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The 10 Best (Worst) Political Ads Of The Year
The 10 Best (Worst) Political Ads Of The Year: Campaigns, super PACs, and everyone else have churned out ads by the minute this electi...
Twitter Ordered to Turn Over OWS Protester's Tweets
Twitter has been ordered to give a New York City judge almost three months' worth of an Occupy Wall Street protester's tweets despite the company's efforts to fight prosecutors' demand for the messages. Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Matthew Sciarrino Jr.
Cover Your Butt, Er, Anus
Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham, as part of effort to overhaul the city's liquor laws, is proposing that the D.C. code revise "what constitutes a nude performance."
Jersey Boys
Chris Christie is, even in moments of tranquility-of which, in his life, there seem to be none-a torqued-up, joyously belligerent, easily baited, and preternaturally exuberant son of New Jersey, so bringing him to a Bruce Springsteen concert is an exercise in volcano management.
Rodney King Dead at 47
Rodney King -- the man who was at the center of the infamous Los Angeles riots -- was found dead this morning. He was 47. According to our sources, King's fiancée found him dead at the bottom of a pool. King became famous in 1991 when he was the victim of police brutality at the hands of the LAPD.
On 'This Week': David Plouffe
White House senior adviser David Plouffe speaks with George Stephanopoulos on the economy, immigration, and President Obama's re-election effort, Sunday on "This Week." President Obama and Mitt Romney squared off this week in dueling speeches in Ohio on the economy, taxes, and job creation, as President Obama sought to reset the general election debate.
Jay Carney Defends Eric Holder on 'Fast and Furious' : Roll Call News
Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call Attorney General Eric Holder (above) has taken the allegations that a gun-running sting resulted in thousands of guns being lost to criminal elements in Mexico "very seriously" and has asked his own inspector general to investigate, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said.
Former exec pitches marketing carrots like Coke |
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution WASHINGTON - How do you make carrots cool? A typical parent's conundrum has become a nationwide concern as soaring obesity rates, especially among children, have become a national health crisis. According to a former Coca-Cola Co.
Google Reveals an Image-Capturing Backpack and New 3D Maps
Google's Maps team introduced three new technologies on Wednesday -- advanced 3D models of entire cities, right down down to trees in front of buildings in Google Earth; a new Android-controlled Street View Trekker backpack for capturing images where bikes, cars and planes can't go; and the ability to save offline maps in the Android Maps app.
This Time, the Geeks Should Listen to Hollywood
Mediator. Peacemaker. Liaison. These are not words normally associated with Ari Emanuel. The Hollywood-super agent is an international celebrity for being a badass and a hothead. His profanity-laced invective has become so legendary that when he is interviewed, as he was on stage last week, audiences turn out just to see if he'll lose his cool.
How Silence Works: Emailed Conversations With Four Trappist Monks
About two months ago I started reaching out by email to a group of people whose lives I wanted to know about and understand: The Trappist monks of Oka Abbey, in Quebec. Oka Abbey is the oldest Trappist monastery in North America.
Help teenager prepare for her role as a first-time baby sitter
The fact that your oldest is asking for the opportunity and wants to earn money to pay for some of her extracurricular activities, rather than just expecting mom and dad to fork out money certainly indicates your daughter as a 'mature' 14-year-old. I would however make several specific recommendations and suggestions.
Michigan: McCotter Drops Write-In Bid and Retires | At the Races
Rep. Thad McCotter (R-Mich.) declared Saturday he would not wage a write-in campaign, ending an uphill bid to keep his seat after failing to make the primary ballot last week. "I have ended my write-in campaign in Michigan's 11th Congressional District," McCotter said in a statement posted on his website.
Remembering Chuck Brown | Heard on the Hill
Tens of thousands of locals flocked to the historic Howard Theatre on Tuesday to pay respects to the "Godfather of go-go" Chuck Brown, a Washington, D.C., figure who helped define the city for more than 40 years. Brown died May 16 after a prolonged bout of pneumonia at the age of 75.
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Can a software company build its own smartphone? We may well find out soon. This past week, Google completed its acquisition of the hardware maker Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, which could lead to the search giant