How Long for Paternity Leave? :: Sweden's paternity-leave benefits are the most generous in the world. Now a debate is under way over whether to extend them.
Michael Malone: A Century of Eagle Scouts :: The Eagles' service project is the single greatest youth-service initiative in history, and one that has touched every community in America in an important way.
Remember Managed Care? It's Quietly Coming Back :: Under pressure to squeeze out costs, some of the U.S.'s biggest health insurers are quietly erecting more hurdles for patients seeking medical care.
Why an All-Female School May Be Best Training Ground :: Cathy E. Minehan, former chief of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, spoke with The Wall Street Journal about the merits of an all-women business education, and brand-management lessons learned at the Fed.
For Retiring GE Exec, $89,000 a Month Not to Work :: John Krenicki is giving up his GE paycheck. But the departing vice chairman is going to collect an allowance of $89,000 a month as part of a deal to keep him from joining a rival for three years.
Rove: The Obama Ad Blitz Isn't Working :: Three months and $131 million in spending haven't moved the president's poll numbers.
Newly Assertive Turkey Dominates Iraq Trade :: Turkey's rising clout in Iraq, as well as the rest of the region, is increasingly fanning sectarian divides and contributing to regional skirmishes.
Catalonian Farmhouse :: Ten minutes from Spain's Costa Brava, this four-bedroom modernized medieval masia near Girona is listed on Catalonia's land registry as being of historic importance.
The Return of Karl Rove :: Karl Rove limped away from White House. Now he's leading the GOP fight to win it back
Get Elite Treatment for Business Travel :: Corporate travel managers give tips to make life on the road a little easier.
Henninger: Hope and Change 2.0 :: This time around, the Web is disrupting the youth vote for Obama.
Glenn Hubbard: The Romney Plan for Economic Recovery :: Tax cuts, spending restraint and repeal of Obama's regulatory excesses would mean 12 million new jobs in his first term alone.
Where There's a Mill, There's a Way :: Graham Beal is hoping that a property tax can help save one of the country's top museums.
California voters to have say on taxes, state budgeting process, crime and justice - San Jose Mercury News :: http://www.mercurynews.com/california-budget/ci_21078166/california-voters-have-say-taxes-state-budgeting-process
The 10 Greatest Books of All Time :: What are they? A new book tries to settle it once and for all.
Dina Khayat: The Brilliant, Manipulative Muslim Brotherhood :: Islamists are an integral part of Egyptian society, but they do not represent any sort of majority.
The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated) :: The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated)
Economy Adds 163,000 Jobs :: The U.S. economy added more jobs in July than in any month since February, but the unemployment rate ticked up, suggesting the U.S. recovery, while not headed for a stall, remains too weak to bring down high unemployment.
'I CAN'T BELIEVE IT' - Yahoo! Sports :: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/ennis-hurdles-101736714--oly.html
Vodafone to open Tech City incubator - ZDNet :: http://www.zdnet.com/vodafone-to-open-tech-city-incubator-7000002102/
Knight Capital gets credit line, but customers stay away :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/f_Z1sCoG0ns/us-knightcapital-loss-idUSBRE8710PG20120803
U.N. sees battle for Aleppo looming :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/P0NtBJiRfS8/us-syria-crisis-idUSBRE8610SH20120803
IAG Plans for Spain's Possible Euro Exit :: The parent company of British Airways and Spain's Iberia said it is making contingency plans for Spain's possible exit from the euro, the most public acknowledgment yet by a European blue-chip company of the dangers of a euro-zone collapse.
Holding Fire---for Now---but Laying Plans :: Expectations are high that Bernanke's Fed and Draghi's ECB will act soon to address economic worries. But both face immense tactical and political challenges.
Europe's Bank Rattles Investors :: European Central Bank President Mario Draghi dashed hopes the central bank would take imminent action in troubled euro-zone debt markets, unleashing a global selloff.
82 Seconds to History for Saudi Olympian :: It only lasted little more than a minute, but Saudi Arabian teenager Wojdan Shaherkani made history in London.
Ryan Lochte: 'I'm going another four years' to Rio - NBCNews.com (blog) :: http://todayinlondonblog.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/08/03/13102677-ryan-lochte-im-going-another-four-years-to-rio?lite
Glitch Hit Swamps Knight Capital :: Brokerage Knight Capital scrambled Thursday to shore itself up and reassure panicked customers after disclosing a stunning $440 million loss from a computer-trading glitch.
From Mars to Earth: The Tech of Total Recall - PC Magazine :: http://www.pcmag.com/slideshow/story/301028/from-mars-to-earth-the-tech-of-total-recall
Chick-fil-A Leaps Into Controversy :: Here's a prediction: After all the shouting, tweeting and protesting is over, the fried-chicken empire of Chick-fil-A will be just fine. The longer term is less certain, writes John Bussey.