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The Sequester's Devastating Impact on America's Poor

It's fashionable in political circles to say the mandatory budgets cuts haven't been the predicted disaster. Cuts to programs like Head Start suggest otherwise.<p>Children at a Head Start facility in Frederick, Maryland. (Reuters)<p>The federal government's across-the-board sequestration cuts, which …

Turn your Twitter and Facebook skills into a career

Think expertise in social media is something just picked up by trial and error? Think again.<p>In March the University of Westminster launched a new MA …

New Fuel Economy Standards: Cars Will Cost More to Buy, Less to Drive

Cars are about to get more expensive. And it's going to save you money. Yes, it sounds loony, but I believe it, because Consumer Reports says so.<p>This …

Former UBS and Citigroup trader charged over Libor-rigging scandal

Tom Hayes, a 33-year-old former UBS and Citigroup trader, has been charged with eight counts of conspiracy to defraud for his alleged role in …

Instagram Will Get Video On June 20

We’ve been working on getting more details on a press event that Facebook is having this week. Earlier, we wrote it could launch a news-reading app, but we have since heard more details that point to something else entirely. On June 20, a source says Facebook will unveil that Instagram, its popular …

Drake Sets North American Tour

Rapper to head out with Miguel and Future in September<p>Drake will be hitting the road for a deep 41-date North American tour this fall with Miguel and …

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Kanye West: Yeezus – review

On 14 June, the website buzzfeed.com published a list titled Eight Reasons You Won't Hear Yeezus Early, detailing the remarkable security measures …