It was unrealistic to think that the supercommittee would ever have reached a deal
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A recent vote in Congress continues to allow easy access to private correspondence
They are heading for defeat by focusing on taxes instead of government spending
As Liza Long, author of “I Am Adam Lanza’s Mother,” is critiqued, let’s take a look at our long tradition of blaming moms
Is the term “fiscal cliff” too alarmist? The man who coined it thinks not
What news stories went viral this year? Google’s list of the top 10 trending events includes some surprises
This isn’t just a two-party conflict. It’s an obstacle course with two fractious teams that requires complicated strategies
The #1 gift this holiday season can come with a lump of coal in the fine print.
The problem with restaurant reviews on the crowdsourced site — and how to fix it
From women not having it all to why one executive left Goldman Sachs, the year was filled with personal bombshells
What you need to know to get your gadgets to increase, not decrease, your intelligence
A new report highlights the lack of basic protections for a growing corps of domestic workers
Shoppers may appreciate the extra hours, but what about all the people who will have to end their Thanksgiving meal, or forgo it altogether, in order to man the cashiers and stock the shelves?