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Last Surviving Member Of Crew That Dropped Atomic Bomb On Hiroshima Dies

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima once said he though...

Iraq's Air Force

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Where is the Iraqi Air Force? What does the Iraqi Air Force consist of? How many attack helicopters and attack fighters does it have in flyable condition? Most importantly, how many trained pilots does it have who can fly combat missions?

Bomb Attacks Newspaper Offices

Reuters | Posted 02.26.2014 | Media

* No one hurt in explosion at newspaper offices * Vijesti says blast is murder attempt on editor * Newspaper fiercely cr...

The Iran Accord -- Profoundly, and Primarily, Symbolic

William O. Beeman | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics
William O. Beeman

The profound symbolism of the moment more than outweighs the lighter substantive elements of the temporary agreement. The United States and its partners appeared tough and got very little. Iran appeared tough and gave up very little. Both sides saved face.

Snorkeler Stumbles Upon Possible Bomb At Maui Beach

Posted 11.20.2013 | Travel

And you thought sharks were the scariest things you could find at the beach. A tourist in Kapalua, Maui was snorkeling on Tuesday when he came acr...

Day Dreams of a Fiction Author: A Deal That Forced Iran to Smile Attack

Haggai Carmon | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Haggai Carmon

I was daydreaming, like any fiction author does, trying to fathom various realities. In my dream there was a deal actually being implemented between the so-called P5+1 - the United States, Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany regarding a new order in the Middle East, starting with Syria.

Someone Is Telling Iranian Scientists: Don't Buy Green Bananas!

Haggai Carmon | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Haggai Carmon

Someone has been sending a message to Iranian nuclear scientists, and now to Iranian Cyberwar experts: don't bother buying green bananas; before they ripen, you could be dead.

If There's a Syria Diplomatic Deal, Thank Congressional Resistance to a New War

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics
Mark Weisbrot

If Congress refuses to authorize Obama's proposed bombing, it will be the first time it stopped a president from going to war. For those who want the United States to be an empire, that is a scary thought.

Report: Man Detonates Bomb At Beijing Airport

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 09.19.2013 | World

BEIJING -- A man in a wheelchair who was airing grievances set off a homemade bomb in a crowded terminal at Beijing's main airport on Saturday evening...

How Children Transformed America

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

On this 50th anniversary of the Birmingham Children's Crusade it is a time to remember, honor, and follow the example of the children who were frontline soldiers and transforming catalysts in America's greatest moral movement of the 20th century.

Woman Robbed Bank With Spaghetti Sauce: Cops

Newser.com | Posted 04.08.2013 | Crime

The woman, about 60, put a bag on the counter at a Michigan Fifth Third Bank, said it contained a bomb, and demanded money. "It did look like there wa...

The TSA's Gun Fixation

Christopher Elliott | Posted 05.21.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Truth is, the TSA is looking for a one-in-a-billion terrorist who wants to blow up a plane and the rest of the time, it's supposed to be in the customer-service business, coaching passengers through a hopelessly convoluted and confusing screening process.

AFI Review: The Personal War of Ginger and Rosa

Brian Formo | Posted 01.09.2013 | Los Angeles
Brian Formo

Writer/director Sally Potter has switched the shift typical of films set in the 1960s from personal and sexual enlightenment to stone-still disillusionment in Ginger and Rosa, which begins with the mushroom cloud of Hiroshima.

Trial Begins For Would-Be Bomber Who Wrote 'Time For Jihad' In Journal

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 08.22.2012 | Crime

AMARILLO, Texas — Federal agents who searched the Texas apartment of a Saudi man accused of gathering materials to make a bomb found sulfuric ac...

Would-be Bomber Writes 'Time For Jihad' In Journal

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 08.20.2012 | Crime

LUBBOCK, Texas — Twice in the days leading up to Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari's arrest federal agents secretly searched the Saudi man's West Texas apa...

Texas Lawmaker's Office Firebombed

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

An arrest was made Tuesday evening in an apparent firebombing outside the Fort Worth office of a Democratic Texas state senator. The Star-Telegra...

The Bangkok Bombing Attributed to Iran: A Scene From a Keystone Kops Movie or a Clever or Rushed Maneuver by the Iranians?

Haggai Carmon | Posted 04.18.2012 | World
Haggai Carmon

Did the three suspected Iranians terrorists in Bangkok reenact a scene from the early 1920s silent film comedies -- the Keystone Kops featuring clumsy...

It's Saudi Arabia, Stupid!

Haggai Carmon | Posted 04.09.2012 | World
Haggai Carmon

With the winds of Israel-Iran war looming, albeit thus far primarily in the media, many observers speculate whether Israel will launch an attack on Iranian nuclear installations.

Pentagon Seeks Mightier Bomb Vs. Iran

The Wall Street Journal | Adam Entous, Julian E. Barnes | Posted 03.29.2012 | World

WASHINGTON--Pentagon war planners have concluded that their largest conventional bomb isn't yet capable of destroying Iran's most heavily fortified un...

Bomb Joke No Fun For FedEx Employee Charged With Threat Of Terrorism

AP | Posted 03.27.2012 | Weird News

SALT LAKE CITY — Prosecutors in Utah charged a FedEx driver with a threat of terrorism count over allegations he joked that a package he was del...

Christina Hendricks In Talks To Star In 'Bomb'

Posted 02.22.2012 | Entertainment

Everyone can agree that Christina Hendricks wears the 60s well. And it looks like she has no intention of trying on a new era for size. The actres...

Ray Sanchez

Jose Pimentel, New York Bombing Suspect, Was Frustrated By Unemployment, Mother Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Ray Sanchez | Posted 11.22.2011 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- The mother of the man accused of plotting to build and detonate bombs in New York said Monday that her son had grown increasingly frustrat...

Iran: To Bomb Or Not To Bomb, That Is The Question

Haggai Carmon | Posted 01.11.2012 | World
Haggai Carmon

Will the world be safe with messianic Ahmadinejad's fingers on the nuclear trigger while his other hand controls the spigots of 30% of the world's oil supply? Will reason direct his actions or will his messianic doomsday beliefs prevail?

Man Burying Dead Cat Finds Himself In An Explosive Situation

Posted 11.12.2011 | Weird News

An Ohio man made a potentially explosive discovery this weekend when he unearthed a box of TNT while burying a family pet. Adrian Ayers, 37, of Bla...

Police Investigating Bomb Threat Near Ogilvie Transportation Center

Posted 11.12.2011 | Chicago

Police are investigating a bomb threat that was called into Metra police Monday morning. Metra spokesman Tom Miller said a male caller told police ...