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  • Marvin Scott

    Marvin Scott
    The recipient of seven prestigious Emmy awards for journalistic achievement, Marvin Scott has done it all. Since joining WPIX in 1980, he has served in multiple capacities as anchor, reporter, host and producer. Scott is currently the station's Senior...
  • October 13: Author - Tass Saada Talks About His Book, Once an Arafat Man: The True Story of How a PLO Sniper Found a New Life

    October 13: Author - Tass Saada Talks About His Book, Once an Arafat Man: The True Story of How a PLO Sniper Found a New Life
    Tass Saada At age 17, Palestinian Tass Saada ran away to become a PLO sniper, onetime chauffeur for Yasser Arafat, and a Muslim immersed in anti-Israeli activity. As a man he moved to America, started a family, and eventually became a Christian. Then he...
  • Talking with foes: 'Fundamental shift'

     
    by Josh Drobnyk Sen. Barack Obama's proposal to talk with the leaders of Iran and North Korea without preconditions has been met with harsh criticism from President Bush and Sen. John McCain in recent days. But the idea has the......
  • Rachael Ray, jihadist sympathizer?

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown Dunkin Donuts has removed an online advertisement featuring Rachael Ray following complaints that it showed the television personality wearing a black and white scarf that resembled a keffiyeh - a garment described by commentator...
  • Bush's biggest hope: 'Come up short'

     
    by Mark Silva Dan Bartlett, former counselor to President Bush and a longtime advisor, allows that one of the things that Bush regrets most about his time in Washington was his inability to "change the tone'' here. "We've obviously come......
  • Was Obama right to accept the Nobel Peace Prize?

     
    Chalk this award up as a nakedly political statement, wishful thinking that the president's actions will align with words or some other kind of naivete, but the Norwegian Nobel Committee had its reasons....
  • Now, Obama wins Motor Trend Car of Year Award

     
    The Nobel Peace Prize was first. What other premature awards are enroute for the Democratic chief executive?...
  • Sarah Palin down, but not out: Gallup

     
    by Mark Silva Sarah Palin isn't looking so good lately - not in the eyes of most Americans surveyed. The public's favorability rating for the former governor of Alaska stands at 40 percent, according to the Gallup Poll, today registering......
  • Act Of War: With Chilling Precision, Terrorists Deliver Death As America Watches Helplessly

    Act Of War: With Chilling Precision, Terrorists Deliver Death As America Watches Helplessly
    America's sense of security was smashed with apocalyptic fury Tuesday when the most destructive and meticulously planned terror attack in history shattered two of the country's most potent symbols. Shortly after leaving Boston, American Airlines Flight...
  • Truce declared by Sharon, Abbas

    SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas declared an end yesterday to "acts of violence" in the long-running Israeli-Palestinian conflict, in hopes that silencing the gunfire will lead to a formal,...
  • For Jerusalem residents, life, and bus rides, roll on

    JERUSALEM - She climbed aboard Bus No. 2 in the Old City without hesitating, her small grandchildren trailing behind, tired after a busy day touring a museum and the ancient ruins in the Jewish Quarter. They sat in the middle, by the swivel point of...