Katie Couric, Jerry Seinfeld and Sir Howard Stringer at the dais, a Pierre Hotel ballroom of eight-tops stuffed with media moguls and tech glitterati, yet Mark Zuckerberg was sitting to my left, at the table nearest the exit, furthest from the dais.
Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes announced Wednesday that he will appeal the 10th Circuit Court’s decision last month ruling the state's ban on same sex marriage was unconstitutional to the U.S. Supreme Court. Both opponents and advocates of gay marriage say they hope the case does reach the nation's highest court and think it could pave the way for the most crucial ruling on the issue so far.
In February, five of the nation's largest banks agreed on a $25 billion settlement over widespread, systemic mortgage fraud and related issues.
The $25 Billion Deal, announced with huge fanfare, was supposed to help up to a million struggling homeowners, primarily via debt forgiveness.
Let's flash forward a few months to see how debt forgiveness is working out in practice.