Final Note - Most Commented


Geoffrey Chaucer invented 'twitter'

Oct 25, 2012
It's the 612th anniversary of the death of the famous author. Turns out, he invented the word many of us use commonly in social media today.
Posted In: Twitter

Justice Department sues Bank of America over mortgage fraud

Oct 24, 2012
The Justice Department says Countrywide Financial -- which B of A bought in 2008 -- cranked out bad home loans without proper checks to make sure they were legit, and then sold those mortgages to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Posted In: Bank of America, Countrywide, mortgage fraud, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Fact-checking Obama's 'horses and bayonets' comment

Oct 23, 2012
One last follow-up to the presidential debate last night and President Obama's comment on fewer horses and bayonets used by the U.S. military.
Posted In: debate

New technology for Fed's money-counting machines

Oct 22, 2012
Now the Federal Reserve's money-counting machines can read bills worth $20 or less even if they're upside-down. They used to destroy bills that weren't stacked correctly.
Posted In: Federal Reserve

Minnesota cracks down on free online education

Oct 19, 2012
Minnesota officials have told online learning companies they're not allowed to teach state residents unless they get a license.
Posted In: online education, Minnesota

Montblanc to capture a 'World Second'

Oct 18, 2012
The luxury goods company Montblanc is about to do same-day projects one better.
Posted In: Montblanc

New York Fed target of alleged bomb plot

Oct 17, 2012
The FBI has arrested a man after they say he tried to detonate a bomb in a van parked outside the Fed building in Lower Manhattan.
Posted In: New York Federal Reserve, FBI

Could the candidates answer these questions in tonight's debate?

Oct 16, 2012
Foreign Policy magazine put together a list of questions they'd ask if they were in the town hall presidential debate tonight.
Posted In: debate

Read the memorandum of understanding for tomorrow's presidential debate

Oct 15, 2012
Nothing about chilled Evian water in the waiting rooms or colored M&Ms, but it's a pretty good read.
Posted In: debate

Election boosts Postal Service through one more month

Oct 12, 2012
The post office said today it's going to make it through the month without going broke, thanks to the presidential election.
Posted In: Postal Service



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