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  • NSA's data miners dredge up -- cheating husbands?

    NSA's data miners dredge up -- cheating husbands?
    This is for those people -- and you know who you are -- who cavalierly dismissed my slippery slope argument on the NSA’s secret surveillance program: I told you so! Here it is, ripped from Friday’s headlines: “Too tempting? NSA...
  • Protests, resignations, a flu outbreak: Tough times for Peru's leader

    Protests, resignations, a flu outbreak: Tough times for Peru's leader
    LIMA, Peru -- Nobody said it was going to be easy, and it rarely is for Peru’s presidents. But Ollanta Humala, who recently completed his second year in office, is facing an unusual array of challenges, including protests, cabinet resignations and...
  • Gold rush: iPhone 5s sell out; gold Samsung Galaxy S 4 coming

    Gold rush: iPhone 5s sell out; gold Samsung Galaxy S 4 coming
    There's a rush for golden smartphones, and Apple and Samsung are scrambling to meet the demand. Apple's gold-colored iPhone 5s, which went on sale Friday in the United States, quickly sold out at most locations. It's in such high demand that buyers...
  • Samsung says it was first with gold phone, not Apple

    Samsung says it was first with gold phone, not Apple
    It sure seems like Samsung is clearly annoyed by the fact that rival Apple is getting all the credit for rolling out a gold smartphone. The electronics company took to its blog to argue that it was first with a gold phone and that it wasn't following...
  • 'Running Wild' follows Dayton O. Hyde, cowboy conservationist

    'Running Wild' follows Dayton O. Hyde, cowboy conservationist
    Dayton O. Hyde is a cowboy Renaissance man. He's an award-winning author whose books, such as “One Summer in Montana," reflect his passion for the American West and its wildlife. Last year, Hyde, 88, published his first book of cowboy poetry,...
  • Goldberg: We can't trust Obama

    Goldberg: We can't trust Obama
    The contradictions at the heart of the Obama presidency are finally out in the open. As a result, a man who came into office hellbent on restoring faith in government is on the verge of inspiring a libertarian revival. There have always been (at least)...
  • Students press schools to drop fossil fuel stocks

    Students press schools to drop fossil fuel stocks
    In the 1980s, student protests against apartheid led universities to sell off stocks in companies doing business in South Africa. More recently, concerns about genocide in Darfur, the health effects of tobacco and handgun violence led to more college...
  • Richard Branson and James Cameron want to save the high seas

    Richard Branson and James Cameron want to save the high seas
    We share a deep and abiding passion for and fascination with the ocean that has led us since childhood to wander the world under the waves. We also share an increasing concern that the health of the ocean is rapidly deteriorating under the strain of human...
  • Elmore Leonard 'got a kick out of' 'Justified,' show creator says

    Elmore Leonard 'got a kick out of' 'Justified,' show creator says
    Elmore Leonard, like many writers, fashioned a method of self-preservation when it came to dealing with Hollywood. When he sold his novels — and he sold many — he cashed the paycheck and then let them go. But with the FX drama "Justified,"...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: Salt Licked

    'The Amazing Race' recap: Salt Licked
    "The Amazing Race" stayed Chile this week, salted and shined and taking care to avoid the lackadaisical street dogs who couldn’t care less that it was ER doctor's Nicole’s 40th birthday or that the remaining 10 teams got $589 on this leg of...
  • Review: 'A Touch of Sin' shows how greed undermines Chinese society

    Review: 'A Touch of Sin' shows how greed undermines Chinese society
    Although no one knows if former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping did say "To get rich is glorious," that sentiment has certainly taken hold in China. But what happens to a society when an unregulated drive for personal wealth upends traditional norms? What...