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Entries by Saki Knafo from 05/2011

Warren Buffett's Mistake: How The Saint Of Capitalism Damaged His Reputation

Posted 05.01.2011 | Business

Yesterday morning, thousands of shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway, one of the world’s most well-regarded companies, flocked to a convention hall in...

Americans React To Osama Bin Laden's Death: In Towns And Cities Across The United States, A Range Of Emotions

Posted 05.02.2011 | Politics

This story was written and reported in collaboration with our partners at Patch.com. Rosemary Cain awoke late Sunday to a phone call. “Osama ...

9/11 Victims' Family Members Reflect On Osama Bin Laden's Death

Posted 05.02.2011 | Politics

This story was written and reported in collaboration with our partners at Patch.com. Across the country today, family members of those who died in ...

Sony PlayStation Network Hack Is Just The Beginning Of Giant Data Thefts: Experts

Posted 05.06.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Howard Stringer, the CEO of Sony, apologized to customers Thursday for the "inconvenience and concern" caused by an attack on Sony's compu...

Jobs Increase In April, But The Employment Picture Isn't All Bright: A Look At Job Growth And Unemployment On The Local Level

Posted 05.06.2011 | Business

This story was reported and written in collaboration with our partners at Patch.com. If you're among the millions of Americans who don't have a job...

If An Earthquake Hits, Is Your Child's School Safe? California Legislators Vote For Audit Of School Construction Authority

Posted 05.12.2011 | Education

This story was reported in collaboration with our partners at Patch.com. At a hearing in Sacramento Wednesday morning, a committee of state legisl...

As The Mississippi Flood Threatens Louisiana, An Internet-Era Thoreau Bids Farewell To His House On The Atchafalaya

Posted 05.13.2011 | Green

"They say the water is coming," Jim Delahoussaye wrote on his blog early this week. "They have exploded the levees in Missouri to save Cairo from drow...

Arnold Schwarzenegger's Love Child Puts Him In Good Company: A Brief Summary Of The Long History Of Horny Politicos

Posted 05.17.2011 | Divorce

When Arnold Schwarzenegger assumed the governorship of California in 2003, he joined a short list of Hollywood actors who have gone from the screen to...

How Did Arnold Schwarzenegger Keep His Cheating Hidden For So Long?

Posted 05.20.2011 | Divorce

How did Arnold Schwarzenegger manage to hide the fact that he'd sired a child with his housekeeper while holding down perhaps the most high-powered jo...

Arnold Schwarzenegger And The History Of Career-Killing Hollywood Scandals

Posted 05.21.2011 | Entertainment

With Thursday's announcement that he'd be putting his Hollywood career "on hold," Arnold Schwarzenegger has left the world to wonder whether there'll ...

Dove Ad Casts Spotlight On Madison Avenue Racism

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When people ask Eugene Morris why he left a virtually all-white advertising firm in the early 1970s for an African-American one, he tells them about t...

Critics Of Sheriff Joe Arpaio Call Arrest Stings A Publicity Stunt

Posted 05.26.2011 | Politics

Joe Arpaio, the sheriff of Arizona's Maricopa County, calls himself "America's Toughest Sheriff." More likely, he is its most self-promotional. Arpaio...

The G8 Summit And The Arab Spring: Group Vows To Help Pro-Democracy Movements

Posted 05.27.2011 | World

As two days of meetings on the Normandy coast wound down Friday, the leaders of Group of Eight nations, better known as the G8, released a declaration...

The Meaning Of Memorial Day: Veterans Reflect

Posted 05.30.2011 | Impact

This story was reported in collaboration with our partners at Patch.com * * * * * What does Memorial Day mean to you? Anthony Borrelli answered ...