Fox News has been criticized by the White House for its perceived right-wing bias. It was surprising therefore that President Barack Obama yesterday gave an interview to the channel.
Fox News has been criticized by the White House for its perceived right wing bias. It was surprising therefore that President Barack Obama yesterday gave an interview to the channel. Obama used the interview to step up his efforts to gain support for his embattled healthcare reform bill and he faced tough questioning from interviewer Bret Baier. He even had to chide the interviewer at one point for interrupting his answers, saying: "Bret, you've got to let me finish my answers," he said. "Sir, I know you don't like to filibuster, but..." Mr Baier said. "Well, I'm trying to answer your question and you keep on interrupting," the president replied. The BBC declared the interview as "largely unproductive" with the president extolling the virtues of healthcare reform while Baier grilled him on some of the controversial congressional procedures being explored by the Democrats as they attempt to pass the bill. But there was some good news for Obama, as Congressman Dennis Kucinich, who had previously voted against healthcare reform, publicly pledged his support for it.
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Thinking your life is worthwhile is correlated with a variety of positive outcomes.
- A new study finds that adults who feel their lives are meaningful have better health and life outcomes.
- Adults who felt their lives were worthwhile tended to be more social and had healthier habits.
- The findings could be used to help improve the health of older adults.
Even when they suffer costs in doing so.
- It's commonly thought that the suppression of female sexuality is perpetuated by either men or women.
- In a new study, researchers used economics games to observe how both genders treat sexually-available women.
- The results suggests that both sexes punish female promiscuity, though for different reasons and different levels of intensity.
Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, explains his plan for success.
- Jeff Bezos had a clear vision for Amazon.com from the start.
- He was inspired by a statistic he learned while working at a hedge fund: In the '90s, web usage was growing at 2,300% a year.
- Bezos explains why books, in particular, make for a perfect item to sell on the internet.
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