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Tufts Reverses Suspension Over 'Check Out Our Cox' T-Shirts

Posted 05.07.2012 | College

After a brief suspension over an offending shirt, the Tufts crew team's punishment was overturned on Thursday by the president of the university. "...

Tufts Crew Team Punished for 'Check Out Our Cox' T-Shirts

Adam Kissel | Posted 07.03.2012 | College
Adam Kissel

Parody, satire, humor, and puns are fully part of the marketplace of ideas, and it is unacceptable for a university like Tufts to violate its promises and abuse its "bias incident" policy to decide which jokes may or may not be told on campus.

Marin Rowers Win Big in San Diego

Jonathan Littman | Posted 06.04.2012 | San Francisco
Jonathan Littman

The Marin Rowing junior boys program pulled off a rare trio of victories at the prestigious San Diego Crew Classic this weekend, handily winning varsity, lightweight and JV trophies.

Ryan Grim

Liberal Donor Network Dumps Progressive Organizations | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democracy Alliance, a private network of major progressive and Democratic donors, has dropped a number of prominent organizations, a...

Michael McAuliff

STOCK Act's Unintended Consequences May Invite Trouble | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The bill to ban insider trading by members of Congress may have unintended consequences, including possibly muzzling whistleblowers and ...

Marin Rowers Win At Head Of Charles

Jonathan Littman | Posted 10.26.2011 | San Francisco
Jonathan Littman

Marin Rowing's athletes took top medals at the famed Head of the Charles last weekend in the first major regatta of the season.

Review of The Victim

Monah Li | Posted 10.07.2011 | Entertainment
Monah Li

I just had the opportunity and immense pleasure to see this independently produced movie. I have never written a movie review, but this movie touched ...

Team O'Donnell: Investigate The Watchdog

Posted 09.15.2011 | Politics

DOVER, Del. (AP) -- An attorney for Christine O'Donnell, the tea party favorite who lost a U.S. Senate bid in Delaware last year, is asking federal pr...

Tyler Kingkade

DOMA Defense: Boehner Complaint Dropped By Watchdog Group CREW | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced he would spend $500,000 to hire an outside law firm to defend the Defense of Marriage...

Want to Solve All Your Problems, Rupert Murdoch? Become a Banker.

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.12.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Rupert Murdoch's got problems. But there's an easy way for him to save his company: Turn the News Corporation into a Wall Street bank. There won't be any prosecutions, and the government will even sweeten the deal with billions of dollars in easy money.

The Perfect Row

Jonathan Littman | Posted 08.17.2011 | Sports
Jonathan Littman

Three Marin County, CA rowing teams traveled to sweltering Oak Ridge, Tennessee for the U.S. National Junior Championships. They had an outrageous goal: three boats, three national championships.

Michael McAuliff

GOP Senate Hopeful's Karl Rove Event Invokes Scandal History | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats quickly jumped on news that Republican New Mexico Senate hopeful Heather Wilson attended an event with Karl Rove, noting that ...

Why Are So Many Democrats Taking Campaign Contributions From Predatory Lenders?

Yashar Ali | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics
Yashar Ali

If you heard an elected official that you are supporting was accepting campaign contributions from tobacco companies, would you stop supporting them? ...

Ethics Watchdog Targets Congressional Sleepovers

AP | BEN EVANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A Washington ethics watchdog says it's time for Congress to crack down on lawmakers who sleep in their offices rather than pay for ...

Soundcrash: The Art Movement of Hip Hop

Carmen Zella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Carmen Zella

Hip hop is an art movement. But where are you going to go to experience a true celebration of the visual impact of hip hop in its anti-establishment form?

David Vitter Took Illegal Campaign Donations: Watchdog

AP | BEN EVANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — An ethics watchdog group filed a federal complaint Thursday accusing Republican Sen. David Vitter of accepting illegal campaign con...

CREW, VoteVets File IRS, FTC Complaints Against Sean Hannity Charity Freedom Concerts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Freedom Concerts, Sean Hannity's scholarship charity for the children of fallen soldiers, has violated its charitable tax status, according to a Washi...

Pressure Mounts on DOJ to Produce Missing E-Mails

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

Pressure is growing on the Justice Department to produce supposedly "deleted" e-mails that could reveal whether government lawyers in the Bush administration were instructed to devise legal justifications for torture.

Northwest Pilots' Licenses Are Revoked By FAA

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday revoked the licenses of the two Northwest Airlines pilots who overshot their Minneap...

Feds Interview Northwest Pilots Who Overshot Minneapolis Airport

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Federal investigators interviewed the crew of the Northwest Airlines flight that overshot the Minneapolis airport by 150 miles on ...

In Defense Of John Murtha

Jerry Leichtling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Leichtling

John Murtha is deeply personally committed to the welfare of veterans and military families and to our wounded. History will judge him as a hero, a public servant and a Marine.

Air India Pilots, Crew Brawl During Flight

Times Of India | Saurabh Sinha & Neha Lalchandani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI: The Maharaja witnessed his first in-flight Mughal-e-Azam at 30,000 feet above sea level on Saturday, as two members of the cabin crew--one ...

"Socialized Medicine" Ad Runs On Cartoon Network

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lee Stranahan

I heard the phrase "socialized medicine" on television, but it didn't seem like something the Cartoon Network would get into.

Cheney Discussed Inquiries Into Plame Leak, Obama Administration Trying To Keep Details Secret

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Vice President Dick Cheney talked with top White House officials about how to respond to reporters' inquiries into who leaked the i...

Obama Blocks Visitor List Access, Echoing Bush

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration has denied requests from both reporters and government watchdogs to reveal the names of White House guests, echoing Bush admi...