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Death of Osama bin Laden (2011)

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  • Homes help vets fight new enemy: Addiction

    Homes help vets fight new enemy: Addiction
    Jeff Gilbert has no military experience, but he can empathize with veterans who struggle with drug and alcohol addiction. Gilbert faced the same battle with addiction — a battle that led him to help others through Hope for Tomorrow, a nonprofit...
  • Bin Laden semantics

    Bin Laden semantics
    When you're talking about the killing of Osama bin Laden, do you say "we" or "they"? The main edition of the May 3 Chicago Tribune carried the headline, "How the U.S. got bin Laden." The tabloid edition, with a smaller headline space, read "How they...
  • Merriam Webster's word of the year

    Merriam Webster's word of the year
    At first blush, the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il would appear to have little in common with Keith Olbermann, Steve Jobs and Moammar Gadhafi. (Well, maybe a little in common with Gadhafi. But stay with us here for a minute.) Despite their distinct...
  • 'The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012'

    As a devoted fan of this series (this is the 11th volume), I can report that this year's anthology of 32 selections might be the best yet. High school students from 826Michigan and 826 Valencia, parts of Dave Eggers' network of nonprofit writing and...
  • 'No Easy Day' is a compelling account of Bin Laden's killing: Book Review

    -------------------- No Easy Day The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama bin Laden Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer Dutton: 315 pp., $26.95 -------------------- Former Navy SEAL Matt Bissonnette did not put the first slug into Osama bin...
  • Critic's Notebook: 9/11-related TV programs to watch

    Critic's Notebook: 9/11-related TV programs to watch
    The 10th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon arrives a week from Sunday — I don't think I need to tell you the date — and as might be expected, television is all over it. Our decimal culture encourages comment,...
  • Joe Biden blasts Mitt Romney's CEO mind-set on national security

    Joe Biden blasts Mitt Romney's CEO mind-set on national security
    Since it became clear that Mitt Romney would win the GOP nomination, the Obama campaign has been eager to portray the former Massachusetts governor as the committed conservative he presented himself as in the primaries. But Thursday, Vice President Joe...
  • Biden sees Bin Laden raid, Ryan budget as game-changers in 2012 campaign

    Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday called the death of Osama bin Laden a defining moment that has reshaped how Americans view the Obama presidency, signaling how the daring raid will figure into the 2012 campaign. Addressing Democrats at a state party...
  • Bin Laden death is magnet for scammers on Facebook, Google

    Bin Laden death is magnet for scammers on Facebook, Google
    The death of Osama bin Laden has been an unusual magnet for online scammers and spammers, with malicious links profferring pictures of a deceased bin Laden popping up to fool Facebook and Google users. "The reported death of Osama bin Laden is just...
  • SNL mocks Obama's bin Laden celebrating

    SNL mocks Obama's bin Laden celebrating
    A week after picking apart many of the undeclared Republican presidential candidates (including one, Newt Gingrich, who became a declared candidate this week) "Saturday Night Live" turned its attention to President Barack Obama and his perceived...
  • Friday morning talkers: Bush to Obama: 'Good call'

    On¬†weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. National¬† • Bush to Obama on bin Laden'...