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Wildfire Near Yosemite Prompts 13,000 Evacuation Calls

AP | SCOTT SMITH | Posted 08.19.2014 | Green

OAKHURST, Calif. (AP) — Officials say they have gained the upper hand on a central California blaze in the foothills near Yosemite National Park tha...

The Art of Political Pandering

Rich Rubino | Posted 02.09.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

While voters may say they want our presidential candidates to say what they think, if the candidates do not offer opinions palatable to voters, the electorate is unlikely to reward them come election day.

JFK Assassination Exhibit Shows Off Bloody Clothes

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 10.15.2013 | Weird News

AUSTIN, Texas -- AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Your eyes instinctively seek the holes in the vintage 1960s black wool men's business suit. The white cotton d...

The Awards Will Not Be Televised: Brad Pitt at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.12.2012 | New York
Regina Weinreich

The crowds outside Crimson, the club where the New York Film Critics Circle held their awards, were six deep, calm in the cold behind velvet ropes, hoping to get a glimpse.

GOP Pledge: Repeal Arithmetic!

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

American students currently rank 25th in math among advanced nations. The Republican "Pledge to America" will further lower that ranking.

What Wall Street Thinks of Wall Street

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

With movie critics split on the film, here's a look at what Wall Street's real bankers -- and those who cover them -- had to say about the movie, its 1987 original, and the larger-than-life Gordon Gekko.

McCain Plan: Repeal Arithmetic

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert S. McElvaine

John McCain's promise to balance the budget is Voodoo Squared. But to understand what that means, someone has to understand enough simple mathematics to know what "squared" means.

Folkin' Around with Benjamin Taylor, His Dad James, Dar Williams and That Guy Mark Erelli

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Buzzer" is the album's most complex and surreal recording. It is an edgy piece crafted around her character's life choices and their results.