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The Game I Played Growing Up in Philly

Christopher Norris | Posted 04.11.2014 | Black Voices
Christopher Norris

I told the crew that I had created this game, and not only did they not believe me, they didn't care. Just wanting to play, one of the kids threw me the ball.

Our Very Own West, Texas

Cliff Schecter | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

On April 25 -- Thursday evening -- American icon and humble hero George W. Bush took one small step for man, one slip-and-fall for humanity as he reen...

Here We Go Again With Nuclear Hysteria

Eric Margolis | Posted 01.15.2012 | World
Eric Margolis

If Iran is indeed trying to produce nuclear weapons -- and it has good reasons for wanting them -- why has it taken so long?

Osama Bin Laden's Code Name

The Huffington Post | Tim Stenovec | Posted 07.03.2011 | World

"We have a visual on Geronimo," CIA director Leon Panetta told President Obama and his advisors, according to The New York Times. He was using the ...

As Iraq War Memory Fades, the Art Endures

Gail Vida Hamburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Gail Vida Hamburg

If all media deleted their archives of news about the Iraq War, and only these artworks survived, we would still be able to remember the things we believed about ourselves during the march to war.

Colin Powell Slams Handling Of Lying Iraqi Informant

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell slammed U.S. intelligence officials over their handling of "Curveball," the notorious Iraqi defector who admitt...

Powell's Chief Of Staff: We Were 'Manipulated' Into Making Case For Iraq War

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Colin Powell, appeared on "MSNBC Live" tonight and discussed Powell's role as Secretary of State during t...

Iraqi Informant: I'm Proud My WMD Lies Led To Iraq War

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — An Iraqi man whose testimony the United States used as a key evidence to build a case for war in Iraq says he is proud that he lied abo...

We Were Right When It Mattered...

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott Mendelson

In an article in the Guardian Iraqi defector Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi, nicknamed 'Curveball', admits that he made it all up. By 'all', he is referring to the various stories of Saddam Hussein's Weapons of Mass Destruction program.

'Curveball' Defector Admits To Lying About Iraq's WMDs

The Guardian | Martin Chulov and Helen Pidd in Karlsruhe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The defector who convinced the White House that Iraq had a secret biological weapons programme has admitted for the first time that he lied about his ...

Injuries Occur When Kids Are too Active in Sports

Ramon Resa, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ramon Resa, MD

I advocate for our kids to become more balanced. Stressful organized sports take away from family time, and the experience no longer remains a simple and pleasurable experience.

Reliable Sources: Raising the Stakes of the Interrogation Debate

Rolf Mowatt-Larssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rolf Mowatt-Larssen

Protecting our country from terrorist attacks by obtaining reliable intelligence is essential. But it is also essential to assure U.S. moral authority by acting in a manner that is consistent with our high ideals.