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  • Amal Alamuddin is Mrs. Clooney. Barbara Walters finds that fascinating.

    Amal Alamuddin is Mrs. Clooney. Barbara Walters finds that fascinating.
    Amal Alamuddin -- strike that, Amal Clooney -- is Barbara Walters' most fascinating person for 2014.  Apparently because she landed George Clooney? Also for some other stuff, sure, but really, it's the George Clooney thing. In what we pray was a...
  • Scholars: ISIS Abhorent To Islam Followers

    Scholars: ISIS Abhorent To Islam Followers
    HARTFORD -- The so-called Islamic State, a brutal militia that has taken control of parts of Iraq and Syria and committed widespread atrocities, is "abhorrent to almost all followers of Islam," an Islamic scholar told a gathering at the Hartford...
  • Fred Kaplan: George W. Bush knew

    Fred Kaplan: George W. Bush knew
    Of all the shocks and revelations in the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on CIA torture, one seems very strange and unlikely: that the agency misinformed the White House and didn't even brief President George W. Bush about its controversial program...
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein: CIA abuses 'a stain on our values'

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein: CIA abuses 'a stain on our values'
    Saying that the CIA engaged in activities that were "a stain on our values and our history," Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) defended the release of an Intelligence Committee report exposing abuses of its interrogation program as an essential step to...
  • A hipster Obama? Indeed, thanks to DesignCrowd's latest contest

    Their previous contests inspired graphic artists to imagine Disney characters as cast members of "Orange Is the New Black" or to dream up the best uses for North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un's hair. Now Alec Lynch and Adam Arbolino, co-founders of...
  • Would UC be better off as a private university?

    To the editor: The University of California system needs a secure and predictable funding stream. The approved 5% annual tuition increases each of the next five years would meet that need. ("In widely opposed move, UC regents set to hike tuition up to 5%...
  • Ben Bradlee: A fearless editor with an outsized personality

    Ben Bradlee: A fearless editor with an outsized personality
    I had been an intern in the Washington Post's Style section for barely two weeks when I spotted Ben Bradlee standing in a hallway, reading some notices on a bulletin board at the edge of the newsroom. Flush with excitement at being at the paper and...
  • 'Fury' Enters New Battle Zone: The Oscar Race

    Sony's "Fury" arrives in theaters Friday with critical approval and positive box office predictions. As for awards, the WWII drama's outstanding artisan work could enlist it in this year's race. Writer-director David Ayer and his team -- including...
  • Colin Powell on 'Fury': 'This is Really How It is'

    A gaggle of D.C. VIPs including Vice President Joe Biden turned out for the world preem of Sony's "Fury" at Washington, D.C.'s Newseum Wednesday night (15). Wisely avoiding the red carpet scrum outside, Biden and Second Lady Jill slipped quietly into the...
  • Fight With Islamic State Requires Persistence

    What happens when an American plan for limited war against the Islamic State meets the savage reality of combat, as happened this week when the extremists pounded Kurdish fighters just inside Syria's border with Turkey? The cry rose in Washington and...
  • Hampton Roads academic experts weigh in on strikes against Islamic State

    Hampton Roads academic experts weigh in on strikes against Islamic State
    As a United States-led coalition launched military strikes against the Islamic State group Tuesday, professors at local universities with experience in foreign policy and defense weighed in on the volatile situation in the Middle East. The U.S. and five...