So-called helicopter parents have hit the workplace, phoning employers to advocate on behalf of their adult children. Human resource managers say more parents are trying to negotiate salary and benefits and are even sitting in on job interviews.
About 300 babies die each year after being hospitalized for serious injuries, according to a new report. Researchers are testing ways to help parents cope with the anger and frustration that can be triggered by a crying baby.
More than 200,000 bikes were reported stolen in 2010, according to FBI statistics. By some estimates, more than one million bike thefts go unreported annually. When thieves stole writer Patrick Symmes' bike in 2006, he set out to catch a thief in what he calls "the dangerous underworld of vanishing bikes."
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