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Executive privilege: Marissa Mayer’s HR decisions at Yahoo – Boston Globe

WHEN YAHOO CEO MARISSA MAYER banned working from home in February, outrage followed. Yet when Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly, a middle-aged man, made a similar decision in March, there was barely a whimper. Both are new CEOs trying to turn around struggling companies, so what explains the different reactions? A double standard rooted in […]

Dinesh D’Souza’s ‘2016: Obama’s America’ Made Enough Money to Warrant a … – The Atlantic Wire

Dinesh D’Souza made a movie last year. It was about President Obama, and what the world would look like if he were to win a second term. The outlook: not good. It was critically reviled, but it made truckloads of money, so they’re making a sequel.  Yes, you’re understanding that correctly: there’s […]

Are victims falling through America’s hate crime data gap? – CNN

Are victims falling through America’s hate crime data gap? – CNN

Washington (CNN) — Two hit-and-run deaths in rural Mississippi just a few miles apart highlight a disturbing problem about data collection on possible hate crimes. Last summer, 61-year-old African-American Sunday school teacher Johnny Lee Butts was hit and killed by an 18-year-old white driver. The teen told Panola County Sheriff deputies he thought he hit […]

Baseball’s fails to reach black America – San Francisco Chronicle

Globalize, globalize, globalize. That’s been Bud Selig‘s – and by extension Major League Baseball‘s – mantra as the World Baseball Classic has unfolded this month. But the push to bring baseball to all corners of the globe comes as one of the sport’s key demographics continues to vanish right here at home. For the first […]

Dinesh D’Souza’s ‘2016: Obama’s America’ Made Enough Money to Warrant a … – The Atlantic Wire

Dinesh D’Souza made a movie last year. It was about President Obama, and what the world would look like if he were to win a second term. The outlook: not good. It was critically reviled, but it made truckloads of money, so they’re making a sequel.  Yes, you’re understanding that correctly: there’s […]

Albany tops Vermont 53-49 for America East title – Wall Street Journal

Associated Press BURLINGTON, Vt. — Albany guard Jacob Iati found his shooting touch against Vermont late in the America East Conference championship game to carry the Great Danes into the NCAA tournament. In two regular-season losses to the Catamounts, the senior was a combined 1-for-17 shooting and 0 for 11 from 3-point range. That changed […]

North Korea’s Nuclear Threat: America’s West Coast Defenses – ABC News

North Korea’s Nuclear Threat: America’s West Coast Defenses North Korea’s Nuclear Threat: America’s West Coast Defenses – ABC News

North Korea’s Nuclear Threat: America’s West Coast Defenses – ABC News

North Korea’s Nuclear Threat: America’s West Coast Defenses North Korea’s Nuclear Threat: America’s West Coast Defenses – ABC News

Are victims falling through America’s hate crime data gap? – CNN

Are victims falling through America’s hate crime data gap? – CNN

Washington (CNN) — Two hit-and-run deaths in rural Mississippi just a few miles apart highlight a disturbing problem about data collection on possible hate crimes. Last summer, 61-year-old African-American Sunday school teacher Johnny Lee Butts was hit and killed by an 18-year-old white driver. The teen told Panola County Sheriff deputies he thought he hit […]

St. Patrick’s Day: 10 Irish Pubs Around America Worth Visiting (PHOTOS) – Huffington Post

St. Patrick’s Day is a celebration of many things — Irish heritage, shamrocks, the ministrations of a 5th-century priest — but in modern American culture it is mostly an excuse to drink a lot of beer. To be fair, drinking a lot of beer has been an Irish tradition since well before Arthur Guinness set […]