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Tuesday March 15, 2005

Is Zarqawi Planning a U.S. Strike?

Time Magazine is reporting that Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, said to be responsible for so many attacks in Iraq, has been pondering strikes inside the United States.

Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft

Congress tackles the issue of identity theft. We’ll ask how the average person can protect their private information.

Balkan Violence

The President of Kosovo was the apparent subject of an assassination attempt. We’ll take a look at the region, and at efforts to bring war criminals from the Bosnian and Kosovar conflicts to justice in the Hague.

Admissions Website Hacked

An ethicist considers Harvard University’s decision to exclude any MBA applicants who took advantage of a hack to view their admissions results before they were released publicly.

A New Lovecraft Anthology

Bill Marx talks with the editor of a new anthology of stories by the father of contemporary horror writing, H.P. Lovecraft.

Spotlight

Peter O’Dowd follows the route of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train 150 years ago, to look at modern-day race relations and Lincoln's legacy.

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May 5 Comment

Brandi Carlile Channels Many Styles To Make Her Music

Seattle singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile draws inspiration from a variety of influences, from the Grand Ole Opry to The Beatles.

Royal Caribbean President Sees A Future In Asia

Cruise lines are looking to expand in China, where a growing middle class offers new potential customers.

Baltimore Photographer Captures Zeitgeist

Devin Allen is a self-taught, 26-year-old photographer whose photos bring the world to the streets of the city.

May 4 Comment

A Pen-Pal Friendship Changes Two Lives

Caitlin Alifirenka of Pennsylvania and Martin Ganda of Zimbabwe became best friends – and better people – through their exchange.