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After Controversy, David Petraeus Will Now Earn $1 Teaching

Former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus has decided to take a huge pay cut. The former commander of the allied forces in Iraq and Afghanistan will now make $1 to teach a course at City University of New York's honors college.<p>As you might expect, the concession comes after a bit of controversy …

New research discovers vast impact on lifespan from China's pollution

Highly polluted air is bad for your health — and that's particularly true when it's air full of small particles from coal-fired power plants, as studies going back for years have shown.<p>But just how bad? For the first time, there's a study that actually quantifies how many years of life expectancy …


Marissa Mayer has improved everything at Yahoo—except for its business

A year ago today, Yahoo made the surprise announcement that Marissa Mayer, the young Google all-star, would attempt to turn around its dying company, and looking back she certainly has improved a lot of parts of the company—just not the most important part: revenue. The stock has made a steady …