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.