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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.

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Electricity Treatment Offers Hope To Brain Cancer Patients

For the first time in more than a decade, there's a new treatment for patients with a common and deadly form of brain cancer.

October 9 4 Comments

New York Prison Inmates Trounce Harvard Debate Team

It sounds like a storyline out of Hollywood, but it happened on a prison stage in front of national college debate judges.

October 8 9 Comments

Dealing With Alcoholism In The Family

Patrick Kennedy, the son of the late Senator Ted Kennedy, has broken what he calls a "conspiracy of silence." It's not an uncommon story.

October 8 133 Comments

Michael Bloomberg Takes Climate Fight To Cities

New York's former mayor and Vancouver's mayor Gregor Robertson are pushing for climate change policies at the city level.