Going AWOL: Why did the media wait 7 months to reveal ‘truth’ about Bush’s National Guard service?

Going AWOL: Why did the media wait 7 months to reveal ‘truth’ about Bush’s National Guard service?

Roxanne Cooper A new movie starring Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett resurrects an incident the Bush family wishes would disappear for good — the scandal surrounding George W. Bush going AWOL. “Truth” examines the controversial report 60 Minutes II aired in September 2004 that detailed George W. Bush’s failure to report for duty while serving

New England fishing trade reels after Gulf of Maine temperature rises faster than 99 percent of world’s ocean

New England fishing trade reels after Gulf of Maine temperature rises faster than 99 percent of world’s ocean

Agence France-Presse Unusual warming in the waters off the northeastern US has killed off vast numbers of Atlantic cod, further endangering a valuable and iconic fishery despite years of fishing restrictions, researchers said Thursday. New England cod stocks are on the verge of collapse, numbering at three to four percent of what scientists say are

Fuel leak blamed for engine fire that injured 15 passengers aboard Florida jet

Fuel leak blamed for engine fire that injured 15 passengers aboard Florida jet

Reuters An engine on a passenger jet bound for Caracas, Venezuela, burst into flames while taxiing for takeoff at a Florida airport on Thursday, forcing frightened passengers to exit the plane using inflatable emergency slides. Fifteen people were injured, one seriously, as 101 passengers and crew evacuated the Dynamic International Airways’ Boeing 767-200ER within minutes

Legislators ask European Union to grant protection to ‘human rights defender’ Edward Snowden

Legislators ask European Union to grant protection to ‘human rights defender’ Edward Snowden

Agence France-Presse US intelligence whistle-blower Edward Snowden on Thursday hailed a European Parliament vote urging EU member states to take him in and offer protection as an “extraordinary” gesture of support. In a resolution, EU lawmakers called on the bloc’s 28 member states to grant protection to Snowden as a “human rights defender” after he