Published November 29, 2009
Nearly 65 years after the liberation of the concentration camps, a perpetrator of the Holocaust may go on trial for the final time in Germany, marking for some the end of Europe's darkest era.
Published November 14, 2009
The high-security prison where 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed will be sent to await his trial in New York has a supermax wing to keep even the most notorious criminals quiet — but it isn't perfect. Just ask Louis Pepe.
Published November 12, 2009
In an attempt to regain the millions in funding it lost in the wake of a hidden-camera scandal, ACORN is suing the federal government over congressional legislation that cut off funding to the community organizing group.
Published October 28, 2009
Rocco Landesman, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, declared in a speech to art philanthropists in Brooklyn last week that President Obama is the world's most powerful writer since the days of Caesar.
Published October 22, 2009
At 8 a.m. Sunday the population of Kinsman, Ill., stood at 109. An hour later it nearly doubled, as upwards of 100 federal agents and police swooped in on the tiny, rural community. And no one seems to know why.
Published October 21, 2009
The United Nations has published a report on counterterrorism that is supposed to promote human rights — but critics say it's being used to redefine gender and hamstring actual counter-terror efforts.
Published October 03, 2009
A New York mother is fighting back against her school district after administrators and officials told her she and her son didn't have the right to bike to school together — and that his safety, even beyond school walls, was out of her hands.
Published September 24, 2009
Rappers, dancers, writers and other activists from around the country were invited to a May 12 session next door to the White House where they were "challenged to come up with promising and attractive ideas about how artists can work to promote the administration's agenda."
Published August 26, 2009
The United Nations is recommending that children as young as five receive mandatory sexual education that would teach even pre-kindergarteners about masturbation and topics like gender violence.
Published August 20, 2009
Thousands of religious leaders got a call from on high Wednesday as President Obama reached out to Jewish and Christian clergy, asking some to sermonize in favor of health care reform.