With Gitmo celebrating another anniversary, it's a good time to revisit a fantastic McClatchy series, which addressed who the detainees were, and what happened in the prisons the Bush administration set up in Afghanistan and Cuba.
Lawmakers met at the White House to have a discussion on the war in Afghanistan. But Fox News' Neil Cavuto chose to spend his time fearmongering about the White House's Special Master for Compensation.
Rather than dwelling on the shortcomings of our athletic heroes fed by the "build them up, tear them down" media culture, perhaps we should celebrate those stars who can inspire our children to also give of themselves to others.
Economist James Galbraith says America's economic collapse "was the product of wide-scale criminal fraud" but that the press, instead of investigating it properly, has treated it as a 'boys will be boys" phenomenon.
It may be true that President Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for promise rather than achievement, but let us not forget that there is at least one point on which he has already proven himself -- civility.