‘A Greek tragedy’ is how one congressman today described the latest revelations in the case of emails about an extramarital affair that ended the career of CIA director David Petraeus last week. Pictured above: Marine Gen. John Allen and Jill Kelley of Florida.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has pledged that all that sand and everything that sits on it will be put back. But with sea levels rising and the threat of more super-storms, is that the right move?
As Japan and China continue to exchange angry words over their competing claims to the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands, the BBC’s Rupert Wingfield Hayes finds a growing wave of nationalism in Japan.
Karl Marlantes’ 2010 novel ‘Matterhorn’ was called the best novel of the Vietnam War ever written. His latest book, now out in paperback, is ‘What It Is Like To Go To War.’
It all began with a challenge to two food writers at The New York Times. Their new book is ‘CookFight: 2 Cooks, 12 Challenges, 125 Recipes, An Epic Battle for Kitchen Dominance.’
We first spoke with Donzell Mintz when he was a teenager, before he was sentenced to three years behind bars. Fresh out of prison, he’s working at a cafe that trains young ex-offenders.17 Comments | more »
Joan Parker, longtime philanthropist and the widow of mystery writer Robert B. Parker, died last Tuesday. Joan was the inspiration for the character loved by Robert’s protagonist, detective Spenser.4 Comments | more »
The sequester budget cuts mean lower reimbursements for chemotherapy drugs for Medicare patients — a change that’s forcing some cancer clinics to turn away patients, in order to make ends meet.4 Comments | more »