Wall Street Journal: Lois Lerner's IRS 'Immunity Deal': Rep. Jim Jordan, chairman of a House Oversight subcommittee that has been investigating the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups, says that "we need a special prosecutor." And he has a candidate in mind.... Mr. Jordan says that Ms. Lerner...
The Wall Street Journal has quoted US investigators who suspect that the missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370 may have flown for an additional four hours after it went missing from radar screens. [ more › ]
If as the Wall Street Journal is reporting, the lost Malaysia Airlines 777 may have transmitted automated service messages for hours after it disappeared, the entire search effort will be in the process of being totally restructured now. There is no evidence of such a reoganisation yet, but it is early. Nothing, no matter how [...]
Thursday is the one-year anniversary of Pope Francis’s election, and the 266th pope remains as popular as ever. A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds 55% hold a positive view of the pope, compared with just 7% who hold a negative view. About a quarter of Americans didn't have an opinion.
There is a significant deficit in recognition and control of hypertension in the Hispanic population of the United States, according to a new study published in American Journal of Hypertension (AJH). read more
Peggy Noonan, the former Republican speechwriter, recently authored a column the Wall Street Journal titled “Incompetence.” She highlighted examples of how Obama staffers “don’t have a background in executing” the policies the President...Show More Summary
In a policy retreat that is little-known and virtually uncovered in media circles (except for the Wall Street Journal), the Obama administration has effectively postponed, for three years, any requirement that those whose health care...Show More Summary
A Lexus van is apparently in hot demand in Japan. One of the country’s biggest Toyota and Lexus dealers has put in a request that such a vehicle be built on behalf of fellow dealers across Asia, according to industry journal Automotive News. The images seen here are of a Toyota Alphard/Vellfire van – sold [...]
Claimed prison guard punched him in face: “Man convicted in Chicago-area mass murder awarded $500,000? [WHAS, ABA Journal] Ken White “immediately repulsed and enraged” by Mayer-Brown-repped suit seeking removal of Glendale, Calif. “comfort...Show More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - Four of the biggest U.S. technology groups collectively hold an estimated $124 billion in U.S. Treasury debt, much of it offshore, earning them tax-free interest, the UK's Bureau of Investigative Journalism (BIJ) said on Thursday.
A new dinosaur species discovered in Portugal dominated the food chain 150 million years ago -- the Tyrannosaurus Rex of its time, researchers said last week. The new species is the largest land predator discovered in Europe and oneShow More Summary
NBC ignored its own poll Wednesday evening that had President Obama at an all-time low approval rating. Obama received just 41 percent approval and 54 percent disapproval in the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, but NBC only reported the findings on Wednesday morning's Today show in a news brief. NBC ignored that ObamaCare's approval was also underwater. read more
…and I was quoted! We blogger-types are just getting too darned respectable.
The developer of the popular Mac and iOS journal app, Day One, just released a much anticipated update feature called Publish, that allows users to post their journal entries directly to the web and social networks. For now, the Publish update is only available in the iPhone version of Day One. Show More Summary
A new paper published online today in the British Geriatrics Society journal Age and Ageing argues that despite a year-on-year increase in the number of people over the age of 50 being diagnosed with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), there is a reluctance of healthcare professionals to offer HIV tests to older people. Show More Summary
Although they are currently engaging in a $20 million USD lawsuit regarding equity in the Hoefler Type Foundry – who has designed fonts for everybody from The Wall Street Journal to the President of the United States – it’s undeniable…...Show More Summary
Brett Carlsen for The Wall Street Journal VeriFone Systems (PAY) set a new 52-week high today after reporting first-quarter results that beat expectations. Shares of the maker of merchant-payment terminals reached $32.94 Wednesday before retreating a bit. But the stock still logged an 11% gain to $32.44 in late afternoon trading. Verifone earnings topped expectations by [...]
Facebook recently launched its news reader Paper, and today former Wall Street Journal editor Liz Heron announced her new position at the
FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. Why Investors Should Rethink Those Art Investments (The Wall Street Journal) Art auctions sales were up 13% on the year to $12 billion in 2013. Show More Summary
A 70 million year old fossil found in the Late Cretaceous sediments of Alaska reveals a new small tyrannosaur, according to a paper published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE on March 12, 2014 by co-authors Anthony Fiorillo and Ronald S. Tykoski from Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Texas, and colleagues. read more