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Upcoming Clinton biopic stirs speculation

Jun 8, 2013

Upcoming Clinton biopic stirs speculation

The U.S. presidential election may be three years away, but speculation is already rife about the runners and riders in what is sure to be an epic battle for the White House. Some of the fiercest debate has emerged not from the corridors of ...

A glimpse inside the minds of sex slavery predators

May 18, 2013

A glimpse inside the minds of sex slavery predators

The annals of criminal history are writ large with ordinary streets that hide dark secrets, but even so the peculiar horror believed to have been perpetrated by Ariel Castro on Seymour Avenue in the rust-belt city of Cleveland stands out. He stands accused of ...

Bizarre ideology of fringe Republican convention

Mar 23, 2013

Bizarre ideology of fringe Republican convention

Gene Wisdom, a 55-year-old conservative from Nashville, Tennessee, was no fan of Barack Obama. Clutching a book called “The Communist,” he was waiting eagerly to meet the book’s author, Paul Kengor, so that he could sign it. The book, which detailed the life of ...

The Facebook executive on a self-help mission

Mar 16, 2013

The Facebook executive on a self-help mission

Sheryl Sandberg does not do things by half-measures. So when the chief operating officer of Facebook and the most high-profile businesswoman in the world publishes a book she does not sit back, give a few interviews and let the glowing reviews flow in. No, ...

PLA hackers are just the tip of cyberwarfare risk

Mar 2, 2013

PLA hackers are just the tip of cyberwarfare risk

China is awash with nondescript new office buildings, so the 12-story tower in Shanghai’s Pudong area hardly looked likely to cause global headlines. Not even propaganda posters on walls surrounding it or People’s Liberation Army guards standing at the gates made the building stand ...

Paparazzi invasion of Malibu leads to brutal beach battles

Jul 12, 2008

Paparazzi invasion of Malibu leads to brutal beach battles

MALIBU, Calif. — The beaches of Malibu are famed for their beauty and their surfers. So when Diana Lundin needed some nature shots recently for a photography evening course, a trip to Malibu seemed like a good choice. But when Lundin arrived at sunset ...