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  • Washington's 'jungle primary': Trouble ahead for Patty Murray?

    The Washington Senate seat was the marquee contest of Tuesday’s primaries. The incumbent, Patty Murray, will face Republican businessman Dino Rossi in the fall.
    08/18/2010 02:41 pm

  • Tom DeLay cleared in federal probe, but Texas charges loom

    Former House majority leader Tom DeLay was not charged in a federal investigation into ties with convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff. But he faces a Texas indictment for violating campaign-finance laws.
    08/16/2010 05:10 pm

  • Eat Pray Love: movie review

    In 'Eat Pray Love,' Julia Roberts plays a newly divorced 30-something in search of herself, based on Elizabeth Gilbert’s memoir.
    08/13/2010 04:16 pm

  • Robert Reich America’s biggest jobs program: The US military

    If we didn’t have the military to employ millions of Americans, the US unemployment rate would be over 11.5 percent today instead of 9.5 percent. Is having a massive military jobs program the best way to employ Americans?
    08/13/2010 01:02 pm

  • From Fatwa to Jihad

    Is multiculturalism to blame for further alienating Muslims who live in Western countries?
    08/13/2010 07:05 am

  • GM CEO Ed Whitacre to step down

    GM CEO Ed Whitacre said that he will step down on Sept. 1, with GM board member Daniel Akerson taking his place.
    08/12/2010 05:36 pm

  • DNA tests help identify missing Vietnam War soldiers

    DNA tests by the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory have helped identify the remains of two U.S. Army soldiers who had been missing in Vietnam for nearly 40 years.
    08/12/2010 10:41 am

  • 14th Amendment: Is birthright citizenship really in the Constitution?

    Congress could deny birthright citizenship to the children of illegal immigrants, say some experts. But others believe that changing citizenship policy requires changing the 14th Amendment.
    08/11/2010 06:14 pm

  • Africa Monitor Will China oil company CNOOC outbid Exxon Mobil for Ghana's oil?

    Ghana will soon announce whether China oil company CNOOC or oil giant Exxon Mobil won the bidding war for rights to tap its offshore oil. The answer will show how great a player China has become in Africa.
    08/11/2010 07:49 am

  • Supercentenarians around the world

    For the first time, an international research team has tracked down the oldest people in the world – a group they call “supercentenarians.” These are people who celebrated 110 birthdays or more. The study, by the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany, was prompted by the rising numbers of centenarians worldwide. Researchers in 15 nations have found more than 600 supercentenarians – and 19 lived beyond the age of 115. As with centenarians, women by far outnumbered men. Here are the top five countries with the most supercentenarians.
    08/10/2010 02:47 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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