Euro Zone: Five Years, Five Bailouts, Five Takeaways
March 26 2013 5:56 AM
As the dust from the Cyprus financial rescue settles, an altered landscape is emerging.
US Job Market Getting Its Mojo Back?
March 25 2013 11:30 AM
U.S. job growth has accelerated to more than 200,000 per month. But why did it take so long?
How To End Repression In Myanmar? Google It!
March 23 2013 8:00 AM
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt visited Myanmar, or Burma, this week. But is the repressive country ready to get connected?
Do We Need Celebrity Gurus? Dr. Oz Lawsuit Raises Questions
March 22 2013 10:26 PM
Frank Dietl, a 76-year-old New Jerseyan, filed a lawsuit against TV's Dr. Mehmet Oz, stirring debate over the validity of celebrity doctors.
Egypt And India: Odd Couple With Great Chemistry
March 22 2013 5:54 AM
Egypt and India have little in common, but a closer relationship could propel surprising growth for both countries.
Tonight Show Me Some Love: Will The Leno Hate Go, Too?
March 21 2013 1:55 PM
Following rumors that Jay Leno is being pushed out of "The Tonight Show" to make room for a younger Jimmy Fallon, some media reporters made the rare move of coming to Leno's defense.
Natural Disasters Are Hitting Harder, And Not Because Of Global Warming
March 21 2013 6:10 AM
The global cost of natural disasters has tripled over the past three decades, but global warming is not the main culprit.
Ten Years In Baghdad: How Iraq Has Changed Since Saddam
March 19 2013 10:06 PM
The Iraqi economy is growing quickly since Saddam was overthrown and sanctions were lifted. But why aren't civilians benefiting?
Today Cyprus, Tomorrow Italy Or Spain?
March 18 2013 12:02 PM
Cyprus' financial woes are haunting Europe and have a global impact. The question now is how serious this may become.
Capital Flight And Cyprus' $13.1 Billion Bailout
March 17 2013 4:51 PM
The Law of Unintended Consequences could come into play because of the Eurogroup's push to tax Cypriot bank depositors.
A Show's Brand In Jeopardy, As Host's Tenure Nears End
March 15 2013 9:17 PM
Rumors are circulating about who will replace Alex Trebek on "Jeopardy." Candidates include Matt Lauer, Dan Patrick, and Brian Williams.
Was Pope Francis Complicit In The Crimes Of Argentina's Dictatorship?
March 15 2013 8:04 PM
Three women kidnapped during Argentina's Dirty War recall how the Catholic Church, and perhaps the new pope himself, aided a dictatorship.
Time Warner Cable Plans To Rebrand NY1: Friday Media Roundup
March 15 2013 12:20 PM
The New York Times story about Cynthia Wachenheim's tragic suicide is too class-conscious for comfort.
Apple iPad 5 Features: Patent Suggests Wireless Charging Via Inductive Smart Cover
March 15 2013 7:54 AM
A new patent application by Apple suggests that the company is up for an interesting take on wireless charging.
Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe: Dictator Or Fashion Mogul?
March 15 2013 6:15 AM
The party of Zimbabwe's autocratic President Robert Mugabe is trying to patent designs used by an apparel label, House of Gushungo.
Another One Bites The Dust: Google Kills Reader
March 14 2013 12:31 PM
Google is suffering a backlash after it announced that it will do away with its RSS service, Google Reader.
Can Conservative Media Pull Off Investigative Journalism?
March 13 2013 4:38 PM
Glenn Beck's TheBlaze TV network, which he founded after his departure from Fox News, is launching "For the Record," which purports to offer an objective viewpoint. Can a conservative network pull off investigative journalism?
In Argentina, A Mixed Reaction To Pope Francis
March 13 2013 4:33 PM
Argentina's Catholics reacted joyfully to news that Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio would become Pope Francis, but not everyone is quite so devoted.
A Thief Is Pardoned By Corrupt Nigerian Government
March 13 2013 2:23 PM
Former Nigerian State Governor Diepreye Alamieyeseigha stole millions of dollars from the public but was pardoned by President Goodluck Jonathan.
Taylor Swift Is On Every Cover, But Do Swifties Buy Magazines?
March 12 2013 5:45 PM
Taylor Swift has graced the covers of Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Elle and now Vanity Fair, but they aren't selling like her music.