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Saturday, March 31, 2012

Louisville Takes on Kentucky: Inside a Heated College Hoops Rivalry

Louisville Takes on Kentucky: Inside a Heated College Hoops Rivalry


Louisville Takes on Kentucky: Inside a Heated College Hoops Rivalry

Posted: 18 Mar 2012 10:40 PM PDT

Why this Final Four match-up is stirring passions across the state

Romney to Attack Obama on Foreign Policy. It Won't Be Easy

Posted: 31 Mar 2012 10:50 AM PDT

This Washington Post story on Mitt Romney's plans to run hard against Barack Obama on foreign policy doesn't persuade me that Romney has any especially clever new ideas on that front

The Fearsome Tuareg Uprising in Mali: Less Monolithic than Meets the Eye

Posted: 31 Mar 2012 10:10 AM PDT

The allegedly al-Qaeda-linked faction of the Tuareg rebellion in troubled Mali seems more of an opportunistic break than a real extension of the terror group

Mega Millions Jackpot: Three Winning Tickets

Posted: 31 Mar 2012 10:50 AM PDT

The record $640 million jackpot was drawn Friday night, with hopeful millionaires across the nation eagerly watching.

More Children than Ever Have Autism, but Is the Increase Real?

Posted: 31 Mar 2012 10:50 AM PDT

Autism rates continue to rise, according to a new government survey, but the skyrocketing figures don't necessarily mean the disorder is increasing.

Pink Slime: The Backlash to the Backlash

Posted: 31 Mar 2012 10:50 AM PDT

Who in the world would ever want "pink slime" in their hamburger?

The Mental Secret to Grace Under Pressure

Posted: 31 Mar 2012 10:50 AM PDT

The best way to psych yourself up for a test or presentation is to make it seem insignificant

French Anti-Terror Raids: A Sarkozy Election Gambit?

Posted: 31 Mar 2012 10:50 AM PDT

Urgent anti-terror operation, or election season security stunt?

Olbermann Out, Spitzer In at Current TV

Posted: 31 Mar 2012 10:51 AM PDT

Once Keith Olbermann worked for MSNBC. Then he left amid a feud with his bosses. Then he signed up to remake Current TV's news operation.

The Most Insanely Important, Mind-Blowing Tech News of the Week

Posted: 31 Mar 2012 10:51 AM PDT

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Friday, March 30, 2012

Supreme Court's Swing Vote: Will Justice Kennedy Let Health Care Stand?

Supreme Court's Swing Vote: Will Justice Kennedy Let Health Care Stand?


Supreme Court's Swing Vote: Will Justice Kennedy Let Health Care Stand?

Posted: 30 Mar 2012 11:05 AM PDT

While conventional wisdom has swung against the High Court upholding the law, some suggest that a week of breathless coverage has overstated the likelihood of that happening.Read more: http://swampland.time.com/#ixzz1qc8dlvRX

"Fifty Shades" Frenzy

Posted: 30 Mar 2012 12:15 AM PDT

Enthusiastic fans welcome E.L. James, the author of the "Fifty Shades" trilogy, to New York

Billions of Planets With Life?

Posted: 30 Mar 2012 12:40 AM PDT

A new survey reveals a possible swarm of living worlds around M-dwarf stars

Apple Agrees to Labor Reforms after 'Serious' Foxconn Violations

Posted: 30 Mar 2012 11:05 AM PDT

After months of growing scrutiny over its labor practices, Apple has agreed to implement reforms following an independent audit that discovered major violations in the sprawling Chinese factories that produce iPhones and iPads.

Mossad Cutting Back on Covert Operations Inside Iran, Officials Say

Posted: 30 Mar 2012 11:05 AM PDT

Israel's intelligence services have scaled back covert operations inside Iran, ratcheting down by "dozens of percent" in recent months secret efforts to disable or delay the enemy state's nuclear program, senior Israeli security officials tell TIME

Mega Millions Mania! Why You Should Go Ahead and Buy That Lottery Ticket

Posted: 30 Mar 2012 11:05 AM PDT

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Watch: Drunk Sings All of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' in Back of Squad Car

Posted: 30 Mar 2012 11:05 AM PDT

Arrested for intoxication by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the man sang the entirety of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" while being transported to the police station.

Why We Should Thank the Woman Who Put Her 7-Year-Old on a Diet

Posted: 30 Mar 2012 11:05 AM PDT

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The Republican Primary End of Days Watch

Posted: 30 Mar 2012 11:05 AM PDT

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In Post-Gaddafi Libya, Islamists Are Rising in Influence

Posted: 30 Mar 2012 02:55 AM PDT

As they assert their power in the post-Gaddafi era, Libya's Islamists are pressing their -- despite their pedigrees

Manchester (Dis)United: Why Can't City and United Just Get Along?

Posted: 30 Mar 2012 11:05 AM PDT

The noisy neighbors are making an almighty fuss once again

A New Season of Palestinian Protest Challenges Both Israel and Abbas

Posted: 30 Mar 2012 11:05 AM PDT

The Arab League is talking about Syria; Israel and the U.S. are talking about Iran. Nobody in the corridors of power, these days, is talking about the Palestinians

In Wake of Protests, India Confirms Commitment to Nuclear Power

Posted: 30 Mar 2012 11:05 AM PDT

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Why Obama Will Never Call Out Racism

Posted: 30 Mar 2012 11:05 AM PDT

The President faces a challenge that befalls many successful Blacks. How do you talk about racism when your position in life seems to suggest that it doesn't exist?

Thursday, March 29, 2012

The 'Heart' of Health Care Reform: Can the Law Stand Without a Mandate?

The 'Heart' of Health Care Reform: Can the Law Stand Without a Mandate?


The 'Heart' of Health Care Reform: Can the Law Stand Without a Mandate?

Posted: 29 Mar 2012 02:45 AM PDT

If the health reform falls and the rest of the law remains, chaos could follow, along with a host of unintended consequences

Why Syria's Peace Process Is a Continuation of War by Other Means

Posted: 29 Mar 2012 02:20 AM PDT

There's no reason to believe President Bashar al-Assad would have agreed o accept Annan's plan if he didn't believe it offered him a possibility of ending the crisis while remaining in power

'Breivik Is Not Crazy': Surprise Defense of Norway Killer

Posted: 29 Mar 2012 02:20 AM PDT

Interview: Anders Breivik is unlike any client attorney Geir Lippestad has ever had -- and not just because of the ghastly number of murders he's accused of

Cast Your Votes in the 2012 TIME 100 Poll

Posted: 29 Mar 2012 12:10 AM PDT

Cast your votes for the leaders, artists, innovators, icons and heroes that you think are the most influential people in the world.

Report: Police Initially Wanted to Make Arrest in Trayvon Martin Case

Posted: 29 Mar 2012 09:20 AM PDT

According to a news report, Sanford Police initially felt they had enough material to arrest George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, but prosecutors were apparently reluctant in quickly making charges

Cover Story: The Truth About Oil

Posted: 29 Mar 2012 09:20 AM PDT

Cover Story: The Truth About Oil

JetBlue Pilot's Unraveling Baffles Friends

Posted: 29 Mar 2012 02:45 AM PDT

No one recalls JetBlue Airways captain Clayton Osbon coming unhinged before

The Pope and Fidel: A Meeting of Two Old Dogmatics

Posted: 29 Mar 2012 09:20 AM PDT

Sure, Fidel Castro kept the Roman Catholic Church in Cuba buried under his cigar ash for decades, shutting down its schools, exiling priests and declaring the Communist island an atheist state until the 1990s

Bully Is Good, But Knee-Jerk Responses to Bullying Are Not

Posted: 29 Mar 2012 09:20 AM PDT

Some schools have made eye-rolling a punishable offense. But if everything is considered bullying, then nothing is

Tibetan's Self-Immolation Casts Shadow over BRICS Summit

Posted: 29 Mar 2012 09:20 AM PDT

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Reading the Riots: Report Highlights Issues That Led to Britain's Unrest

Posted: 29 Mar 2012 09:20 AM PDT

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Zip for Tzipi: Change Atop Israel's Kadima Signals Opposition Disarray

Posted: 29 Mar 2012 09:20 AM PDT

Three years after leading the Kadima party to first place in national elections, Tzipi Livni has lost a fight for its leadership

Are Rupert Murdoch and David Cameron Locked in a Death Spiral?

Posted: 29 Mar 2012 09:20 AM PDT

A deep vein of comedy runs through British public life

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

After the Bubble Burst: How America's Wimpy Recovery Has Reshaped Las Vegas

After the Bubble Burst: How America's Wimpy Recovery Has Reshaped Las Vegas


After the Bubble Burst: How America's Wimpy Recovery Has Reshaped Las Vegas

Posted: 28 Mar 2012 07:40 AM PDT

The Great Recession took a heavy toll on Las Vegas. But even here there are signs of a turn-around.

The Health Benefits of Standing Up: Why Sitting Too Long Could Lead to Early Death

Posted: 28 Mar 2012 10:35 AM PDT

It's time to get off your keister.

Superslow spacecraft visits Vesta

Posted: 28 Mar 2012 05:00 AM PDT

Visiting a very old asteroid requires very new technology, and ion propulsion is it.

After Trayvon Martin: How 'Stand Your Ground' Laws Spread Across America

Posted: 28 Mar 2012 07:40 AM PDT

In the seven years since Stand Your Ground became law in Florida, a wave of similar measures have swept across the U.S.

Where Are The Protests Against the Killing of Shaima Al Awadi?

Posted: 28 Mar 2012 10:35 AM PDT

A muslim mother of four gets beaten to death in her California home and left with the message "Go back to your country, you terrorist." But there won't be a million hijab march for her.

View from the Supreme Court: Obamacare in Jeopardy?

Posted: 28 Mar 2012 07:40 AM PDT

The High Court appeared just as divided as the public and the lower courts whose rulings have both upheld and struck down the new health care law in the past year and a half

Photos: An Astonishing Face Transplant for a Military Veteran

Posted: 28 Mar 2012 10:35 AM PDT

Photos: An Astonishing Face Transplant for a Military Veteran

The Fall of Bo Xilai and the Future of Chinese Growth

Posted: 28 Mar 2012 10:35 AM PDT

The fall of Bo Xilai, the former head of the Chinese Communist Party in the sprawling mid-Western city of Chongqing, is the stuff of movies.

Mali's Coup Leader: Interview with an Improbable Strongman

Posted: 28 Mar 2012 02:35 AM PDT

Captain Amadou Sanogo does not sound or look like the man in charge. But he is now the only show in town in a country beset by multiple crises

Video: Hospital Shows Rwanda's Health Care Successes

Posted: 28 Mar 2012 10:35 AM PDT

Video: Hospital Shows Rwanda's Health Care Successes

The Syrian Opposition Responds to Assad and Annan... Sort of

Posted: 28 Mar 2012 02:35 AM PDT

The perpetually disjointed opponents of the Damascus regime gathered in Istanbul only to be given another opportunity to display their disunity as Bashar Assad feigned peace

Light Beer, Suffering From Watered-Down Sales, Tries to Regain the Spotlight

Posted: 28 Mar 2012 10:35 AM PDT

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Burma's Armed Forces Day: Men in Suits, Not Uniforms, Seize the Moment

Posted: 28 Mar 2012 10:35 AM PDT

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'Ghost Ship' from Japan Tsunami Floating Off Canada's Coast

Posted: 28 Mar 2012 10:35 AM PDT

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