Report: Blackwater Threatened To Kill U.S. Investigator In Iraq

Report: Blackwater Threatened To Kill U.S. Investigator In Iraq

Washington (AFP) - The top manager in Iraq of the notorious private security firm Blackwater threatened to kill a U.S. State Department investigator for probing the company's perf ...

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Michelle Obama Assails Plan To Lower School Lunch Standards

Michelle Obama Assails Plan To Lower School Lunch Standards

Washington (AFP) - Michelle Obama lashed out in a newspaper opinion piece Thursday against Republican plans to roll back recently improved nutrition standards in American schools, ...

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Former New York Times Editor Tells Grads She Will Continue In Journalism

Former New York Times Editor Tells Grads She Will Continue In Journalism

By Mark Washburn, The Charlotte Observer WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- In her first public remarks since her abrupt dismissal as executive editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson tol ...

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NY Times First Black Editor Is Popular Newsroom Leader

NY Times First Black Editor Is Popular Newsroom Leader

Washington (AFP) - Hard-charging editor Dean Baquet was once sacked for standing by his reporters. He bounced back and is now the first African American to hold the most prestigio ...

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New York Times Makes Change At Top

New York Times Makes Change At Top

By Alana Semuels and James Rainey, Los Angeles Times NEW YORK — Just three years into her tenure, the first female editor of The New York Times was forced out because of what the ...

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Jayson Blair And All The Lies Not Fit To Print

Jayson Blair And All The Lies Not Fit To Print

Why did you do it? The movie opens with that question. In response, Jayson Blair makes a joke. "This one again," he mutters, rolling his eyes in mock consternation at the predicta ...

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Russia Withheld Intel On Boston Bombing Suspect

Russia Withheld Intel On Boston Bombing Suspect

New York (AFP) - Russia declined to provide the FBI with information about one of the Boston marathon bombing suspects two years before the attack, The New York Times reported. Th ...

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New York Times Reporter Leaves China After Visa Denial

New York Times Reporter Leaves China After Visa Denial

Beijing (AFP) - A New York Times reporter left Beijing Thursday after authorities did not grant him a visa, in a case that comes as Chinese authorities ratchet up pressure on fore ...

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Willful Blindness Worsens Inequality

Willful Blindness Worsens Inequality

The rich really are getting richer, while the vast majority is getting poorer. All you have to do is look at the official government data to know this. Sadly, though, most of our ...

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Poll: Americans Concerned About Economy, Don’t Really Care About Deficit

Poll: Americans Concerned About Economy, Don’t Really Care About Deficit

A new New York Times poll shows that voters' top concerns have shifted over the last two months. For one thing, voters are much less concerned about the federal deficit. Only 7% o ...

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