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  • Despite an improving economy, Obama's approval rating stays low

    Despite an improving economy, Obama's approval rating stays low
    The stock market has hit sky-scraping highs, the unemployment rate has dipped to a five-year low and any number of economic statistics — new car sales, home prices, consumer spending — point to a perked-up economy that is steadily growing....
  • Departing Obama economic advisor remains optimistic about recovery

    Departing Obama economic advisor remains optimistic about recovery
    WASHINGTON -- Despite recent disappointing job growth, departing White House economic advisor Gene Sperling said Tuesday he remained hopeful the recovery is strengthening. “I still think there is reason for optimism, though there’s...
  • Bill Gates: The world is better than ever

    Bill Gates: The world is better than ever
    Bill Gates wants you to feel much better about the future of mankind. Things are looking up, he says, way up. "By almost any measure, the world is better than it has ever been," Gates wrote in his annual letter chronicling the work of the Bill & Melinda...
  • Hamid Karzai's cozy history with the Taliban

    Hamid Karzai's cozy history with the Taliban
    If anyone is surprised that with each passing day Afghan President Hamid Karzai seems to veer more sharply away from the U.S. and toward the Taliban, it might be time to remember some history. Karzai himself was once asked to become a high-ranking...
  • First SI swimsuit cover model Babette shares tips

    First SI swimsuit cover model Babette shares tips
    Former model Babette loves living "off the grid," as she puts it on her website. But that doesn't mean, ever, letting herself go. On the subject, she says: Philosophy: "It's important to keep up appearances, even when no one is looking." Exercise:...
  • Rick Remender on optimism against all odds in sci-fi ‘Low’ at Image

     
    In the depths of “Low,” Rick Remender is finding reason to be optimistic. His new sci-fi series with artist Greg […]...
  • New Cal State Long Beach president selected

    New Cal State Long Beach president selected
    A veteran educator with experience in California and Texas was named Wednesday as president of California State University Long Beach. Jane Close Conoley, 66, is currently serving as dean of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University...
  • McNamara's Picks: 'Rake,' 'Sherlock,' 'Blacklist,' 'Fleming'

    McNamara's Picks: 'Rake,' 'Sherlock,' 'Blacklist,' 'Fleming'
    "Rake." Greg Kinnear stars as scapegrace defense attorney Keegan Deane … and that's pretty much all you need to know. Who doesn't love Greg Kinnear? In just about anything?¬† This role, based on an Australian show of the same name, seems...
  • New MOCA director Philippe Vergne prompts cautious optimism

     New MOCA director Philippe Vergne prompts cautious optimism
    The Museum of Contemporary Art continues to take steps toward pulling itself out of a deep, nearly six-year slump that almost sank the once widely acclaimed institution. With $100 million in endowment pledges and an ambitious plan to up that ante by 50%,...
  • Racist Facebook rant on Obama gets cop suspended

    Racist Facebook rant on Obama gets cop suspended
    “Go die in a shallow grave you Muslim commie,” ¬†read the Facebook comment, which was directed at President Obama and posted by someone calling himself Coon Trapper. But officials in the Village of Pleasantville, N.Y., say Coon Trapper was...
  • Americans radicalized by Al Qaeda are a big concern

    Americans radicalized by Al Qaeda are a big concern
    WASHINGTON — With Al Qaeda militants surging in the Middle East and North Africa, top U.S. law enforcement officials are increasingly concerned about efforts to recruit and radicalize American citizens by drawing them to the restive region and...