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Wall Street Lawyer on "The Positive Presumption"

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Luce

Meet Eugene Lee, a mid-level associate at a Top 40 law firm on Wall Street who succeeds in business by being real, honest, and kind. Good news.

What Both Parties Can Learn from New York

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

If the Republicans were willing and able to nominate Bloomberg-type candidates in other parts of the country, the Democratic moment may dissipate pretty quickly.

Torture is Treason

Lara M. Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lara M. Gardner

Whether the tortured committed the crime or not becomes secondary to the sympathy felt for the torture victim.

You're Fired! So Where Are the Jobs Now?

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sherman Yellen

What we now see is the firing of people who have all the requisite skills - the very best and the brightest who can add the most to our economy are being given the pink slips.

Third Screen: An Interview with the National September 11 Memorial's Alice Greenwald

Vickie Karp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Vickie Karp

Increasingly, museums are about understanding the impossible, the epic, and the most perplexing and violent issues of our time. No one knows this better than Alice Greenwald.

Review: Watchmen (2009)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The production is handsome, the acting is exceptional, and the special effects are mostly effective. But, at the end of the day, Watchmen is not an exciting story.

Watchmen: Who's Watching The Watchmen?

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Based on one of the most collected and memorable comic book runs in history, the movie Watchmen tries to be all things cosmic and ambiguously moral to all of us.

They Kept Us Safe -- or Did They?

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Shearer

So, a question for conservatives: did the Clinton administration, like the Bush administration, do a fine job of protecting the country once it had undergone one al-Qaeda attack?

George Bush Claims He "Kept Us Safe. "Really? Did History Begin on January 20, 2001?

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Bill Clinton kept us safe from al-Qaeda attacks on the US homeland for 95 months. He did not shred the Constitution to do it. Would Bush credit Clinton for protecting the country because of that record?

Bailouts, Bubbles, Boils, and Trouble

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Clemons

Economic recovery cannot mean re-enabling the gluttony of manic consumption without pumping up "production" and getting a more balanced portfolio between what we produce at home and ship in from others.

Why Hockey Should Give Palin a Pass

Jason Notte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jason Notte

Often viewed as the pale, toothless, mouth-breathing younger cousin of America's major sports, the last thing hockey needs is to be batted around by parties facing off for political advantage.

"On 9/11, I Lost New York."

Mike Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mike Doyle

A native New Yorker's devotion to their hometown is a fierce, almost irrational thing, rivaled only by a Chicagoan's devotion to this great city. We don't leave Gotham lightly. But it's been seven years since my hometown died for me, and more than five since I left it behind, perhaps for good. I'll always feel the loss, but I don't want to forget the day that caused it. I rarely tell my 9/11 story. I was only on the fringes of the hell that happened downtown. But I was in Manhattan. And I was part of the exodus.

7 Years Later: Could Civilians Be Key to Winning the War on Terror?

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frances Moore Lappe

More and more people around the world are disavowing violence against civilians, and support for terrorism is drying up.

The Other Ground Zero

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

The site is a couple of hours from Pittsburgh. You approach it along a landscape of rolling fields -- it's not a place you'd expect to be a nexus of terrorism.

Man on Wire: A Film to Experience

Asher Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Asher Goldstein

Man on Wire tells the story of Mr.Petit, a French street performer who in 1974 walked across a metal wire that was illegally mounted between the now fallen Twin Towers in lower Manhattan.

Ground Zero Developer Offers To Redesign Building For Merrill Lynch: Why It Might And Might Not Happen

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The AP's Amy Westfeldt reports on the attempts to lure Merrill Lynch to the World Trade Center: Dangling millions of dollars — sometimes billions ...

Freedom Tower Plans In New York Trash Can By Homeless Man

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The New York Post has an exclusive report on a homeless man who found the "confidential" blueprints for the Freedom Tower in a New York dumpster! It'...

World Trade Center's "Survivors Staircase" Moved

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A portion of staircase from the World Trade Center that provided an escape route for some survivors of the September 11 attacks was moved from its ori...

Giuliani's Tough Talk On Terror Undercut By His Record As Mayor

The Washington Post | Alec MacGillis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As he campaigns for president, Giuliani describes the 1993 attack as having been forefront in his mind throughout his mayoralty, saying it was others ...