Saturday, November 1, 2014
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By DPI Staff
NEW YORK, NY Oct. 31 (DPI) - An American Islamophile who toured Syria to understand it better and got taken hostage by an Al Qaeda-linked militia was freed earlier this year, and his survival experience has become the basis for a lengthy essay in this weekend's NY Times Sunday Magazine. Theo Padn
By DPI Staff
KANSAS CITY, MO Oct. 29 (DPI) - The tickets listing in Kansas City, Mo.,'s Craiglist features more than 500 Oct. 29 posts this morning, reflecting a vibrant secondary market for tickets to tonight's World Series Game 7. Most tickets on Craigslist.org  are being offered at three to four times fac
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Oct. 27 (DPI) -- If you thought the U.S. tax code was a hopeless mess,  there's one thing that might be worse: An online discussion on reforming it. Over the weekend, Reddit.com posted an AMA (Ask Me Anything) string hosted by a recently retired IRS professional, who is promotin
News Features & Profiles of People Worth Reading About
By DPI Staff
NEW YORK, NY Oct. 31 (DPI) - An American Islamophile who toured Syria to understand it better and got taken hostage by an Al Qaeda-linked militia was freed earlier this year, and his survival experien
By DPI Staff
KANSAS CITY, MO Oct. 29 (DPI) - The tickets listing in Kansas City, Mo.,'s Craiglist features more than 500 Oct. 29 posts this morning, reflecting a vibrant secondary market for tickets to tonight's W
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Oct. 27 (DPI) -- If you thought the U.S. tax code was a hopeless mess,  there's one thing that might be worse: An online discussion on reforming it. Over the weekend, Reddit.com p
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
By Stephen Clark
WASHINGTON, D.C. Oct. 22 (DPI) - The obituaries of Ben Bradlee today portray a giant of a man - a brave and charismatic newspaper leader, a charming and profane personality, a big-picture editor who l
By DPI Staff
NEW YORK, NY Oct. 6 (DPI) - A Rutgers law professor offered up a controversial op-ed on NYTimes.com today, suggesting that society is too tough on people who sexually molest and assault children. The
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
Politics, Policy & Public Power
By DPI Staff
NEW YORK, NY Oct. 31 (DPI) - An American Islamophile who toured Syria to understand it better and got taken hostage by an Al Qaeda-linked militia was freed earlier this year, and his survival experien
By DPI Staff
NEW YORK, NY Oct. 6 (DPI) - A Rutgers law professor offered up a controversial op-ed on NYTimes.com today, suggesting that society is too tough on people who sexually molest and assault children. The
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Sept. 30 (DPI) - "Why not film everything and send it to Homeland Security?' That was among the most popular reader comments today on NYTimes.com following news that the California
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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