Here and Now
A half century ago Newton Minow, chair of the Federal Communication Commission, called TV a "vast wasteland." Now he thinks TV gives viewers more choice.
The founder of PayPal Peter Thiel is offering some of his own money to pay students to drop out of school and start their own businesses.
More than 40 state governments now have contracts with banks to give unemployment benefits on pre-paid debit cards. Banks are cashing in on the game with fees.
Researchers are using cell phones to get a "god's eye" view of people, to predict everything from changes in the stock market or to when you are getting sick.
More than 1,000 went to the emergency room in 2008 due to texting while walking. Should texting while walking be regulated like texting while driving?
Wael Ghonim, a former Google executive who played a crucial role in the Egyptian protests, is receiving a Profile in Courage award from Caroline Kennedy.
Executives from the Wall Street firm Goldman Sachs stand accused of lying to Congress, but so far, there's little indication that they'll stand trial.
Journalist and author Sebastian Junger was originally scheduled to be in Libya when his friend and colleague, photojournalist Tim Hetherington, was killed.
A new report finds poor training and insufficient support in the face of 1960s cultural shifts led to sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.
Smith Magazine's 'Six Word Memoirs' project has allowed the public, celebrities, and especially teens, to share a lot, briefly.