The reasons we go to yoga are many, from building strength to finding calm. But a teacher's style might add to your stress level. Is it OK to abandon class? Or are there reasons to stick it out?
Scientists have found that the game is less random than it appears because winners tend to replay their winning choice and losers try something else — but according to a predictable pattern.
Officials say scores of people are missing and presumed dead after the slide buried a village in the mountainous northeastern province of Badakhshan.
Gerry Adams was arrested in Northern Ireland in connection with a 1972 killing. Some of the case evidence is from a Boston College oral history project in which participants were promised anonymity.
From the Marketplace Datebook, here's an extended look at what's coming up the week of May 5, 2014:
We ease into the week with Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Did you know that more beer is sold for Cinco de Mayo than for the Super Bowl?
On Tuesday, the Commerce Department reports on international trade for March.
The series finale of the TV show "Friends" aired on May 6, 2004.
Also, if you see someone in need of directions or a restaurant recommendation, help 'em out. It's National Tourist Appreciation Day.
On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve is scheduled to release its monthly consumer credit report.
On May 7, 1824, in Vienna, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony premiered.
Let's get back to tourism for a sec. On Thursday, a hearing in the Senate looks at a plan to attract 100 million international visitors annually by the end of 2021.
On Friday, the Commerce Department reports on wholesale inventories and sales for March.
And on May 9, 1961, then FCC chairman Newton Minow referred to television as a vast wasteland. (Talk about a wasteland, it's been an entire decade since "Friends" was on the air.)
Applicants line up to speak to prospective employers at a job fair on June 11, 2012 in New York City.
The April 2014 jobs report from the Department of Labor shows much stronger employment growth than economists expected, and a significantly lower unemployment rate. The unemployment rate fell 0.4 percent to 6.3 percent in April.
Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, or Arizona? There can be only one home for the Gigafactory. Or possibly two... if two are built. The Gigafactory is a massive battery plant, built by the electric car maker Tesla, that will take up to 1,000 acres and will include its own on-site wind and solar energy plants. Tesla has narrowed down its choice of location to four states, but rather than pick one now, it will prepare to build in two or three (or potentially all four), CEO Elon Musk announced on Wednesday.
Technically, Cinco de Mayo falls on a Monday this year. But beer companies want people to get an early start, celebrating over the weekend. But celebrating what, exactly? What does Cinco de Mayo mean for marketers and consumers?Marketplace Morning Report for Friday May 2, 2014by David BrancaccioPodcast Title 5-2-14 Mid-day Update - Strong jobs report undercut by shrinking labor forceStory Type BlogSyndication PMPApp Respond No