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Wal Mart Stampede

Black Friday Chaos

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The spectacle of Black Friday -- the day when consumers anxiously amass in poorly managed crowds outside chain stores to vie for discounted laptops, v...

JCPenney Describes Sale as "Doorbuster!"

Lisa Wade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lisa Wade

There is something truly amazing about a sign touting "Doorbuster!" sales that shows how quickly we forget, how callous we can be, and the level of incompetence at JCPenney.

Obama Shatters Glass Ceilings with His Dream Team

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

By goodness, check out all those notable women: there's Hillary, there's Janet, there's Susan, and even room for Madeline and her brilliance.

How the Wal-Mart Stampede Made a Long Holiday Season Longer

Jason Notte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jason Notte

I'm talking to you, dentist office filing clerk. While your boss is busy snaking a vacuum tube under someone's tongue, turn the radio from the all-Christmas station.

Shopacoplypse Now

Kerry Trueman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kerry Trueman

I've tried to put myself in the shoes of the Long Island lemmings who stomped the life out of Jdimytai "Jimbo" Damour... but I just can't seem to fit into their frenzied footwear.

Wal-Mart Stampede: And So This is Christmas

Jeannie Ralston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jeannie Ralston

When I told my husband about the worker trampled by frenzied Wal-Mart shoppers on Friday morning, he thought it was a joke.

Jdimytai Damour, We Will Slow Down

Reverend Billy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Reverend Billy

Last night, Sunday the 30th, the Stop Shopping Gospel Choir embarked in vans and a pace car with a lawyer -- journeying to the Wal-Mart in Valley Stream, Long Island -- for a vigil and songfest.

Police Seeking Wal-Mart Shoppers Who Trampled Employee

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Police are reviewing surveillance videos of a post-Thanksgiving shopper stampede that trampled a suburban Wal-Mart worker to death, b...