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My 90's Dreamgirls

My 90's Dreamgirls

09/18/12 10:29AM

So last week we had Molly Ringwald on the show. She's got a new novel out, which is great - and you should totally buy it, read it, and talk about it on your Facebook page. But naturally, it was a little hard to focus with my mind awash in a fog of childhood love. I mean... Claire Standish! Sam Baker! Andie Walsh! I was overcome with the... read more

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Twitter announces new profile pages, iPad app

09/18/12 08:25AM

In an appearance Tuesday on TODAY, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo revealed a new look for Twitter's profile pages. The fresh take won't just be seen on twitter.com, either, but will be visible on mobile apps as well, including Twitter's all-new, totally rebuilt iPad app.What's the biggest change? There's now a huge header... read more

Steve Kornacki's latest Salon.com: How Obama stole the GOP's issue

09/17/12 09:06AM

The glee from Democrats, frustration from Republicans, and amazement from commentators has been easy to detect as the extent of President Obama’s advantage on foreign policy and national security has become clear.There is obvious volatility to the unfolding events in the Middle East, and the possibility exists that developments in the coming... read more

Op ed: Big Brother to Spare Your Big Gulp

Op ed: Big Brother to Spare Your Big Gulp

09/17/12 09:00AM

While the eruption of anti-American violence in the Middle East generated the majority of headlines last week, New York City had its own breaking news story.  Thanks to a vote by the city’s Board of Health, the Big Apple became first in the country to ban restaurants, concession stands, and cafeterias from selling any more than 16 ounces of soda... read more

Life in post-Katrina New Orleans

Life in post-Katrina New Orleans

09/16/12 08:00PM

David Simon, creator of HBO’s “Treme,” shares details from the show, which offers a deeper look at the broad universe of people and interests in post-Katrina New Orleans. watch

Photo Finish: Historical Reflections

Photo Finish: Historical Reflections

09/15/12 05:31PM

In remembrance of 9/11 and the current situation amounting in the Middle East I have been contemplating which direction I should focus this week’s post. Every first writing attempt this week just led me right back to where I had begun and then thankfully, all things came together in the most serendipitous of ways. Recently, I came across the... read more

Unrest in the Middle East Continues

09/14/12 05:00PM

Protests have spread to more than 17 countries across the Middle East, Northern Africa, and Asia. Since today, Friday, is the Muslim day of prayer most of the protestors are off from work and have been in the streets burning American flags and rioting since prayers ended. In Egypt, President Morsi asked Muslims to protect all foreign embassies... read more

Fed's Plan for QE3

09/14/12 04:34PM

With U.S. unemployment at 8.1% the Federal Reserve is taking a big step to try and get the rate even lower. The Fed will purchase mortgage bonds at a pace of $40 billion per month; this is what they are calling the QE3. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke also wants to send interest rates even lower than their current historic lows. This is... read more

The Cycle Lineup

09/14/12 01:00PM

With protest erupting in more countries today the Middle East region is in unrest. However, will the protests escalate to a more a volatile situation? We will continue to monitor the situation throughout our show as Morning Prayer comes to a close. Be sure to tweet us @thecyclemsnbc and let us know your thoughts on today’s show.  The Friday... read more

Laura Bush hosting fundraiser

Laura Bush hosting fundraiser

09/14/12 11:24AM

Former First Lady Laura Bush is hosting a fundraising lunch at her home for Mitt and Ann Romney later today. The Republicans are hoping this lunch, along with a push from the Bush family, will help boost Romney’s numbers as we are only 53 days until election day.While the former President George W Bush and Laura have not been featured... read more

The end of men?

The end of men?

09/14/12 10:20AM

Are we seeing an end of men and a rise of women? In our guest spot today Hanna Rosin author of The End of Men: And the Rise of Women, points out that women are no longer gaining on men they have pulled ahead of them. read more

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