Collin Campbell

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300th Birthday of Moralist Samuel Johnson

Friday, September 18, 2009

The famed moralist and writer Samuel Johnson was born 300 years old today. Randy Cohen, who writes The Ethicist column for The New York Times Magazine, gives us his take on what the c...


Leading Indicators: Home Sales on the Rise

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

The National Association of Realtors will release their numbers on pending home sales later this morning; those numbers are predicted to be up for the sixth consecutive month. Louise ...


In the Fine Print: The Merrill Lynch-Bank of America Deal

Thursday, June 25, 2009

On Capitol Hill, Bank of America’s acquisition of Merrill Lynch is coming under serious scrutiny. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is going before the committee today as lawmakers say the Fe...


Affirmative Action May Take Center (Supreme) Court

Friday, May 29, 2009

The Supreme Court confirmation of Sonia Sotomayor may not center on the issue that has dominated the process for the last two decades: abortion. What may take its place is a debate ov...


Is The War Over? Ambassador Robert Blake on Sri Lanka

Monday, May 18, 2009

A truce was announced this weekend between the Tamil Tigers and the Sri Lankan army after a quarter-century of civil war. But fighting continues despite government claims that it has ...

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For the Supreme Court, a Good Judge of Character

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

President Obama consults today with Senate leaders on his pick to replace Supreme Court Justice David Souter; he hopes the nominee can be through the confirmation process before Congr...


Pork producers push back at H1N1 fears

Monday, May 04, 2009

In the wake of fears over the spread of so-called "swine influenza," pork prices have plummeted. In Alberta, Canada, pigs have been quarantined after catching the flu from a farm empl...

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Fuzzy Math? Jobs and the Economic Recovery Act

Monday, May 04, 2009

In his prime time press conference last week, President Obama credited his Economic Recovery Act with the creation of 150,000 jobs. It's an astonishing number. But is this a case of s...

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Adding up Gates' defense budget

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Defense Secretary Robert Gates has unveiled his budget plan for the Pentagon. There are a broad range of cuts to weapons spending and big boosts to new technology that are supposed to...


John Hope Franklin's literary legacy: A chronicle of the African-American experience

Monday, March 30, 2009

Last week, the U.S. lost a seminal historian of the African-American experience when John Hope Franklin passed away. His books, includingFrom Slavery to Freedom: A History of African ...


Madoff's expected guilty plea isn't enough for many victims

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

The man who committed perhaps the largest fraud in the history of Wall Street could now spend the rest of his life in prison. Bernard L. Madoff will likely plead guilty tomorrow to al...


Anticipating a rise in unemployment for February

Friday, March 06, 2009

Retail sales are down, as are orders for manufactured goods, and the number of people claiming jobless benefits remains near record highs. But the key for tracking the recession today...


There are no residents here: Cleveland as the center of the housing crisis

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

The effects of the housing collapse are being felt acutely, daily, powerfully in Cleveland, Ohio. For a time, it led the nation in foreclosures, and now it’s a city that lives with on...

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Rim shot: Free throws are still hard

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Professional athletes in just about every sport imaginable are sprinting to new records: passing more accurately, throwing faster, jumping higher, swimming further. But there's one th...


Third time's the charm? Former Gov. Gary Locke may be pick for Commerce Secretary

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Former Washington State Governor Gary Locke is reportedly President Obama’s pick for Commerce Secretary. His third pick... but hey, who’s counting? In Locke, Obama has found a nominee...

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Baseball's new color barrier

Monday, February 23, 2009

When Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier at second base with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, it was one of the defining moments in professional sports. But in the past decade, pro a...

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Turning wild ideas into new energy technologies

Friday, February 06, 2009

Before every new technology there comes the moment of invention. Before there was ethanol, someone had to look at biomass and say, "There's energy in them thar leaves." For the last d...

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Energy's Little Black Box

Thursday, February 05, 2009

If you knew where all the energy zooming into your house was being used and wasted, would you change the way you consume power? One company is banking on it. Our Power Trip heads to R...

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Turning polluted water into liquid gold

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

When most people stumble across a polluted pond, they would sigh over the fate of our beloved planet and maybe quote some Thoreau. Fortunately, there are some very crafty individuals ...


Race, football, and the Rooney Rule

Friday, January 30, 2009

The Pittsburgh Steelers are heading into their seventh Super Bowl. They’ve won five of those match-ups and, if they win on Sunday, they would break the record for most Super Bowl cha...