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  • Southwest Airlines sale: More $40 flights ahead?

    Southwest Airlines sale: More $40 flights ahead?

    Southwest Airlines is letting travelers go from, say, Seattle to Boise or Albany to Baltimore for $40. Some experts say the move by Southwest Airlines could spark a fare war in the industry.

  • The Man in the Rockefeller Suit

    The Man in the Rockefeller Suit

    The stranger-than-fiction story of the con man who found his way into some of America’s most elite circles.

  • Political misquotes: The 10 most famous things never actually said

    Political misquotes: The 10 most famous things never actually said

    Captain Kirk never said "Beam me up, Scotty!" Ilsa Laszlow never said, "Play it again, Sam," and Sherlock Holmes never said, "Elementary, my dear Watson." But these misquotes remain firmly lodged in the public consciousness, even though they appear nowhere in the original works. The same is true for things "said" – that is, widely attributed to, but not actually said – by political figures. Sometimes a misquote is cooked up by opponents or parodists as a way of discrediting or mocking the figure. Sometimes a line is attributed to a widely admired person as a way of making it sound more authoritative, like when someone co-signs a loan. And sometimes it's just a mistake. Here are 10 of the most widely believed – but completely bogus – things ever "said" by political figures.

  • Sarah Palin bus tour: What's the point?

    The Vote Sarah Palin bus tour: What's the point?

    Sarah Palin stopped Tuesday at the Civil War battle site in Gettysburg, Pa. Her 'One Nation' bus tour is a type of almost-campaigning that could play to her political advantage. Here's how.

  • 'Oprah Winfrey Show' ends, but Oprah's legacy lives on

    'Oprah Winfrey Show' ends, but Oprah's legacy lives on

    With the finale of ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ on Wednesday, critics are debating the real legacy of the woman who transformed the daily talk show from a tabloid sideshow into a national self-help platform.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/20

    Asian workers play cricket on their day off in Hamad Town, Bahrain.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 05/19

    Four lion cubs sit in a basket as they are christened at Hagenbecks zoo in Hamburg, Germany. The cubs, named Bandele, Batou, Naledi and Sakina, were born on January 31.

  • Traveling at the speed of China

    The Daily Reckoning Traveling at the speed of China

    China's rising fast. How soon will it take the lead in global wealth and innovation?

  • Getting 'tough' with China won't  help the US economy

    The Daily Reckoning Getting 'tough' with China won't help the US economy

    Donald Trump and other Americans see America's pile of debt and point fingers at China. But is the accusation fair?

  • Opinion Chicago Mayor Daley's greatest legacy – and gift to Rahm Emanuel

    As Rahm Emanuel takes office in Chicago today, he has big shoes to fill. Mayor Daley will be remembered for many bold reforms, but his greatest imprint is the phone number 311. It revolutionized citizen access to city government and services delivery in Chicago – and the US.