Siemens Discovers Hiring Vets Is 'Good For Business'
By: Rachel Martin //
November 21, 2011
Hundreds of thousands of veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are looking for work. President Obama signed legislation meant to change that on Monday. The new law will give businesses tax credits for hiring vets.
Colin Broderick's new memoir, That's That, chronicles his childhood in Northern Ireland during the modern-day "Troubles." Broderick says growing up in what was essentially a war zone seemed normal to him at the time.
Designer Katie Shelly's upcoming cookbook offers 50 illustrated recipe "blueprints" for basic meals — from simple snacks to more hefty dishes like eggplant Parmesan. She hopes they'll inspire any level of cook to improvise in the kitchen.
The Model S from electric car manufacturer Tesla has been named Motor Trend Car of the Year. But the company's business model is under attack by a formidable foe: the National Automobile Dealers Association, one of the most powerful lobbying groups in Washington.
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