Thursday, September 18, 2014
Top Stories
By DPI Staff
NEW YORK, NY Sept. 15 (DPI) - The $22 billion initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange for Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba could be a milestone for global finance: It's seen as one of China's most successful new internet companies, and it's raising record-breaking amounts of capital
By DPI Staff
RICHMOND, VA Sept. 4 (DPI) - Many followers of the corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife expressed surprise - and a sense of vindication - after a jury here convicted both on multiple counts today. The comments - nearly 1500 on WashingtonPost.com and 300 on NY
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Aug. 25 (DPI) - News today that Eqypt and the United Arab Emirates teamed up to bomb radical Islamists in Libya - apparently without informing the U.S. - was met with a collective "So What?" from legions of US readers. The top ten reader posts attached to the news report on NYTim
News Features & Profiles of People Worth Reading About
By DPI Staff
NEW YORK, NY Sept. 15 (DPI) - The $22 billion initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange for Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba could be a milestone for global finance: It's seen as one of
By DPI Staff
RICHMOND, VA Sept. 4 (DPI) - Many followers of the corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife expressed surprise - and a sense of vindication - after a jury here convic
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Aug. 14 (DPI) - Former Obama economic adviser Lawrence Summers suggested in a recent op-ed that a presidency with a single term of six years might help government function better, a l
Finance, Business, Investments & Your Dough
By DPI Staff
NEW YORK, NY Sept. 15 (DPI) - The $22 billion initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange for Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba could be a milestone for global finance: It's seen as one of
By Stephen Clark
Don't Trust an Economist Who's Never Been a Parent and Never Made a Payroll WASHINGTON, D.C. July 23 (DPI) - Paul Krugman, America's most strident promoter of Neo-Keynesian economic policies, is le
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. May 6 (DPI) - Business creation in America is at its lowest in three decades, according to recent think-tank report, suggesting that the nation's economic malaise with persist and - a
Media, The Net & Messaging
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FERGUSON, MO. Aug. 21 (DPI) - The shooting by a white police officer of an unarmed black youth here last week has set off more than 10 days of protests and some rioting, the latest tragic reminder tha
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Aug. 6 (DPI) -- New Yorker Editor David Remnick recently penned a profile of his friend Michael McFaul, Obama's former ambassador to Russia. And Remnick's nonjudgmental narrative  ba
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Aug. 5 (DPI) - We've posted more than 180 articles on DPI.com since 2012 - many of them reviews of reader comments following news events - and one thing's become clear: Comment boards
Politics, Policy & Public Power
By DPI Staff
RICHMOND, VA Sept. 4 (DPI) - Many followers of the corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife expressed surprise - and a sense of vindication - after a jury here convic
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Aug. 25 (DPI) - News today that Eqypt and the United Arab Emirates teamed up to bomb radical Islamists in Libya - apparently without informing the U.S. - was met with a collective "So
By DPI Staff
FERGUSON, MO. Aug. 21 (DPI) - The shooting by a white police officer of an unarmed black youth here last week has set off more than 10 days of protests and some rioting, the latest tragic reminder tha
Home, Lifestyle & Gettin' Out of Town
By Stephen Clark
(DPI BOOK REVIEW) I was born in Washington and grew up here in the 60s and 70s. Since returning after 30 years afield, I've reflected often on what's changed. More traffic on the Beltway and new bike
By DPI Staff
NEW YORK, NY Feb. 12 (DPI)  -- Yankees longtime shortstop Derek Jeter made it official today that he'll retire after the 2014 season, prompting near-unanimous online cheers of "bravo on a great caree
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Dec. 12 (DPI) - A Reddit.com "meme photo" containing a quip about divorce inspired numerous reader tales of marital splits, as well as insights and advice on getting and staying marri
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