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'Shocked and alarmed': New York Times reporter back from Libya describes the ISIS surge there

A New York Times reporter who recently returned from covering ISIS — aka the Islamic State and ISIL — in Sirte, a coastal city in northern Libya, told radio host Hugh Hewitt on Thursday that he was "shocked and alarmed" at how much ISIS has grown there.<p>"I have to say I was personally shocked and …

Islamic State (ISIS)
Personal Finance

Top 10 in Law Blogs: Social Media Evidence, SXSW Deaths, Gmail Class Action - Real Lawyers Have Blogs

The Mall Is Dead, And It's Taking Sbarro With It

The world many of us knew as teenagers is over: It’s no longer cool to hang out at the mall and grab a slice of pizza.<p>That's hurting Sbarro, probably the most famous purveyor of mall pizza. The company is planning to file for bankruptcy protection as early as Sunday, the Wall Street Journal …

The true lives of low-level drug dealers: “What’s the point of surviving if you can’t live?”

“Breaking Bad” this ain’t: The real world of drug dealing is less flashy than TV — and much more complicated<p>Quality cocaine has a sheen to it, like the paint on a lowrider. Shorts, a drug dealer in Albuquerque, flicks a clump with his nail to show me.<p>"See?" he says. "Like fish scales." I'm watching …

25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming …

How Do You Win The Mobile Wallet War? Be Like Starbucks.

Your money is going mobile. Everyone, from Apple, Amazon, Google, eBay, Square not to mention Visa and MasterCard wants a piece. And for good reason–as I wrote previously– research firm Gartner estimates that mobile payments will top $720 billion a year by 2017, up from $235 billion last year. The …

Why Google doesn’t care about hiring top college graduates

Google has spent years analyzing who succeeds at the company, which has moved away from a focus on GPAs, brand name schools, and interview brain teasers.<p>In a conversation with The New York Times’ Tom Friedman, Google’s head of people operations, Laszlo Bock, detailed what the company looks for. And …

Employment
Apps

America’s miserable economy may be ruining your love life

New research shows our growing economic divide is destroying romance in America<p>Finding true love, philosophers have always understood, can get complicated in deeply unequal places. Grand fortunes tend to give Cupid a hard time, on Valentine’s Day and every other.<p>“If you gain fame, power, or wealth, …

Facebook Offers Fix To Those Receiving Strangers' Messages

Kristal McKenzie was distraught because she was receiving thousands of messages intended for a teenage Facebook user in Mexico and she had no way to stop them. She had tried to tell someone at Facebook about the problem for nine months with no success. She half-heartedly reached out to me for help, …

Samsung sues Dyson following 'intolerable' copycat claims

Samsung is suing Dyson for 10 billion won (around $9.4 million) following claims from the British vacuum maker that a Samsung product looked like a "cynical rip-off" of its design. Dyson sued Samsung last year, accusing the company of infringing on its patented vacuum-steering system. That lawsuit …

Patents

Insight: Wall Street's most eligible banker Fleming waits for suitor

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street power brokers are betting that Greg Fleming will be chief executive of a major U.S. company one day, but no one is quite sure of which one or when.<p>Fleming, the head of Morgan Stanley’s wealth and investment management businesses, is on the bank board’s list of …

Valve posts entirety of Steam Dev Days to YouTube, explaining its console and VR strategy

Valve is a notoriously private game publisher, and in January it hosted a private event. At Steam Dev Days, the company gathered developers to talk about its strategy for the company's Linux-based Steam Machine game consoles, virtual reality headgear, in-game economies, and game development, all …

Journalism

How 5 Designers Do Valentine's Day

The interior design industry celebrates the most romantic day of the year.<p>Interior designer Asia Baker Stokes celebrates Valentine's Day with a romantic coffee table vignette.<p>The team at Kemble Interiors kicks the day off with a heart-shaped breakfast.<p>Furniture and lighting design firm Gabriel …

Largest-ever drug tunnel in Nogales found

Pathway from Mexico to U.S. discovered by multiagency task force.<p>NOGALES, Ariz. — Nogales has been the epicenter for cross-border drug tunnels for years. U.S. authorities have found 100 drug tunnels in that city since 1990, more than any other location along the 2,000-mile United States-Mexico …

Elections report: Prepare for worst

Are states prepared to deal with natural disasters during elections? A new report out Wednesday says while progress has been made, there’s room for improvement.<p>With much of the East Coast facing the threat of another serious winter storm, the National Association of Secretaries of State is …

Seesaw Economy: Nearly One in Three Dipped Into Poverty

In America’s new normal, plenty of Americans will tumble into poverty at some point – but few will be stuck there forever.<p>Nearly one in three Americans experienced a stint of poverty between 2009 and 2011, a new Census Bureau report finds, but only a fraction of those people were stuck below the …

Income Inequality

The Long, Strange Challenge Facing Marijuana Entrepreneurs

The legal marijuana industry is potentially very lucrative, but small business owners should expect an uphill battle against federal law, banking regulations, and other obstacles.<p>"There are a lot of hurdles to get through if somebody wants to do this, but the opportunities are there too," said Ryan …

Cannabis

15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …

Vinyl Records

Insurers Are Avoiding Poor Rural Counties, Leading to Higher Obamacare Premiums

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Health insurance always costs more in rural, sparsely populated counties that often have lower …

The True Cost of Extreme Weather…Or is it Climate Change?

Politicians and businesses have long complained about the price of fighting climate change. Now they're getting a taste of just how expensive …

Sports Illustrated’s absurd, trolling Barbie cover

An #unapologetic campaign has a lot to be sorry for<p>The legendary Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue has never been a paragon of authentic depictions of women. It's instead famed for being pure fantasy. But for its cover this year, the magazine has decided to dispense with even the pretext of …

Associated Press News

Productivity App EasilyDo Adds Premium Feature Plan For $4.99/Month

Smart assistant service EasilyDo has released an update that it says is “faster, more intuitive, and more comprehensive.” The iOS and Android apps now feature an improved task discovery capability, a smarter feed, and more. The company is also releasing premium in-app features, which are initially …

Sid Caesar, a King of Comedy, Dies at 91

Sid Caesar, the deft side-splitter who helped establish the new medium of television as he also established himself as a comedy legend, has died. He …

World History