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Broadway Goes Blue For New Public Art Project | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MIDTOWN -- The Great White Way is turning blue. A new public art project is transforming the pedestrian plazas of Times Square into an urban river, a...

PHOTOGRAPHY: New York's Hipsters, Hustlers, and Handball Players

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

As part of MutualArt's look at exhibitions around the world, this week we head to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to take a close look at a...

Rudy Giuliani: Obama Administration's 'Political Correctness' Led To 'Missed Signals' On Terrorism (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani sharply criticized the Obama administration on Sunday for reading suspected terrorist Faisal Shahzad his Miranda r...

Last Plane to Lahore

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

The time is long overdue to get tough with young adults who believe that a visit to grandma in Pakistan should include a few months at a Taliban or Al Qaeda training camp.

Understanding How the Privileged Become Violent Fanatics

Scott Atran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Atran

Enthralled by the economic opportunities of globalization, we are failing to manage the global crisis of cultures that is shattering social and political peace, and turning marginalized youth to violent extremism.

Friday Talking Points [122] -- Bikini Bottom Update

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Since it's the Friday after month's-end, the new monthly unemployment numbers were released today. Which adds another bar to the "bikini bottom" char...

Weekly News Roundup: Muslims, Gays, Nazis and More!

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

After obsessing over Muslim background of suspected Times Square bomber, media becomes enlightened and religiously tolerant, and overlooks fact that the man who helped foil bomb plot was Muslim.

Faisal Shahzad Buys Fireworks (VIDEO): Phantom Fireworks Releases Footage

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A store in Pennsylvania has released video of the suspect in the failed Times Square car bombing buying fireworks. Footage from the Phantom Fireworks...

Hello, He Must Be Going: Shahzad Almost Slips Through the Net

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Rick Horowitz

I don't know about you, but I can't remember the last time I booked a flight to Dubai while I was already driving to the airport, and then paid for my ticket with a wad of cash.

Evidence Mounts For Taliban Role In Car Bomb Plot

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON -- American officials said Wednesday that it was very likely that a radical group once thought unable to attack the United States had playe...

The Global Village of Terrorism

Hedieh Mirahmadi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hedieh Mirahmadi

As facts unfold in the Times Square incident, we quickly learn that terrorism training and execution has no geographical boundaries. Terror suspect Fa...

Quarles Public Safety Exception--Constitutional and Proven Effective!

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

It was gratifying to see several news accounts yesterday revealing that the FBI finally relied on the "public safety exception" to the Miranda rule to interview the so-called Times Square attempted bomber suspect, Faisal Shahzad.

Faisal Shahzad Resume, CV Boasts That Terror Suspect Is 'Good Team Player'

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Faisal Shahzad's resume has been posted online by NBC News. The Times Square car bomb suspect's three-page resume includes detailed descriptions of h...

The (Right) Stuff of Dreams

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

I've been having this dream. It's so far-fetched that I am reluctant to talk about it. Not even to a therapist. It's too wacky. In my dream, they ar...

Keep Our Eyes on the Street Open

Stacy Torres | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Stacy Torres

Just two weeks after the Bloomberg administration proposed to drastically cut the number of art vendors allowed in four popular city parks, two Times Square vendors are being hailed as heroes.

Faisal Shahzad Discusses Pakistan Taliban Contacts, Official Tells NYT

New York Times | Mark Mazetti And Scott Shane | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON -- American officials said Wednesday that it was very likely that a radical group once thought unable to attack the United States had playe...

Faisal Shahzad Got Past Federal Officials Trailing Him: Arrest Was Planned At Terror Suspect's Home

Associated Press / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP / Huffington Post)-- Two people familiar with the Times Square bomb probe say federal officials lost track of suspect Faisal Shahzad (FY'...

Glenn Beck Gets It Right

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Scheer

While some Republican politicians attempted to turn the Shahzad chase and investigation into an occasion for attacking civil liberties, it is clear that it moved forward in an extremely effective and expeditious manner.

Religion's Summer of Discontent

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

The main reason for the deterioration of modern faith is not its sins of commission, but its sins of omission. People can forgive scandal in religion so long as, the rest of the time, religion guides and inspires them.

Times Square Car Bomb: Fox News Reports Man Arrested In Pakistan In Connection With Bombing Attempt

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE: 12:40 PM ET Following on an earlier report by Fox News (below) of an arrest In Pakistan in connection with the Times Square bomb attempt, the...

Terrorism in Times Square

Bruce Kluger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Bruce Kluger

For whatever reason Osama bin Laden drew a bright red circle around lower Manhattan when he first concocted his insidious call for attention, it has changed this metropolis forever.

Jason Linkins

Faisal Shahzad Arrest: John McCain Is Upset Times Square Bomber Was Mirandized | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

McCain doesn't seem to know that Mirandizing criminal suspects is something that we do here in America. Especially in instances where the goal is to make the suspect "face charges" that potentially result in a "death sentence."

Faisal Shahzad ARRESTED In Connection With Times Square Car Bomb

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

See updates below. A man has been arrested in connection with Saturday's attempted car bombing in New York's Times Square. The suspect is Faisal Sha...

NYC Tourist

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jeff Danziger


The Time Square Vendors: The Real Hero vs. Jack Bauer

Daniel Levin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Levin

While the surveillance scene of the Times Bomb Square seems plucked from a modern thriller, the heroes do not.