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Predictable Surprises: 10 International Crises and Social Media Revolutions You Can Bet on Between Now and 2015

Philip N. Howard | Posted 01.20.2012 | World
Philip N. Howard

Between now and 2015, there will be some predictable crises in global politics. The most predictable political crises have become the moments in whic...

Forecasting 2012: How Much Does Ideology Matter?

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

Almost every analyst agrees that it is too soon to say with much confidence whether President Obama will win in November. However, both theory and data suggest that the conservatism of his opponent is likely to matter less than Nate Silver's model suggests.

Mark Blumenthal

GOP Power Outsiders: Bachmann Can't Win | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Less than six weeks after winning the Ames Straw Poll in Iowa, Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is all but f...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Rules Out Rick Perry's Idea Of Moving Social Security To States | Jon Ward | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's campaign said Wednesday it has ruled out the idea, floated by fellow Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry, of movi...

Apple Event Pegged For October: What Will They Announce?

Posted 11.21.2011 | Technology

Tired of waiting for the next iPhone? Mark your calendars! The iPhone 5 could be announced at an Apple event on October 4, according to tech blog and ...

Joshua Hersh

Rep. Joe Walsh To Palestinians: Stop Statehood Bid Or Israel Will Annex West Bank | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.19.2011 | World

NEW YORK -- A Republican lawmaker has introduced a resolution warning Palestinian leaders that Israel would be within its rights to annex the West Ban...

Google+ Interest Appears To Be Waning

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 11.15.2011 | Technology

Despite a celebrated launch and a meteoric rise, social network Google+ may be faltering. Though the site continues to add new features and integrate ...

Howard Fineman

Tea Party Debate Themes: Gang Up On Rick Perry, Dismantle Washington | Howard Fineman | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two things happened in Monday night's CNN-Tea Party debate. The dynamics of the Republican race became clear: it's Rick Perry against th...

Prediction and Its Discontents

Robert Teitelman | Posted 11.08.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Living through the last decade has been one tutorial after another on the failure of prediction, in particularly, but not exclusively, the failure of markets to see around the corner.

British Chamber of Commerce Reduces Growth Prospects For UK GDP

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.31.2011 | Home

The British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) has published its quarterly economic forecast, downgrading its prediction for UK GDP growth in 2011 and 2012. ...

This Week In Apple Rumors: What Do You Believe?

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.14.2011 | Technology

Every week the numerous blogs covering the machinations of the Apple empire float tons of unconfirmed rumors, futuristic speculation, and questionably...

Google Announces New Search Feature

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 10.13.2011 | Technology

Google announced on Friday that Google+ users will soon begin to see Google+ posts in their Google Search results. This feature is activated only ...

Jon Ward

Sarah Palin Continues Flirtation With 2012 Run, Will Attend Iowa State Fair | Jon Ward | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will continue to stoke speculation that she may run for president by attending the Iowa State Fair later this week. ...

Amanda Terkel

Democrats Fall Short In Wisconsin | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats won two Wisconsin state Senate seats in Tuesday's dramatic recall elections, but they fell short of the three needed to take t...

Paige Lavender

Wisconsin Recall Elections: A Breakdown Of The Races | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Following a highly contentious seven-month battle, all but one of the nine recalled Wisconsin state Senators will fight to keep their se...

Google+ Fastest Growing Social Network Ever, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 10.03.2011 | Technology

The Google+ project, launched on June 28, is now the fastest growing social network ever with over 25 million members, according to a report from Web ...

Elise Foley

Take Three: Boehner Plan Will Go For A Vote | Elise Foley | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will hold a vote Friday on a revised plan to raise the debt ceiling and cut spending by $22 billion next year, Majorit...

New iPhone Coming This Fall?

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 09.24.2011 | Technology

Will there be a new iPhone by Labor Day 2011? Evidence has been mounting recently that the iPhone 5 (also known as the iPhone 4S) will be released ...

William Alden

Stocks Lurch Without Debt Deal | William Alden | Posted 09.24.2011 | Business

This story has been updated. NEW YORK -- With just over a week left before the federal government is set to exhaust its borrowing authority, financ...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Kills Tea Party-Backed Bill On Debt | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats shut down the draconian “Cut, Cap and Balance” bill Friday, declaring their action would clear the way to get to a ...

Justice Department Prepares Subpoenas In News Corp. Inquiry

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.20.2011 | Media

The Justice Department is putting together subpoenas as part of its probe into allegations of criminal misconduct by News Corp., the Wall Street Journ...

Ryan Grim

Gang Of Six Unveils Debt-Reduction Plan | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than half the Senate was convened early Tuesday morning by Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) for a briefing on a deficit-reduction plan bein...

Church President Responds To Charge That Bachmann Is Anti-Catholic

Posted 09.17.2011 | Religion

The political and religious communities were set off last week by an article posted on The Atlantic that pointed out Michele Bachmann's former church,...

PREDICT: Perry For President in 2012?

Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

As next year's Republican primaries draw near, Texas Governor Rick Perry has yet to throw his hat in the ring. Will he or won't he join the race to be...

35 Google+ Users You Need To Follow

The Huffington Post | Cooper Smith | Posted 09.15.2011 | Technology

Google+, the latest Google-developed service to break into the social networking scene, seems to be a hit. Though initial reviews of Google+ were m...