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Joshua Cooper Ramo: Surprise! Global Financial Crisis Could Turn China Into A Superpower

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

The Chinese banking system has been through so much stress during the last few decades, they are in a much better position than the U.S. to deal with the global financial crisis, says Joshua Cooper Ramo.

Regina Lasko Photos: Letterman Talks About Marrying Her (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Go here to see HuffPost's Letterman Big News page and read updates on the extortion plot David Letterman announced on Monday's "Late Show" that he ...

Bernanke, Geithner Testify On Bank Plan, AIG (LIVE VIDEO)

The Huffington Post/MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and William Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, appe...

Matt Lauer Has Shoulder Surgery Following Bike Accident

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Matt Lauer is recovering from surgery to repair the shoulder he separated when he fell off his bike while avoiding a deer that jumped...

James Davis, Stanford CFO, Cooperating With Investigators

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DALLAS — The chief financial officer of the troubled companies owned by Texas billionaire R. Allen Stanford has promised full cooperation with f...

David Letterman Marries Regina Lasko

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — David Letterman said he and longtime girlfriend Regina Lasko had a bumpy trip to matrimony last week. During a taping Monday of C...

Matt Lauer In Bike Accident With Deer, Absent From "Today"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — A flip off his bicycle took "Today" show co-host Matt Lauer off the air Monday with a shoulder injury. Lauer, 51, was riding his bic...

Gossip Girl: March Madness

Daniel Sweren-Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Daniel Sweren-Becker

Chuck offers to lick Blair's wounds. I wouldn't mind seeing the logistics of this.

Arthur Delaney

JP Morgan Spending Millions On Jets: Keep Blowing The Whistle On Bailout Waste

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

JPMorgan Chase, beneficiary of $25 billion in taxpayer bailout dollars, plans to spend $138 million for swank corporate jets and a new hangar, ABC New...

Real Progress on Homelessness

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

We can end chronic homelessness, but only if we abandon ineffective and entrenched practices.

AIG Furor May Have Helped Funds In U.S. Toxic Plan

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In an ironic twist, public anger about massive bonuses at bailed-out insurer American International Group may have helped big inv...

If We 'Kill the Rich', Don't We Kill the Dream?

Vicky Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vicky Ward

New York is the national epicenter of ostentation and consumerism. Now those qualities are considered tasteless. Wealth has become a dirty word.

NY State Senator Indicted, Accused Of Assault

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — A freshman state senator sworn in to office despite allegations he slashed his girlfriend's face with broken glass in a jealous rage ...

Madoff, the Sit-Com

Richard B. Woodward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Richard B. Woodward

When thinking of the Madoff saga as a fantastic comedy, I imagine him as a one-time character on Seinfeld. The pattern of the scandal mirrors the social network of the series.

Madoffs Worth More Than $823 Million

AP | TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — By all accounts, Bernard Madoff isn't talking. And his wife, his sons, his brother and other key employees have lawyered up. That mea...

Geithner's Folly

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

All of Obama's good work will be for naught if his team doesn't get the banking system functioning again.