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  • Unhappy anniversary, Citizens United

    Unhappy anniversary, Citizens United
    Wednesday was the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission, and in case the justices weren’t aware of the fact, some Code Pink-style protesters reminded them. Scotusblog picks up...
  • Q&A: A look at Japan in the Middle East and hostage-taking by Islamic State group

    Two Japanese men have been threatened with death by the Islamic State group if their government doesn't pay a huge ransom. A look at hostages and Japan, and its interests in the Middle East: ___ WHO ARE THE HOSTAGES? One seems obsessed with weapons and...
  • Deadly attacks on journalists in Afghanistan rise, threatening free press

    When Afghan journalist Hussain Sirat's car disappeared in late December, he assumed it was simply theft, until a man called to say that he had the vehicle, and a gun with which he planned to kill him. In the weeks since then, Sirat, an editor at...
  • Millennials use tech tools to jump into investing

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. It's the Facebookification of financial investing. From social networking platforms that allow young investors to follow each other's stock-picking mojo, to websites for first-timers hungry for a piece of the Silicon Valley...
  • Troy Wolverton: New TV tech focuses on better picture

    It's taken them a while to get there, but TV makers now seem to think that the way to improve the boob tube and sell more sets at higher prices is by having it display a better-looking picture. In the last decade, electronics manufacturers have super-...
  • Growing number of single Saudi women challenge conservative society on love, marriage and work

    Amna Fatani knows she wants a brilliant career and a life different from that of Saudi women of her mother's generation who married early, usually to a husband not of their own choosing. The 27-year-old, studying for her master's degree at Georgetown...
  • Killing off characters is all the rage in today's prime-time TV dramas

    Editor's note: This is a story about the deaths of TV characters on TV shows already broadcast. If such information is a spoiler to you, consider this fair warning. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Times have never been more dangerous for characters on scripted...
  • Arnold Palmer's long-shot Golf Channel has paid off

    Arnold Palmer's long-shot Golf Channel has paid off
    Arnold Palmer walked into a gala event 20 years ago in Orlando. In front of 600 guests at the Hyatt Regency and countless skeptics worldwide, The King teed himself up to become an all-time golf joke. "I think The Golf Channel is a channel, a medium of...
  • Garance Dore moves fashion forward

    Garance Dore moves fashion forward
    One of the original street-style bloggers, Garance Dore is also one of the most successful. With unwavering warmth, she has parlayed the appetite for her perspective into a Vogue Paris column, collaborations with Dior, J.Crew and Tiffany & Co., and front-...
  • Fitness experts on what's hot and what's not for 2015

    Fitness experts on what's hot and what's not for 2015
    Get ready to connect with your exercise equipment digitally at home or in the gym while lifting weights and competing with your peers in 2015. It's time to ditch your Zumba shoes and slap on some wearable technology before you hit the studio. Here's what'...
  • Cable, wireless groups voice support for GOP's net neutrality bill

    Cable, wireless groups voice support for GOP's net neutrality bill
    The heads of leading cable TV and wireless industry trade groups on Wednesday expressed enthusiasm for Republican legislation setting new Internet traffic rules because it would avoid the legal battles they said were coming if the Federal Communications...