There has been plenty of speculation that Facebook's much-anticipated IPO would likely happen in mid-2012, but finally we have a report of a specific timeframe: the third week of May.
Did you visit The Drudge Report yesterday to get the latest breaking news on the Obamacare decision? We were mainly focused on CNN (big mistake) but if you stopped by Matt Drudge's breaking news site, you were not alone.
Nine years of ill will built up toward American contractors working in Iraq is finally (and unsurprisingly) coming to head now that the U.S. military is officially withdrawn from the country.
Seemingly succumbing to the various fellow GOPers pressuring him to stop bashing financial professionals like Romney, Newt Gingrich is walking back the attack ads against Mitt that
his campaign his super PAC is running.
Wow, this is just getting sad. Appearing on a Savannah, Ga., radio station on Friday, Rick Perry again messed up his now-famously gaffe-prone talking point about the three government departments he'd like to cut.
It turns out releasing about 600 political prisoners was enough for the U.S. to make its own show of goodwill.
At the Consumer Electronics Show today, we've learned this somewhat astonishing stat -- even by Google's standards.
Uh oh. Maybe the U.S. representative who authored the Stop Online Piracy Act should know better than to break the rules his law (if passed) would penalize him for.
If the latest statements from U.S. military men are any indication, the Pentagon is pretty worried that that awful video of Marines peeing on killed Taliban Afghans is not a fake.
So it looks like some good may have come out of Hillary Clinton's trip to Myanmar and/or Burma in November.
In the wake of Mitt Romney's unshocking win in New Hampshire, Jon Stewart took a look at the more interesting contests of Tuesday night: the race for second and third.
Sugar? Check. Tobacco? Check. Trans-fats? Check. Hmm, what other substantive vice does New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg have left to crack down on? Oh, alcohol!
Jon Stewart couldn't tackle the New Hampshire primary since polls closed after he filmed, but that didn't stop him from weighing in on one the GOP field's favorite punching bags: Iran.
Earlier on Tuesday the the U.S. Coast Guard cuttter Monomoy saved the crew of another Iranian vessel, this time in the northern Persian Gulf, who maydayed for help after it started flooding.
Sad news, factory-made baked-good lovers: Hostess, the maker of Twinkies, is filing for bankruptcy -- but it isn't so much because Americans don't find Twinkies delicious anymore.
If the contentious Republican presidential field can agree on anything anymore, it's that the free market is king and the Democrats' "class warfare" against it is wrong. So why, Jon Stewart asks, have the rest of the GOP hopefuls ganged up on Mitt Romney for being rich?
There's no AC and some units are a 27-story walk-up, but at least there's satellite TV. Torre de David, which almost sounds like a luxury condo but is actually a half-built commercial skyscraper in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas that squatters have been living in since 2007.
Independent film studio Summit Entertainment, famous for wooing many a teenage girl with its Twilight films, has been wooed itself, as it reportedly will be bought by Lionsgate for $700 million.
After hiring a serious journalist in Ben Smith as its editor-in-chief, BuzzFeed is getting a serious amount of money to back up his effort in churning out serious journalism from the site that got famous from aggregating LOLcats.
Newsweek/The Daily Beast editor Tina Brown has hired David Frum, the pundit who exiled himself from conservatism, to join her magazine-web mini-empire.
Jon Stewart looked at the high-pitched rhetoric over President Obama's recess appointments and compared the outrage over the relatively arcane and minor bureaucratic loophole with the complete lack of outrage over his more clear-cut expansions of presidential authority.
Joseph Kennedy III, who you can probably guess is a member of that Kennedy family, wants to run for Barney Frank's vacated seat in Congress, reports The Boston Globe.
Like some American political pundits, an Irish bookmaker considers Monday's Iowa caucus results too close to call too, refunding $6,000 to bettors who chose barely second-place Rick Santorum.
Fifth place in Iowa apparently isn't deterring Rick Perry just yet, as he's now tweeting that he's moving on in his campaign to South Carolina.
AllThingsD's Kara Swisher has the scoop that Yahoo is ready to name Scott Thompson, current president of eBay's PayPal service, as its next CEO.
One curious thing we've learned from Sunday's horrific arson attacks in Queens is that Starbucks Frappuccino bottles may not have been randomly chosen as the weapon of choice, since they apparently are ideally suited for making Molotov cocktails.
New Yorkers, next time you moan about how long your commute is (i.e., when your leave work today), don't make your complaints aimlessly. Aim them straight at the subway lines that could've taken you home faster if only they'd been built!
Quick: What's Mitt Romney's real first name? (No Googling!) If you didn't guess "Willard," you're in the same boat as 94 percent of America that somehow still doesn't know all that much about a guy who's been running for president for five years.
Like Apple with Siri, another big-name tech company, Facebook, created a little abortion-related controversy of its own when it pulled home abortions instruction from its site last week.
Ahead of today's caucuses in Iowa, Newt Gingrich woke up early to do some heavy Mitt Romney bashing only to go on to say that he'd still vote for him in a head-to-head matchup with President Obama.
The United States and Taliban certainly has a tense relationship this last decade - the U.S. ousted it from power in Afghanistan, after all -- so mending that relationship in 2012 needs a very basic starting point: a place to negotiate.
The New York Times has raised its price from $2 to $2.50 (or "to 2.50 from $2" if we go with The Times's style) for non-Sunday issues beginning today.
Bob Anderson, who died on Sunday in a British hospital at 89, is known for bringing to life one of the most iconic Hollywood images -- the Star Wars lightsaber battle -- but we were never really suppose to know about him in the first place.
On Saturday, members of what the AP and The New York Times call Israel's community of ultra-Orthodox Jews protested against secular Israelis by comparing them to Nazis -- a move which got the latter (predictably) riled up.
Meet "Antonio C," the name court documents give to a nearly century-old Italian man looking to divorce his wife of 77 years.
Newt and Callista Gingrich's romance gets the typical People treatment that the magazine gives all celebrities who should be out of the spotlight already.
With Iowa caucus five days away, The New York Times has taken to the important business of figuring out the people behind the poll numbers by putting on its own episode of MTV Cribs.
Reports are filtering out of Syria this morning that security forces opened fire on protesters several blocks away from a government building Arab League fact-finders were visiting.
Yep, it's another controversial statement from Hugo Chavez -- but he really seems to dial up the Nut-O-Meter to 11 with this cancer conspiracy theory.
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