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The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, also known as the 9-11 Commission, was created by congressional legislation and the signature of President George W. Bush in late 2002. This independent, bipartisan commission had the task of producing a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the attack, including preparedness and immediate response, and providing recommendations designed to guard against future attacks.
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In the rarefied world of high fashion it isn’t unusual for a gown or purse to become so sought-after that people will wait in line for it. So it must come as a shock to global fashionistas that the most coveted item in recent memory costs a mere $109 and comes from the rugged New England town of Freeport, Maine rather than an atelier in Paris or Milan.
Fast Company is a "workstyle" magazine, a new breed of business journalism that understands a powerful new truth: Work is personal. Its mission is to define the new world of business and to capture the spirit of the men and women who are making it happen. Fast Company connects with an authentic voice, inspires with a revolutionary style, and instructs with personal tools to serve as a manifesto for change and a manual for achieving it.
Puerto Rico is about the same size as Connecticut but with more palm trees and twice the unemployment rate. Now, the financially teetering territory aims to turn itself into a refuge for tax-oppressed millionaires and billionaires. Yes, this is legal.
Four Russian billionaires cashed out of Russia’s most oil-dependent company in the spring of 2013, in what may go down as the most brilliantly timed profit-taking of the decade. It also may have set off a chain of events in global financial markets that has contributed to the collapse of Russia’s currency.
In this issue: "What's Next for American Prisons and Criminal Justice Reform?": Five activists, including singer John Legend, debate what's next for criminal justice reform and the role that tech and data can play. "Cisco's Affordable Spark Board Wants to Change How You Conduct Meetings": This plug-and-play wireless screen works as a wireless presentation display, digital whiteboard, and video conferencing tool.
After graduating from Brown in 1995, Brendan Ross became a management consultant and then a turnaround specialist. By 2010 he was looking for a new profession that didn’t involve firing people, when his father-in-law showed him LendingClub.com, where the older man had started making small loans directly to people paying off credit cards or refinancing other high-cost debt.
Welcome to Forbes for November 18th, 2013 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles. In the cover story: “Want to Buy Big Companies Cheaply? Look for a Stock Like Meryl Streep” -- Mutual fund star William Smead bets on recognizable brands. His 531-million-dollar Smead Value Fund has returned 20% on average over the past five years, compared with a 16% return for the S&P 500.
Last year, Americans spent $2.5 billion on dried–meat snacks, with sales skewed heavily toward convenience-store fare. Now, northern California-based KRAVE wants to do for jerky what Ben and Jerry's did to ice cream, what Samuel Adams did to beer, what Starbucks did to coffee.
Actress Jessica Alba has quickly built a personal $200 million fortune, and she’s done it the hard way, in a field that has nothing to do with showbiz: selling natural, nontoxic household goods to helicopter parents.
Between the parade of wet suits and abundant seafood and yoga joints, Manhattan Beach, just south of Los Angeles, tries to cling fast to its surf town roots.
In this issue: "Kevin Hart's Funny Business": The most successful comedian in the world is also the most productive. "Super-agents Patrick Whitesell and Ari Emanuel Are Building the Future of Hollywood": WME-IMG co-CEOs Patrick Whitesell and Ari Emanuel are blending live events and digital to upend the entertainment business with violent speed. "Inside the IRC": How a visionary aid organization is using technology to help refugees. "The Future of Neighborhoods": Five projects that show how we'll live.
The media are full of stories that all too many Americans are not saving enough for retirement. Some alarmists declare that more than eight out of ten are financially unprepared for their “golden years.”
These are the top trades–ten buys and ten sells–of the world’s richest active hedge fund stock pickers. To compile the list, we looked at the U.S. trades of billionaire hedge fund managers in the half-year ending Mar. 31. The top picks are ranked based on the number of billionaires who bought or sold the stock in a material way–at least 10,000 shares. We included picks only if at least six top managers agreed–we excluded some billionaire hedgies, such as Carl Icahn and Chase Coleman, because they didn’t follow the crowd.
A father-son duo came from out of nowhere with a more clever idea to protect networks from hackers -- and now have a $1.75 billion startup with $160 million in the bank.
America’s wildest wildcatter, Aubrey McClendon, found new life - and new billions - after his spectacular plunge from the top of the oil game. Trouble has already come calling.
This is Forbes' definitive annual audit of the foremost heads of state, iconic entrepreneurs and CEOs, celebrity role models, billionaire activists, and pioneer philanthropists, all ranked by money, media momentum, spheres of influence and impact.
In this issue: "The Key to Oprah Winfrey's Success: Radical Focus": Oprah has figured out how to make time for the projects she cares about most. "Media, Tech, and Advertising to Snapchat: I Ain't Afraid of No Ghost": Inside Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel's entertainment empire. "Failed JC Penney CEO Ron Johnson is Redeeming Himself with Enjoy": The former Apple retail guru was severely humbled after flaming out at JC Penney. Only a startup could save him.
Small liberal arts colleges are reinventing themselves as entrepreneur hatcheries–both for billion-dollar startups and social change makers.