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President Bush was not deterred by lack of expertise when it came to deciding a highly specialized scientific issue.

Over the last two years, various government and congressional officials adroitly exploited leaks to the media to defame Wen Ho Lee, a Los Alamos nuclear scientist.

So ABC is arranging its convention coverage around an exhibition football game. NBC is giving us just the acceptance speeches.

Judith Miller is a New York Times reporter much in evidence on
talk shows and seminars on the Middle East.

Should the corporate owners of newspapers like the Los Angeles Times or the New York Post be allowed to own television stations in the same city?

The seismic shift in the politics of the death penalty is staggering.

On the final day of the Seattle demonstrations this past December, Peter Jennings of ABC's World News Tonight introduced the story with a sly aside: "The thousands of demonstrators will go

Once upon a time there was a struggling young California band. Its music was too loud and its image too unpolished for MTV.

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An American MA student, of Pakistani descent, was flagged by a Southwest Airlines crew member as “suspicious” and kicked off the plane, all for saying "I've got to go."

April 18, 2011

Few versions of "Taxman" to mark Tax Day.

April 18, 2011

Barry Bonds now faces ten years in prison after a trial that was an ugly, abhorrent farce. Witch hunt might be too kind a word.

April 13, 2011

After Glenn Greenwald's appearance on The Colbert Report last night, Mitchell revisits Stephen Colbert’s interview with Julian Assange last April.

April 12, 2011

More than 200 Bahraini athletes—all Shi’a Muslims—have been suspended or detained for taking part in anti-government protests.

April 11, 2011

The federal investigation of Yale’s sexual climate will hopefully send a message to all universities and university students that rape will no longer be tolerated or excused. Even if the woman knew her attacker, even if the details are hazy, even if she had sex with him before: rape is rape is rape.

April 11, 2011

A tale of journalistic cowardice.

April 10, 2011

Planned Parenthood gets no federal money to provide abortion care. So why does the media keep claiming the looming government shutdown is about “abortion”?

April 8, 2011

Do Republicans really think they will prevent abortions by defunding Planned Parenthood?

April 7, 2011

Wisconsin's recent Supreme Court election should be a lesson for states across the country—and for the White House.

April 7, 2011