August 1 marks the day when a key provision of President Obama’s health care reform law goes into effect: private insurance companies now must provide contraception and many women’s preventive services for free.
But because insurance in general can be complicated, there are some things you’ll need to know.
Even the best writers sometimes misspell things, but if you’ve recently gotten an awkwardly worded, typo-laden email that appears to be from daily deal site Groupon, you can rest assured that you didn’t just catch the editors on a bad day.
Olympic athletes often train for years in the hopes of someday getting a medal. But while the 4,700 medals currently being doled out in London are priceless to the athletes who win them, the actual value of the raw materials may be less than you think.
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:
Chuck D Age: 52 Occupation: Rapper, Producer and Activist Known For: Creating politically and socially-conscious music with the legendary rap group Public Enemy on controversial songs like ‘Don’t Believe the Hype’ and ’911 Is a Joke,’ co-hosting ‘Unfiltered’ on the now-defunct Air America radio network, and a famous appearance before Congress in which he voiced his support of peer-to-peer MP3 file sharing
Adam Duritz Age: 48 Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician Known For: Being the dreadlocked frontman and co-founder of the band Counting Crows, hits such as ‘Mr. Jones,’ ‘Round Here,’ ‘Accidentally in Love’ and ‘A Long December,’ renowned work scoring movies like ‘Shrek 2,’ and collaborating with other artists including The Wallflowers and Nanci Griffith
Ashley Moser, who was seriously wounded in the Colorado theater shooting two weeks ago, not only faces the physical pain of recovery, but a pair of devastating emotional losses as well — her six-year-old daughter was killed in the tragedy, and Moser also suffered a miscarriage as a result of her injuries.
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