An Internet search of "how to make chloroform" -- a key issue in the Casey Anthony murder trial - brings up more than 600 results from a variety of sources, some apparently serious, many sketchy and others totally irrelevant.
Question: I suspect that my parents, who are in their 60s and earn modest incomes, have minimal savings. How do my adult siblings and I broach the topic of retirement with them when they are hesitant to "trouble" their children with their financial concerns? Would a financial planner be of use to my parents this late in the game? -- Ann, Edison, New Jersey
To project elections, CNN and its election experts use scientific statistical procedures to make estimates of the final vote count in each race. CNN will broadcast a projected winner only after an extensive review of data from a number of sources.
More than 100 purveyors of adult entertainment waited hours for Edison's giant convention hall to fill last month, a slow attendance that reflected recessional challenges that nearly all industries have faced.
It's all about the headlines this week, kids. A relatively mellow day like today and stocks may fare well ... of course it doesn't hurt that the LBO boys are at it again. Looks like HCA is getting bought out, by KKR, Bain, Merrill and the Frist family itself. KKR knows from deals this size, from when it was the barbarian at RJR's gate back in 1989.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) - On paper, the formula seems pretty solid. Blend original, critically acclaimed games with the reliable franchises based on well-known film licenses. By all accounts, that should give a publisher a fair bit of stability.
Most of the time, media professionals wait for news to happen before reporting it. On election night, however, veteran journalists dispense with tradition and race to declare a winner before all the votes are counted, relying mainly on surveys of voters exiting the polls and partial tallies of ballots cast. The system worked pretty well until it blew up in 2000, when the networks called Florida for Al Gore, reversed themselves, and, well, you know the rest. So things will be different this time. Sure, the TV networks will be competing to declare America's next President. But restraint will prevail, the intense pressure to keep you from switching to a more exciting channel be damned.
It's been a busy few days for Vonage, the voice-over-Internet-protocol company. Last week, the Edison, N.J., outfit announced a big distribution deal with RadioShack that puts its service in approximately 4,000 of the chain's stores in 38 states.