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Hearts, minds, and bladders

Recently a video that showed American marines urinating on the bodies of dead fighters appeared online. There is no way to verify the claim that…


Bird’s eye view

As new research demonstrates how an artificially mutated a strain of avian influenza can spread in at unprecedented rates in ferrets — and possibly humans…


Welcome home Gilad Shalit

Five years ago the Hamas terrorist group snuck across the border into Israel. They captured then 19-year-old Gilad Shalit, a member of the Israeli military….


A tragic situation

It was saddening to see that 26 Shiite pilgrims were brutally killed in southwest Pakistan. In what was another in a long line of killings,…


9/11: what do you remember?

There are certain events that create everlasting memories for an entire generation. Our grandparents will never forget Aug. 6, 1945. On this summer day an…


A world changed

For most people, the subject of history is a straightforward affair. In grade school we’re taught that A happened before B, which preceded C. There…


Unshakable values

On Sept. 11, 2001, the United States of America was attacked by 19 Al-Qaeda terrorists. America’s sense of peace and security was shattered, as was…


Midnight massacre

Protests and memorial ceremonies attempt to comfort Coptic Christians who seem to be surrounded by hatred and discrimination everywhere they go in Egypt, in the…