The Takeaway: Warren Buffett; Back to College; Seniors in the City

Warren Buffett’s op-ed piece in the New York Times sparked a fury on the Internet yesterday. If you missed it, here’s the takeaway in his own words: “My friends and I have been coddled long enough by a billionaire-friendly Congress. It’s time for our government to get serious about shared sacrifice.” What do you think? From earlier this year: Warren Buffett on “value investing.” … Back to school.  An interesting report highlights how the economy and the growing number of …

The Takeaway: Weekend Edition

Wait, is that …   Princess Diana would have turned 50 today. To commemorate her birthday, the latest cover of Newsweek features a  smartly-dressed Diana walking with her equally sharp daughter-in-law Kate Middleton.   The Photoshopped image (Diana has even been digitally aged in the photo) has caused quite a stir among fans and journalists alike. The story, “Diana at 50: If She Were Here Now,” explores what the late princess would be like today. Apparently, she’d have an iPhone, take style …

The Takeaway: Health Care Law; Avastin; CT Scans; Diet Soda

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit in Cincinnati voted Wednesday to uphold the individual mandate provision of President Obama’s  health care law. What that means: Congress can require Americans to carry insurance coverage.