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Obama: It's 'on me'

President Barack Obama came to the White House podium Thursday to apologize. And apologize. Then apologize some more.<p>The press conference was the kind no president ever wants to have: admitting his political enemies have a point. He conceded that a project his administration spent years on is …

Twitter's IPO Is More Proof That Tech Is In A Massive Bubble

After years of anticipation, Twitter finally went public today on the New York Stock Exchange, and nearly doubled from its $26 IPO price after being 30 times oversubscribed. While many investors and commentators view Twitter’s heady market debut as a reason for optimism about our economy and …

What to expect when China sets its 10-year economic plan this weekend

China’s top leaders will gather on Nov. 9 in Beijing for a four-day planning meeting expected to lay out a blueprint for the country’s economy for the next decade.<p>The “Third Plenum of the 18th Party Congress,” as it’s called, has provided an occasion for analysts, economists, academics and …

China

Jeff Bezos and Pierre Omidyar: Our New-Media Media Moguls

Both billionaires recently made $250 million bets on the future of journalism. What is that, exactly?<p>One of this fall's major media themes is the potential salvation of journalism by leading Silicon Valley moguls like Jeff Bezos and Pierre M. Omidyar—if they have the ingenuity and patience to …

9/11 anniversary a time of remembrance, reflection

A nation that just stepped back from the brink of conflict with Syria paused Wednesday to honor and reflect on the nearly 3,000 victims of 9/11, the day terrorist attacks spurred two other long-running conflicts in the Middle East.<p>In New York, hundreds of friends and families of the victims stood …

Obama calls for Syria's Assad to be held accountable

WASHINGTON– In an address to the nation Tuesday, PresidentObamamade his case for holding Syrian PresidentBashar Assadaccountable for an alleged nerve gas attack that U.S. officials say killed more than 1,400 people, some while they slept, in suburbs outside Damascus.<p>Obama called the Aug. 21 attack …

Middle East

Apple’s iPhone Event: Everything You Need To Know

Apple just held a splashy press event in several global locations to launch its new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. Did you miss it? Here’s everything you need to know.<p>Apple, as it promised, has just managed to “brighten everyone’s day” with a big news conference that revealed the iPhone 5S and the iPhone …

Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose Syria Strike, Want Obama to Back Down

Pres­id­ent Obama con­tin­ues to face broad pub­lic op­pos­i­tion to mil­it­ary in­ter­ven­tion in Syr­ia and an over­whelm­ing con­sensus that he …

Political Science

G20 nations to crack down on tax cheats, agree to share records by 2015

Leaders of the world's major economies are planning a co-ordinated crackdown on people and corporations that evade taxes and shortchange public coffers.<p>The Group of 20 countries agreed to share tax records by 2015 as part of a pledge to crack down on individual tax cheats and global corporations …