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New Haven's White Firefighters Win Promotions

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP)-- A federal judge has ordered Connecticut officials to promote 14 firefighters who won a reverse discrimination case in a landma...

Bill O'Reilly as Rapper -- The Times Discovers Talk Radio-Hip Hop Nexus

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ari Melber

After years of skirmishing under the radar, the nexus between conservative talk radio and hip hop has come to the fore.

After New Haven: Random Ruminations on Race

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

At some point, the surgeon has to pick up the knife; the fire captain has to send his people into the burning building. They need to know what they're doing.

Think Again: Sotomayor and SCOTUS: Captured on a Carousel of Time

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

The debate over Sotomayor's "priorities" has shed next to no light on the nominee views or decisions, but has proven awfully revealing about the state of conservatives' collective neuroses.

Sam Stein

Upcoming Supreme Court Rulings Could Have Impact On Sotomayor's Confirmation | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the most controversial rulings in Judge Sonia Sotomayor's tenure on the appellate court happens to be one of her most recent. Her decision -- a...