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Hiroshima Visit Brings Feelings of Guilt to American Born in Japan

James M. Clash | Posted 06.03.2014 | Travel
James M. Clash

I felt slightly nauseated and, being the only American there, tremendously self-conscious. But the Japanese smiled, were incredibly polite as is their nature. I could detect no outward hostility. I smiled back, sheepishly, but I sure felt guilty inside.

Texas Ring Exacts Toll On Journalist Bull-Fighter

James M. Clash | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
James M. Clash

(Photo by Andy Gregory, courtesy of Jim Clash) "Auto-racing, bull-fighting and mountain-climbing are the only real sports... all others are games."...

My Own Piece of the Berlin Wall

James M. Clash | Posted 03.01.2014 | Travel
James M. Clash

On a chilly fall night, my friend and I headed over to the smaller Potsdamer Platz section. It wasn't for drama that we traveled under cover of the dark. There's an unwritten rule that tourists are not to take pieces off the remaining Wall, for obvious reasons.

Smokers Rejoice After State Ban Suspended

Posted 05.30.2012 | New York

Thanks to the work of a NYC-based smokers' rights advocacy group, smokers across the state will after all be able to light up in New York state parks,...

Hubble Telescope Looks Toward Galaxy Clusters To Find Dark Matter

| Posted 11.18.2011 | Green

By Kelly Oakes (Click here for original article.) Galaxies do not usually exist alone. They tend to bunch together in small groups, like the Local...

Clinton: Syria-Turkey Border Clashes Are 'Very Worrisome'

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.23.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is warning Syria to withdraw troops now massing near its border with Turkey, saying their...

Watching the Birth of the Earth High Over Hawaii

James M. Clash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

I was spiraling above the Big Island in a four-passenger Hughes 500 whirlybird. All that separated us from the ground was a few thousand feet of tropical air and some flimsy seat belts.

Jennifer Nettles on Why This Sugarland Is Your Sugarland

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Jennifer Nettles, lead singer, songwriter and charmingly take-charge performer of the sweet and sassy duo known as Sugarland, is upfront about her band's latest record.

Rock Music Legend Sandy Pearlman On The Passing Of Feminine Culture Power Source, Ellie Greenwich

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Howie Klein

Ellie Greenwich beat Pat Benatar to the punch with the pixie slut haircut. Signaling that feminine power source, the union of opposites.

Monday Music Quarterback

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

As you're recovering from the joyful overkill that was this year's Comic-Con, take a few moments to catch-up on a handful of the more interesting new press releases.