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  • Bernanke, 'bold,' offered anew for Fed

     
    By Christi Parsons and Mark Silva OAK BLUFFS, Mass. -- President Barack Obama, praising Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke for resolute handling of the worst economic crisis in decades, said today that he will nominate the appointee of his Republican.....
  • Obama nominating Bernanke: New term

     
    by Jim Puzzanghera and Christi Parsons Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke, a scholar of the Great Depression who moved boldly last fall to prevent another economic catastrophe, will be nominated by President Obama to a second four-year term as......
  • Cass Sunstein approval: Critics derailed

     
    by Mark Silva Cass Sunstein, the president's pick to serve as White House regulatory chief, has drawn fire for some of the things he has had to say. Glenn Beck, the conservative FOX News Channel commentator whose attacks on another......
  • Clinton, Bush Haiti-bound: $31 m so far

     
    by Mark Silva Remember Haiti? Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush are working to ensure that the world doesn't forget the suffering that remains from a catastrophic earthquake. The two plan to travel to Haiti on Monday, according......
  • Emerging Iranian Official Could Bridge Factions

    Emerging Iranian Official Could Bridge Factions
    An intriguing new figure is gaining prominence in the Iranian government just as regional conflicts in Iraq and Syria intensify and nuclear talks with the West move toward a Nov. 24 deadline. The newly prominent official is Ali Shamkhani, the head of...
  • Robert B. Reich: American higher education skewed toward elite private universities

    Imagine a system of college education supported by high and growing government spending on elite private universities that mainly educate children of the wealthy and upper-middle class, with low and declining government spending on public universities...
  • Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore

    Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore
    Shore Up Connecticut is a policy mistake. A state loan program named Shore Back Connecticut would make more sense because retreat from the coast is the only viable long-term option. Recent developments in Antarctica have made this crystal clear. As I...
  • Economist: It really does pay to be pretty

    Economist: It really does pay to be pretty
    Are you good looking? If so, chances are you'll make money over your lifetime. "Everybody knows in their heart that better looking people do better overall," said economist Daniel Hamermesh, whose new book "Beauty Pays: Why Attractive People Are More...
  • They're playing our poem

    They're playing our poem
    If you want to make Stephen Sondheim mad enough to swat you over the head with a rolled-up musical score, try this: Call him a poet. As Sondheim insists in interviews, essays and in the introduction to his book "Finishing the Hat: Collected Lyrics...
  • 'Admission' wait-listed on the way to greatness ★★ 1/2

    'Admission' wait-listed on the way to greatness ★★ 1/2
    A fraught romantic comedy, shot through with anxiety about getting your child into an Ivy League school or else, "Admission" stars Tina Fey as a Princeton University admissions officer with a secret. Her genial foil is Paul Rudd, who runs a rural New...
  • Ted Cruz, the GOP's Obama

    Ted Cruz is no Joe McCarthy, as so many liberals bizarrely claim. But he might be the conservative Barack Obama. It says something about today's political climate that both liberals and conservatives may find that latter comparison more offensive....