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Pan Am 103's Lasting Legacy

Katy Widrick | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Katy Widrick

I hope that with the 25th anniversary of the Lockerbie bombing, you spend a few moments thinking of the 270 victims who died tragically but spend even more time thinking of how you can have a positive effect on those around you today. Life is short, and each day is a blessing.

Do You Have a Case of Wanderlust?

Helen Davey | Posted 06.11.2013 | Travel
Helen Davey

According to Wikipedia, "wanderlust is a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world." I suspect that if you're reading this, you are likely to have at least a mild case of this condition. Did you ever wonder where this feeling comes from?

Death Comes Too Late

Anthony Amore | Posted 07.22.2012 | World
Anthony Amore

Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi, the Libyan intelligence agent who was found guilty in 2001 of orchestrating the bombing of Pan Am flight 103 in 1988, is finally dead.

PHOTOS: Pan Am And The Golden Age Of Travel

Posted 10.11.2012 | Travel

From the 1920's until its demise in 1991, Pan American Airlines symbolized all that was luxurious in air travel. Elite fliers packed some of the first...

Christina Ricci: 'Pan Am' Is Different From 'Mad Men'

Posted 11.19.2011 | Entertainment

There are a lot of reasons to be excited for fall's new TV lineup. But for those who have a serious case of nostalgia are most curious about the arriv...

What Happened to the Principle That...

Eddie Parsons | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Eddie Parsons

What happened to the principle that "while we are traveling, let's look our best"? If you can dress up for church on Sunday or for a job interview, why can't you put on some shoes to board a flight?

Osama Bin Laden, Saddam Hussein, Adolf Eichmann -- and Revenge

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 07.06.2011 | World
Thane Rosenbaum

Did Eichmann and Hussein receive true justice by appearing in courts of law and sentenced to death under the rule of law? Was Osama bin Laden notably and unceremoniously treated to a revenge killing for his crimes?

Double Deja Vu

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Hart

The problem with nuclear power is not simply one of safety. It is one more of economics. So long as we depend on OPEC oil supplies, OPEC can drop its prices and make plant investments uneconomic overnight.

Andrea Stone

Lockerbie Widow: Libyan Defector Shouldn't Get Immunity

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 05.31.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The wife of a Justice Department special agent killed in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am flight 103 said she doesn’t believe officials in B...

Cagey Obama -- He Waited and Waited, Then He Struck With Fury Against the Baddest Barbary Pirate of Them All

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

Speak softly and carry a big stick. Twenty four hours after a start to bombing in Libya and it was all but over. A week later and we are handing the mop up operations to NATO and the Europeans.

Conservatives Ignore Their Own Recent Views of Gaddafi

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

Let's by God hear it for cowboy decision-making! We've taken over Iraq, and already we're scaring other Muslim potentates into submission. It's that easy.

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Former Bush Official Calls Obama Response To Libya 'Too Slow'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Paul Wolfowitz, a former Bush administration official known as one of the key architects of the Iraq war, has been sharply criticizing t...

CON GAMES: Gaddafi's Lockerbie Hoax

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Conniff

We kid ourselves that justice has been done. But what would the families of the Lockerbie dead say about what happened?

BP Alleged Involvement in Lockerbie Terrorist Release Accelerates

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Brian Ross

BP, facing mounting claims that it is not handling damage payments for the oil spill, is likely to face significant wrath from the Senate and the White House if the controversy over their involvement in Megrahi's release intensifies.

Orphaned by Job Loss: Voices of Pan Am

Helen Davey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

In this, the last blog of my series, I hope to leave my readers with more understanding of the possible impact of traumatic loss of a company like Pan Am on employees.

Orphaned by Job Loss: Pan Am Soaring Downward

Helen Davey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Helen Davey

People often ask, "What happened to Pan Am?" It was the airline that rose the highest and had the farthest to fall. As you will see, there was not one single cause.

Orphaned By Job Loss: The Rise And Fall Of Pan Am And The Traumatic Impact On Its Employees

Helen Davey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

Fasten your seatbelts: in this three-part series, I'm going to tell you the story of the rise and fall of Pan Am, and perhaps you will benefit from hearing about the painful impact of the fall on its employees and how we survived this trauma.

'Flaws' In Key Lockerbie Evidence

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An investigation by BBC's Newsnight has cast doubts on the key piece of evidence which convicted the Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi....

Lockerbie Bomber Missing: Al-Megrahi Can't Be Reached, Reports Times

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UK authorities do not know where convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi is. According to The Times, the Libyan national convicted of in...

Ethical Explosion Over Scotland

Gloria Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gloria Duffy

The Scots made a moral tradeoff in the wrong direction by releasing the Lockerbie bomber. Here are just a few of the flaws in the thinking behind this decision.

Muammar Qadaffi -- The Great Survivor

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

Rather than the "mad dog" he was called by Reagan, Muammar Qaddafi is far better described as a cross between a cat with nine lives and a sly fox.

The Truth About Lockerbie May Now Never Come Out Thanks to Gordon Brown's Thirst for Libyan Oil

Vicky Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vicky Ward

Megrahi's release and hero's welcome in Libya, along with the leak of two letters from Britain's justice minister, have prompted calls for British Prime Minister Gordon Brown to stop evading the issue.

Lockerbie Outrage Continues: Just follow the Stench of Oil

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Another media report from Scotland raises the question as to whether doctors who promoted release of the mass murderer may have been paid by the Libyans.

Terrorists Who Don't Face Justice: A Disappointing Trend

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Brian Levin, J.D.

As the 'Lockerbie bomber' suns himself amid cheers in Tripoli, an examination of the outcomes of other cases of terrorism against Americans over the last century yields its own pattern of disappointments.

Congressman On Gaddafi: Keep This "Psychopath" Out Of My State

The Daily Beast | Lloyd Grove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Steve Rothman, Democrat of New Jersey, has a message for Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi: Stay the hell out of the 9th Congressional District. In f...