via CNNThe Middle East is getting absolutely bonkers. There's a lot going on right now and it's moving really fast, so Weekend Links are going to be a little Egypt-centric today. Al Jazeera is reporting that around 1,000 Egyptians have stormed the interior ministry in Cairo; they're also reporting t ... More >>
via MSNBC, LiveScience/DreamstimeMore than a century ago, Egypt "gave" New York City a giant obelisk, you know, to cultivate trade and good faith and such. We called it Cleopatra's Needle, and we parked it in Central Park, where it's stood since 1881. But all of a sudden, Egypt is not happy ... More >>
New Yorker Justin Crockett Elzie was a U.S. Marine who served around the globe. In 1993, he came out on the ABC Evening News shortly before "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" was enacted. He'd eventually become the first Marine discharged under that law.
Runnin' Scared spoke to him a week after he lock ... More >>