Anita Hill, whose accusations of sexual harassment almost derailed Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas' high court nomination, has no plans to apologize for the charges she made nearly two decades ago.
Every university has a story to illustrate how much poorer it's become in the last two years. Harvard stopped serving hot breakfasts. Yale turned down all the campus thermostats. Brandeis is even exploring loaning out its Warhols for a fee.
You can't find your glasses (they're on your head), you forgot the morning staff meeting (it was an hour ago), and the kids are safely at school (but their lunches are still on the kitchen counter). Oh well, when you're crazy-busy, exhausted, or valiantly multitasking from morning till night, something's gotta give -- and it's usually your memory. Not to worry: A little memory loss is perfectly normal once you hit middle age, says Martha Weinman Lear, author of the forthcoming book "Where Did I Leave My Glasses? The What, When, and Why of Normal Memory Loss." But, guess what? You don't have to put up with it. Our 10 memory-boosting tricks will have you remembering where you parked the car in no time.
Applied Micro Circuits CEO David Rickey has an unfortunately apt metaphor to describe his companys plight. Its like a Ewing nightmare, he says, recalling the painfully bad season the iconic television drama Dallas tried to write off by having a character pretend a years worth of episodes had simply been a bad dream.