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  • '60 Minutes' Icon Mike Wallace Dead at 93

    '60 Minutes' Icon Mike Wallace Dead at 93
    NEW YORK -- Mike Wallace, who spent four decades as a hard-hitting, provocative news correspondent on "60 Minutes," has died, CBS reported Sunday. He was 93. Wallace died Saturday night "peacefully surrounded by family members at Waveny Care Center in...
  • Mike Wallace Dies At 93; '60 Minutes' Pioneer

    Mike Wallace Dies At 93; '60 Minutes' Pioneer
    Mike Wallace, who pioneered and then dominated the probing and enduringly popular hallmark TV magazine series "60 Minutes," died Saturday night, CBS announced. He was 93. Wallace, who had triple heart bypass surgery in early 2008, died in New Haven,...
  • The Enchantress of Florence' by Salman Rushdie

    The Enchantress of Florence'  by Salman Rushdie
    The Enchantress of Florence A Novel Salman Rushdie Random House: 358 pp., $26 What doesn't kill you in the literary world makes you stronger. That's why one has to wonder how Salman Rushdie's literary fortunes would have fared without the infamous...
  • Nosratollah Amini dies at 94; Iranian lawyer, politician became Mossadegh's personal attorney

    Nosratollah Amini, an Iranian lawyer and politician who became the personal attorney of Mohammad Mossadegh, the nationalist prime minister deposed in a U.S.-backed coup in 1953, died April 20 at Potomac Hospital in Woodbridge, Va. He was 94 and had...
  • In Iran, a cadre of lawyers takes the case of justice

    In Iran, a cadre of lawyers takes the case of justice
    Tehran The night before lawyer Mohammed Dadkhah was to appear in court for his first human rights case, two masked men on motorcycles pulled up alongside him as he walked home. They hurled him into one of Tehran's ubiquitous street-side drainage canals....
  • Iran's inner and outer circles of influence and power

    Iran's inner and outer circles of influence and power
    Iran's supreme leader spoke not with the thunder of a man regarded in his country as God's representative on Earth, but with the exasperated tone of a corporate manager chastising his employees. Ali Khamenei had ordered his deputies to start...
  • An Iranian's vision of Jesus' life stirs debate

    An Iranian's vision of Jesus' life stirs debate
    Another in a series of occasional articles. TEHRAN -- A man wrapped in a shawl stood at the door. "This is Jesus," said another man. Jesus sat and peeled an orange as his companion, Nader Talebzadeh, began to speak, precisely, so as not to be...
  • Sir Salman's plight

    SALMAN RUSHDIE, with a little help from her majesty, has again clarified the battle lines on which we stand. Britain is honoring him for what he has written, and as a result, he is again being threatened with death. An Iranian organization has...
  • Travels with Danny

    I FIRST MET Danny Pearl 10 years ago, in a very different world. It was different in part because it was Tehran, where women were covered from head to toe and men could be seen on the streets wearing turbans and robes. Secret police asked us questions...
  • Conflict Escalates on Streets of Iran

    Conflict Escalates on Streets of Iran
    TEHRAN, Iran -- Witnesses said police fired tear gas and water cannons at thousands of protesters who rallied in Tehran Saturday in open defiance of Iran's clerical government, sharply escalating the most serious internal conflict since the 1979 Islamic...
  • Sham in Iran

    Sham in Iran
    Today's topic: Was the Iran presidential election truly fraudulent, or is there any way incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad could have won by a 2-1 margin? Why would the supreme leader, Ali Khamenei, show his hand like this? Point: Matthew Duss I think...
  • The beginning of the end for the Islamic Republic?

    The beginning of the end for the Islamic Republic?
    Today's topic: Do the massive protests threaten the regime in Iran? Is this the beginning of the end for the Islamic Republic? The regime has been challenged, but will it change? Point: Matthew Duss Two days ago, I would have simply answered no. I'm...