| Dec 13, 2014
| 9:07 AM
The story featured a sympathetic protagonist, some powerful accused villains and allegations of the most unspeakable kind.
In September 2011, Rolling Stone magazine recounted the alleged sexual abuse of Billy, a young man who said that as a 10-year-...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:27 PM
At Thanksgiving, Americans think about the spirit of community that animates the country at its best. But in a year characterized by so much political and racial discord, you have to wonder whether the communal quilt is fraying at the edges.
| Sep 26, 2014
| 11:01 AM
NEW HAVEN — Thanks to the inherent nature of football, which requires physical and mental toughness as well as discipline, there has been a temptation to compare its core characteristics to the military.
In fact, many of the sport's coaches are...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 12:05 AM
The drone has become America's counter-terrorism weapon of choice. But does drone warfare really further U.S. goals abroad?
To wartime strategists under both George W. Bush and Barack Obama, the new weapon, like many innovations in the history of...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Diane von FÃ¼rstenberg hawked Google Glass, CBS chief Les Moonves said "The Good Wife" was "robbed" of an Emmy nomination and Disney head Bob Iger poked good-natured fun at the media's obsession with mergers and deal-making.
It was just a typical day...
| Sep 17, 2014
On the anniversary of 9/11, the Navy SEAL Foundation hosted a tribute to our nation's heroes and their families at its third annual benefit at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. A sellout crowd of more than 500 enjoyed an inspiring program that opened with...
| Aug 13, 2013
Many years ago the British historian and strategist B.H. Liddell Hart pointed out that the object of war should be to produce a "better state of peace." If that is what earns a war a passing grade, then the United States deserves a failing grade for...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 11:09 AM
The widow of Michael Hastings -- the journalist whose reporting led to the resignation of the top U.S. general in Afghanistan -- is calling his fatal crash in Los Angeles a “really tragic accident.”
In her first nationally televised...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Journalist Michael Hastings, who was killed in a fiery Los Angeles crash in June, died of "traumatic injuries" as a result of the accident and had traces of drugs in his system, Los Angeles coroner's officials said Tuesday.
Hastings, 33, died June 18 in...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Journalist Michael Hastings’ family was about to stage an intervention to try to get the reporter into “detox” on the same day his Mercedes burst into flames after hitting a tree, Los Angeles coroner’s officials said Tuesday....
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:06 PM
As many people who knew him suspected, the fiery death of the young journalist Michael Hastings in a single car crash was the result of tragic circumstances, not a government plot to get rid of an inconvenient truth teller.
As my colleagues Andrew...