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  • Michael Lewis is right: Our trading system is broken

    17 April 2014, 8:36 pm

    "Flash Boys" exposes the perils of high-frequency trading. The time is now for a financial transaction tax
  • The original “Godzilla”: Still king of the monsters

    17 April 2014, 7:18 pm

    There's a new Hollywood "Godzilla" on the way, but Ishiro Honda's brooding 1954 masterpiece can't be topped
  • Stop publicly shaming the #aftersex selfie-takers

    17 April 2014, 7:18 pm

    The much-bemoaned Instagram phenomenon deserves more credit. Plus: A best-of #aftersex
  • John Turturro on being pimped out by Woody Allen

    17 April 2014, 7:03 pm

    The actor-director talks about his sad, sweet New York love letter "Fading Gigolo," and his controversial costar
  • Planetary discovery! NASA’s Kepler mission found first Earth-size planet in a “habitable zone”

    17 April 2014, 6:47 pm

    Meet Kepler-186f: It is an exo-planet whose Earth-like size and orbit are the right conditions for life
  • Jessica Williams: I’m not taking the “The Colbert Report” time slot

    17 April 2014, 6:32 pm

    The comedian addresses a Change.org petition asking for her to host a Comedy Central show
  • Harry Reid: Cliven Bundy’s armed supporters are “domestic terrorists”

    17 April 2014, 6:16 pm

    The Senate majority leader also questions the patriotism of Bundy's gun-toting buddies
  • Martin O’Malley’s pot decriminalization lesson: What Democrats can learn for 2016

    17 April 2014, 5:45 pm

    For all the focus on presidential politics, Maryland governor proves how important getting the right Legislature is
  • Joe Scarborough, conspiracy theorist

    17 April 2014, 5:30 pm

    Accusing the census, without evidence, of "cooking the books" is advancing a conspiracy theory
  • Japanese lawmakers protest whaling ban with a “whale buffet”

    17 April 2014, 5:30 pm

    Let them eat whale?
  • Paul Krugman: U.S. is starting to “set new records” for inequality

    17 April 2014, 5:14 pm

    The New York Times columnist and award-winning economist says America may be the most unequal society ever
  • All the reactions you probably had when you heard about “Mrs. Doubtfire 2″

    17 April 2014, 4:27 pm

    The 1993 hit is getting a sequel, and Robin Williams is on board
  • Malcolm Gladwell wants you to read Jonah Lehrer’s new blog

    17 April 2014, 4:27 pm

    The New Yorker superstar is still standing behind his disgraced former colleague
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez dead: “One Hundred Years of Solitude” author dies at 87

    17 April 2014, 4:27 pm

    The Nobel laureate was among the most influential Spanish-language authors of all time
  • Scientists discover the first known case of sex-reversed genitals

    17 April 2014, 4:12 pm

    The female insect has a penis and the male insect has a vagina. And that's not even the strangest part
  • Coast Guard slams BP for suggesting oil spill cleanup is complete

    17 April 2014, 3:41 pm

    "We are a long, long way from ... resuming business as usual"
  • 9 ways Coachella is like hell

    17 April 2014, 3:10 pm

    Thousands flock to the concert in Indio, Calif., each year. Why?
  • Anticipating “Mad Men”: The Cult of Peggy

    17 April 2014, 2:54 pm

    Everybody hates Lou Avery, and rightly so. But maybe Peggy isn't ready for the big chair just yet
  • Piper is a “lone wolf” in “Orange Is the New Black” Season 2

    17 April 2014, 2:38 pm

    Netflix released the trailer, which introduces a new troublesome inmate, Vee
  • Is appropriation automatically racist?

    17 April 2014, 2:38 pm

    Sky Ferreira defends a racially charged new video
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 update: Underwater drone finally completes full scan of seafloor

    17 April 2014, 2:23 pm

    The deep-sea search began in earnest, and lab results are back from oil slick found by Australian ship Ocean Shield
  • Chris Christie update: GOP front-runner once again?

    17 April 2014, 1:36 pm

    Also: The New Jersey Legislature panel investigating Bridgegate may compel Christie to talk
  • Today in bad ideas: Strapping video cameras to homeless people to capture “extreme living”

    17 April 2014, 1:36 pm

    Because apparently you can't be empathetic, or help the homeless, without a GoPro
  • America’s deadly racial gap: Minorities are exposed to nearly 40 percent more air pollution than…

    17 April 2014, 1:21 pm

    A new study highlights dramatic environmental injustice in the U.S.
  • Poor, single mom faces 8 years for leaving kids in car during job interview

    17 April 2014, 1:05 pm

    Arizona attorney to prosecute Shanesha Taylor for felony child abuse

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