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Bret Baier



Mark Knoller



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Willie Geist



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Mark Blumenthal






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Arthur Delaney



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Colin Sterling



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Buck Wolf



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Russell Bishop



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Lila Shapiro



Adam Rose



David Lohr



Janie Campbell



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Cara Parks



Sarah Klein



Rebecca Harrington



H. Moss



Amy Hertz



Bonnie Kavoussi






Jonah Green



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Winners And Losers From Final GOP Debate

MESA, Arizona — Maybe it was the fact that the candidates were forced to sit in an odd, uncomfortable configuration. Or, maybe it was that after twenty of these debates, these four candidates are just really tired of the routine.

DNC Hits Santorum: What’s Next, Cube-Shaped Planets?

Are frogs falling from the sky? After months of fixing its line of fire squarely on Mitt Romney, the Democratic Party has made a marked – if temporary — shift to Rick Santorum. If that seems unnatural, it’s probably because Romney is still seen by many political observers as the likely Republican nominee, despite Santorum’s surge in recent primary contests.

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A Trip to The iFactory

The voices are robot feminine and they never shut up, each chirp a surreal announcement that another new iPad is about to be born. The factory floor is spotless under the bright fluorescent lights and with hypnotic rhythm, thousands of hands reach into a conveyor belt river, bringing each gliding gadget to life one tiny piece at a time.

The Santorum Conundrum (The Note)

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) Rick Santorum is on a roll. He’s drawing huge crowds on the campaign trail. The latest Gallup poll shows him ahead of Mitt Romney by eight points nationally. Even in Romney’s backyard of Michigan, Santorum looks like the candidate to beat.

Inside Apple’s Factories in China

“Nightline” anchor Bill Weir was granted unprecedented access to Foxconn, one of the Chinese companies Apple uses to manufacture their products. Watch a special edition of “Nightline,” “iFactory: Inside Apple,” on TUESDAY, Feb. 21 at 11:35 p.m. ET/PT.

Donald Trump Hitting The Michigan Airwaves For Mitt Romney

ABC News’ Michael Falcone reports: With just over a week to go before Michigan voters head to the polls, Mitt Romney is enlisting the help of one of his highest-wattage surrogates: Donald Trump. The real estate mogul is preparing to spread his pro-Romney, anti-Rick Santorum message in a series of radio interviews this week on local stations from Traverse City to Detroit.

World News’ Political Insights: Mitt Romney Michigan Loss Would Upend GOP

(Eric Thayer/Getty Images) Analysis Four years after Democrats waited on superdelegates to settle an unsettled race, Republicans are waiting for their Superman – and waiting, and waiting. That waiting is threatening to overcome a race that has party elders increasingly concerned about their ability to defeat a vulnerable President Obama.

Senior Obama Advisor: Rick Santorum’s ‘Phony Theology’ Comment ‘Well Over the Line’

ABC Obama campaign strategist and former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs blasted GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum this morning, saying he was “well over the line” for questioning President Obama’s Christian faith.

As US Downplays Threat from Iran, John McCain Seems to Side with Israel’s View

ABC News Asked on “This Week” about whether he agreed with the Obama administration’s advice to Israel on the growing threat from Iran, Sen. John McCain suggested the Jewish state was “pretty good” at assessing threats to its own national security.

Sen. John McCain: Give My ‘Friend’ Sheriff Paul Babeu ‘Benefit’ of Innocence

Sen. John McCain said today that his “friend” and political supporter, Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu, who has been accused of threatening to deport his ex-boyfriend, should be given the the benefit of innocence until proven guilty. “Well of course Sheriff Babeu is a friend of mine.

Sen. John McCain Worried Tenor of Campaign Could Hand Election to Obama

Sen. John McCain this morning expressed deep concern over the tone of the campaign for the GOP presidential nomination on “This Week,” admitting that it may actually be helping President Obama in his bid to be re-elected in the fall. “I am concerned about that,” said McCain, speaking from Afghanistan.

McCain Endorses Talks With Taliban

Sen. John McCain endorsed U.S. talks with the Taliban this morning on “This Week,” setting himself at odds with Mitt Romney, who he is backing for the GOP presidential nomination. “I think it’s important to have talks wherever you can,” said McCain, R-Ariz, speaking from Afghanistan.

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Bank of America Ordered to Pay $3.3 Million in Mistaken Identity Case

(Photo credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images) A Florida man who walked into a Bank of America branch to deposit an $100 check walked away three years later with an order for the bank to pay him $3.3 million after a case of mistaken identity.

Feds Arrest Would-Be Suicide Bomber Near U.S. Capitol

A would-be suicide bomber was arrested Friday, allegedly en route to attack Congress. The man wanted to target the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, sources told ABC News, and had reached out to obtain a suicide vest. FBI undercover agents apparently provided him with a mock suicide vest and arrested him as he was on his way to his alleged target this morning.

Redesigning the Windows Logo

We have said that Windows 8 is a complete reimagination of the Windows operating system. Nothing has been left unexplored, including the Windows logo, to evaluate how it held up to modern PC sensibilities.

Romney Warns of Voting for Santorum

(Image Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) BOISE, Idaho — For the first time since Rick Santorum has surged in the polls, Mitt Romney went on the offense, warning voters that if they want to elect a fiscal conservative they “can’t vote for Rick Santorum.” “There are a bunch of Republicans running, well, we’re down to four now,” said Romney, speaking at Guerdon Enterprises, a manufacturer of prefabricated homes.

Praying Otter Seeks Help from Higher Power

Image Credit: Marac Andrev Kolodzinski/Caters News/Zuma This otter at the Whipsnade Zoo outside of London was obviously dealing with some problems he needed a higher power to help with. According to the Daily Mail, the image of the mammal in need of the almighty was taken by Marac Andrev Kolodzinski.


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Angela Merkel’s hand-picked choice for the ceremonial post of president resigned on Friday in a scandal over political favors, dealing a blow to the German chancellor. First Read: A national debate over contraception and social issues could backfire on Republicans in the general election.

Introducing our new Android and Kindle Fire app

We’ve received many requests for an updated version of the free BreakingNews Android app, we’re happy to announce it’s now live in both the Android Market and Amazon Appstore. This is a big update: we’ve added customized feeds, real-time mapping, a cleaner display, and it’s now optimized for the Kindle Fire, to boot. In short, it’s the fastest way to discover breaking news as it happens, wherever you are.

The nerdiest lovers’ spat Twitter has ever seen

Under normal circumstances, those who witness a lovers’ spat are often left feeling awkward and as if they intruded on an incredibly private moment. But somehow everything changes once Twitter gets involved – especially if the bickering parties are the grammar gods behind the Associated Press (AP) Stylebook and their counterparts, the funny bunch who runs the @FakeAPStylebook parody Twitter account.

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Auspicious C-sections

Feb 15th 2012, 18:09 by A.A. | HYDERABAD SAHANA has just celebrated her first birthday. She was born on February 4th, 2011, at 1.45pm. But it was not fate that brought her into the world at that precise moment. Rather, the time was calculated by a Hindu priest a month in advance.

Pregnancy bias is alive and well in America

It’s hard to imagine we still have to tell employers this today, but here goes: Pregnancy discrimination is illegal. While it may sound obvious to some, blatant pregnancy bias is still alive and well in the workplace. A pregnant woman who applied for a job at a Subway franchise in Phoenix was told by a manager “we can’t hire you because you’re pregnant.”

Whitney Houston’s death drives mobile visits

Whitney Houston’s death Saturday night took many people by surprise. Unlike other recent high-profile deaths, like those of Steve Jobs and Etta James, this news seemed to come from out of the blue. AP was the first traditional organization to publish an alert with the news that night, and our editors quickly pushed their report out to our mobile users and across BreakingNews’ social channels.

St. Louis Beacon – How Whitney Houston proved that we are smarter than the machines

As Facebook users have noticed, the newsfeed (main page where you view your connection’s updates and posts) has begun to group posts by topic. So, on Superbowl night, you would see “29 of your friends posted about the Superbowl” and it would show you the first few, then an option to “see all 29 posts”).

ATD and Mashable Sitting in a Tree: The Best Merger Memo I’ve Nabbed All Year

February 14, 2012 at 6:00 am PT While AllThingsD.com is known for scooping various and sundry internal memos from Internet giants, this is perhaps the most pleasing to post. It’s a graphic visualization that our social media editor Drake Martinet did for his beloved, Stacy Green, who is the VP of marketing and communications over at Mashable.

Happy V-Day: Valentines for Journalists – 10,000 Words

By admin on February 12, 2009 10:07 AM Journalists need love too! Tell your journo sweetheart how you feel with the following Valentine’s Day cards. Right click images to download; feel free to share or send to your valentine.

Looking To Hire And Keep Great Innovators? Focus On The 3 R’s

The following is an excerpt from Relentless Innovation: What Works, What Doesn’t–and What That Means for Your Business by Jeffrey Phillips. Innovation relies on people more than other processes. This reliance on employees, management, and executives in an organization requires that the “right” people are attracted, and then given the appropriate tools and techniques for a sustained innovation success.

Schools chief announces entire Miramonte staff to be replaced

Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy told parents Monday evening that the district is replacing the entire staff of Miramonte Elementary School in the wake of the arrests last week of two teachers on lewd conduct charges. The unprecedented move is intended to build confidence among the many families who have lost faith in their neighborhood elementary school.

Hopes are bright for Wednesday morning’s Quadrantids meteor show

Quadrantids meteor shower: If you stay up late tonight — or get up really early tomorrow morning — there’s a good chance you’ll be rewarded with a spectacular light show up in the sky. The Quadrantids meteor shower is expected to be visible from 3 a.m. to 5 a.m. local time.

Snow wimps: Seattle is shut down by first real snow of the season

Color Seattle clueless. The city has always marched unarmed into its infrequent battles with snow, and Wednesday’s snowstorm was no exception. It is a city of formidable hills and politically correct small cars, many of which spent the morning sliding ineffectually around places such as Queen Anne Hill and Capitol Hill.

Court to decide if Occupy Seattle needs to find a new home

Posted on December 1, 2011 at 9:05 PM Updated Thursday, Dec 1 at 9:55 PM SEATTLE — Occupy Seattle protesters may soon need to pack up their tents and find a new place to stage their demonstration. A court hearing takes place Friday on an injunction over Seattle Central Community College’s (SCCC) attempt to evict the protesters.

King County To Enact $20 Car Tab Surcharge, Ax Ride-Free Zone

The King County Council is expected to bypass a public vote and enact a $20 surcharge on top of existing car tab fees to help fill a budget hole for King County Metro Transit. The council also plans to eliminate the downtown Seattle ride-free zone for Metro riders.

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We’ve passed a big milestone over on Breaking News’ Facebook page: 100,000 likes! True, this is a pretty modest Facebook audience compared to many other major brands. But unlike some of those brands, Breaking News is still a relatively new entity in the news ecosystem. We launched our Facebook page on June 11, 2010.

How Google beat AP with Iowa caucus results (and why it matters) | Poynter.

WNYC’s John Keefe decided to use Google’s election results for his map tracking the results of Iowa’s GOP caucus for three reasons: Tuesday night, he also learned that Google was faster.

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Fitch ratings agency says it has downgraded Greece further into junk status, from ‘CCC’ to ‘C’ following the announcement of the details of the country’s debt swap deal with private creditors. The agency said Wednesday the downgrade indicated “that default is highly likely in the near term.”

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By DARREN SAMUELSOHN | 2/21/12 12:33 AM EST The climate researcher says he made a “lapse of my own and professional judgment and ethics.” By KENNETH P. VOGEL and ABBY PHILLIP | 2/20/12 8:42 PM EST By KENNETH P.

My Way News – Latino Mormons speaking out against Romney

Latino Mormons speaking out against Romney Email this Story Feb 20, 4:40 AM (ET)By RUSSELL CONTRERAS ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – When Honduran-born Antonella Cecilia Packard converted to the Mormon Faith 20 years ago, she said it was like “coming home.”

Death of Florida’s ‘Dream’ bill – Tampa Bay Times

TALLAHASSEE – When the votes were tallied and the last lawmaker had left the room, the young adults wearing the paper graduation caps wept. Their long-shot hopes of winning in-state tuition for undocumented college students were dashed – at least for this year.

Obama campaign opens tech field office in San Francisco – Tech Talk – CBS News

(CBS) – The Obama campaign is opening a technology campaign office in San Francisco. According to a report by the San Francisco Chronicle, the President’s re-election campaign is hoping to rally support from the historically liberal region of Calif., as well as maintain technology “street cred.”

Preschooler’s Homemade Lunch Replaced with Cafeteria “Nuggets”

RAEFORD — A preschooler at West Hoke Elementary School ate three chicken nuggets for lunch Jan. 30 because a state employee told her the lunch her mother packed was not nutritious. The girl’s turkey and cheese sandwich, banana, potato chips, and apple juice did not meet U.S.

State Sen. Wendy Davis’ district to stay the same – PoliTex

Negotiators in San Antonio — trying to find common ground on state legislative and congressional districts so a primary date in Texas that can stick may finally be set — agreed to leave unchanged state Senate District 10, now represented by state Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth.

Linsanity at fever pitch in social media, Jeremy Lin is here to stay – Tech Talk – CBS News

(Credit: AP Photo/Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press) (CBS) – If you’re a basketball fan, you’ve probably heard of Jeremy Lin and all of the puns that have been associated his name. The New York Knicks phenomenon took the National Basketball League and the Internet by storm after Lin, who was then only known as a bench-warmer, scored 25 points against the New Jersey Net on Feb.

Payroll tax deal could come as soon as Wednesday – Political Hotsheet – CBS News

Negotiators working to strike a deal to extend the payroll tax holiday and unemployment benefits that expire at the end of this month are nearing a final agreement, according to aides and lawmakers with knowledge of the talks.

Multiple TCU Students Arrested In Campus Drug Bust

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – An early morning drug bust at TCU has lead to the arrest of ‘many’ students of the Fort Worth college. The school said the arrests were part of an investigation into students selling drugs, not just possession.

Redistricting hearing ends without maps, primary date; lawyers to return today

By Tim Eaton Updated: 9:54 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 Published: 9:38 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 SAN ANTONIO – A daylong court hearing on Texas’ redistricting maps ended Tuesday with no maps and no primary election dates, but the lead judge in the case held out hope that an agreement may be possible on state House and Senate district boundaries.

Beefy bouquet perfect for Valentines Day | News | Farmers Guardian

A CREATIVE butcher has come up with the perfect alternative to a dozen roses for Valentines Day – a beef bouquet. Antony Bowness, from Tewkesbury, crafted a bouquet from sirloin steak, inspired by a customer who came in one day carrying a bunch of roses.

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A three-judge panel in San Antonio will try to undo the tricky knot that is the schedule for the Texas primaries today in a hearing that could have major consequences for both Texas politics and the presidential race.

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The FAA plays down the warning, saying measures are in place to ensure well-trained controllers are ready to take over.

Poll shows Santorum leading GOP race in Tennessee

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Dodgers attorney: Bryan Stow may share blame for beating

An attorney for Dodgers owner Frank McCourt, defending the franchise against a lawsuit by San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow, predicted that a jury will place some of the blame on the brain-damaged victim of the vicious opening day beating.

Philip Vannatter, detective in Simpson and Polanski cases, is dead

Philip Vannatter, the Los Angeles police detective who was led the investigation of the brutal 1994 slayings of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, has died. His brother, Joe, told the Associated Press that he died of complications from cancer. He was 70. Vannatter was among the first detectives on the scene at former football star O.J.

SPLC says kids denied food stamps due to new immigration law

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The chief attorney for the Southern Poverty Law Center has sent a letter to Alabama state officials expressing concern that officials in some counties are using the new immigration law to deny food stamps to children of illegal immigrants.

Ai Weiwei: Ai Weiwei book shows the China artist’s softer side

May 31, 2011|By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times Reporting from Beijing – Before his rants about corruption made him persona non grata with the Communist Party, before he started agitating for the rights of children and evicted tenants, before he denounced the Beijing Olympics, there were the cats.

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Report of Quran burning sparks protests at Afghan base – CNN Belief Blog – CNN.com Blogs

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the Baghram Airfield in Afghanistan on Tuesday, spurred by reports that soldiers had burned a copy of the Quran at the base. NATO officials acknowledged that Islamic religious materials, including copies of the Quran, had been improperly disposed at the base, but could not definitely say whether any was burned.

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Santorum Defends ‘Phony Theology’ Remarks, Doubles Down On Religious Critique Of Obama | Roland Martin Reports

Tweet Santorum: People Mistook My Comment on Obama’s Christianity Source: The Huffington Post A more congenial Rick Santorum doubled down on several controversial, and religiously laden, remarks in an interview Sunday morning on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” where he defended his recent claims that prenatal testing results in abortions, that federally provided education was “anachronistic,” […]


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Mexico City’s bike revolution

20 February 2012 Last updated at 09:26 ET By Ignacio de los Reyes BBC Mundo, Mexico City On Sundays, cyclists and pedestrians have the city’s main avenue to themselves Families riding bikes, children on roller skates and barely a car in sight; it’s hard to believe this is usually one of the busiest roads in Mexico City.

Washington Watch: A.G. Kamala Harris On The Rights Of Homeowners In Distress & The $25 Billion Big Bank Deal Over Foreclosure Abuses | Roland Martin Reports

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Building a fair, pro-growth tax system – Your Money – CNN.com Blogs

Jeanne Sahadi, Stephen Moore, David Cay Johnston and Ali Velshi break down President Obama’s budget proposal and explain how the tax system can promote economic growth.

Nepalese woman accused of witchcraft and burned alive – CNN.com

updated 11:36 AM EST, Sat February 18, 2012 Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) — A 40-year-old mother of two was burned alive in central Nepal after she was accused of being a witch, police said Saturday.


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CNN’s chief business correspondent is a big fan of mystery novels. He broke down a few of his favourites for us.

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Molly Katchpole petitions Bank of America to drop unexpected $5 fee 300,000 customers join, generating national media attention Bank of America and all other major banks remove proposed fee Saudi women petition Hillary Clinton to support women’s right to drive 22,000 people join after Clinton declines give her support Clinton reverses stance, supports the Saudi women’s movement Ecuadoran women petition to close “clinics” that torture lesbian patients 113,000 people join, leading to protests in Quito Government agrees to investigate and close all remaining clinics A 4th grade class petitions Universal to stay true to Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax” 56,000 people join to demand the movie embrace an environmental message Universal Pictures brings the class’ green suggestions on its website Giants fan Sean Chapin petitions team to create a video against gay bullying 6,000 fans join, including four candidates for Mayor of San Francisco Giants become first sports team to create an “It Gets Better” video

The 43rd NAACP Image Awards – Nominees and Honorees

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Tweet SPECIAL EDITION OF WASHINGTON WATCH WITH ROLAND MARTIN FROM LOS ANGELES ON FEB. 19 FOCUSES ON THE DEATH OF WHITNEY HOUSTON, BLACK HOLLYWOOD’S ROLE IN THE 2012 ELECTION, AND THE FORECLOSURE CRISIS – Guests include California Attorney General Kamala Harris as well as an array of stars from Black Hollywood including Louis Gossett Jr, […]

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Slideshow: Remembering Zelda Kaplan, Beloved Party Animal

While socialite Zelda Kaplan’s death was a dramatic one – she collapsed in the front row of a fashion show yesterday – it’s fitting that she passed while in her element.

Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts to Star as Mother-Daughter in ‘August: Osage Country’

The Weinstein Co finally seems ready to move ahead on its long-planned adaptation of the Pulizer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, August: Osage Country. The company announced Wednesday that it has attached Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep to the project, which will be directed by John Wells (Company Men).

Socialite Keels Over in the Middle of a Fashion Show in the Front Row

Zelda Kaplan, the hard-partying 95-year-old socialite who has been a fixture of the New York scene since the ’60s, collapsed right in the middle of the Joanna Mastroianni fashion show at Lincoln Center yesterday, just as the second model walked past her. She was later pronounced dead.

New ‘Max Payne 3′ trailer. Plus: Exclusive image! | EW.com

Feb 16 2012 12:35 PM ET Max Payne 3 has been just over the horizon for a long time now – ever since new images first emerged of the gun-toting badass, looking much older, balder, and tank-toppier. But the hotly-anticipated shooter has finally nailed down a May 15 release date, and now comes a brand-new trailer which shines some light on the story.

This Week’s Cover: Whitney Houston’s life and legacy | EW.com

Feb 14 2012 04:22 PM ET Whitney Houston’s tragic death on the eve of the Grammy Awards was a shock to the music community and the world. Her fans and colleagues have struggled with her legacy in the days since her passing, reconciling her one-of-a-kind talent with her battle with substance abuse and troubled personal life.

‘American Idol’ recap: Not for the Faint of Heart | EW.com

HOLD ON! I’M COMIN’ Creighton Fraker gets a leg up on a tasty bed of Groove Sauce during the group round All American Idol recaps | TV Recaps Main Episode 10 | Aired Feb 15, 2012 By Annie Barrett | Published Feb 16, 2012 ‘Twas the night before Vegas in Hollywood, an evil place where friendly-seeming gnomes (the gnomes are not what they seem) can make thunder happen.

‘Revenge’ engagement party episode: Burning questions answered! | EW.com

ABC’s addictive sudser Revenge raises the stakes in each new episode. But last night that edict soared to a new level, as viewers were treated to what they’ve been waiting for all season: the return to the series-opening, murderous beach scene.

‘Heroes’ actress to star in Fox spy pilot — EXCLUSIVE | EW.com

Feb 15 2012 07:27 PM ET Former Heroes co-star Ali Larter just landed a top role in Fox’s spy drama pilot. Larter, who appeared in Resident Evil: Afterlife and played Niki Sanders on the NBC superhero drama, has been cast as in The Asset.

Kal Penn cast in ABC comedy pilot | EW.com

Feb 15 2012 06:45 PM ET Kal Penn could be returning to a regular TV series role. The Harold & Kumar and House actor has landed a role in ABC’s comedy pilot Prairie Dogs.

Casting call: Who should play Hannibal for NBC? | EW.com

Feb 15 2012 01:05 PM ET Now that NBC has ordered 13 episodes of Hannibal, the next step is to find someone charismatic (and terrifying) enough to play the title role of the cannibal serial killer.

‘Hawaii Five-0′ first look: James and Scott Caan stage small-screen family reunion | EW.com

Feb 15 2012 03:48 PM ET We’d be lying if we said our hopes weren’t sky high for the upcoming episode of Hawaii Five-0 that finds star Scott Caan sharing scenes with his father James Caan (both pictured below in this EW exclusive first look). But from the sounds of it, we won’t be disappointed.

Paget Brewster leaving ‘Criminal Minds’ | EW.com

Feb 15 2012 12:26 PM ET It was great while it lasted. After seven seasons on CBS’ Criminal Minds, Paget Brewster is leaving – and it sounds like it’s for good this time. EW has confirmed the actress will wrap up her time on the series after this season.

How I Met Your Mother’ boss on Ted and Robin’s future. Plus, what big change is coming? | EW.com

Feb 14 2012 09:17 PM ET Cliffhangers are somewhat of a specialty for How I Met Your Mother, and last night’s delivered one of the most reaction-inducing episode-enders of the season so far.

‘Cougar Town’ creator predicts ratings: Show ‘will not premiere as high as people hope’ BUT… | EW.com

Feb 14 2012 07:00 PM ET The Cougar Town cast has pounded grapes, traveled the country, and, from a promotional point of view, pretty much killed themselves getting word out about the return of their show tonight for an exciting third season after a lengthy absence. (EW readers likely have heard the news.)

CBS casts its Sherlock Holmes | EW.com

Feb 14 2012 05:16 PM ET CBS has found its Sherlock Holmes. The network has tapped Jonny Lee Miller to play the iconic detective in its modern-day reboot of the character. The former Eli Stone star will play Holmes in the CBS drama pilot Elementary, which has Holmes solving crimes in New York City.

Countdown to ‘Cougar Town’! 26 grape-pounding reasons to be excited for tonight’s premiere | EW.com

Feb 14 2012 12:00 AM ET Because there’s 26 ounces in a bottle of wine, duh. 26. Group singalongs with the Cul de Sac Crew 25. Pretend-ponderings from Jules on whether the group should drink less wine 23. Creepy/awesome mother-son moments between Jules and Trav 22.

‘Revenge’ sneak peek: Emily locks and loads her gun during the engagement party episode — EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | EW.com

Feb 14 2012 08:00 AM ET Tomorrow’s the day, Revenge fans! It marks the premiere of “Chaos,” the long-anticipated episode of the ABC soap that will finally return viewers to the events that were previewed at the engagement party for Emily (Emily Van Camp) and Daniel (Josh Bowman) during the series’ pilot.

Skyrim : 2012

CLICK HERE FOR PART 2- http://youtu.be/9WriurIFyyo Skyrim is still thriving in the year 2012 and Belethor’s distant cousin Gregethor is running the shop with Digurd, Sigurd’s distant relative. Buckets still get put on heads and coin purses still get thieved, and throwing fire and ice at each other is still the preferred way of settling a dispute.

5 things you should know before dating a journalist | rockmycar

This list is inspired by ProBlogger’s “Top 5 – Group Writing Project.” I’ve had this list in my head for some time, based on personal experience with the pitfalls of relationships (and there are soooo many) and watching my friends. Perhaps a new JACC workshop?

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NYT: Harry C. McPherson Jr., Counse

Harry C. McPherson Jr., an influential White House counsel and speechwriter for President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1965 to 1969 and the author of a classic insider’s memoir on Washington-style politics, died on Thursday in Bethesda, Md. He was 82. His death was from complications of cancer, his wife, Mary Patricia McPherson, said.

News from The Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt plans to sell up to 2.4 million shares of stock currently worth nearly $1.5 billion. Schmidt, now Google’s executive chairman, intends to stagger the sales of the stock over a one-year period. Google disclosed Schmidt’s plans in a Friday regulatory filing.

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

In an effort to put students first and make New York a national leader in holding teachers accountable for student achievement, Governor Cuomo, New York State Education Commissioner John King, and New York State United Teachers President Richard C. Iannuzzi announced a groundbreaking agreement on a new statewide evaluation system.

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Big Brother is Watching: The Reality Show You Didn’t Audition For by Amy Dillard :: SSRN

Number of Pages in PDF File: 51 Keywords: Open fields, Fourth Amendment, right to privacy, video surveillance, marijuana Dillard, Amy, Big Brother is Watching: The Reality Show You Didn’t Audition For (January 12, 2012). Oklahoma Law Review, Vol. 63, p. 461, 2011; University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No.

Alleged Suicide Bomber Arrested in D.C.

The FBI has arrested a man who thought he was going to carry out a bombing attack in Washington, but was in fact dealing with FBI undercover operatives all along, according to NBC News. The man, said by law enforcement officials to be from Morocco and in his early 30s, was arrested Friday morning after he put on what he thought was a vest containing explosives.

The Pulitzer Prizes | A Boy Who Was ‘Like a Flower’

BAGHDAD, March 30 — On a cold, concrete slab, a mosque caretaker washed the body of 14-year-old Arkan Daif for the last time. With a cotton swab dipped in water, he ran his hand across Daif’s olive corpse, dead for three hours but still glowing with life.

4 Times Journalists Held in Libya Faced Brutality

“They’re in the city!” the driver shouted at us. “They’re in the city!” Lynsey and Steve had worried that government soldiers might encircle the town, trapping us, but Tyler and Anthony discounted it.

Democrats Walk Out of Tense Hearing on Contraception (Video)

Feb 16 2012, 12:13 PM ET After a clash over the exclusion of women from a panel on birth control, three representatives march out in boycott. Three Democrats stalked out of a hearing on Capitol Hill today over disagreements about the slant and composition of a hearing on birth control and religion.

Smartphone apps dial up privacy worries – latimes.com

A new furor has erupted over digital privacy concerns following disclosures that Twitter Inc. and other social networking companies are reaching into people’s smartphones and retrieving their personal contact information without getting explicit permission.

Is Super PACs’ Influence on the 2012 Presidential Election Overhyped?

Fear is growing that well-funded super PACs will dominate the general election in the fall. After all, these nominally independent organizations can take unlimited corporate money and run negative advertisements without restriction as a result of the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision.

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Exclusive: Yahoo Asia Deal Talks Off for Now

February 14, 2012 at 10:10 am PT According to sources close to the situation, the discussions between Yahoo and its Asian partners have hit a potentially deal-breaking impasse over the efficacy of the centerpiece of the complex negotiation – a cash-rich split-off.

Pushing past mediocrity in the classroom

By Lisa Guernsey and Susan Ochshorn By Lisa Guernsey and Susan Ochshorn Teacher wars are raging across the nation. One side blasts the “bad” teachers, waving around student test-score data and demanding accountability. On the other side are teachers: Defensive, closing the doors to their classrooms – and to the promise of improving their practice.

Gorgeous Macro Photographs of Snowflakes by Matthias Lenke | Colossal

German photographer Matthias Lenke captured these wonderful macro shots of individual snowflakes yesterday. See more over on Flickr.


Mass Incarceration and Criminal Justice in America

A prison is a trap for catching time. Good reporting appears often about the inner life of the American prison, but the catch is that American prison life is mostly undramatic-the reported stories fail to grab us, because, for the most part, nothing happens.

Mitt Romney Misquoted Thomas Paine In Victory Speech

The Couch Jeremy Lin Sleeps On In New York 25 Hot Photos Of Matt Bomer In Honor Of His Coming Out Of… The Whitney Houston I Want To Remember The Couch Jeremy Lin Sleeps On In New York 25 Hot Photos Of Matt Bomer In Honor Of His Coming Out Of… The Whitney Houston I Want To Remember Hot Buzz Politics Mitt Romney Misquoted Thomas Paine In Victory Speech Is his staff relying too heavily on QuotationsPage.com?

Twitter users beware: Homeland Security isn’t laughing

Planning to make a joke on Twitter about bombing something? You might want to reconsider: according to a report from Britain, two British tourists were detained and then denied entry into the U.S. recently after they joked about destroying America and digging up Marilyn Monroe.

How long do you expect to live?

To just what age do you expect to live? You haven’t thought about it? I bet you have.


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How the digital blob feasts on our intimate data – CNN.com

Editor’s note: Andrew Keen is a British-American entrepreneur and professional skeptic. He is the author of “The Cult of the Amateur,” and the upcoming (June 2012) “Digital Vertigo.” This is the latest in a series of commentaries for CNN looking at how internet trends are influencing social culture.

Your Address Book Isn’t Yours

When this whole Address Book uploading fiasco blew up right in the middle of my post-TechCrunch time off, I figured things would have mostly blown over by the time I returned to my desk. Seems that’s not the case.

Apps uploading address books is a privacy side-show compared to DPI

While the hand-wringing over the future of journalism, blogging, the nature of conflicts of interest, yada yada, has been deeply interesting (alongside the personal attacks – we all like a good public fight don’t we?), it’s worth recalling that the furore was kicked off by a fairly pertinent point.

Jeremy Clarkson’s epic Forza Motorsport 4 live-action trailer

If your hands are already soaked with sweat in anticipation for the release of Forza Motorsport 4 on October 11th (in North America, Oct. 14th in Europe), we’ve got some good news. First, if you’re an Xbox Live Gold member, as of today, you’re able to download the demo for Forza Motorsport 4.

File Sharing in the Post MegaUpload Era

On January 18, 2012 global file sharing traffic collapsed. In a series of coordinate raids, US and New Zealand authorities seized thousands of MegaUpload servers and arrested its founder (at his own birthday party, no less). As the largest file sharing service on the Internet, MegaUpload downloads represented 30-40% of all file sharing.

TechCrunch | What Apple Should Do With Its $100 Billion In Cash: Buy Hollywood

“Kill Hollywood,” is the latest battle cry from Silicon Valley. If you are Paul Graham, that’s not a bad way to motivate young would-be founders to create new startups.

That Was Then, This Is Now | DayRiffer

That Was Then, This Is Now As mentioned by Colin Cowherd on his ESPN radio show, the appearance fee that Tiger Woods was paid to play in the recent Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship in the United Arab Emirates – estimated to be between $1.7 million and $2.7 million – is roughly, or may even exceed, Arnold Palmer’s career PGA earnings (a bit over $2.1 million).

The model, the yacht, the fat bloke … Kim Dotcom understands the internet

The founder of Megaupload carefully controlled his image. So what does this picture tell us about the man and his business? Kim Dotcom, self-styled mega-millionaire of the internet who now faces charges of massive online piracy, poses like a barking sealion showing off his yacht and his woman.

European startup accelerators are gradually revealing their performance figures

With the rise of numerous accelerator programs in Europe one cannot help but wonder whether jumping through the application process hoops, sweating through the mentoring sessions and flirting with investors at demo days are all worth a founders’ time.

Scientists say sugar is as toxic as alcohol – and there should be a drinking age for soda

Sure, sugar’s bad for you. But should we establish a drinking age for sugary sodas? According to UC San Francisco pediatric endocrinologist Robert Lustig, the answer is emphatically yes. He says that added sweeteners have health effects comparable to alcohol and tobacco, and should be regulated accordingly.

Media And Tech Startups Drive Manhattan Office Surge: Report

(Reuters) – Manhattan, arguably the financial capital of the world, has media and technology companies to thank rather than banks for its improving office market, according to a report real estate services company CBRE Group Inc (CBG.N) released on Wednesday.

hackNY » Fellows

The hackNY Fellows program, now entering its third year, is an experiential learning program introducing talented students to NYC’s startup community. hackNY Fellows have participated from all over the US and Canada, and have included students with coding talents in front end, back end, data science, and design.

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F ounders@Fail shares the stories behind what it really takes to build a business, launch a product, and raise funding. The stories may not be pretty, but for aspiring entrepreneurs, they’ll make you better prepared when that deal falls through, the financing doesn’t close, and your CTO quits…So tune in to our streaming interviews, come to our live events, and get to know our community of entrepreneurs.

Flick and Share – Share your Flickr sets with your friends!

A free service that allows Flickr users to generate a short-link to automatically download all the set’s pictures in high-resolution. Generated links are private but can be shared with friends, on social network or just used for personal backup.

Twitter doesn’t really raise money from Saudi prince – The Term Sheet: Fortune’s deals blog Term Sheet

The latest on private equity, M&A, deals and movements – from Wall Street to Silicon Valley Twitter doesn’t really raise money from Saudi prince By Dan Primack December 19, 2011: 10:53 AM ET Prince Alwaleed’s deal for Twitter isn’t a traditional investment.

Editorial: What’s wrong with TV, and what it might take to change it

America’s favorite pastime, and perhaps that of all first-world countries, has yet to be truly rocked by technology. Sure, there have been a few true advancements like on-demand, streaming and the DVR, but only about 30 minutes of the average seven hours of TV Americans watched in 2010 was time shifted.

Hot times in Silicon Valley

THE San Francisco Bay area is undergoing one of its periodic tech booms on the back of the flourishing of social networking firms. That boom, the Wall Street Journal tells us, is very good for local tech workers: Tech-jobs website operator Dice Holdings Inc.

NSFW: Data Porn

It’s been busy here at Wavii – our first 3,000 users were let on to the site! We know a lot of you are still waiting for invitations, but don’t worry, the gates will be opening soon. In the meantime, we thought we’d share some fun numbers from last week.

10 ways travel can boost your resume

While many people view travel as a fun hobby or interest, it can actually help gain experience and improve skills that are of interest to employers. While you shouldn’t put travel under work experience unless you had an internship or job abroad, you can create a separate section to discuss your international skills, include anecdotes in your cover letter, or give examples during the interview to give yourself a boost over the competition.


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A change at the top of The Huffington Post’s business desk: More of Peter Goodman on the ‘middle class’ | Capital New York

When Arianna Huffington hired Peter Goodman away from The New York Times to serve as editor of her website’s business and technology verticals back in September of 2010, the move was surprising for several reasons. For one thing, the notion that someone from such an esteemed paper might jump to Huffington’s splashy aggregator still seemed novel at the time.


Derek Thompson Might be America’s Most Underrated Blogger | Crasstalk

Why doesn’t The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson get more attention? I rarely see his stuff linked from other big economics-oriented liberal bloggers and he seems to always be overshadowed by the other writers at his own publication – folks like James Fallows, Ta-Nahesi Coates and (barf) Megan McCardle.


The Invincible Military-Industrial Complex

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Americans Love Canada, Poll Shows

In the eyes of Americans it’s hard to be more popular than Canada. In Gallup’s annual favorability ratings, no country scored better than America’s neighbor to the north. “A whopping 96% of Americans have a generally favorable view of Canada, while 3% view it unfavorably,” Gallup reported on its website.


A Blueprint for a 21st Century Workforce

In his State of the Union address, President Obama spoke directly to the need to create more high-wage jobs. “I want to speak about how we move forward, and lay out a blueprint for an economy that’s built to last,” he declared. “This blueprint begins with American manufacturing.”


Charles Murray on the new upper class « Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science

The other day I posted some comments on the voting patterns of rich and poor in the context of Charles Murray’s recent book, “Coming Apart.” My graphs on income and voting are just fine, but I mischaracterized Murray’s statements. So I want to fix that right away.


Brian Stelter: What I Read

How do people deal with the torrent of information pouring down on us all? What sources can’t they live without? We regularly reach out to prominent figures in media, entertainment, politics, the arts and the literary world, to hear their answers.


Unbroken homes: Five creative reuses for foreclosed houses

Last week, big banks agreed to fork over $26 billion to make up for some of the bungling and malfeasance that led to the massive national mortgage meltdown and economic implosion. Their misdeeds included everything from sloppy paperwork to cases where banks actually foreclosed on homes that they did not own.


Magazine readers prefer tablet versions to print

This doesn’t bode well for the future of print magazines: according to media measurement and insights firm GfK MRI, 67% of tablet users say they would rather read an electronic version of a magazine than a paper version.


Your Start-up Life: Advice on Work, Life, and Play for the Creative Class

This week I spoke with food entrepreneur Mario Batali: "Prove you can do something for someone else first and do not be afraid to work well below your pay potential to get essential experience at the ground level. All great workplace leadership positions merit five years of practice."


Book Reviews Aren’t Dead (Just Ask The Wall Street Journal)

Peter Osnos – Peter Osnos is a journalist turned book editor/publisher. He spent 18 years working at various bureaus for The Washington Post before founding Public Affairs Books. More Peter Osnos is founder and editor at large of PublicAffairs books and a media fellow at The Century Foundation which distributes this weekly “Platform” column.


The Top 1% Must Stop Insisting They’re Not Rich Right This Instant

Take a deep breath. Relax. Center yourself. Think about your bank account. Now. Are you ready for an article explaining why $196,000 per year is not that much money? Good.


Tech Blog: Tech Scene, Trends, People & Culture

There are 57 Wall Street analysts in Bloomberg’s database who follow Apple Inc., and only one of them has a “sell” rating: Edward Zabitsky. His reasoning? Zabitsky, an analyst at… More women are stepping into top roles in tech, filling a striking one in five CIO spots at top companies.


Quantifying Alien Encounters: the Rio Scale

I remember running SETI@home on my computer back in college. While some of the enthusiasm for this project has waned since then, people in the field of SETI, or the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, are still hoping and searching for evidence of aliens. And once that happens, we’ll be ready.


Leaked Docs from Heartland Institute Cause a Stir—But Is One a Fake?

Over the course of a few days, details have emerged. According to Heartland, someone contacted them pretending to be a board member, and requested that the organization “resend” their annual meeting board package to an alternative email address. And apparently some gullible staffer actually complied. The result is here.


The ‘Wow!’ Signal: One Man’s Search for SETI’s Most Tantalizing Trace of Alien Life

Late one night in the summer of 1977, a large radio telescope outside Delaware, Ohio intercepted a radio signal that seemed for a brief time like it might change the course of human history.


A Wikileaks-type website for Appalachia

COMMENTARY | February 12, 2012 Activists, their eye on coal companies and government, encourage whistle-blowers to post documents online. They promise confidentiality and plan to act as a conduit to reporters. By Jim Tobiasjtoby87@gmail.com A group of computer programmers, freelance journalists and transparency activists in West Virginia has begun a Wikileaks type whistle-blowing website aimed at coal companies, government bureaucracies and establishment groups in Appalachia.


The Value of Friends and Sponsors at Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings

Feb 16 2012, 10:56 AM ET Marty Mann, executive director of the National Committee for Education on Alcoholism, proved a valuable mentor for many early women of AA. Editor’s Note: This is the second in a three-part series from Amanda Smith about the drinking life of Countess Felicia Gizycka, daughter of famed newspaper editor Cissy Patterson, and the other women involved in the early Alcoholics Anonymous movement.