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Wal-Mart's Manhattan Project

Al Norman | Posted 11.25.2011 | Business
Al Norman

For Wal-Mart to match the market share it has across America, it would have to open 159 stores in NYC -- and nearly 14,000 jobs would be lost at other merchants. This would be the retail equivalent of an atomic bomb dropped on the retail economy in Gotham.

14-Year-Old, Arran Fernandez, Offered Place At Cambridge

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — A 14-year-old math prodigy has been offered a place at Britain's prestigious Cambridge University – if he can pass just one more ...

U.S. To Boost Combat Force In Afghanistan With 14,000 Troops

Los Angeles Times | Julian E. Barnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reporting from Washington - U.S. officials are planning to add as many as 14,000 combat troops to the American force in Afghanistan by sending home su...