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The Conversations We Need To Have After Charlotte

Jim Wallis | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics
Jim Wallis

When I saw the video from the police car and helicopter of Terence Crutcher's killing, I felt such profound grief and, yes, outrage once again.

ISIS Claims the Minnesota Stabbing Spree but those behind the New York City and New Jersey bombs still remain in Shadows

Anne Speckhard | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics
Anne Speckhard

The New York city explosion this week--injuring at least twenty-nine--and discovery of a second device found blocks away, rocked the city as it set off alarms and questions about whether or not New York had suffered another terrorist attack, and if so, who is behind it.

Why We Don't Label ISIS 'Radical Islam'

John A. Tures | Posted 09.19.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

ISIS takes credit for any terror attack, and folks who would flunk a test on Middle East politics are quick to claim they are ISIS loyalists, to make themselves feel bigger than they really are.

An Unlikely Hero: Injured Woman Saves Drowning Man

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.01.2012 | Good News

Connie Burczyk is an unlikely savior. The St. Cloud, Minn., woman has multiple sclerosis, a fractured ankle, and little swimming ability. But as sh...

Movie Review: Cedar Rapids

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Despite some of the raunchiest dialogue in recent memory, there is an undeniable sweetness to Miguel Arteta's Cedar Rapids (opening Friday 2/11/11) th...

Anti-Muslim Challenger Vies For Minnesota Congressional Seat

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lynne Torgerson, an independent challenger to Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), the first Muslim elected to Congress, has strong feelings about Islam, and they...

Stimulus Impact on Eight U.S. Cities

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ProPublica

The success of the economic stimulus package depends on what happens in U.S. cities. As part of our effort to track the stimulus from bill to building, ProPublica is watching eight locales for a feature called StimCities.