Andra Kai Shaw

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A Very Dangerous Boy

Last week, a judge in California finally decided the fate of a violent and damaged child who murdered his neo-Nazi father a few years ago, when he was just 10 years old. Amy Wallace reports on the tragic, impossible case of Jeff and Joseph Hall<p>A son kills a father and the question is why. In the …

Crime

Do dolphins really share a special bond with humans? – Justin Gregg | Aeon Essays

One evening in the summer of 2004, I was in a bar on the Bahamian island of Bimini when a smiling young woman came up to me. I was on the island as …

Creationists turn against Pat Robertson for saying Earth isn't 6,000 years old

In the video embedded below, “Creation Today” hosts Eric Hovind and Paul F. Taylor asserted that “God’s word” is “the basis of all knowledge,” and …

Death at the Summit: How the Feds Killed a Market Oracle

0<p>SHARES<p>More than 200 climbers are entombed in the ice on Mount Everest. When wind clears the snow away, clothing and limbs sometimes surface like …

Pakistan Taliban names militant who ordered attack on schoolgirl as leader

PESHAWAR, Pakistan – The Pakistan Taliban on Thursday named Mullah Fazlullah, the militant commander who oversaw the assassination attempt against schoolgirl activist Malala Yusufzai, as its new chief, damping hope for a peace agreement between militants and the government.<p>Fazlullah, known as …

'New Information' Prompts 60 Minutes to Correct Its Benghazi Story

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>After weeks of controversy over a key source for a CBS <i>60 Minutes</i> report on the 2012 Benghazi …

Editor of Guns & Ammo forced out after publishing pro-regulation column

The editor of a leading American magazine about guns has been forced out of his job, after publishing a column that proposed some regulations on gun ownership.<p>Guns & Ammo editor Jim Bequette resigned on Thursday, saying he had been "untrue" to the publication's commitment to the Second Amendment. …

What We Found at Hart Island, The Largest Mass Grave Site In the U.S.

It’s a place where few living New Yorkers have ever set foot, but nearly a million dead ones reside: Hart Island, the United States’ largest mass …

New York State

Mystery of King Tut's Death Solved? Maybe Not

King Tut's chariot crashed and later his mummy burned, says an upcoming TV show.<p><b>King Tutankhamun was just a teenager when he died. For an ancient Egyptian pharaoh, presumably well fed and fiercely protected, this was a premature demise.</b><p>It was also momentous, for his death meant the beginning of the …

Lara Logan Apologizes For Botched '60 Minutes' Benghazi Report, Says Show Will Issue Correction

In a humiliating retreat from a piece she had staunchly defended, "60 Minutes" correspondent Lara Logan admitted on Friday morning that she and the news magazine had made a "mistake" in their reporting of a controversial story about the Benghazi attacks. She apologized to viewers and said "60 …

Bearing Witness To Nazis' Life-Shattering Kristallnacht

On a busy street in Berlin's shabby-chic district of Kreuzberg, the gray and dirty pavement glistens with little brass cobblestones. Millions of these stones are embedded in sidewalks all over Europe. They commemorate the last address the city's Jewish residents called home before the war.<p>Etched …

Jon Stewart of ‘The Daily Show’ calls Obama ‘somewhat dishonest,’ accuses opponents of ‘lying’

<b>The Daily Show</b><br>Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook<p>“If you like your plan, you’ll be able to keep it.”–President Obama, July 21, 2009<p>The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart, like national media, focused on that remark, among other similar ones by the president, in questioning the …

Does Fatherlessness Cause Crime?

0<p>SHARES<p>Last week Kay Hymowitz wrote the following in the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>:<p>As far back as the 1970s, family researchers began noticing that ... [b]oys …

If You Believe in Ghosts, You'll See a Ghost

0<p>SHARES<p>On the Saturday before Halloween I went on a haunted tour of the Merchant’s House Museum, where my roommate volunteers as a guide. The museum, …

Guillermo del Toro's book, "Cabinet of Curiosities"

Guillermo Del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities is a new, huge, beautiful look at his notebooks, scrapbooks and sketches. Flavorwire has a bunch of …

So Far, No Silver Bullet To Stop Lethal Bat Fungus

Since its appearance in the U.S. seven years ago, white-nose syndrome has decimated bat populations across eastern North America. Scientists say …

A Photographer Is Documenting Oakland's Murder Shrines

Brandon Tauszik photographs Oakland's "murder shrines"—temporary memorials set up at murder sites, almost always caused by street violence. These shrines are different from funerals. They're much more personal, and the focus is on celebrating the...<p>Oakland photographer Brandon Tauszik's series <i>White</i> …

Calling Bullshit on Richard Dawkins and His Little Pot of Honey

After airport security confiscated his nectar, he started arguing, in essence, that we could train border agents by showing them <i>Team America: World Police</i> on loop for a few days.<p><i>Illustration by Cei Willis</i><p>Richard Dawkins can always be relied upon to give a sense of perspective. When Rebecca …

Bloomberg News Killed Stories Critical of China

You can't really be a legitimate news organization if you're going to kill stories based on the political leanings of your owner. RT can't report …

Journalism

The Environmental Scandal That’s Happening Right Beneath Your Feet

Uprising: Winner of the 2013 AAAS Kavli award for online science journalism.<p><b>BY THE TIME BOB ACKLEY</b> crossed the Harlem River into Manhattan he’d been …

Area 51 revelations don’t fool believers

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Can a Reprieve and a Lawsuit Reverse Health Insurance Cancellations?

0<p>SHARES<p>As the number of health insurance cancellations continues to grow, surpassing 3.5 million by one count, an insurance company was forced to …

Objectivity in Journalism

FOR MOST OF THIS CENTURY, GOOD JOURNALISM has traditionally been equated with objective journalism. The fundamentals of objective journalism have …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

The Lonely Guy

He’s a community organizer who works alone. What was once his greatest strength—he kept his cool and didn’t need feedback—is now a liability.<p>When Barack Obama arrived in Washington almost five years ago, the universal assumption was that the young president—who had, after all, won office by …

After 30 Years of Silence, the Original NSA Whistleblower Looks Back

The four-story brownstone at 141 East 37th Street in Manhattan has no remarkable features: a plain building on a quiet tree-lined street in the …