Joe Nocera

12/18/2014 - 4:27am

    In the summer of 1991, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit overturned the conviction, for stock manipulation, of a man named John Mulheren.

    Mulheren was a stock trader who had been arrested three years earlier, at the behest of Rudolph...

11/06/2014 - 5:59pm

    Jihad Ahmed Mujstafa Diyab is a Syrian man who has been a detainee at the prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, since 2002. In 2009, the Guantánamo Review Task Force ruled that he was not a threat to national security and could be released. Yet here...

11/06/2014 - 5:15pm

    One of the most shocking ads aired this political season was aimed at a woman named Robin Hudson.

    Hudson, 62, is not a congressional or Senate candidate. Rather, she is a state Supreme Court...

10/30/2014 - 2:04pm

    Why should Tim Cook care what Carl Icahn thinks?

    Earlier this month, Icahn, the famed "activist shareholder," sent a lengthy letter to the Apple chief executive, which he also posted on...

10/30/2014 - 1:23pm

    Forty-one years ago this month, the Arab oil embargo began. The countries that were part of it belonged, of course, to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries - OPEC - which had banded together 13 years earlier to strengthen their ability to...

10/23/2014 - 2:35pm

    Et tu, CDC?

    For years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been the most trusted agency in the federal government. In 2003, when Gallup did a survey to determine what the public...

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