Katie Glenn

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Ronald Reagan’s genocidal secret: A true story of right-wing impunity in Guatemala

Here’s the real story of how a genocide trial against former Guatemalan head of state Efraín Ríos Montt fell apart<p>On Jan. 5 of this year, the Associated Press issued two short reports on a trial against aging former Guatemalan dictator Efraín Ríos Montt that by and large went unnoticed in the …

America’s ISIS next door: Mexico, billion-dollar cartels and the colossal failure of the war on drugs

They behead people by the hundreds. And like ISIL, Mexican gangs are flourishing as a result of failed U.S. policy<p>They behead people by the hundreds. They heap headless, handless bodies along roadsides as warnings to those who would resist their power. They have penetrated the local, state, and …

Why American Jews Eat Chinese Food on Christmas

A lack of dining options may have started Jewish Christmas, but now it's a full-fledged ritual.<p>If there’s a single identifiable moment when Jewish Christmas—the annual American tradition where Jews overindulge on Chinese food on December 25—transitioned from kitsch into codified custom, it was …

What the 'marshmallow test' can teach you about your kids

<b>(CNN) —</b> The premise is simple: You can eat one marshmallow now or, if you can wait, you get to eat two marshmallows later.<p>It's an experiment in self-control for preschoolers dreamed up by psychologist Dr. Walter Mischel. While the rules of his experiment are easy, the results are far more complex …

Porn stars teach Ted Cruz net neutrality (Opinion) - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Dean Obeidallah, a former attorney, is a columnist for The Daily Beast and editor of the politics blog "The Dean's Report." He's also the co-director of the documentary "The Muslims Are Coming!" Follow him on Twitter: @TheDeansreport The opinions expressed in this commentary are</i> …

The psychology of Soylent and the prison of first-world food choices

Why are some repulsed by Soylent, but others desperate to receive their orders?<p>Back around Labor Day 2013, Senior Editor Lee Hutchinson passed on the …

June 2014

'That Nail Polish Looks Terrible:' Words Of Advice From My Jewish & Stylish Grandmother

My relationship with fashion started <i>really</i> early on. The first lunch outing I ever went on was spent in a baby carrier atop the table of the cafe inside Saks Fifth Avenue. When it came to reading, the first word I recognized well enough to speak out loud was "Macy's."<p>The reason for this early …

The Congresswoman Whose Husband Called Her Home

Fifty-six years ago this weekend, newspapers across the nation told a sad tale of a family seemingly imploding.<p>At the center of the story was Coya Knutson, the opera-singing daughter of a Norwegian farmer, and the first woman from Minnesota elected to Congress.<p>Voted in on her own merits, not …

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Easy On The Ears: GOP Ads Adapt To Reach Women Voters

It's only April, but it looks and sounds like October. More than $80 million has been spent on political advertising in only about a dozen Senate battleground states.<p>About half that amount is targeted at women.<p>Many ads aimed at women take the most obvious approach: Republicans putting their female …

GOP leaders reconsider Paul

MEMPHIS, Tennessee — Not that long ago, most Republican leaders saw Rand Paul as the head of an important faction who, like his father, ultimately had no shot at becoming the party’s presidential nominee.<p>Now the question is no longer whether Paul can win the nomination, but whether he can win a …