SEC Issues More Fines Over Magnetar Deals – and Appears to Move on
12 Dec 2013, 4:38 pm
by Jake Bernstein
and Jesse Eisinger
Five years after the financial crisis, the Securities and
Exchange Commission appears to be wrapping up its investigation into more than $40
billion worth of controversial mortgage deals
by A.C. Thompson
It’s been eight years since New Orleans police officers killed
Henry Glover and incinerated his
body, leaving his charred remains in a scorched Chevy Malibu parked on the
edge of the Mississippi Rive
by Nicole Collins Bronzan
As we reported with The New York Times this week, American and British spies have infiltrated online fantasy games, thinking them ripe for use by militants. Justin Elliott joins Stephen Engelberg i
by Charles Ornstein
When HealthCare.gov and
some state-run insurance marketplaces ran into trouble with their Web sites in
October and November, they urged consumers to submit paper applications.
U.S. House passes two-year budget plan; Senate vote next week
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a two-year, bipartisan budget plan that would end some automatic spending cuts on federal agencies and replace them with more targeted government savings.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday Jang Song Thaek, the uncle of leader Kim Jong Un and previously considered the second most powerful man in the secretive state, has been executed after a special military tribunal found him guilty of treason.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Chemical weapons were likely used in five out of seven attacks investigated by U.N. experts in Syria, where a 2-1/2-year civil war has killed over 100,000 people, according to a U.N. report published on Thursday.
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Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Are Women Wired Sexually Like Men?
Women may biologically be like men in their carnal desire. But historically they have been more mature in linking sex with love. The modern dissociation of the two is troubling, will lead to much heartbreak, and a lot of bad sex.
Mobile hacking is a growing threat that consumers need to take seriously. This is especially true for work phones and for anyone who uses mobile banking or saves financial or sensitive information on their smartphone.
If you have to scribble down bathroom graffiti, put some heart and truth into your work. The written material and frescos I'm provided with in communal restrooms almost never meet my expectations -- besides the little man on the boat, of course.