Month – February 2014

How the Clinton White House bungled health care reform - Politico

AFP How the Clinton White House bungled health care reformPoliticoBill and Hillary Clinton understood individual members of Congress just fine. They just didn’t get Congress. That’s the picture that emerges from the documents released by the Clinton presidential library Friday on their efforts to pass health care reform in the …Clinton documents: much has changed, […]

What to Expect From Ellen DeGeneres Hosting the Oscars - ABC News

ABC News What to Expect From Ellen DeGeneres Hosting the OscarsABC NewsA lot has changed in the seven years since Ellen DeGeneres last hosted the Oscars. Her daytime talk show, now in its 11th season, leads in the ratings. She’s one of the top television personalities on Twitter with 24.4 million followers. And she is […]

Spike Lee's Former Brooklyn Home Vandalized Following Gentrification Rant - Mediaite

KpopStarz Spike Lee’s Former Brooklyn Home Vandalized Following Gentrification RantMediaiteWhen filmmaker Spike Lee delivered his extended rant against gentrification this week, he made the now-apparent mistake of revealing the Fort Greene address where he grew up. Three days later, that Washington Street building in Brooklyn has been …Spike Lee Explains Profanity-Laden Gentrification Rant To CNN; […]

Clinton documents: much has changed, but much still the same - CNN

AFP Clinton documents: much has changed, but much still the sameCNN(CNN) — More than 3,500 pages of previously secret Clinton White documents made public Friday showed that the more things change, the more they stay the same. Some of the confidential memos, notes and other papers released by the National Archives …Inside Hillary Clinton’s Quest […]

Mt. Gox Files for Bankruptcy After $470 Million Bitcoin Loss - Bloomberg

Telegraph.co.uk Mt. Gox Files for Bankruptcy After $470 Million Bitcoin LossBloombergMt. Gox, once the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange, filed for bankruptcy in Japan saying about $470 million in Bitcoins belonging to its customers and the firm were missing. “The company believes there is a high possibility that the Bitcoins were stolen,” Mt. Gox …Mt. Gox […]

Oscar horse race to be a photo finish - Washington Post

Washington Post Oscar horse race to be a photo finishWashington PostLOS ANGELES — Many of the winners who will take home an Oscar on Sunday have long been forecast, their triumph made seemingly self-evident after months of anticipation. That is, except for one little category: best picture. Even in a particularly lengthy …Why Are Oscar […]

Storm Lashes California, but Not a Drought Buster - ABC News

ABC News Storm Lashes California, but Not a Drought BusterABC NewsCalifornia was lashed Friday by heavy rains that the parched state so desperately needs, though with the soaking came traffic snarls, power outages and the threat of mudslides. Even with rainfall totals exceeding six inches in some places by midday, the …Evacuations Ordered as Mudslides, […]

Why Are Oscar Movies So Depressing? - TIME

Washington Post Why Are Oscar Movies So Depressing?TIMEAs a critic who is a year-end awards voter, the annual November pile-up in my mailbox of screener DVDs of December Oscar hopefuls fills me with dread. It’s always a marathon of bleak, grim, serious, depressing films. This winter, I thought I’d start out with …Oscar Week video: […]