Rwanda election winner Paul Kagame has expressed doubts about the wisdom of importing democracy, favoring a government similar to Singapore, where authoritarian rule oversaw steep economic growth.
Christina Romer is leaving as chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. Two front-runners have emerged to replace Christina Romer: Austan Goolsbee and Laura Tyson.
Christina Romer, one of President Obama's key economic advisers, is returning to teach at UC Berkeley. Christina Romer was instrumental in crafting the $789 billion stimulus package passed just months into her tenure.
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Allegra Goodman’s digital-age romance mixes a traditional story line with some intellectual oomph.
Marijuana growers in Oakland are concerned that proposed regulations will result in the 'Wal-Marting' of weed.
A Kansas man says he's the 'mystery plumber' who influenced the BP containment cap design that stopped the Gulf oil spill leak. BP says Joe Caldart's sketch may have been one of many it's used.
Nancy Pelosi is a master tactician and the most powerful speaker in a half century. Behind her personal brand of power politics – and whether she will still be speaker after the midterm elections.