America's Best Leaders profiles Pat Summitt, head coach of the University of Tennessee "Lady Vols" women's basketball team. With a win-loss record of 946-180, she is the winningest coach in college basketball history, picked up seven NCAA titles, but most importantly she is famous for being a leader on and off the court. Not one Lady Vol completing eligibility under Summitt has left without a diploma. Read more about Pat Summitt and more of America's Best Leaders presented by U.S. News & World Report at http://www.usnews.com/articles/news/best-leaders/2007/11/12/pat-summitt.html
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Occupational therapists help people with physical issues return to their occupation. Occupational therapy jobs include working in hospitals, homes, and schools. For a full occupational therapist job description go to http://www.usnews.com/articles/business/best-careers/2008/12/11/best-careers-2009-occupational-therapist.html.
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What was once science fiction is quickly becoming reality. David LaGesse reports on Japanese auto makers and the futuristic robot prototypes that can walk, dance, greet visitors, tell jokes, and even play trumpet. See the Honda ASIMO running or Toyota's trumpet playing robot. Read the full news article at http://www.usnews.com/blogs/daves-download/2008/2/11/robots-of-the-future.html
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America's Best Leaders profiles Ruth Simmons an educator of the highest degree and a leader in racial and gender equality for all. Simmons was the first black president of a Seven Sisters school, the first African-American at the helm of an Ivy League institution, and the first female president of Brown University. Read more about Ruth Simmons and more of America's Best Leaders presented by U.S. News & World Report at http://www.usnews.com/articles/news/best-leaders/2007/11/12/ruth-j-simmons.html
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Watch as Dr. Benjamin Carson performs risky brain surgery on young Payton to remove a brain tumor. Dr. Carson, director of pediatric neurosurgery, is just one of the many reasons why Johns Hopkins Children's Center was recently ranked #1 in neurology and neurosurgery in America's Best Children's Hospitals 2008. Read more about Johns Hopkins and the difficulties of neurosurgery at http://health.usnews.com/articles/health/best-childrens-hospitals/2008/05/29/too-risky-they-said-hed--be-paralyzed-they-said.html
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U.S. News interviews Nic Sheff and his father David Sheff, a journalist, about their new books "Tweak" and "Beautiful Boy." Both take different perspectives on the story of Nic's drug addiction, their family's struggle, and how they ultimately survived. Read the full U.S. News article at http://health.usnews.com/articles/health/2008/03/06/the-sheff-family-struggles-with-addiction.html
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Professor Walter Lewin of MIT draws fans around the world with his online physics lectures. Read the full U.S. News article at http://www.usnews.com/articles/education/e-learning/2008/01/10/a-new-physics-superstar.html
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Portland, ME is one of the Best Places to Retire in the US with its many healthy senior activities. For more on the top retirement locations visit http://www.usnews.com/articles/business/best-places-to-retire/2008/09/15/best-places-to-retire-2008-healthiest-places-edition.html
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America's Best Leaders profiles Michael J. Fox, actor and philanthropist. Critically acclaimed for his roles in "Back to the Future" and "Family Ties," Fox has emerged as the nation's leading spokesman for Parkinson's Disease, the degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. Through the Michael J. Fox Foundation, he has been able to raise the public awareness about Parkinson's and raise millions for research. Read more about Michael J. Fox and more of America's Best Leaders presented by U.S. News & World Report at http://www.usnews.com/articles/news/best-leaders/2007/11/12/michael-j-fox.html
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Watch the Howard University marching band practice to join Barack Obama's Inauguration Day parade. Go to http://www.usnews.com/sections/news/obama/index.html for more on President Obama.
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Nancy Shute interviews David Sheff and his son, Nic Sheff, about their struggle with drug abuse. Nic Sheff wrote the book "Tweak" about his meth addiction and his father David wrote "Beautiful Boy" from his perspective on being the father of a drug addict. Read the full U.S. News article at http://health.usnews.com/articles/health/2008/03/06/the-sheff-family-struggles-with-addiction.html
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The green economy and green jobs as seen through Founding Farmers, a green restaurant from the food on the table to the design on the building. Visit http://www.usnews.com/blogs/fresh-greens/index.html for more news on the green movement.
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Brazilian farms are being tilled by American Midwest farmers hoping to join in Brazil's rise as an agricultural power. Thomas Omestad, U.S. News & World Report videographer and reporter, interviews a few of these US farmers who were attracted by the relatively inexpensive farmland and adventure of farming in Brazil. For more details on American farmers in Brazil, please visit http://www.usnews.com/articles/news/world/2008/06/25/american-farmers-try-their-luck-in-brazil.html
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Jaclyn Schultz, 24, of Wyandotte, Mich. is one of 75,000 women in the United States born without a uterus. She talks with U.S. News about her condition called Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome and the community of women she represents.
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View endangered mountain gorillas up close in Rwanda with U.S. News. Tourists come from across the world, hike through Rwanda's jungles and farmland to see these silverback gorilla families, such as the Sabyinyo family that we saw. Although Rwanda is probably most famous for its 1994 genocide, it is making changes to overcome its painful past. For more on news, pictures, and video on Rwanda, please visit http://www.usnews.com/usnews/news/rwanda/
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Many young professionals in their twenties are dealing with debt from credit cards and unpaid student loans. Managing personal finances can be difficult when you must handle expenses like insurance, business clothes, transportation, car payments, and more while still trying to have savings to meet your long-term goals such as buying a house or planning for retirement. For more personal finance tips, please visit http://www.usnews.com/articles/business/your-money/2008/04/16/investing-guide-for-20-somethings.html
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New studies show that adding creativity and challenging your brain could actually add years to your life. There is evidence that intensive involvement in the arts helped to improve the mental health, physical health, and overall quality of life for the participants. Get more health information about the brain from U.S. News at http://health.usnews.com/sections/health/brain-and-behavior/index.html
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Hairstylists have very high job satisfaction level in part because they please nearly every client. For a full hairstylists job description http://www.usnews.com/articles/business/best-careers/2008/12/11/best-careers-2009-hairstylistcosmetologist.html
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America's Best Leaders profiles Kenneth Chenault, CEO of American Express Co., and the ultimate test of his leadership abilities during 9/11. Read more about Kenneth Chenault and more of America's Best Leaders presented by U.S. News & World report at http://www.usnews.com/articles/news/best-leaders/2007/11/12/kenneth-chenault.html
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Good Jobs Green Jobs conference highlights how people are going green from their homes to the office with eco-friendly, sustainable careers. Visit http://www.usnews.com/blogs/fresh-greens/index.html for more news on the green movement.
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America's Best High Schools 2009 shows the robotics program at California Academy of Mathematics and Science, a Los Angeles area high school. Read more at http://www.usnews.com/articles/education/high-schools/2008/12/04/how-to-solve-our-problem-with-math.html.
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Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE will become a cultural center with organic, postmodern, and cutting-edge architecture designed by world-class architects including Jean Nouvel, Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, and Tadao Ando. These futuristing buildings include the Louvre Abu Dabi, Abu Dabi Performing Arts Center, Abu Dabi Guggenheim Museum, and Maritime Museum. For more on the growth of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, please visit http://www.usnews.com/articles/news/world/2008/06/05/dubai-rides-the-oil-boom.html
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A new memorial honors the 184 people who died at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. For more on the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial, visit: http://www.usnews.com/articles/news/national/2008/09/08/remembering-the-day-the-pentagon-was-attacked.html
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Issaquah, Washington is a Best Places to Retire in the US with its many outdoor activities for seniors and retirees. Find more top retirement locations at http://www.usnews.com/articles/business/best-places-to-retire/2008/09/15/best-places-to-retire-2008-healthiest-places-edition.html
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Kush Kapila and Alex Helm of STERLINGS Mobile, a traveling salon and barber business in the San Diego area, discuss the financial side of mobile businesses.
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U.S. News Health Editor Bernadine Healy MD, a cardiologist and cancer survivor, participates in a panel discussion following the documentary, 'The Truth about Cancer.' Hear Dr. Healy's perspective on cancer and why she began her book 'Living Time' with the words, "So this is how I die." For more about cancer and other health issues go to http://www.usnews.com/blogs/on-medicine/2008/04/15/a-moving-documentary-about-families-and-cancer.html
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The simple TV antenna gets a makeover. The government-mandated switch from analog to digital TV broadcasts and the lure of getting HDTV over the air are fueling a small company's rise. Read the full U.S. News article at http://www.usnews.com/articles/business/technology/2008/03/05/tv-antennas-sprout-up-anew.html
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Here are the questions to consider when deciding if you should pursue a master’s or other advanced degree. For more information on paying for graduate school and to see the U.S. News 2017 Best Graduate Schools rankings, check out http://www.usnews.com/grad
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President Obama's inauguration speech is analyzed by White House Chief Correspondent Kenneth T. Walsh. Go to http://www.usnews.com/sections/news/obama/index.html for more on President Obama to understand that it takes more than a skilled compromiser, but a strong fighter to succeed in the office of the president.
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Dr. Bernadine Healy takes us on a tour of the hospital and shows us why the preadmission check-list is so important before heart surgery. Read the full U.S. News articles at http://health.usnews.com/usnews/health/articles/070715/23navpreadmit.htm and http://health.usnews.com/usnews/health/articles/070715/23navpreop.htm
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High school students might have a better chance of getting a college offer of acceptance if they apply early. Defining advantages and disadvantage of early decision and early action choices during the application process helps students make better decisions. For more College Acceptance Tips, visit: http://www.usnews.com/blogs/collegeknowledge/2008/10/2/6-top-tips-from-college-admissions-experts.html
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Hear one fireman talk about the job of being a firefighter. Firefighters have a heroic, exciting, and dangerous job to do, but it's a very rewarding career. For a full firefighter job description go to http://www.usnews.com/articles/business/best-careers/2008/12/11/best-careers-2009-firefighter.html.
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Christine Granville was arguably Britain's first female spy in WWII and snuck into an occupied Poland on skis to perform a number of daring missions to save her countrymen and colleagues. What made her particularly adept at the art of spying and how did her Jewish identity shape her motives and societal status? U.S. News & World Report's Simon Owens chats with Clare Mulley, author of a new biography on Granville, about how she paved the way for future female spies.
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U.S. students interested in earning a degree from a British university will need to take several steps – including filling out UCAS. For more information on applying to U.K. universities and to see the full 2017 U.S. News Best Global Universities rankings, check out http://www.usnews.com/education/best-global-universities.
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U.S. News Editor at Large David Gergen on the leadership qualities found in the conductor of the San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, and the chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins, Benjamin Carson. Related Video: Inside the OR With Carson and Little Payton http://usnews.com/braintumorvideo
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Credit card companies are marketing to college students on campus and social networking sites. U.S. News associate editor, Kimberly Palmer, examines the pitfalls of credit cards and ways to avoid credit card debt. Read the full U.S. News article at http://www.usnews.com/articles/business/your-money/2007/12/24/pushing-credit-on-the-college-crowd.html
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Jobs with a mystique can sometimes exceed reality. From architect to chiropractor to small business owner, U.S. News uncovers the reality behind these overrated careers. Read the full U.S. News article at http://www.usnews.com/articles/business/best-careers/2007/12/19/the-most-overrated-careers.html
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Dr. Bernadine Healy reports on current trends in medical schools and what the doctors of tomorrow are learning. Hear medical students' opinions of graduate school debt and how they are preparing for it. For more on America's Best Medical Schools 2009 go to http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/grad/mdr
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Rehearsals for Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony included military musicians practicing timing and movement complete with speeches and the swearing in of a Barack Obama stand-in. For more on the 2009 Presidential Inauguration see http://www.usnews.com/articles/news/obama/2008/12/17/a-visitors-guide-to-the-presidential-inauguration-of-barack-obama.html.
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Description: Here are a few ways for parents and prospective college students to determine if they can afford the cost of their dream schools. For more information on paying for college and to see the 2016 U.S. News Best Colleges rankings, check out http://www.usnews.com/colleges.
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