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Walmart Headed To South Africa

AP | DONNA BRYSON | Posted 07.31.2011 | Business

JOHANNESBURG — Regulators approved Wal-Mart's 17 billion rand (about $2.4 billion) bid to buy a controlling share of a South African chain in a ...

Fed's Dividends Decision Helps Shareholders, Might Hurt Taxpayers

The New York Times | Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Four groups of people were directly affected by the Federal Reserve's decision late last week to allow major banks to increase their dividends and to ...

UFOs 'On The Record'

Posted 08.18.2011 | Books

Last month, journalist Leslie Kean revealed shocking testimonials from government officials about unexplained behavior by unknown objects in the sky o...

UFOs 'On The Record'

Posted 08.18.2011 | Books

The subject of UFOs -- of intense interest to the general public -- is no longer something that reputable journalists will feel they need to avoid or ...

O'Reilly Media's Laurel Ruma on Open Government

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Many of us have heard about open government -- this is where government from all levels make their services available online. In addition to making...

The Implicit Bribe of Government Officials

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Everyone in government is running with a giant implied bribe hanging over their head. If they if they do as they are told, everybody gets rich. Oh right, except us.

Top Ten PR Blunders of 2009

Rich Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rich Robinson

For some this was, as Queen Elizabeth might say, "annus horribilis" -- a horrible year. For the rest of us, it was another lesson in public relations crisis management.

Former Air Force Pilots, Govt Officials Call For US To Reopen UFO File

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Dennis Kucinich may have been ridiculed for saying he had seen a UFO, but for some former military pilots and oth...