short-term gains.... More

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Finger Balancing Stack of Minibooks

Those itty-bitty books you see at checkout counters started as novelty items but are fast becoming a serious business.... More

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