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  • In Barry Bonds's wake, a trail of broken lives

    The Barry Bonds trial has played out like a daily morality play, offering an unvarnished look at how sports stars' entourages can be made and ripped apart by fame, wealth, and scandal.
    04/06/2011 08:04 pm

  • Templeton Prize surprises Cambridge astrophysicist Martin Rees

    Astrophysicist Martin Rees, a man of 'no religious beliefs,' was awarded the Templeton Prize for helping humanity address 'fundamental questions of our nature and existence.'
    04/06/2011 09:49 am

  • Fat stigma spreads from Western countries

    Fat stigma goes global: The Western desire for slimness has been spreading to cultures that previously celebrated larger bodies causing a fat stigma that never existed before.
    04/01/2011 01:51 am

  • In Pictures Elton John's showmanship
  • Guns in government buildings? Four controversial gun rights bills in Arizona.

    The Arizona Legislature is considering an array of bills that would ease state gun control. The bills have generated controversy, since they were crafted only weeks after the Jan. 8 mass shooting in Tucson, Ariz., that killed six and wounded US Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others. Among the gun-related bills working their way through the Republican-controlled legislature:
    03/23/2011 06:56 pm

  • Why the film industry chose former Sen. Chris Dodd to run the MPAA

    Former Sen. Christopher Dodd is the new chairman and CEO of the film industry's MPAA, taking a position filled for four decades by the flamboyant Jack Valenti.
    03/02/2011 05:35 pm

  • Arizona justice: Shawna Forde death sentence a rebuke to border vigilantes

    An Arizona jury on Tuesday handed down a death sentence for Shawna Forde, leader of Minutemen American Defense. She was convicted in the killings of two border residents in 2009 – a case Latinos say should have prompted greater outcry from political leaders.
    02/23/2011 12:56 pm

  • With lawsuit, Arizona tries to stare down Obama on illegal immigration

    Arizona is suing the federal government, saying the Obama administration has failed to uphold its duty to prevent rampant illegal immigration. It's Arizona's latest bid to undercut federal authority.
    02/11/2011 08:19 pm

  • What's inside the moon? A fresh look at Apollo-era data offers clues.

    Moonquake data collected in the Apollo era were supposed to help scientists understand what lay beneath the moon's crust. But only now do scientists have the know-how to unravel the answers.
    01/07/2011 07:27 pm

  • How to pick a college? 10 tips for seniors from their peers

    Christmas vacation is often no vacation for college-bound high school seniors, many of whom spend these weeks refining their list of schools, polishing their essays, and completing their applications. The application process can be exhausting, but it’s making the final choice that keeps you awake at night. Which school is “the one”? There’s no shortage of advice from parents and guidance counselors. But people who’ve recently been through the process – and come out the other end – have words of wisdom, too. Here are 10 things your future classmates say you should consider before sending in that deposit.
    12/23/2010 05:49 pm

Doing Good

 

What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Endeavor Global, cofounded by Linda Rottenberg (here at the nonprofit’s headquarters in New York), helps entrepreneurs in emerging markets.

Linda Rottenberg helps people pursue dreams – and create thousands of jobs

She's chief executive of Endeavor Global, a nonprofit group that gives a leg up to budding entrepreneurs.

 
 
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