August 21, 2012
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January 3, 2011
From the What’s It Worth? Department – big news in the world of finance today: the great minds at Goldman Sachs have conjured up a way for wealthy investors to get a piece of the Facebook action without actually having to take the company public.
November 21, 2010
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February 14, 2008
The true origins of celebrating the notion of romantic love on February 14 are not well documented, though the exchange of elaborate, handmade gifts between paramours was well established by the middle of the eighteenth century in England, and began to really take off in the United States once Esther Howland (herself now considered something of a saint by the American Greeting Card Association) began selling mass-produced Valentine’s cards in the 1840s.
December 28, 2007
Benazir Bhutto, former Prime Minister of Pakistan, head of the Pakistan People’s Party, and the most credible challenger to the rule of Pakistan’s current military dictator, Pervez Musharraf, was assassinated yesterday in Rawalpindi, outside the capital city of Islamabad.
October 26, 2007
At a conference of army leaders from 38 European nations organized by the chief of U.S. Army Europe in Heidelberg, Germany yesterday, United States Defense Secretary Robert Gates decried the commitment of European nations to winning the War on Terror.
September 28, 2006
President George W. Bush came one step closer today to wielding the power to undo nearly 800 years of human progress with the stroke of a pen.