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Alan Greenspan, Animal House and the Scandal That Never Ends

Michael W. Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael W. Hudson

As I've tried to make sense of the Robo-Signing, Document-Backdating Foreclosure Scandal That Never Ends, a couple of things have popped in my head: Animal House and Alan Greenspan. Stay with me here.

Science and Belief in Turin

Nina Burleigh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Nina Burleigh

The Shroud of Turin is only the most famous product of a thriving trade in alleged Biblical relics in the Holy Land, which today is a million-dollar business "verified" through the scientific lens of archaeology.

Shroud Of Turin Reproduced; Italian Group Says Relic Is Man-Made, Fake

AP | By ARIEL DAVID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME (AP)-- Scientists have reproduced the Shroud of Turin -- revered as the cloth that covered Jesus in the tomb -- and say the experiment proves the...

Former Denver DA Employee Suspected Of Fraud

CBS4Denver | CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A former supervisor at the Denver District Attorney's Office is under scrutiny, suspected of involvement in torching his own car then sending himself ...

The Forger's Dilemma

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

What's an organization whose core mission is to create a false impression supposed to do when its hired agents add an additional, unauthorized layer of falsity to the scheme?

How to Get Your Own Barack Obama Identity Documents

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keith Thomson

You want your own Kenyan Barack Obama birth certificate? All you need is about $200 and an internet connection or telephone to place the order.

Giving Thanks To The Cover Song

Andrew Kronfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrew Kronfeld

In most forms of art, the idea of copying implies a forgery and a criminal act. But the case is different with pop music, where a cover song is viewed as an homage to one's influences.

Bush & Habbush

Marc Kusnetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marc Kusnetz

Perhaps -- and I'm only making a modest proposal here, so don't get me wrong -- perhaps the journalistic community might do something extraordinary: pursue the Habbush story.