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Here’s What Social Networks Know About You

A read through most online privacy policies is enough to make your stomach acid curdle. And social media companies have more access to personal data than most. Some collect information you expressly give them, like your credit card and telephone numbers. Others gather data based on how and where you …

Chavez says he’s free of cancer, ready to campaign

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Hugo Chavez said Monday he’s completely free of cancer and assured Venezuelans that physical limitations stemming from his recuperation will not affect his re-election campaign. Speaking at a news conference, Chavez said he’s “totally free” of cancer and plans to begin actively campaigning soon following …

Can London Afford the $14.5 Billion Price Tag of the Summer 2012 Olympic Games? | Culture | Vanity Fair

When London threw its name into the hat for the 2012 Olympics, many had doubts. Not former sport minister Tessa Jowell. Interviewing Tony Blair, Ken Livingstone, and others Jowell recruited to her cause, Michael Joseph Gross details the grueling, often farcical campaign that won the city its prize—plus a $14.5 …