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Oil Industry Political Contributions To House Energy And Commerce Committee Panel

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A look at how much members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee received in political contributions from oil and gas interest...

Three Modest Proposals For Goldman Sachs

Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Johnson

Goldman Sachs is at a crossroads. Either they can significantly change their image in our society or they can face the consequences.

This Week in Cheating: Goldman Testifies

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

As Goldman Sachs prepares to testify before Congress, The Cheater offers a few proven tricks.

BP CEO Tony Hayward Goes To Capitol Hill, Gets Pilloried By Congress: 'Shame On You' (VIDEO)

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER and MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Channeling the nation's anger, lawmakers pilloried BP's boss in a withering day of judgment Thursday for the oil company at the cen...

Haiti: Diarrhea Threatens Infants and "We Are in Reaction Mode Instead of Planning Mode"

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Hand washing is non-existent and raw sewage is flowing throughout the camps. Walk anywhere with peril. Human feces are everywhere, even in the ruins of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Port-au-Prince.

FDA Considers Regulating Safety of Electronic Health Systems

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By Fred Schulte and Emma SchwartzHuffington Post Investigative Fund Concerned about potential safety risks in health information technology, the U.S....

Akio Toyota To Testify: Toyota President Will Go Before Congress To Talk About Recalls

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Toyota president Akio Toyoda said Thursday he will testify at a congressional hearing next week about the automaker's massive recal...

Simon Johnson's Analysis: Economist's Testimony Predicts Changes In 2010

Baseline Scenario | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In recent months, the US economy entered a recovery phase following the severe credit crisis-induced recession of 2008-09. While slower than it shoul...

A New Nazi War Crimes Trial -- And This Time It's Personal

Alan Elsner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alan Elsner

As the son of a Holocaust survivor, I instinctively felt there should be no statute of limitations for perpetrators of genocide. But when I recently received a telephone call from a German lawyer, the issue became much more personal.

France Pushed For AIG-Fed Deal To Pay Banks In Full With US Money

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York paid French banks 100 cents on the dollar to settle trades with American International Group Inc. in November 200...

LAT: Roman Polanski Victim's Testimony Turned "Almost Benign"

Los Angeles Times | Joe Mozingo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

An extensive review of several thousand court documents, as well as numerous interviews, shows a basic dynamic defining the entire saga -- one force t...

Anna Nicole Smith Testimony: Bodyguard Says He Prevented Smith From Jumping Into Daniel's Grave

The Wrap | Steven Mikulan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Proximity is turning out to be everything in the Anna Nicole Smith hearings: where Smith's TV remote was when she reached for it and fell out of bed, ...

Desiree Rogers, White House Social Secretary, Will Not Testify About Gatecrashing Salahis

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — White House party crashers Tareq and Michaele Salahi declined an invitation to testify to Congress about their caper at President B...

Women Accused Of Gluing Man's Penis To Stomach Must Stand Trial

AP | ROBERT IMRIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHILTON, Wis. — A man whose penis was glued to his stomach testified Tuesday that a motel tryst with a girlfriend involving a bondage fantasy tu...

Sam Stein

Siegelman To White House Counsel: Don't Compromise With Rove | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the likely victims of potential Bush White House lawbreaking is urging President Barack Obama not to compromise with Karl Rove as a means of co...

Truthfulness, Justice and the American Way

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

While the fate of the nation hangs in the balance, so does that of Troy Anthony Davis. He personifies the continuing threat to justice (and to life) of our de facto judicial system.

Senator Feingold's Hearing to Restore "The Rule of Law"

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

As the various branches of government overstep their authority, it is ultimately up to the people to hold them in check.

Guilty of Being Tibetan: Scenes from a Lhasa Prison

Rebecca Novick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Novick

"Before, this was the best place, but now it's like a prison." This is how one young Tibetan man describes life in Lhasa these days in an interview that was smuggled out of Tibet.

Pentagon Blocks Marine From Testifying About Torture

Wall Street Journal | JESS BRAVIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Bush administration blocked a Marine Corps lawyer from testifying before Congress today that severe techniques employed by U.S. interrogators dera...