Trained as a lawyer, he joined the infantry after 9/11 to "engage the enemy face to face." As told to Jonathan Wei
So there has apparently been a big leadership shakeup at Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the country's best known breast cancer charity, after its stupid, stupid decision to cut funding to Planned Parenthood in January resulted in public outrage. The changes? As per Komen P.R.: "Founder and CEO Nancy ... More >>
Do tell, do pay? Lt. Dan Choi, the feature of our October cover story, released an open letter to President Obama this morning. In it, he's rather upset about being charged money for being kicked out of the military under "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." "Today I received a $2,500 bill from your De ... More >>
Anyone who has followed the effort to repeal Don't Ask, Don't tell will have noticed someone prominent missing from the debate over the past couple weeks: Lt. Dan Choi. As the attempt to end the law before the Republicans take over congress has sputtered along, Choi has been missing in action ... More >>
A recent Washington Post-ABC News poll shows that President Obama, in the middle of a contentious health-care debate, has a 57 percent approval rating. This sounds pretty good till you get to the spin: it's 12 points lower than it was in April. Hence, "Polls Show It's Time for Democrats to Drop ... More >>
The new GI Bill promises to help more veterans afford college degrees—if anyone can figure out how it works
The Voice mourns the loss of Richard Leck, a longtime East Village habitue who passed away of heart disease on Dec. 19. Leck, 75, was one of that disappearing class of people who make the neighborhood more colorful and more interesting than the yuppie scum who invade this sacred ground and drive ... More >>
The hypocrisy of the war hero
A devastating brain injury in Iraq leaves soldier Roberto Reyes with a support system of onehis mother
Still stuck in prison for three decades: the once famous, now forgotten, Bill Phillips
The fighting won't end: Gearing up for another wave of homeless vets
Iraq is a big war, perhaps even a Great Warbut it does not feel that way.
The Pentagon still fights for its anthrax vaccine
The stars of Bush's inauguration have scars
Paul Wellstone's Lesson for the Overwhelmed Dems
Can new drugs keep up with the wily virus?