Two U.S. Army officers were killed at their desks in Afghanistan's Ministry of Interior Saturday by a junior intelligence officer. "We believe it was 100% linked to the Quran burning because of the religious background of this junior officer. He spent two months in a Pakistani madrassa," an Afghan ... More >>
via ReutersOfficials say that highly radioactive water is leaking into the Pacific from a crippled reactor at Fukushima Daiichi. Water from a concrete pit has been seen escaping through a crack into the ocean; radiation levels in that pit have been measured at "1,000 millisieverts per hour, which ... More >>
The Public Theater presents director Nicholas Kent's production of The Great Game
"Bad trabes"? That must be the reason for the shockingly weird drop in the Dow this afternoon. The Wall Street Journal issued the above e-mail alert — the subject line is undoctored, I swear to God. The story itself is fine. But if some fat-fingered fucker really is responsible for the mark ... More >>
"If I did not think that the security of the United States and the safety of the American people were at stake in Afghanistan," said President Obama last night in a speech at West Point, "I would gladly order every single one of our troops home tomorrow." But he does think so: Afghanistan i ... More >>
He may be the greatest artist of the '00s. Don't tell the Dixie Chicks.
Still, controversy notwithstanding
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The elephant in Guantanamo's living room gets 4,200 calories a day and a Koran
Sixteen-year-old Sadia Ali, a native of Pakistan, was among the throngs of protesters from Queens who gathered at ground zero in lower Manhattan yesterday, on their way to the big rally at City Hall. Seeking an easily accessible station, organizers picked the World Trade Center subway stop as a r ... More >>
Seton Hall study: Guantanamo filled with hapless proles
War all the time: Punks and councilmen fight for their landmark
Undie metal and hip-hop, wrapped up in loveless squall
SCOTUS reminds POTUS what America is fighting for
Conclusions of grandeur: Peter Jackson's opus hobbitus goes out in a blaze of digital glory
He Can Designate Any of Us an Enemy Combatant
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'Does It Take a Lifetime to Question a Man?'
The Widening Wage Gap Between Male and Female Managers Is a Corporate Equivalent of the Cultural Backlash
Ten Questions the Media Can't Answer
Winking at Musharraf
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Globe-Trotting Declan Donnellan Directs Tony Kushner's 'Homebody/Kabul'
U.S. Watches Afghans Sink Into Starvation
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Zahir Shah Speaks on the Next Afghanistan
War vs. Peace: Novelists and Essayists Tell the 'Voice' Where They Stand
When Terrorists Strike, Immigrant Freedom Is First to Go