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Retirement Age 65.. .67? No... 75! What Retirement?

Martin Shapiro | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics
Martin Shapiro

The so called 'retirement age' is nominally thought to be 65 years old, but to get your full Social Security benefit the age is inching up each couple of months to 67 for those born in 1960 or later. And who knows where it will go from there?

Monuments Men Adjacent, The Roses Underneath

Melanie Chartoff | Posted 04.08.2014 | Books
Melanie Chartoff

In The Roses Underneath, a confident first novel by C.F. Yetmen, the details of one German female's wily survival skills are in the forefront against the backdrop of the Monuments Men cataloguing fine art stolen, sold and hidden during the Holocaust.

88-Year-Old German Charged In Nazi- Era Massacre

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities said Wednesday they have charged an 88-year-old former member of an SS armored division with 25 counts of murder ov...

Former SS Captain Convicted In Nazi Massacre Dies

AP | Posted 12.11.2013 | World

ROME — ROME (AP) — Erich Priebke, a former Nazi SS captain sentenced to life in prison for his role in one of the worst atrocities by German o...

U.S. Marines Posing With Symbol Resembling Nazi Logo 'Not Acceptable'

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 04.10.2012 | World

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Marine Corps once again did damage control after a photograph surfaced of a sniper team in Afghanistan posing in front of ...

Joy Resmovits

Kansas City Schools Chief's Departure Involves A Swirl Of Ethical Allegations, Profanity [UPDATE]

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.25.2011 | Education

The abrupt departure of John Covington from his post as superintendent of Kansas City, Missouri's schools reveals how interpersonal disputes between s...

The F Word: Be Careful What You Vote for This Election Night

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

David King is running for a statewide constitutional office that is second in line to the governorship after the lieutenant governor. And he's accused of rape.

Remembering Kristallnacht in Berlin: The Story of Hans Riess

Stefan Sirucek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stefan Sirucek

The reason November 9 -- the day the Berlin Wall fell -- is not a national holiday in Germany, is that it also marks a much darker anniversary: Kristallnacht, the so-called "Night of Broken Glass."

Hey Publishers, Screwing Your Best Customers Is A Mistake

Matt Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Matt Stewart

By denying the value of e-books, S&S, Hatchette and HarperCollins will make it harder for their power-readers to buy from them, to champion their books, to spread literary joy quickly and easily.