Top Editors Abruptly Leave Village Voice Will Bourne, who became editor in chief of The Village Voice in November, and Jessica Lustig, the deputy editor since January, are leaving the weekly publication. They met with the staff at 11 a.m. on Thursday and said that Christine Brennan, executive editor of Voice Media Group, had instructed them to lay off or drastically reduce the roles of five employees on the 20-person staff. More
Yahoo Close to Hiring Departing AOL Executive Yahoo is expected soon to hire a new chief of its crucial Americas division from Internet rival AOL Inc., said a person familiar with the matter. Ned Brody, who was the top advertising-sales executive at AOL, has resigned from the post to pursue "other opportunities," AOL said on Thursday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. More
Rutgers lawyer resigns as board looks at issues A Rutgers University lawyer resigned Thursday amid growing anger that he was still employed after approving a decision in December to suspend rather than fire basketball coach Mike Rice, even though he was aware of a video showing the coach hitting, kicking and taunting players.... More
Ron Johnson Out as J.C. Penney Chief After a troublesome, 17-month run, Ron Johnson is out as chief executive of J.C. Penney, and with that, the most closely watched revival effort in retail in recent memory is in danger of disintegrating. More
Bob Bauer (Newser) - Robert Bauer, the new White House counsel, is a longtime Democratic operative known for his hard-nosed style and work ethic. He is a veteran of the Clinton impeachment proceedings and represented House Democrats during the Bush years, where he ... 10/21/2014 - 5:31 pm | View Link
Working on something, girl? Melanie Griffith wears low cut dress for lunch meeting with Bob Saget after hunting for magazines in LA But it seems Melanie Griffith is moving on nicely, stepping out for a lunch meeting with her friend ... Bob is known for playing dad Danny Tanner on Full House and as the host of America’s Funniest Home Videos. He also voices future Ted on How I Met ... 07/23/2014 - 1:17 am | View Link
A.M. Roundup: Bob Duffy’s lake house purchase Good morning! There are thunderstorms in Upstate America’s forecast today, but clear skies so far. Barack Obama touches down in Buffalo later this morning, before making a speech at the University at Buffalo. Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be there. Attorney ... 08/22/2013 - 5:41 am | View Link
NBC’s Bob Costas Rips Into CBS NBC sportscaster Bob Costas lashed out at CBS during an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show,” ripping into the network for failing to acknowledge "Augusta’s history of racism and sexism" during its Masters coverage, reports Deadspin. "What no CBS ... 04/15/2013 - 5:16 am | View Link
White House Counsel Bob Bauer to step down White House Counsel Bob Bauer will step down from his post and return to private practice, where he will assist President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign, the White House announced Thursday. Kathryn Ruemmler, the current principal deputy counsel to ... 06/3/2011 - 1:56 am | View Link
mris.com | Online real estate information service for real estate professionals in MD, DC, Northern VA, and parts of WV and PA. Profile, news and membership information. 10/22/2014 - 12:55 pm | View Website
Venetian Cat Bauer (Venice, Italy) The directors of some of the most prestigious museums in the world met at Palazzo Ducale, the former headquarters of the Venetian Republic, on Monday ... 10/22/2014 - 10:53 am | View Website
Bob Marley | The Official Site Bob Marley Music, Inc.'s Bob Marley site describing his life, his music and his legacy. Photos, videos, sound, links and a message board. 10/22/2014 - 10:25 am | View Website
Bob Woodward For other people named Robert Woodward, see Robert Woodward (disambiguation). 10/21/2014 - 11:55 pm | View Website
Bob's Blog Mike Edelhart writes about the next big frontier in technology: implantable technology inside our bodies. Perhaps the most interesting one tome is smart dust. 10/21/2014 - 10:00 pm | View Website
The possibility that terrorists could attack the United States using Ebola as a bioweapon -- the mutant spawn of Americans’ two biggest fears -- has been catnip for some politicians and commentators. For instance: • Rep. Robert Pittenger, R-N. C., told the Blaze that Ebola "could be a place for terrorists to engage.
The apprehension of a man who jumped the White House fence Wednesday night and was bitten by a guard dog highlighted one of the Secret Service’s most effective weapons: its canines. Secret Service agents and K-9 units quickly subdued the latest fence jumper, whom authorities identified as Dominic Adesanya, 23, of Bel Air, Md., after he punched two of the Secret Service dogs, Hurricane and Jordan, authorities say.
Sean Haugh, the Libertarian candidate for Senate in North Carolina, is getting a big lift in the waning days of the election from an unlikely group praising his support for marijuana legalization and his opposition to U. S. military action abroad. Read full article >>
It seems Joni Ernst really doesn't want to do serious interviews on the issues with the editorial boards and news stations of Iowa. Des Moines Register columnist Rekha Basu blew the whistle:
Is Joni Ernst afraid of newspaper editorial boards? After much negotiating, she was scheduled to meet his morning with writers and editors at The Des Moines Register, but last night her people called to unilaterally cancel.
There have been some high-profile mishandled executions this year, including one in Oklahoma (where the IV was not placed properly, causing the inmate to grimace and writhe) and another in Arizona (which took nearly two hours and required 15 doses of lethal injection drugs). These executions drew a lot of attention, sparked outage and prompted calls to get rid of the death penalty.