| May 13, 2014
| 12:54 PM
The last time they voted for mayor, residents of Newark, New Jersey’s largest city, chose the guy who was famous for saving a neighbor from a burning building, befriending Oprah Winfrey and convincing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to give...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:32 PM
The most important battle in politics today is the one within the Republican Party, and the tea party movement didn't start it. The GOP's civil war began in 1912 when Teddy Roosevelt made progressivism the governing philosophy of the Republican...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:17 AM
A national rowing group with ties to the Winklevoss family is looking to invest about $2 million in St. Charles to establish a professional rowing club in the Fox Valley and increase the number of young people involved in the sport.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:57 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who signed legislation barring "gay conversion therapy" in his state, said Friday that Texas Gov. Rick Perry's comparison of homosexuality to alcoholism was wrong.
"I disagree with him, and I don't believe that's an...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Remember in the olden days, when people used Facebook on their desktop computers? Those ancient times of two-plus years ago were barely acknowledged on Wednesday at the company's annual developers conference.
The only thing on the mind of Facebook...
| May 27, 2014
| 8:00 AM
It was about time Mark Zuckerberg realized that Facebook could afford only so much arrogance toward its users before they would seek out other online social media venues. On Thursday, Facebook announced that it would set the default for new users to...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
I haven't seen "Neighbors" yet, but it got a lukewarm review from my daughter and her boyfriend, which surprised me. Anyway, it gave me an excuse to offer my list of the 10 Best Movies About College. I don't claim......
| May 27, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Un tribunal iraní abrió un caso contra los servicios de mensajería instantánea WhatsApp e Instagram y citó al presidente ejecutivo de Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, por denuncias de violación a la privacidad, informó el martes la agencia estatal de noticias...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Legend has it that during the first manned balloon flight in 1783, someone remarked, "What good is it?" Benjamin Franklin, standing nearby, offered the famous riposte: "What good is a newborn baby?"
Newborns are about unrealized potential; so are new...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The evisceration of Jill Abramson as executive editor of the New York Times earlier this month has sparked spirited debate across the media landscape. Does a sexist double standard still exist in the world of top management? Do some male executives pursue...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Has Mark Zuckerberg had a change of heart?
For years, the Facebook CEO pushed users to share more and more, much to the ire of privacy advocates.
But on Thursday, the company announced that it will make it easier for users to share less, changing the...