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President Obama is right to try something new with Cuba, but steps that include easing travel restrictions just aren't enough to get the US out of a miserable position.
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Secure Flight, the government's new airline passenger-screening program, wants to identify troublemakers. But making it work might be a nightmare for travelers.
Private equity honchos, their holdings, and how they're faring.
Forget "Drill, baby, drill." Sarah Palin says she's building a $40 billion gas pipeline, which even President Obama wants. The only problem: It isn't there. And it's her fault.
We now know that few people saw the downturn coming. Scientists are working to make sure that never happens again.
The biggest oil company in the world is also the most resistant to the shift to green energy. The White House seems determined to make Exxon Mobil's life miserable.
The Motor City's top hotels have gotten a much-needed overhaul in recent years, but the downward spiral of the auto industry helps keep occupancy rates down.
Life is good for New York University's party-boy economist. Once regarded as a crank, he has parlayed his now-accurate predictions of an economic bust into fame, rising fortune, and a vigorous social life.
A tongue-in-cheek toxicological hypothesis to explain the banking crisis.
MySpace CEO Chris DeWolfe talks about why he thinks he has a better business than Facebook and what it's like to work for Rupert Murdoch.
Seven behind-the-scenes economic players you need to know in the Obama administration.
Economic forces, coupled with corporate mandates, are changing the long-term look of business travel.
What happens when you can design your physical world as easily as you can reformat your blog?
Thanks to an amazing confluence of factors, almost all of them related to our current parlous business climate, now is the time to take a vacation.
One year after the weekend that marked the end of Bear Stearns, Portfolio.com checks in on the whereabouts of its leaders.