There was definitely a time in President Barack Obama's life in which he looked forward to August. He was, after all, born on Aug. 4. And Hawaii seems like it's maybe the best part of America in which to spend an August.
Maliki out-Abadi in; Gregory out-Todd in; Sterling out-Ballmer in. In a week of strife, Shrum and Frum debate two other enduring clashes: was Hillary's comment on Obama's "not doing stupid 'stuff'" nasty or innocent (she thinks the latter); how should cops patrol communities after Brown/Garner?
As of this week, Ebola is killing 100 people every couple days in West Africa. But the true impact of the crisis in West Africa should be measured in the wider impact the disease has wrought. It is not Ebola alone causing the catastrophe in West Africa today -- it is an epidemic of fear.
In just the past six month, Vice has become "one of the biggest newscasts in the country and possibly the world," says Vice SVP for sales Brian Dietz in this segment on Beet.TV.
Is my one-time favorite magazine going the way of the dodo bird? What's to become of TIME after it was cut loose from a corporate tether tied to a sought-after prize?
Those stout-hearted Americans who were so upset that their president discussed serious matters in a tan suit last week, had good and patriotic reason for their outbursts. But perhaps they didn't notice what would certainly have relieved them of their concern.
Congratulations, America. This is why we can't have nice things. And when historians of the future look for someone to blame, I hope they include a brief mention of the outrage over Obama's ordinary suit.
The only missing element in this Male Black Assailant narrative has been a weapon in the hands of Michael Brown. Thanks to Ben Stein, we now know that the weapon was Michael himself, a threat so menacing that it continued even as the young man held his hands in the air and said, "Don't shoot."
The answers I believe, may well lie in his pure innocence and courage to discover and report the ground truth -- no matter how ugly the truth, how high the price.
As readers, we see the area of two-dimensional shapes on the page to represent the different values, but design software only allows width and height adjustments to size shapes.
With more than 1,000 U.S. troops on the ground in Iraq, surveillance flights over Syria, and over 100 airstrikes launched in Iraq, it is time to start asking the hard questions about the latest U.S. military intervention in the Middle East.
he killing of journalists and media workers, among several other potential violations of international law committed by both Israel and Palestinian factions, should be included in any future investigations into the Gaza war.
Bewkes and Martin seem to be following the traditional trail of MBAs -- cut costs, put lipstick on the pig, dress it up and sell it for as much money as you can get and let the buyer worry about the future.
CNN was interviewing someone named Mike Baker who was identified as "a former CIA covert operations officer." The interview was about the United States beginning to fly surveillance missions over Syria.
When I write about Ferguson, I am not telling the narrative of the "power group" purposefully because the imbalance in power means that their narrative is implicit in our laws, in our ways of enforcing those laws, and in our ways of trying and sentencing those who are alleged to have broken those laws
It is a rare moment when our collective attention turns toward causes as worthy as ALS. The Ice Bucket Challenge has become an example of the increased awareness and fundraising that can result from the combination of creativity, social media, and a compelling cause.
Instead of joining with Democrats to expand opportunity for all Americans by fighting for equal pay and a raise for millions of Americans, investing in infrastructure and education, and creating jobs, Republicans like Rubio have recommitted to digging in their heels and causing rampant dysfunction that hurts middle class families.
These audio files reveal the frightening truth about the state of American politics in 2014 -- our country is being held hostage by a minority beholden to corporate interests.