Politics

Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu / Photo: Mary Landrieu, used under Flickr Creative Commons license

Election 2014: Democrat Landrieu at risk in Louisiana Senate race

BATON ROUGE, La., September 6, 2014 — This year’s midterm elections are the best chance Republicans will have to take the Senate until 2018. Of 36 Senate seats being contested this year, 21 are held by Democrats, 15 by Republicans. If Republicans can pick up six seats, they will have a majority in the Senate.

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Pauline Malefane's Queen of the Night.

Mozart’s ‘Magic Flute’: The South African version

WASHINGTON, September 19, 2014 – In the South African tribal tradition of the Tsanga culture, lightning and thunder is caused by birds. The only way to ward off the dark clouds and thunder is to climb, like a bird, to the highest place in the forest and calm those turbulent spirits with the soothing sounds

Armenian composer Tigran Mansurian.

CD Review: Tigran Mansurian, ‘Quasi Parlando’



CHICAGO, September 16, 2014 – In September and October, we will present a series of articles relating to recent releases and catalogue highlights from ECM Records of Germany. ECM’s “New” series, produced by the enigmatic Manfred Eicher, may well be the most exciting and accessible new music label in existence. It is certainly a wonderful

Pauline Malefane's Queen of the Night.

Mozart’s ‘Magic Flute’: The South African version

WASHINGTON, September 19, 2014 – In the South African tribal tradition of the Tsanga culture, lightning and thunder is caused by birds. The only way to ward off the dark clouds and thunder is to climb, like a bird, to the highest place in the forest and calm those turbulent spirits with the soothing sounds

Pauline Malefane's Queen of the Night.

Mozart’s ‘Magic Flute’: The South African version

WASHINGTON, September 19, 2014 – In the South African tribal tradition of the Tsanga culture, lightning and thunder is caused by birds. The only way to ward off the dark clouds and thunder is to climb, like a bird, to the highest place in the forest and calm those turbulent spirits with the soothing sounds

Pauline Malefane's Queen of the Night.

Mozart’s ‘Magic Flute’: The South African version

WASHINGTON, September 19, 2014 – In the South African tribal tradition of the Tsanga culture, lightning and thunder is caused by birds. The only way to ward off the dark clouds and thunder is to climb, like a bird, to the highest place in the forest and calm those turbulent spirits with the soothing sounds

Business

Core values. (Howard Lake, via Flickr, CC 2.0 license)

Discover and follow core values for a values-driven life

WASHINGTON, September 20, 2014 – Can you answer the following questions? What is the key to having a higher success rate for accomplishing your personal and professional goals? What drives the decisions you make? What does not change in life except for their priorities? What impacts whether something resonates for you or causes a feeling

The Alibaba logo.

Want shares of the Alibaba [BABA] IPO? Good luck with that…

WASHINGTON, September 12, 2014 – Warning: Long article ahead. If you’ll forgive the vulgar analogy, trading the market this week has been a little like getting sloppy seconds. No matter what position you undertake, it’s increasingly likely to disappoint. READ ALSO: Scotland and Alibaba [BABA]: Wall Street’s Wild West Friday News past, present and future

The Alibaba logo.

Want shares of the Alibaba [BABA] IPO? Good luck with that…

WASHINGTON, September 12, 2014 – Warning: Long article ahead. If you’ll forgive the vulgar analogy, trading the market this week has been a little like getting sloppy seconds. No matter what position you undertake, it’s increasingly likely to disappoint. READ ALSO: Scotland and Alibaba [BABA]: Wall Street’s Wild West Friday News past, present and future

Rocket launch. (US government photo)

Fast and furious redux: Alibaba [BABA] opens up 37 percent

NEW YORK, September 19, 2014 − After a frantic morning of jockeying, Alibaba’s much-anticipated IPO opened as if it were rocket propelled, soaring 35 percent to $92.70 from its IPO price of $68. Demand has been tremendous thus far, although it is difficult to guess where the stock may close today, given the potential overhang of shares

Rocket launch. (US government photo)

Fast and furious redux: Alibaba [BABA] opens up 37 percent

NEW YORK, September 19, 2014 − After a frantic morning of jockeying, Alibaba’s much-anticipated IPO opened as if it were rocket propelled, soaring 35 percent to $92.70 from its IPO price of $68. Demand has been tremendous thus far, although it is difficult to guess where the stock may close today, given the potential overhang of shares

Health

Yoga can heal the body and the soul

Yoga therapy for survivors of trauma and abuse

WASHINGTON, September 19, 2014 — Yoga and meditation serve as effective therapeutic approaches to relieve symptoms of post-traumatic stress, anxiety and depression for survivors of abuse and trauma. Trauma explained Trauma is any combination of physical, emotional or spiritual assault against a person that triggers immediate and involuntary responses in the body and mind resulting in

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