With Singapore’s birth rate plummeting faster than its employment numbers, the city-state’s government is trying to find new ways to get its citizens in the sack. But despite a state-sponsored speed-dating program, surveys show that Singaporeans still have less sex than almost anyone else in the world.
It may have been the politician’s practiced habit of emotional concealment, but in his concession speech last night, the smiling outgoing Portuguese Prime Minister Jos Socrates hardly looked like a man distraught with defeat. Nor, for that matter, did his opponent, Paulo Passos Coelho, seem gleeful with triumph
The U.S. economy will grow more than expected in the third quarter, but unemployment also will continue to increase and will pass 10 percent, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said Sunday.
President Obama mixed policy discussion with personal reflections on his daughters and, yes, a few jokes in an appearance on CBS’s “Late Show With David Letterman,” taped Monday afternoon.
President-elect Barack Obama has been holding his economic cards close to his vest.
For a house once full of love and children, there sure seems to be a lot of hate going on with the Gosselins. This time, it’s former Star reporter Kate Major, who said she and Jon Gosselin had a fling shortly after his breakup with wife Kate Gosselin — an allegation he’s strenuously denied
The "disgusting" blob that Fred DeNegri’s wife says she poured out of his Diet Pepsi can was probably a gutted frog or toad, the Food and Drug Administration said.
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British Airways pilots are being urged to accept a deal under which they will receive shares in the struggling company in return for a pay cut, their union said Thursday. The move will save the company £26 million ($42 million) annually and is the latest measure to help the airline through the economic downturn.
It is a boarding pass unlike any other. It’s a memory of a day that nearly was his last on earth. When a FedEx package arrived at Barry Leonard’s home recently, he had no idea it contained items from his flight that ended up in the Hudson River.