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The co-owners of a Petaluma, Calif., slaughterhouse behind a massive beef recall were indicted by a federal grand jury along with two of their employees on charges of knowingly distributing cattle with eye cancer and processing condemned carcasses.
More than a third of American adults have no retirement savings, and 14% of those ages 65 and older also haven?t put money away yet, according to a new study.
It will cost an average middle-class family nearly a quarter of a million dollars to raise a child ? and that doesn?t even count paying for college, according to a new report.
"Song of the Shank," Jeffery Renard Allen's epic and brilliant new novel about slavery and musical genius, is not an easy book to read. There is, for starters, the book's odd and sometimes confounding protagonist, based on a real man who is most often referred to in historical accounts as "Blind Tom." "He isn't talking. He isn't playing," his mother observes when Tom is a boy. "He isn't even moving." As he grows into adulthood, Blind Tom is a cipher for dozens of pages and then suddenly sets off torrents of words and original music. Tom Wiggins, born a slave in Georgia, was a musical prodigy (arguably one of the greatest of...