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The White House on Sunday condemned the expected release Sunday night of hundreds of thousands of purportedly classified State Department correspondence by WikiLeaks as a "reckless and dangerous" action.
"Cavett had the only smile that came through the valves of video looking wicked and angelic at once." Could any description of Dick Cavett's expression be more spot-on than this by Norman Mailer? And that smile seems to sum up the man in toto.
Recent disclosures that North Korea is building a light-water reactor and centrifuge facility to produce uranium fuel for bombs has confirmed what critics say are significant failures of U.S. intelligence and diplomacy since 2002 to identify and halt Pyongyang's nuclear program.
When the New York Times reviewed William F. Buckley Jr.'s "Nearer, My God" in 1997, the reviewer described it as an " 'autobiography of faith,' a personal topic [in which] Buckley considers the political to be separate from the personal." In his nugget of a book, Jeremy Lott makes a case for the exact opposite: Buckley's powerful and influential political views were informed by his personal faith, not separate from it.
Baseball agent Scott Boras' company supplied tens of thousands of dollars in loans and payments to the families of needy prospects in the Dominican Republic, The New York Times reported Tuesday.
A man leading the Taliban side of peace talks with the Afghan government was an impersonator, an Afghan close to the negotiations said Tuesday, an embarrassing revelation for Afghan officials who have promoted reconciliation efforts as the best chance for ending the war.
The Puritans held that reminders of mortality had an edifying effect on the living, which is why they sometimes would illustrate even literature for young children with drawings of death's-heads and skeletons. Something of the same spirit seems to animate our ever-advancing movement for mandatory public health. The Food and Drug Administration has just floated the idea of requiring cigarette packs to carry rotating pictures that would include corpses - yes, actual corpses - as well as close-ups of grotesque medical disorders that can afflict smokers.
Ten liberals whose commentary on the deficit reduction plan make it sound like a really good idea.
E-books have reached another milestone: their own best-seller lists in The New York Times.