Robert Samuelson on deficit reduction, James Surowiecki on consumer spending, and Albert Hunt on Herman Cain
Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope, the hip hop duo that makes up Insane Clown Posse is pretty unhappy with the FBI for labeling their fan-base, known as Juggalos, as a "loosely-organized hybrid gang," so unhappy that they're suing.
The National Restaurant Association has allowed one of the women who accused Herman Cain of sexually harassing her to waive the non-disclosure agreement, and her lawyer said, "My client stands by the complaint she made," but declined to give more details of the incidents.
Mitt Romney and Herman Cain both spoke to an audience of fiscal conservatives at the Americans For Prosperity Foundation’s annual summit today in Washington D.C., and as is the case any time a group of Republican nominees get together, much of interest went down
Israel stopped a flotilla of ships headed past its Gaza blockade today in a confrontation that went much more smoothly than the one that resulted in the death of eight Turkish citizens and one American in May 2010.
Michigan's Senate passed an anti-bullying measure today, but at the last minute Republicans added a clause reasserting freedom of expression for "religious or moral viewpoints."
Not to be totally outdone by their peers in Oakland, over 15 Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested today after they linked arms to block the lobby to the Goldman Sachs headquarters in New York.
Taking a breather from staving off financial Armageddon at the G-20 Summit today, President Obama had a little fun at French President Nicolas Sarkozy's expense.
Yesterday, White House fact checkers sought to disprove the falsehoods put forward by ... the White House.
Even 2,500 years after Ancient Athenians conceived of democracy, we can't stop talking about it, especially after the news broke that Greece decided to put Europe's rescue package up for a country-wide referendum.
Politicians and political watchers alike are trying to capitalize on Twitter's once straightfoward hashtag symbol.
After a big drop this morning, U.S. stock markets rebounded a bit on news that Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou probably won't get his disastrous referendum after all.
The Arab League will announce tomorrow a deal it forged with the Syrian government to stop the government's brutal crackdown on unrest, Syria's state media reported today.
Parliament saw new internal notes and emails between News Corp. employees today that indicate James Murdoch and other executives were aware of its British newspapers's proclivity for phone hacking.
"Heads I win tails you lose," is an old game of rigged odds, but it's been getting a lot of play among this week's opinion writers, concerned as they are with the state of our financial industry.
Uniting news reports from across the east coast, Weather.com declared this weekend's storm, "a snowtober to remember."
Intrepid-Washington Post reporter Ned Martel asked costume store owners and pollsters alike, and discovered that no one wants to dress up like Sarah Palin this year, perhaps the most festive sign that her political star is fading.
Parts of the Northeast are predicted to get up to a foot of snow this weekend, which would likely -- and unsurprisingly -- set records for October snowfall in many locations.
Police shot and injured a lone gunman after the man fired shots toward the U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo.
Hewlett-Packard, the world's largest tech company, decided to keep its PC business after calculating that spinning it off would cost $1.5 billion.
Major banks -- located not on Wall Street but in midtown Manhattan -- are worried about a planned Occupy Wall Street march to their headquarters tomorrow.
Check out this photo of a volunteer meeting for the Elizabeth Warren campaign that's being passed around today.
President Obama, it seems, is well within the tradition of American presidents who got stuck with a foreign policy catchphrase not of their making.
The cliche: Offering unsolicited advice is pretty much a pundit's job description, but when writing about Occupy Wall Street, they seem compelled to note that the protesters themselves do not actually seek their guidance.
Occupy Wall Street protesters in New York are worried that cold weather will mute their movement, and the freezing temperatures elsewhere in America prove that they're right to stress about it.
President Obama will compare the Republican primary to a reality TV show while sitting on the couch of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Tuesday evening.
A new tumblr getting attention today asks the question on every Brooklyn-goer's mind: Halloween or Williamsburg?
Ian Murphy, the editor of a satirical Buffalo-based newspaper who last made headlines when he prank called embattled Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, posing as billionaire David Koch, has been arrested for wielding a dildo at an anti-gay marriage protest in New York.
Researchers got a glimpse into an archive of Saddam Hussein's papers -- and thus his conspiratorial mind -- today.
Rupert Murdoch was repentant but stood his ground while facing angry critics at a shareholder meeting today.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor abruptly cancelled a speech scheduled for today about income equality at the Wharton School of Business after Occupy Philadelphia protesters lined up by the hundreds to attend.
Libyan leaders aren't quite sure how to go about the most immediate decision facing them after the former dictator's death: how to go about burying him.
An unusually silly sounding word has become the preferred way to describe the GOP front-runner.
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