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Mar 13, 2012 1:17PM ET
Of the $737,000 or so Occupy Wall Street reports it has raised in donations since its inception nearly six months ago, it's managed to spend or earmark more than $700,000 of that, according to its latest finance report.
Mar 13, 2012 12:46PM ET
Game Change, HBO's docudrama about the McCain-Palin presidential bid, pulled in 2.1 million viewers on Saturday night.
Mar 13, 2012 12:07PM ET
After years of bad press, complaints and a law suit against the Hearst Corporation, Condé Nast has decided to "reform" its internship program starting this semester.
Mar 13, 2012 9:43AM ET
Michael Gerson on teleprompters, Roger Cohen on #StopKONY, Jeffrey Goldberg on Netanyahu, Gideon Rachman on China's history, and Geoff Porter on Libya's flawed election law.
Mar 13, 2012 9:31AM ET
Despite yesterday's item in the New York Post offering hope that the Upper East Side "Mommy Madam" might be released on bail after her lawyer Peter Gleason offered up his TriBeCa loft toward her bond of $2 million, what we get instead is legal drama.
Mar 12, 2012 4:58PM ET
It looks like one of the great bargains in American real estate right now: A whole town in Wyoming is going up for auction with a starting bid of $100,000.
Mar 12, 2012 4:12PM ET
If you're particularly passionate about your religious beliefs, it may be a good idea to keep them to yourself when you're at work -- especially if you're a creationist who works with a bunch of scientists.
Mar 12, 2012 3:04PM ET
Researchers think they may have found a lost mural by Leonardo da Vinci hiding behind another fresco on the wall of a famous Florentine building.
Mar 12, 2012 10:59AM ET
A phrase that keeps coming up this Republican primary season is "war on women." But what's interesting in the conversations about a so-called "war on women" is that women do not seem to be having it.
Mar 12, 2012 9:35AM ET
Elliott Abrams on Tunisia's press freedom, L. Gordon Crovitz on Apple and anti-trust, Patricia Murphy on Gingrich's Southern strategy, James Surowiecki on the recovery, and Richard Brodsky on nuclear regulation.
Mar 12, 2012 9:01AM ET
The Upper East Side 'Mommy Madam' who has been the focus of the tabloids for days -- and in Rikers since February 22 on a charge of promoting prostitution -- may be released.
Mar 11, 2012 7:51PM ET
Day Three at South By Southwest came in like a wet lion and is going out like a very well-tanned and much happier lamb.
Mar 11, 2012 11:00AM ET
A soldier in Afghanistan wandered off his base and entered three civilian homes, then proceeded to methodically shoot each of the residents in the head. 16 are dead, several of them young children.
Mar 10, 2012 10:01PM ET
The first full day of SXSW Interactive offers a dramatic choice: Dive in head first and let the madness swallow you whole or stand back wait for good to stuff to come to you.
Mar 10, 2012 5:00PM ET
It's big -- really big -- and it's the new centerpiece of the L.A. art world.
Mar 10, 2012 1:00PM ET
A man from Portland, Oregon, has been arrested and charged with sending nearly 100 threatening letters containing white powder to members of Congress.
Mar 9, 2012 2:09PM ET
A flight attendant who told a plane full of passengers that their flight was going to crash will not engender the kind of sympathy that America's famous Jet Blue flight attendant's freak-out.
Mar 9, 2012 11:54AM ET
Has the leaderless Occupy movement found its perfect non-leader in Rolling Stone's vampire squid-hunting provocateur?
Mar 9, 2012 11:39AM ET
Today is the first day of SXSW Interactive and despite no insider access or privileged information any kind, we're determined to guide you though this annual gathering of the Geekiest Generation.
Mar 9, 2012 11:26AM ET
Want another sign that the New York Police Department was very explicitly spying on Muslims, on the basis of their religion alone? In the latest files unearthed yet again by the Associated Press, the NYPD kind of incriminates itself.
Mar 9, 2012 10:54AM ET
For the third year in a row, a bunch of buses filled with tech nerds are en route to Austin, Texas, for the annual South by Southwest interactive/film/music festival.
Mar 9, 2012 9:44AM ET
Michael Medved on Republicans and college grads, Jonathan Tepperman on intervening in Syria, Matthew Yglesias on housing shortages, Condoleezza Rice on Russia's middle class, and Virginia Postrel on over-the-counter birth control.
Mar 9, 2012 9:14AM ET
The Upper East Side "Mommy Madam" is still the focus of the tabloids, with an exclusive interview with her, from Rikers no less, in the New York Post.
Mar 9, 2012 8:54AM ET
A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.
Mar 9, 2012 8:49AM ET
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the economy added 227,000 news jobs in February, while private sector payrolls increased by 233,000. Those strong numbers beat expectations analysts had predicted.
Mar 9, 2012 6:04AM ET
An Albuquerque woman has been found alive after being lost for an entire month in New Mexico's Gila National Forest.
Mar 8, 2012 5:50PM ET
Discovered: Insects with personalities, one good thing about the BP oil spill, how to solve a problem, and the case for berries.
Mar 8, 2012 5:20PM ET
A Federal court put a temporary block on two controversial provisions of a tough immigration law in Alabama, the A.P. reports, and other states that might contemplate similar laws are likely watching.
Mar 8, 2012 2:28PM ET
New York City & Company, the city's official marketing and tourism organization, has a new ad campaign incorporating the text-and-IM-speak of the millennials they hope to engage. The tagline: "NYC <30."
Mar 8, 2012 2:00PM ET
Get out your microscopes, history buffs, because researchers have finally managed to put together a single picture that includes the entire three-by-five-mile wreck site for the HMS Titanic.