Topic: University of Michigan
With the turn of a new year – and a new decade – everybody's weighing in on the "best" and "most important" things. Here are our picks for the most interesting and provocative lists.
01/02/2010 12:20 pm
Last-minute Christmas shoppers packed stores Thursday. Surveys suggest the procrastinators are more likely to be men – and evolution may offer an explanation.
12/24/2009 04:54 pm
US personal incomes rose for the fifth straight month, spurring an increase in consumer spending and buoying hopes for an economic rebound. However, the gains appear to depend heavily on government stimulus programs.
12/23/2009 01:00 pm
A federal report on teen drug use released Monday shows some progress. But abuse of prescription drugs is up, and the growing acceptance of medical-marijuana use is making marijuana look safe.
12/14/2009 08:27 pm
Consumer sentiment in December rebounded to its highest level since September.
12/11/2009 11:33 am
The unexpected departure of GM CEO Fritz Henderson signals the board's impatience with the pace of change – especially compared with Ford.
12/02/2009 12:00 am
Consumer spending rose 0.7 percent in October, and businesses started adding inventory after 10 months of lowering their stockpiles, according to reports Wednesday. Some see recovery at a moderate pace.
11/25/2009 12:00 am
A Tea Party protest against immigration reform in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Saturday descended into fisticuffs, showing the tensions between America’s political extremes.
11/18/2009 12:00 am
Consumer sentiment falls unexpectedly to three-month low, survey finds.
11/13/2009 12:00 am
Government officials insist that the swine flu vaccine is safe. But critics have doubts about its effectiveness and effect on children.
10/07/2009 01:00 am