Originally published on Tue December 4, 2012 9:15 am
As a mother of young boys, I can tell you that chatty, detail-oriented girls rule the world among the younger set. I've always wondered when the big switch would happen, propelling males to their traditional dominance of the adult working world, but Liza Mundy is here to tell us that it won't. It turns out that in my lifetime, women will be the second sex no more.
Originally published on Tue March 20, 2012 5:30 am
By the time Republican primary season got around to Illinois in past election cycles, the Land of Lincoln was pretty much an afterthought since the party's nominee had already been decided. Not this time.
Mitt Romney has what seems like an insurmountable lead in delegates. But there are questions as to whether he can reach the 1,144 needed for the nomination by the party's August convention. And with his rivals, especially Rick Santorum, refusing to exit the race, the GOP primaries have entered the grind-it-out-for-every-delegate phase.
Originally published on Tue March 20, 2012 6:35 am
Byron Auguste is a director of McKinsey & Company based in Washington, D.C. Susan Lund is research director of the McKinsey Global Institute, based in Washington, D.C. James Manyika is a director of the McKinsey Global Institute based in San Francisco.
Originally published on Tue March 20, 2012 7:00 am
Neo-soul and indie-pop ensemble Fitz and the Tantrums make their first appearance on Mountain Stage, recorded live in Charleston, W.Va.
It's no exaggeration to say that Fitz and the Tantrums have been one of the hottest groups of the past two years. Their breakthrough release Pickin' Up the Pieces earned them repeated appearances on late night television, and they've spent countless days on the road, playing to sold-out crowds in nearly every major American city.
A Jan. 18, 2011 photo of Ken Hoagland, Chairman of "repeal it now (dot) org" makes remarks during a press conference to receive petitions calling for repeal of Obamacare on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
Ordinarily, judges decide cases by applying the text of laws and the precedents laid down in previous cases. But the Supreme Court is no ordinary court, and the cases that it chooses to decide are not ordinary ones. Cases in which the lower courts disagree; cases of utmost national importance; cases for which there is little precedent or the written law is ambiguous — this is the Supreme Court's daily fare.