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US filmmaker repeatedly detained at border
One of the more extreme government abuses of the post-9/11 era targets U.S. citizens re-entering their own country, and it has received far too little attention.
Document shows origins of 2006 plot for liquid bombs on planes
"The discovery that hydrogen peroxide could be colored without losing its explosive properties was a major breakthrough," Rauf wrote.
The Big Book
Robert Caro has spent thirty-eight years writing the biography of one man. The fourth volume of that work, like its three predecessors a giant achievement and certain best seller, is about to be published.
Backed By Time And News Corp, Next Issue Launches A Tablet Newsstand With All ...
Within the constraints of the Next Issue interface, the publishers have complete control over their content, and they decide what extra content to include, Guenther says - and he wants to add social sharing and discovery features next. Oh, and if you ...
On campus, debate over civil rights and rape
According to a police report, the detective caught Warner's accuser in a series of lies about the incident and her previous communications with Warner. Multiple witnesses contradicted her story. Eventually the police brought charges - against her. Not ...
Fox's misinformation effect
In a much more comprehensive study released in late 2011 (too late for Stewart or for PolitiFact), American University communications scholar Lauren Feldman and her colleagues reported on their analysis of a 2008 national survey, which found that “Fox ...
The Discovery Channel's Shameful Self-Censorship
As Yale Project on Climate Change Communication director Anthony Leiserowitz explained to the NYT, Discovery is saying that they are “more afraid of being criticized by climate change 'dismissives' than they are willing to provide information about ...
Villa Park teen dances his way to 2 world titles
Winning the World Irish Dancing Championship is the pinnacle of achievement for an Irish dancer, and 14-year-old Peter Dziak, of Villa Park, did that not just once but twice in a row.
Dee Beaubien announces independent run for 52nd House District
Dee Beaubien believes she has no choice but to run as an independent in the 52nd House District race after David McSweeney's win in the GOP primary last month.
Oprah's next mission: Win advertisers with OWN vision
Last month, OWN, a joint venture with Discovery Communications Inc, laid off 30 staff and canceled its heavily hyped Rosie O'Donnell talk show that it had hoped would provide a ratings boost.