3 hrs ago | EDGE
The prolific writer of the resoundingly successful novel "The Kite Runner" returns to the literary feast table with his latest novel "And The Mountains Echoed." Khaled Hosseini, an Afghan-born American and trained physician, rocked the snobby lit-world with his all consuming novel, and film, "The Kite Runner" and then repeated that with "A Thousand ... (more)
4 hrs ago | Chicago Reader
That in addition to going through phone records of the AP, the Obama administration searched the personal e-mails of a Fox News reporter? - Mick Dumke That patients with treatment-resistant major depression saw "dramatic improvement" after treatment with ketamine , according to researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at New York's Mount Sinai ... (more)
6 hrs ago | Digital Trends
In addition to announcing the new Flickr redesign today, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer addressed several other developments the company is currently undergoing.
10 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The Democratic candidates for Mayor of New York, are all "blasting the mayor's record of school reform," adds The New York Times in an editorial.
11 hrs ago | Editor & Publisher
The New York Times Company was a victim of online attacks earlier this week that slowed down The New York Times Web site and limited access to articles and other types of content.
12 hrs ago | AlertNet
Deborah Turness, a former top news editor in Britain, will take over as NBC News' president in August, replacing Steve Capus who left the network in February after eight years.
17 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The New York Times broke the news on May 18 about Christine White's death. The "Twilight Zone" actress died in a nursing home in the state of Washington.
After a brief moment of gathering the necessary detail on his subject, a process he characterizes as having taken no longer than five minutes, he turned to find a swarm of police officers gathering near his bags, which were less than ten feet away.
As new developments rise along the High Line in West Chelsea, families are flocking to them, the New York Times reported.
Two questions were likely chewed over at a lot of cottage-openings, urban farmers' markets and fun-runs or cycle-a-thons this Victoria Day weekend.
The Internal Revenue Service , which is currently under fire for admittedly targeting for extra scrutiny the tax-exempt nonprofit status of conservative groups, is getting a good deal of support from the members of the public deemed insightful by the staff of the New York Times.
The Winklevoss brothers' legal battle with Facebook over the social network's messy creation made them rich.
Mark Carson, a 32-year-old gay Brooklyn man, was shot and killed in New York's Greenwich Village last night following a shouting match with the gunman who hurled homophobic insults at his victim, according to the New York Times .
One of the newest buzz words in CancerSpeak is "precision medicine," updating the term "personalized medicine" in what The New York Times calls "an arms race within the war on cancer: "Major academic medical centers in New York and around the country are spending and recruiting heavily in what has become an arms race within the war on cancer.
You probably don't have to feel sorry for a mature, experienced female singer who decides to tackle the gritty music of Tom Waits and calls her show 1978 NYC Underground , but it was still tough not to feel for Billie Roe as she performed this week at the Metropolitan Room.
This March 8, 2012 file photo shows actress Angelina Jolie at the Women in the World Summit in New York.
New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters can't stand the House GOP's stubborn attempts to repeal President Obama's "signature legislative achievement." " House Votes Again to Repeal Health Law" marks his second story in two days on the GOP's quixotic quest, and once again he injects obvious mockery into what's supposedly a straight news story: One by ... (more)