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  • Immigration enforcement gone rogue in 'Border Patrol Nation'

    In his scathing and deeply reported examination of the U.S. Border Patrol, Todd Miller argues that the agency has gone rogue since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, trampling on the dignity and rights of the undocumented with military-style tactics....
  • Al-Qaida figure's conviction bolsters case for trials in civilian courts

    The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Wednesday, March 26: The swift trial and conviction on Wednesday of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, in New York bolsters the argument that militants like him should be...
  • 'Scandal' recap, 'Mama Said Knock You Out'

    First off, wow. These past couple episodes have really been the best from this half of the season. At first, we were kind of meandering in Olitz drama, and it was getting kind of stale, because most of us kinda hate Fitz and hate Olivia when she was...
  • Mr. President, you are the one in charge

    Regarding the story, "Obama and the CIA-Senate tug of war": It is heart-wrenching to see President Obama under so much pressure, caught in the public fight between Sen. Dianne Feinstein and CIA Director John Brennan. But isn't the CIA an executive...
  • James Schlesinger dies at 85; former Defense secretary and CIA chief

    James Schlesinger dies at 85; former Defense secretary and CIA chief
    James R. Schlesinger, the hawkish and sometimes overbearingly erudite conservative whose controversial Washington career included serving as U.S. secretary of Defense under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford before becoming the nation's first Energy...
  • Senate panel vote on releasing CIA study delayed

    WASHINGTON Senate Intelligence Committee Democrats, locked in an unprecedented power struggle with the CIA, have added substantially to the material they want made public from their study of the agency's use of waterboarding and other harsh...
  • Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; novelist and naturalist

    In interviews, Peter Matthiessen always had to answer, in his correct, patrician tones, a question seldom put to other writers: Just what kind of writer, exactly, are you? The confusion was understandable. Matthiessen, the only writer to win the...
  • Kevin Costner tackles football in 'Draft Day'

    Kevin Costner is the general manager of the Cleveland Browns in his new movie, "Draft Day." The Ivan Reitman-directed project a kind of gridiron "Moneyball" takes place on that fateful spring day when the 32 teams in the National Football League go...
  • Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; acclaimed author wrote 'The Snow Leopard'

    Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; acclaimed author wrote 'The Snow Leopard'
    Peter Matthiessen, a rich man's son who rejected a life of ease in favor of physical and spiritual challenges and produced such acclaimed works as "The Snow Leopard" and "At Play in the Fields of the Lord," died Saturday. He was 86. His publisher...
  • Peter Matthiessen, an appreciation: He was concerned with the essence of being human

    Peter Matthiessen, who died Saturday at age 86 of complications from leukemia, was complex, even contradictory, in the most compelling sense. Born into privilege, he attended Hotchkiss boarding school and Yale and founded the Paris Review in 1953 with...
  • Peter Matthiessen, award-winning writer, has died at 86

    National Book Award-winning writer Peter Matthiessen died Saturday at age 86, his publisher Riverhead has announced. His death, after a long illness, came just days before his latest novel will be published. Matthiessen's particularly long writing...