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  • President Bush and chemical weapons

    When Colin Powell went to the U.N. to rally the nations behind America's intent to invade Iraq, satellite photos were shown of trucks being loaded with deadly chemicals. General Powell, the Congress and the president believed that Iraq had weapons of mass...
  • Author says she doesn't want the millions she lost in alleged 'psychic' fraud

    Author says she doesn't want the millions she lost in alleged 'psychic' fraud
    Though Jude Deveraux estimates she lost $20 million in what prosecutors say was a psychic scam, the best-selling novelist told jurors Thursday that she wants none of the money back. "I will accept no money from this [prosecution]," Deveraux testified....
  • Psychic dictated messages from Brad Pitt and Colin Powell, witness testifies

    Psychic dictated messages from Brad Pitt and Colin Powell, witness testifies
    The witness bore no resemblance to actor Brad Pitt or former Secretary of State Colin Powell, but she testified Friday that she typed letters and emails that appeared to come from them and the messages were sent to best-selling romance novelist Jude...
  • Neocon nightmare: The truth behind the attacks on Chuck Hagel

    If President Obama's second term includes decision-making as bold and intelligent as his nomination of Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense, his presidency might finally fulfill the promise of audacity and change that rallied so many to his campaign...
  • Who's a racist?

    On MSNBC's Ed Schultz program Friday night, the former chief of staff for Colin Powell, retired Army Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, said, of the Republican Party, "My party is full of racists ... and the real reason a considerable portion of my party wants...
  • Ready for Hillary SuperPAC Woos Hollywood Donors

    Ready for Hillary, the SuperPAC raising money in anticipation that Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2016, held two events on Monday to draw in potential Los Angeles and showbiz donors. The events included a luncheon at the Peninsula Hotel in...
  • Tavis Smiley's bumpy 10th anniversary with PBS

    Tavis Smiley's bumpy 10th anniversary with PBS
    First he lost his studio and station home. Then some public radio stations dumped him after he criticized President Obama. Earlier this year, Arsenio Hall swept in and poached his executive producer and other key staffers. Oh, and the tendons in his...
  • Obama's choice on Syria

    WASHINGTON -- Ever since Barack Obama entered the Oval Office in 2009, his foreign policy has been driven in large part by a determination to reverse that of his predecessor, George W. Bush, who put the United States on a reckless course of...
  • TV Picks: 'Alpha House,' 'Eagleheart,' JFK on TCM, Lincoln by wire

    TV Picks: 'Alpha House,' 'Eagleheart,' JFK on TCM, Lincoln by wire
    "Alpha House" (Amazon). Yonder comes the first fruit of Amazon Studios' semi-innovative pilot derby, upon which I reported and opined at length last spring — see here, here and here — marking its arrival as a producer of original streaming...
  • TCA press tour: Henry Louis Gates Jr. takes new look at black history

    TCA press tour: Henry Louis Gates Jr. takes new look at black history
    Historian and Harvard University scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. can still remember how moved and inspired he was as a high school senior watching a documentary about black American history narrated by Bill Cosby. The film was a key in launching his elite...
  • PBS special traces Lincoln’s pioneering use of technology and his Gettysburg Address

     
    Nov. 19, 2013, marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address. Though Lincoln stated during his speech that “The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here”┬áhis brief, approximately 270-...
  • Familiar territory: Haven't we been here before?

    For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle? -- First Corinthians This is where we came in. For we've seen this movie before, or rather this all too real, all too familiar tragedy. And travesty. In the Korean...