Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart went after Fox News contributor Judith Miller, who said recent Obama administration leaks hurt national security. But hold on, Judy: Weren't you the recipient of some leaks yourself back in the day?
Obama won a second term! And just as with every other point in the election, the nation's pundits are already telling us what it means. Here are all their takes as they come in.
The notoriously secretive Florida Governor Rick Scott pleasantly surprised journalists a couple months ago by announcing a project where anybody could access his emails. Turns out, he was only showing emails from an account mostly used by his conservative supporters, the Tampa Bay Times' Toluse Olorunnipa reports.
If you look at the amount of time between iPhone releases in the past, you get an average of 298 days, according to numbers complied by MacRumors. Well, we hit that landmark. It has now been 301 days since the release of the iPhone 4S. It is now okay to whine.
The spectacle of right-wingers like Michele Bachmann throwing around accusations that State Department deputy chief Huma Abedin is a secret agent of the Muslim Brotherhood has been remarkably information-free. So we decided to trace the most ardent supporter's case for radical Islamic infiltration of the U.S. government. The results are a tangled, convoluted mess.
With all the talk of an impending cyberwar as the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 travels through Congress, the question of what a cyberwar would actually look like is still pretty ambiguous. Is it fear mongering? Or is the impending doom for real? We asked some experts to get a better sense of what cyberconflict looks like in reality.
Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart introduced a new segment targeting Sanford Weill, former CEO of Citigroup.
Not all of Romney's tax returns are public yet, but according to his 2010 and 2011 returns, the presidential candidate made way more income and paid less in taxes than any of the past five presidents, according to information compiled by the Sunlight Foundation.
Jon Stewart delves into the debate surrounding President Barack Obama's "you didn't build that" line last night on The Daily Show. Or rather, he delved into the lack of need for debate around Obama's poorly worded assertion that businesses received government help to succeed.
Jon Stewart went on "Gaywatch: Holdouts Editions" Monday night on The Daily Show, taking down two institutions that have recently reaffirmed discrimination against gay people: The Boy Scouts and Chick-Fil-A.
Wikipedia data shows that one of the first questions people had upon learning of Friday's shooting in Aurora, Colorado, was: what's that state's death penalty policy?
While reporters grilled accountants to speculate about what might be in the tax returns Mitt Romney refuses to release, Jon Stewart at The Daily Show already knows: Romney found unique ways to store money he couldn't put in offshore accounts in the Cayman Islands, Switzerland, and that island from Lost.
Everybody knows that Europeans took a lot of land from Native Americans, but this animated GIF by Tumblr user sunisup gives a great sense of just how fast the people living in North America were pushed west after Christopher Columbus "discovered" the continent.
Are you angry about the LIBOR scandal? If not, allow Jon Stewart to get outraged for you about how the London Interbank Offered Rate interest rate that was manipulated by banks.
In the fight for control of news coverage between powerful politicians and business moguls and the reporters who cover them, it's clear who is winning: The powerful, not the reporters.
Can't go to London for the Olympics this summer? The Guardian has an interactive map of Olympic Park with 360º panoramic photos of the inside of major venues.
Egyptian protesters threw tomatoes at Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's motorcade on Sunday, prompting Jon Stewart to ask on last night's The Daily Show: "I know you there in Egypt are new to the public protest thing, but the literal throwing of tomatoes? It's a bit of cliché, you know what I mean?"
A chart from the International Monetary Fund's global financial stability report shows just how dire the need for cash is for Spanish and Italian banks which are poised to receive fresh funds from the European Central Bank.
Stephen Colbert waded into the conversation around Anne-Marie Slaughter's Atlantic cover story about "Why Women Still Can't Have It All" by inviting her onto The Colbert Report on Monday night.
The Daily Show's back after a lengthy break, and Jon Stewart welcomed back viewers--that is, except for the DirecTV subscribers that lost Comedy Central over a dispute between DirecTV and Comedy Central owner Viacom.
About 80 percent of cell phone users in Kenya use mobile money, or payments by cell phone. Just over four years ago, nobody in Kenya was using mobile payments, according to World Bank.
Rick Perry — who is still governor of Texas and is soon moving back to the official gubernatorial residence in Austin that was recently rebuilt to the tune of $25 million — is not the first politician to be criticized for spending lots of money for personal comfort. But we wanted to know how it stacked up to previous scandals of extravagance.
At the beginning of the century, the population in suburbs grew faster than the cities they surrounded. Now, it's reversed.
Think restaurant critics are unfair? This chart comes from the The Daily Meal which looked carefully at the first six months of new New York Times food critic Pete Wells' reviews and found that he's so far handing out a lot more stars than his predecessors Sam Sifton and Frank Bruni.
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