TODAY  Kurds Flee Syria, Smart Prof & Smartphones

Islamic State: About 60,000 Syrian Kurds fled the country into Turkey over the weekend as Islamic State militants advanced and captured border towns. The Kurds said they feared a massacre in Kobani, a key city that would consolidate the hold of ISIS on northern Syria.

YESTERDAY  Indy Leader Resigns, Miley More Than That

Scotland: First Minister Alex Salmon is stepping down after losing the independence vote and also resigning as leader of the Scottish National Party. Salmon dedicated his political life to Scottish independence and leaves in disappointment. He said, “For me as leader my time is nearly over, but for Scotland the

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In another development, Turkey won the freedom of 49 of its citizens held hostage by the Islamic State (ISIS) and claims to have done it without paying ransom or making a trade. The hostages, including women and small children, were taken when ISIS overran the city of Mosul, Iraq back...

Afghanistan: After months of wrangling over a disputed and possibly fixed election, Afghanistan’s two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal making one president and the other chief executive. The deal makes Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai president, and  Abdullah Abdullah, who had the most votes in the primary, will be CEO. The...

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Scotland Rejects, Senate Approves

Friday, September 19, 2014

The Scottish Play: Scottish voters rejected a resolution to become an independent country by a significant margin. The “no” vote was 55.3 percent while the “yes” for independence won 44.7 percent. Expressing relief, British Prime Minister David Cameron said, “As …

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Aid to Syrian Rebels, ISIS in Australia

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Coming Fight: In a rare moment of agreement, House leaders from both parties voted to train and arm Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State extremists in Syria and Iraq. Some dissenters said it was a step toward re-entering …

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Peterson Out Again, Boots for Iraq?

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Football Business:After a flurry of outrage over his re-instatement, The Minnesota Vikings have once again sidelined their star running back Adrian Peterson, who’s facing criminal charges that he hit his four-year-old son with a switch. A statement by the …

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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Page Two

Page Two: Stoned on 8th Avenue

Monday, August 4, 2014

Baseball, Futebol, and Football

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Gay in the Locker Room

Monday, May 12, 2014

The Absurdity of Everest

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Journalism’s House of Cards

Monday, March 24, 2014

NBC’s Triumph from Tragedy

Monday, February 17, 2014

Spicoli Comes to the Olympics

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The Senior Global Digital Foreign Correspondent

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

It's Been Said

"For me as leader my time is nearly over, but for Scotland the campaign continues and the dream shall never die.”

-Scottish Independence Party leader Alex Salmond resigning after crushing defeat in a national referendum on splitting from Great Britain