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Twitter May Be Up For Sale

A sale of Twitter has been the subject of on-again, off-again rumors for many months as the company grapples with stagnant user growth, soft advertising sales and losses running at hundreds of millions of dollars a year.

Jesus Goes to Washington

Steve Green's family has spent $800 million amassing a collection of ancient artifacts to build an elaborate and deceptive museum in Washington, D.C.

Tech: Inside The FBI's Cybercrime Survey

Ever receive a "Dear friend" e-mail from a "West African widow" you've never met? Did this person claim to have access to millions of dollars in "leftover funds" and want to transfer them to a "foreign partner" such as yourself for safekeeping, for which you would be handsomely compensated?Did you, even for just one second, consider replying to that e-mail?If you did, you're not alone.

Going Places

Once upon a time, being rich meant being rooted. A wealthy family would build a grand home in the city, have a second one for weekends in the country, then stock them with expensive art, fabrics, jewels and, of course, a staff.

Swimming With Sharks

Last November, Chinese banker Jacky Chung searched the online auction Web site eBay for a model 5035 Patek Philippe watch. He found one offered by a woman in New York City.

PERISCOPE

Pope John Paul II went back to the hospital in Rome late last week for surgery to open up his breathing passage, and Dr. Rodolfo Proietti was waiting for him.

Periscope

Pope John Paul II went back to the hospital in Rome late last week for surgery to open up his breathing passage, and Dr. Rodolfo Proietti was waiting for him.

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