California's unemployment system is the latest in a long string of IT and other consulting failures for multinational giant Deloitte. Failure pays, as the firm continues to get huge contracts.
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Twenty years after Jon Krakauer published his first article about the life and death of Christopher McCandless, he advanced a new theory this week about Chris' death in Alaska in 1992.
Delbert Belton survived the battle of Okinawa to die at age 88 after being beaten outside the Eagles Lodge in Spokane, WA. African American teens identified in surveillance video are sought.
Lifelong politician San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has been publically accused by seven accomplished women of sexual harassment. He's referring himself for "treatment" and hasn't agreed to step down.
What if movie heroes were "the government" instead of individuals? Here are six films told with the government, not their main characters, saving the day.
Duncanville Texas high school student Jeff Bliss launched a YouTube student revolution when he stood up and demanded an education from his World History teacher Tuesday.
The CDC created a Zombie Task Force to educate the public on emergency preparedness, which could signal the zombie craze is near an end. Zombie products still drive a thriving undead economy.
Wikipedia editors moved hundreds of female novelists to their own category in recent weeks. The latest Wikipedia gender blunder is part of a long tradition of bias and Wiki-foolishness.
Three of the seven charges against Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell have just been dropped. The layers of hypocrisy in the case are thicker than toppings on a Philly cheesesteak.
Few things in life are more useless than an MFA in Creative Writing. This degree was viewed as useless in 1999, yet more programs and unemployed grads pop up every year.
Whether it's "legitimate" rape or guns for protection, male zealots on the right and the left have problems recognizing the basic humanity of women and common sense.
If you're looking for a quick laugh, look no further than the snarky joke reviews for unusual products and books on Amazon. Can you tell which of these ten products are real or fake?
Would the same people who advocated more gun laws in the wake of the Sandy Hook killings support Christopher Dorner's rampage? In the case of Marc Lamont Hill, it's okay to shoot if you're black.
Sister Megan Rice and two other peace activists are on trial for breaking into the Oak Ridge nuclear facility in Tennessee last July. The group beat a $500 million security system to protest.
Generations Radio is an ultra-conservative Boulder, CO-based radio show co-hosted by two "Christian" pastors who hate women, gays, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney and pretty much everybody else.
Reddit founder Aaron Swartz suffered from depression and was under prosecution for "illegally obtaining" journals from JSTOR when he was found dead yesterday, a victim of unjust prosecution.
Sandra Fluke is well-known for her advocacy for women's reproductive rights. But there are other women you should get to know as well if you are interested in women who empower others.
New CBS drama Elementary has gotten kudos from reviewers for rebooting Sherlock Holmes with Lucy Liu as Watson, but it's far from an instant classic. For starters, this Sherlock isn't very smart.
Gender bias is so embedded in our culture that it traps us in a cycle of tired thoughts, stereotyped images, and inaction. Now it's time for 21st century feminism: leadership and action.
The real answer may lie in putting the horrific tragedy in perspective and working to stop the people who choose to self-destruct and take as many others as possible along with them.
Jamie Foxx bragged on 'SNL' about getting to kill all the white people in 'Django Unchained' and promised a mega-black second Obama term. Conservatives are up in arms without cause or clue.
Women are moving ahead of men not only in America, but worldwide. Yet some feminists act as though women have made no gains at all.
Many were surprised when David Petraeus resigned as CIA director because he cheated on his wife with his biographer. Powerful men cheat often. Powerful women less often. Why the imbalance?
Bill O'Reilly is frightened for the future of white people, and Dick Morris showed his 1989 side in his prediction of a Romney landslide. The guys need to get with the times, or join PolicyMic.
A record 13 million people skipped November 6 because election 2012 avoided every important issue from unemployment to economic growth to education