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The Weird and Wonderful Golem of South Beach

Myra Chanin | Posted 02.09.2017 | Weird News
Myra Chanin

I have always avoided spending more than seven consecutive days in balmy Boca Raton. Why? Because there ain't much culture there. Actually the major ...

Jessica Schulberg

Top General Says 'There's No Exit Strategy' For War Against ISIS | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Retired Gen. John Allen, the U.S. government's point person for the international fight against the Islamic State, publicly admitted on ...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Turkey, Reluctant Partner In Obama's ISIS Strategy, Frustrates U.S. Officials | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Turkey, with its resources, geographic position and potential regional sway, is uniquely suited to be the West's key partner against the...

South Africans Celebrate Twenty Years of Freedom and Democracy: A Reflection on Nelson Mandela's Legacy, Part 2

Joy Ngoma | Posted 10.12.2014 | World
Joy Ngoma

My third interview was with Gita Pather, the Director of Theatre at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg, South Africa.

This '90s Guy's Prediction About The Internet Went Horribly Wrong

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.12.2014 | Technology

On the World Wide Web's 25th anniversary, it's only right to look back at just how naive we were about it when it launched. Just look at Katie Couric ...

Progressives vs. Conservatives: The War over Catholic Doctrine

Phillip Martin | Posted 05.12.2013 | Religion
Phillip Martin

Whoever succeeds Pope Benedict faces challenges that will impact Catholics everywhere, but will the choice have any impact on Catholic doctrine, which many believe is suspended somewhere between the Council of Trent counter-reformation and Vatican II.

Jill Kelley & Gen. John Allen's LEAKED Emails

Posted 01.24.2013 | Comedy

Look, there's a perfectly good explanation for the rumors that Jill Kelley and Gen. John Allen had an inappropriate email relationship. And we have th...

4 Ways The Petraeus Scandal Could Have Been Avoided

Kate Schermerhorn | Posted 01.15.2013 | Weddings
Kate Schermerhorn

Let's just be honest here -- General Petraeus, his former mistress, Paula Broadwell, and even his jovial wife, Holly, along with the rest of us, are forcing ourselves into a box we don't naturally fit into.

Socialite's Stunning Climb Halted By Scandal

Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

By ALLEN G. BEARD, TAMARA LUSH AND DONNA CASSATA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. — Jill Kelley's climb to the top of Tampa's social ladder may ...

Single Email Led To Petraeus' Downfall

Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

By ADAM GOLDMAN AND EILEEN SULLIVAN WASHINGTON — It started in May with a spiteful email to the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan. An anonymous w...

Panetta 'Unaware' Of More Names In Huge Scandal

Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

By ROBERT BURNS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BANGKOK -- Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Thursday he knows of no other senior U.S. military officers be...

FBI Agent Embroiled In Petraeus Scandal Identified

Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

The FBI agent who began the investigation into David Petraeus' affair with Paula Broadwell has been identified as Frederick W. Humphries II, the New Y...

David Wood

In Midst Of Petraeus-Allen Scandal, War In Afghanistan Roars On | David Wood | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

As word began leaking out last Friday that CIA Director David Petraeus would resign because of an extramarital affair, a firefight erupted in Eastern ...

Glenn Greenwald: Petraeus Affair Shines Light on Massive, Unaccountable U.S. Surveillance State

Democracy Now! | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Democracy Now!

"You are talking about a massively invasive investigation that without any of their knowledge obtained their most intimate communications, all without evidence of any predicate crime," says Guardian columnist Glenn Greenwald on Democracy Now!

Broadwell Had 'Substantial' Classified Data: Reports

Reuters | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - A computer used by Paula Broadwell, the woman whose affair with CIA director General David Petraeus led to his resign...

Joshua Hersh

Sex Scandal's Effect On U.S. War In Afghanistan | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the fall of 2009, as President Barack Obama and his relatively new national security team deliberated a troop surge in Afghanistan, s...

Jason Cherkis

Woman Who Sparked Petraeus Scandal Ran Questionable Charity | Jason Cherkis | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tampa, Fla., socialite and military hostess Jill Kelley, one of the women at the center of the ever-expanding scandal that brought down ...

Say It Ain't So, Joe (Petraeus)

Joseph Blady, M.D. | Posted 01.13.2013 | Media
Joseph Blady, M.D.

Just because there are no e-mails that are flatly incriminating, does this means that secrets weren't passed? What do men do to impress the women with whom they're involved? They show off. Can we be absolutely sure that Petraeus didn't say things to impress his paramour?

David Wood

Petraeus-Allen Scandal Shakes Military's Faith In 'Do the Right Thing' | David Wood | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the chaos and heat and noise of combat, weapons and ammo and manpower are all important -- but one critical intangible is trust. ...

Let's Cast The Inevitable David Petraeus Movie

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.13.2012 | Entertainment

The David Petraeus sex scandal gets more complicated by the minute: It now involves at least four families and one shirtless FBI agent. Once the dust ...

Enough With the Mad Men Mores: The Generals Are Not the Victims

Christine Pelosi | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

There they go again -- powerful men having illicit affairs while their apologists blame the women. Didn't we just vote to reject these Mad Men mores in last week's election? Apparently not everyone got the message.

Official Says Allen-Kelley Emails Were 'Flirtatious'

Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

By PETE YOST AND ROBERT BURNS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The sex scandal that led to CIA Director David Petraeus' downfall widened Tuesda...

Joshua Hersh

Top Commander Says U.S. Troops In Afghanistan 'Not Willing To Be Murdered' In Insider Attacks | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.01.2012 | World

The top American commander of troops in Afghanistan showed signs of impatience about the growing spate of insider attacks that have taken a toll on U....

Multiple Policemen Killed, 2 People Beheaded In Afghan Violence

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2011 | World

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan, July 18 (Reuters) - Seven Afghan policemen were killed in an attack on a checkpoint in the southern city of Lashkar Gah on M...

Los Angeles Charter Schools Cheat Closure

Posted 08.27.2011 | Education

Editors note: Story has been truncated. July 2, 2011 11:38 a.m. Six charter schools involved in a widespread cheating scandal are likely to earn a ...