Cartoonist Tony Auth shows us the money.
The Financial Times became the latest news agency to fall prey to the Syrian Electronic Army, the hacking group which has claimed the social media scalps of the AP, The Onion, the BBC, and NPR, perhaps signaling that news outlets should be more like The Onion and come clean about how they're getting hacked.
In case you needed more evidence of the BlackBerry plummet from relevancy or that iPhones are winning the smartphone war, a thief has been mugging Columbia's students and has, sadly, been handing back their lame BlackBerrys.
The wife and son of Robert "Bob" Levinson, an ex-FBI agent kidnapped in Iran in 2007, sent out a heart-breaking plea today begging for his captors to allow Levinson to return home.
Cartoonist Nick Anderson makes light of Iran's newly-acquired drone.
President Barack Obama says the Senate Republicans' decision to block today's nomination "absolutely make no sense" and tells GOP critics of his foreign policy to ask Osama bin Laden about "appeasement."
U.S. citizen Lerpong Wichaikhammat has begun a two-and-a-half-year jail term in Thailand for insulting the Thai monarchy in a blog post that linked to an banned biography of the king.
In one of the more bizarre things you'll read about the CIA today, the secret Romanian prison the agency had been suspected of running has been found -- not in a some remote location tucked in the country's mountainside but in a tree-lined suburb of the nation's capital, Bucharest.
Ouch, Newt Gingrich's gay sister, Candace Gingrich-Jones told Rachel Maddow yester-night that she wouldn't be voting for her brother should he snag the nomination--her snag being his anti-gay rights position.
Yesterday Mythbusters shot a cannonball into someone's home, and no they weren't trying to bust the myth of "shooting a cannonball into someone's home."
The Pearl Harbor Survivors Association will commemorate their last Pearl Harbor anniversary today, the group sadly lacks the number of able-bodied members to keep on going.
Cartoonist Nick Anderson on the U.S. Postal Service's budget cuts.
The Players: Joe Klein, a Time columnist currently wondering why Republicans don't seem to like Mitt Romney; John McCain, a former presidential candidate who once was a Republican who didn't love Romney
In news to add to your Republican flip-floppiness mental cache, Newt Gingrich kind-of, sort-of, voiced his support of an individual healthcare mandate this morning on Glenn Beck's radio show.
When Jon Corzine placed shaky trades on European sovereign debt and made the bad decisions which sunk MF Global, he did so despite warnings from his chief risk officer.
"One time we were having sex, and I was looking up at the ceiling, thinking about, ‘What am I going to buy at the grocery store tomorrow?'" Ginger White tells the Daily Beast, not at all sounding like someone who is exhausted and humiliated by the media circuit.
Following the publicized lack of an Obama apology for the airstrikes which ended in the friendly-fire death of 24 Pakistani soldiers, the U.S. is vacating a drone base in Shamsi base in Pakistan--a move that sounds way more serious than it actually is.
After declining invitations to the Donald Trump-moderated
reality television show Newsmax debate, Ron Paul and Jon Huntsman got speared by Trump on the Today show.
In a glimmer of good news in an otherwise horrifying story, it turns out that the Afghan woman identified as Gulnaz who was jailed for or being a victim of rape or as Afghan law describes, "adultery by force", has been pardoned without the condition that she marry her rapist.
In exchange for releasing Warren Weinstein, a 70-year-old American aid worker who they may or may not be holding captive, al Qaeda is demanding an end to airstrikes in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, and Yemen; the release of Taliban suspects worldwide; and the release of all Guantanamo detainees.
U.S. officials are claiming that Pakistan had given their approval for the American airstrikes that accidentally killed 24 Pakistan soldiers on Saturday, adding to the messy aftermath and political posturing of this friendly-fire tragedy.
Players: Bikram Choudhury, the multi-millionaire creator of the very popular, brand-named, sweat-filled, inferno-facilitated Bikram Yoga practice; Gregory Gumucio, a one-time right hand man to Choudhury who now heads up Yoga to the People, a boho, hippy-ish yoga company determined to make yoga affordable to everyone.
Italy's sexy, new, supposedly efficient," technocratic" government made up of bankers, admirals, professors and experts accidentally named some random professor from Canada to their agricultural committee.
Coca-Cola's white holiday coke can is dead, dead two months before their run-through date, and it's your fault.
If you're looking for ex-Sheriff Patrick J. Sullivan Jr., he's currently an inmate at Patrick J. Sullivan Jr. Detention Facility in Centennial, Colo., after being arrested for trying to trade crystal meth for gay sex.
The White House has decided that President Obama will not apologize to Pakistan for the deaths of two dozen soldiers in NATO airstrikes last week, which means Pakistan will have to settle for a sorry from Hillary Clinton instead.
Cartoonist Nick Anderson explains our trust issues.
The Players: Manhunt, a gay dating site founded in 2001 with over 6.5 million members and their new, racy, gay billboards; Kelly Cole, co-president of the Valley View elementary PTA who thinks those ads are too racy and gay.
Congress has lifted a five-year-old ban on butchering and funding horse meat, proving our love of money, jobs, and, yes, horses are the very reasons they could soon be what's for dinner.
Herman Cain's alleged 13 or 14-year, "on-again, off-again" mistress, Ginger White spoke with George Stephanopoulos this morning.
A day after the British Embassy in Tehran was ransacked by Iranian students, Britain has sent all of its staff home, Norway has closed its embassy, and an Iranian Parliament member offered up a non-apology, apology for this state-approved, animosity-filled mess.
The Players: Niall Ferguson, writer, historian, brainy professor at Harvard who isn't afraid of rebutting a bad review with a lawsuit; Pankaj Mishra, writer, essayist, brainy reviewer for the London Review of Books who isn't afraid of unleashing a scathing review.
In an interview with the usually cheery, softball-question-laden Today show, Barney Frank got irritated with Savannah Guthrie's questions, calling it "gotcha journalism."
In your "Can they actually do that?" moment of the day, the Thai government has issued a warning that anyone who "likes" or "shares" a Facebook comment insulting the Thai Monarchy is committing a crime.
Cartoonist Tom Toles sees a similarity between our planet and Humpty Dumpty.
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has officially stepped down, signed over a transfer of power agreement and landed himself a nice deal in the process--possibly avoiding the fate of overthrown Arab dictators before him.
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