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4 years 2 weeks ago

New survey on sex in US

Researchers say the largest, most comprehensive national survey of Americans' sexual behavior since 1994 suggests everything looks pretty normal. Filling 130 pages of a special issue of the Journal of Sexual Medicine, the study offers detailed findings on how often Americans have sex, with whom, and how they respond....

4 years 3 weeks ago

USOC won't create central list of banned coaches

The U.S. Olympic Committee will "encourage" but not require sports' national governing bodies to adopt standardized policies to prevent abuse. CEO Scott Blackmun said Tuesday that the USOC would not set up a centralized database of banned coaches to prevent violators from jumping from sport to sport, because smaller...

4 years 5 months ago

Natalie Morales to host Miss USA pageant

Network and pageant officials say celebrity chef Curtis Stone and NBC correspondent Natalie Morales will host the 2010 Miss USA pageant next month in Las Vegas. Officials said Wednesday that the show would also feature performances from country star Trace Adkins and pop-rock band Boys Like Girls. The pageant...

4 years 7 months ago

Hockey fans enjoy Gold medal game

Red & white or red, white and blue. Maple leaf or Old Glory. Team Canada or Team USA. No matter which side you were cheering for Sunday afternoon for the Olympic Gold medal hockey game, it was a game to remember. Hockey fans from both sides packed into the...

4 years 8 months ago

USA Medal Count

Gold: 2 Silver: 2 Bronze: 8 The International Ski Federation says that the men's Olympic super-combined race has been postponed due to heavy snowfall. The race was supposed to happen Tuesday. No new date was immediately set. However, officials had indicated on Monday that the race would be...

4 years 9 months ago

Emphasis on ethics

In the wake of all of the large corporate scandals that have grabbed headlines recently there's a greater demand for business ethics education at colleges and universities. On Tuesday, the Daniels Fund announced via teleconference the creation of a $7.5 million grant to be divided among six western colleges...

4 years 9 months ago

10 fastest-growing professions

Now that the dismal 2009 job market is behind us, it's time to focus on job opportunities. Among the jobs expected to see the most growth this year and in the years ahead are biomedical engineer and registered nurse, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' projections through 2018....

4 years 9 months ago

Olympic team playing in Colorado Springs

Can't make it to the Winter Olympics in Vancouver? Catch international action right in Colorado Springs as the 2010 Women's USA Olympic Ice Hockey team takes on Finland in their last game before heading to Vancouver. The game will be played in the Colorado Springs World Arena on Feb....

5 years 3 weeks ago

EU says US must join climate funding

The European Union says the United States should join it in stumping up cash to help poor developing nations to cope with climate change. Sweden's finance minister says Europe wanted the U.S. to "also put their weight behind the issue" ahead of global talks in December on a new pact...

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