In her first public comments since she was dismissed five days ago as executive editor of the New York Times, Jill Abramson told graduates at Wake Forest University on Monday that, like them, "I?m a little scared - and a little excited.??
In a seemingly dismal year for Democrats, who face the prospect of losing House seats and possibly control of the Senate, there is one bright spot: a chance to elect governors in several states run by Republicans.
More than a third of adults have smoked it ? including the last three presidents. Dozens of songs and movies have been made about it.
Every weekday, about a dozen large garbage trucks peel away from the oil boom that has spread through western North Dakota to bump along a gravel road to the McKenzie County landfill.
A crackdown on smuggling rings bringing thousands of Central American children to the U.S. has resulted in 192 arrests and the seizure of $625,000 in U.S. bank holdings, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced.
There may be no more self-abasing profession than politics.
Seeing little competition and questionable demand, Internet service providers have shrugged at spending the billions of dollars needed to boost U.S. Internet speeds to match other parts of the world. But efforts by Google Inc. and a few cities including Los Angeles are provoking an about-face. In recent weeks, Time Warner Cable and AT&T Inc. have eagerly responded that they too are capable of delivering lightning-fast speeds in Los Angeles and other big, lucrative markets. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Gigabit broadband: In an article in the July 26 Business section about plans for high-speed Internet service rollouts, the Internet speeds were mislabeled as megabytes per...