Erin Cunningham

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The Blame in the Senate Report on Benghazi

The Senate Intelligence Committee report on what happened in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012, is, in many ways, a catalogue of what can happen when one decides to act as though a situation is what one wishes it to be, not what it is. Benghazi, the report sensibly points out, was a dangerous …

Live blog government shutdown: Hope amid the stalemate?

As the<p>government shutdown<p>continues into its ninth day, the debate over furloughed workers, closed parks and shuttered agencies has shifted to maneuvering over the looming<p>debt limit<p>.<p>Republicans and Democrats have voiced ample concern over the risk of a U.S. default, but so far, neither side has …

Halloween and Kale

Literally! It's an ancient Samhain tradition: pull the stalk, find your soulmate<p>Halloween's basically a pagan festival, a slightly updated version of the ancient Celtic end-of-summer celebration Samhain. Traditions like wearing spooky costumes, asking for treats, and carving pumpkins have all made …

Vladimir Putin Pens Op-Ed to Say Strike on Syria Would 'Unleash a New Wave of Terrorism'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has written a New York Times op-ed "to speak directly to the American people," warning that a U.S. military strike …