Category Archives: News(General)

Old Mug Shots Fuel Art, and a Debate on Privacy – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/28/us/28mug.html Larken Design in Cincinnati is selling artwork and notebooks with police mug shots from the 1950s, raising concerns about the privacy rights of individuals and the disposal of public records. People have long romanticized the 1950s — Marilyn Monroe’s … Continue reading

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/27/AR2010022701075.html Wide swaths of the south Pacific, Asia and Australia braced for a tsunami after a devastating earthquake hit the coast of Chile on Saturday. Officials in Japan and Australia warned a tsunami from the earthquake was likely to hit … Continue reading

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1.5 Million Displaced After Chile Quake – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/28/world/americas/28chile.html A massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck Chile early Saturday, shaking the capital of Santiago for 90 seconds and sending tsunami warnings from Chile to Ecuador.

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A Memory of Howard Zinn & Antiwar.com Blog

http://www.antiwar.com/blog/2010/01/27/a-memory-of-howard-zinn/ I just learned that my friend Howard Zinn died today. Earlier this morning, I was being interviewed by the Boston Phoenix, in connection with the release in Boston February of a documentary in which he is featured prominently. The … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Walter Cronkite’s family says legendary news anchor ‘not expected to recover’ – National celebrity news | Examiner.com

http://www.examiner.com/x-264-Celebrity-News-Examiner~y2009m6d26-BREAKING-NEWS-Walter-Cronkites-family-says-legendary-news-anchor-not-expected-to-recover Walter Cronkite, an iconic CBS News journalist who defined the role of anchorman for a generation of television viewers, died Friday at the age of 92, his family said. Mr. Cronkite anchored the “CBS Evening News” from 1962 to … Continue reading

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CIA Says It Misjudged Role of High-Value Detainee Abu Zubaida, Transcript Shows – washingtonpost.com

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/06/15/AR2009061503045.html CIA Mistaken on ‘High-Value’ Detainee, Document Shows An al-Qaeda associate captured by the CIA and subjected to harsh interrogation techniques said his jailers later told him they had mistakenly thought he was the No. 3 man in the organization’s … Continue reading

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In Loneliness, Immigrants Tend the Flock – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/22/us/22wyoming.html Mr. Vargas, a sheepherder from Chile, spends his days and nights on lonesome stretches of the Rockies, driving 2,000 sheep across Colorado and Wyoming as part of a federal temporary worker program he signed up for more than a … Continue reading

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