[UPDATE]: Testimony at the 9/11 military tribunal trial at Guantanamo Bay will be subject to censorship, according to court documents released yesterday. Judge Col. James Pohl ruled last week that the testimony of the defendants, including alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, could conta ... More >>
Michael Chernow gets his hands dirty. As one half of the cheeky duo behind The Meatball Shop, the successful mini-chain of ball-focused foods, the Manhattan native made a name for himself by capitalizing on polite toilet humor and mugging for the cameras that love him. But don't be fooled by the hig ... More >>
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The military tribunal -- where alleged 9-11 master-mind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and four other alleged 9-11 conspirators will be tried -- is expected to rule at a pre-trail hearing today on the government's request to censor testimony. The government filed the motion back in April, requesting that ... More >>
Sometimes the best ideas come to you while you're sitting drunk in the back of a taxi cab. At least that's how it happened with three adventure-seeking buddies from England who are riding a taxi across the globe in an effort to break the world record for longest taxi ride ever.
Reuters/Toru HanaiJapan is facing what prime minister Naoto Kan called its "toughest and most difficult crisis" since World War II, as workers struggle to prevent meltdowns in two reactors at the Fukushima power plant. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said that a third reactor would possibly e ... More >>
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Our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Drink Coffee/Help Haiti 'wichcraft January 25 It's been close to two weeks since devastation gripped Haiti, and the relief efforts are still rolling in. 'wichcraft has teamed up wit ... More >>
St. Vincent, Britt Daniel, Bon Iver, Zach Galifianakis, Janeane Garofalo, and more Haiti Benefit @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg Saturday, January 23 BrooklynVegan might best be known for having the most obnoxious commenters in the entire music blogosphere (which, in fairness, is certainly no small ... More >>
Médecins Sans FrontièresAt the request of the haitian government, the United States Army has taken over operation of the Port au Prince airport in Haiti's capital to unblock the delivery of supplies to what the UN is calling the worst disaster they've ever dealt with.
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The Times as Jimmy Cagney and the reader as Mae Clarke. It's about time. A banner day for the New York Times. Newspapers that don't go out for blood are worthless. The Times often should be itself flayed because it so often doesn't take full advantage of its tremendous resources and usually und ... More >>
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