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This Month's Must-Reads: New Books Set In Los Angeles, By Angelenos

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Every month, Los Angeles Magazine releases their recommendations of the best books written by Angelenos or about Los Angeles. This month's picks have ...

You Are in Prison, But the Whole World Is Watching!

Eric Volz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Volz

Josh Fattal, Sarah Shourd, and Shane Bauer's personal dignity must be kept as high as possible. They must hold tight to the idea that they are in prison, but the prison is not in them.

Laura Ling: Captive in North Korea

Adam Yamaguchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adam Yamaguchi

As we've learned first hand, there are major dangers involved in investigative reporting. But we believe there's an even greater risk in not going after the stories that most need to be told.

Should the U.S. Get Involved in the Amanda Knox Murder Verdict?

Michael Rowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Rowe

When the U.S. loudly asserts its right to apply its own laws to foreigners suspected of crime, it's difficult to make a case when the shoe is on the other foot.

2009's Top News Stories

Pamela Tom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Pamela Tom

If you're anything like me -- living in this mad, mad world of information overload -- it may be difficult to look back at 2009 and remember the big news stories that defined this year.

China Denies US Reporters Ling And Lee Were Seized There

nytimes.com | REUTERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING (Reuters) - China rejected on Thursday claims by two U.S. journalists that they were seized on Chinese territory before being dragged into Nor...

Hypocrisy Alert: Cheney Relies on the Objectivity of the Justice Department to Defend Torture

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

The gall of Cheney's statements is that he was a key part of the administration that deconstructed the objectivity of the Justice Department, which he now relies on to defend the use of torture.

In South Korea, Freed U.S. Journalists Come Under Harsh Criticism

nytimes.com | CHOE SANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Laura Ling and Euna Lee, the two American journalists released after nearly five months in North Korean custody, have been widely portrayed at home as...

Top 10 World Stories You Need To Know From This Summer (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Susan Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Have you been spending the summer sipping margaritas on the beach, or joining friends and fam for countless bar-b-ques? While you've been relaxing, we...

Clinton in Pyongyang: The Real Deal

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Feffer

In all the commentary on Clinton's trip, journalists and pundits spent so much time cataloging North Korea's sins, they missed several key points.

G. Gordon Liddy Thinks Bill Clinton Brought Back a Dead Giant Panda and a Penis from North Korea

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Disgrasian

While most of the country was busy heralding the safe return of American journalists, Euna Lee and Laura Ling from North Korea, Gordon Liddy appears to be losing his mind.

Free At Last - Welcome Home, Laura and Euna!

Mallika Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mallika Chopra

No words can capture the love and joy of a family finally reunited.

Hubba Bubba! Just One More Reason to Love Bill Clinton

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Riding into N. Korea on his white horse to rescue imprisoned journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee, His Royal Bubbaness could not have looked anymore like the uber-rock star that he is.

The Rescue of Ling, Lee, and the National Mood

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Madeleine M. Kunin

When the two women disembarked, after tears, hugs and kisses, Bill Clinton chose not to speak. This said more about the former president than any of his words could have conveyed.

Dear Huffington Post, About That Headline

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Taylor Marsh

Instead of blasting a headline of jubilation, someone inside Huffington Post decided to take the road down Clinton Derangement Highway.

Obama "Extraordinarily Relieved" At Safe Return Of Laura Ling, Euna Lee (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama said he is "extraordinarily relieved" at the news that U.S. journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee have safely returned to the country af...

The Future of Netroots: GOP Disruptions, DailyKos, and the Role of OfA

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein

With Netroots Nation coming up next week, we have joining us DailyKos General Manager Will Rockafellow for today's Wilshire & Washington podcast.

The Clintons Are Back?

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Brenner

The unsettling discrepancy between Obama's boldly stated goals and unclear strategies for reaching them means less than adequate guidance for the players in the diplomatic orchestra.

Al Gore Welcomes Euna Lee, Lisa Ling Home (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Former Vice President Al Gore welcomed home the two American journalists who had been detained in North Korea. The journalists, Euna Lee and Laura Lin...

Jason Linkins

Bolton Decries Release Of Euna Lee And Laura Ling

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Euna Lee and Laura Ling are safe at home and in the warm embrace of loved ones and it's hard to feel bad about this. But, since Bill Clinton has a han...

An Exceedingly Good Day for Both Bill Clinton and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Felsenthal

The North Koreans in charge got what they wanted -- all that video, stills, pumped-up domestic "news," propaganda -- their leader engaging with the former president of the United States.

Laura Ling Offers "Deepest Gratitude" To Clinton, Team For Release From North Korea (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

U.S. journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee were tearfully welcomed home today by their families after Bill Clinton's successful mission to free them fro...

Tweet Release: Timeline of @LiberateLaura

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Dalton-Beninato

As exuberance following the release of Laura Ling and Euna Lee from North Korea rules the trending topics on Twitter, I asked Richard Horgan for a statement on his e-activism through @LiberateLaura.

Thank You - Laura Ling and Euna Lee Pardoned

Gotham Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gotham Chopra

Today, because of the efforts of thousands of activists, supporters, and well-wishers on channels like this one, Laura and Euna were pardoned and are on their way home with former Pres. Clinton.

Media Literacy 101: Tom Stoppard and Laura, Euna and Atwar

Susan Moeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Susan Moeller

This year already, 19 individuals have been killed around the world because of their work as journalists. We need to recognize the essential role journalists play in keeping us informed and in protecting our freedoms.