You may remember Jim Lehrer taking a beating after the last Presidential debate. Martha Raddatz, a reporter for ABC News, is moderating tonight's Vice-President debate. The people love her. They really, really love her.
Isn't this supposed to be a video game thing? Well, yes, but Microsoft's mission with the Xbox One is to navigate everything you do on a television, from talking to it and watching it to interacting with every gamer on the planet. Let's break down just how this bad boy can transform your living room.
Jamie Dimon, swaggering CEO of JP Morgan Chase, played both sides of the aisle perfectly while speaking at a Council on Foreign Relations event on Wednesday: he said he supports Obama's tax plan while also taking the Democrats and the Federal Reserve to task over banking regulations.
Turkey is just about fed up with Syria and they're not going to take it anymore. Today, they've announced they're going to respond—really respond—if they're attacked again, and they forced down a Syrian plane flying from Moscow to search it for heavy weapons.
There's a new Klout professor in town. Ryan Thornburg is basing twenty percent of his students' grades on how much they can raise their Klout score. Unfortunately for the kids, that means they're shooting blindly into the ether and hoping for the best. So far, it's barely working.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu picked a great time to call for an early election. He's practically been campaigning for a month now.
Daredevil parachutist Felix Baumgartner will not be attempting to break the record for the highest sky dive ever today. The winds were too dangerous and they had to call off the jump.
A rogue graffiti artist casually took out a marker and wrote on a Rothko painting at the Tate Modern gallery in London today.
Reince Priebus lowers the expectations for Paul Ryan's debate performance because he just loves Joe Biden's debating skills so much; David Axelrod praises Mitt's performance while explaining the Obama campaign has reviewed the tape and adjusted their strategy for the next debate.
Saturday Night Live's Seth Meyers scored the week's biggest exclusive by getting Big Bird to to stay up way past his usual bed time to comment on being the center of attention in Wednesday night's debate.
If you had better things to do with your Saturday night than stay in and order a $5 online pay-per-view, be thankful that you didn't miss much by skipping the debate between Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly.
A chicken stand in Cleveland, Ohio has seen a boom in business from Republicans after the vendor, Terry Leu, gave the President some lip while the President toured the West Side Market yesterday.
ABC has made a terrible, terrible mistake with their choice of which Olympic sport to turn into a reality competition. Diving was not the breakout sport of the Olympics. Gymnastics was.
The Ohio Democratic Party took out a full page ad in The Lantern, the Ohio State student newspaper, that was simply a picture of the Republicans face with a quote laid over top saying, "I have been a Michigan and Wolverine fan for a long, long time."
Paolo Gabriele, the 46-year-old former butler to the Pope, is going to serve his 18 month punishment for stealing confidential documents in the safety of his Vatican City apartment.
It was a big month for the Obama campaign, apparently. The Democrats raised $181 million in September almost entirely on the backs of small donations, according to the President's twitter account.
Jack Welch is still pretty sure yesterday's job numbers were fudged, but he doesn't have any proof and he can't defend himself otherwise.
Despite journalists and witnesses simply walking into the U.S. consulate for weeks now, the FBI didn't conduct an on-site investigation until today because of 'security concerns.' They also needed Libya's permission and an extensive military escort before they could go in.
It took him long enough, but Romney finally admitted his 47 percent speech was 'completely wrong' during an interview with Fox News tonight.
Samsung posted a ridiculously high $7.3 billion quarterly profit from July to September, which is a personal best, so the company shouldn't have any trouble paying Apple that pesky $1 billion they won in court.
A group of nine high-profile Julian Assange supporters are still trying to get money back they put up when Assange was arrested by British authorities and they expected him to be extradited to Sweden.
If you are confused by a bunch of political reporters are making a big deal about deceased former President Theodore Roosevelt 'winning' something today, know you are not alone. Just know Teddy's win today is a bigger deal than you think.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn dodged rape allegations for the second (third?) time in a year when French prosecutors today stopped pursuing charges he allegedly raped a prostitute in a Washington hotel room. Unfortunately for DSK, he's still got a small list of sex scandals on his plate.
U.S. intelligence officials are putting the final touches on reports about the militants suspected to be involved in the attack on the Libyan embassy that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three others.
Think Progress is having a no good, very bad Tuesday. The liberal media-watching site got hit with Google's Red Screen of Doom, aka a malware warning, and they've taken their whole operation offline until it's fixed.
Jerry Brown's decided to relegate therapy designed to convince minors they aren't gay to "the dustbin of quackery," in California. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Saturday evening that Brown signed a bill that night banning gay-to-straight therapy for minors.
For weeks -- weeks! -- we've waited with bated breath to see who Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez would endorse in the American presidential race. We finally have our answer.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie pulls triple duty -- appearing on Face the Nation, This Week, and Meet the Press -- to tell the whole world how he thinks Wednesday night's debate is going to change the face of the election forever.
There was yet another green-on-blue attack in Afghanistan on Sunday in which two Americans and three Afghans were killed. The death of a U.S. soldier brings the total number of troop deaths in the Afghan war to over 2,000.
Saudi-owned news agency Al Arabiya are touting a massive leak of Syrian intelligence documents, and their first leak alleges to show Russia was the one who ordered Syria take down the Turkish fighter jet in June, and for Syria to kill and dispose of the pilots.
Maria Shriver had Arnold Schwarzenegger convinced running for office was a bad idea, but her mother, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, told her to let Arnold run.
Keeping with the pacified spirit of the country since the attack on the U.S. embassy, the Libyan government coordinated an arms collection drive over the weekend. Hundreds of Libyans returned weapons in different cities across the country, including three heat seeking missiles and a tank.
Yemen's president is so in love with the fleet of drones the U.S. uses in his country that he thinks they're more advanced than the human brain.
Omar Khadr, the last westerner left in Guantanamo Bay and the facility's youngest inmate ever, was shipped back to his home country, Canada, early Saturday morning.
Arthur O. Sulzberger, the man responsible for making the New York Times the paper you know it as today, passed away on Saturday after a long fight with illness at his home in Southampton.
The Department of Homeland Security made it clear to Democratic lawmakers this week that a same-sex relationship qualifies as a reason to delay deporting an illegal immigrant living in the U.S.
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority
amended their rules on Thursday prohibiting any ads they feel might "imminently incite or provoke violence or other immediate breach of the peace." Like, say, one that results in an activist being arrested (on video!) for defacing an ad.
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