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Are Bosses Necessary?

A radical experiment at Zappos may herald the emergence of a new, more democratic kind of organization.<p>Deeply strange reports have been emerging from the Las Vegas headquarters of Zappos, until recently the world’s happiest shoe store. This spring, by order of the CEO, Tony Hsieh, the company …

App Store

Stop Trashing Clinton's Management Skills

Hillary Clinton has pulled off one of the most impressive accomplishments in U.S. political history: She has unified her party around her, perhaps …

Government

Why it’s time to shut down our poisonous college fraternities

The University of Oklahoma announced this week that it has severed all ties and affiliations with the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity, after a video surfaced of frat members singing a racist chant. The video, which was released on Twitter by a campus black student alliance, shows SAE brothers …

Fraternities

Hillary Clinton leaves some questions unanswered

Here are 7 key ones.<p>Hillary Clinton finally took questions Tuesday about the email imbroglio complicating her efforts to launch a presidential bid, but the story has grown so complex that a single, 20-minute news conference did not address all the issues swirling around her decision to use a …

U.S. Dept. of State

6 Ways The New ‘Student Aid Bill Of Rights’ Will Help Borrowers

On Tuesday President Obama proposed some relief, but experts say more is needed.<p>President Barack Obama on Tuesday proposed a “student aid bill of …

College & University

Military Helicopter Crashes in Florida; Eleven Feared Dead

Crews searched along the fog-shrouded Florida coast on Wednesday, but seven Marines and four soldiers were feared dead after an Army Black Hawk helicopter crashed during a nighttime training exercise.<p>A spokesman at the Air Force base near where the chopper crashed, however, said crews were still in …

Military

Suspects in Nemtsov killing probably tortured: Russian rights activist

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Three suspects in the killing of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov have probably been tortured while in detention, a member of the Kremlin’s advisory council on human rights said on Wednesday.<p>Zaur Dadayev, charged with involvement in the murder of Russian opposition figure …

Russia

Iraqi forces take military hospital from ISIS as Tikrit offensive continues

<b>Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) —</b> Joint Iraqi forces now have control of Tikrit Military Hospital as they continue their offensive to liberate the city from ISIS.<p>The joint forces raised the Iraqi flag from the hospital premises Wednesday as they continued their offensive into the city from four sides, the …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Obama to GOP: Stop Screaming Socialism As An Excuse to Lay Off 700,000 Workers

Speaking at the Georgetown Waterfront in DC, President Obama blasted Congressional Republicans for putting 700,000 jobs on the chopping block.<p>And no, …