Charlie Hebdo Is France's Answer To South Park, Or Vice Versa

Most Americans woke up last Wednesday, scrolled through social media, learned of the Paris terrorist attack that left 12 dead, and, within minutes, had formed an opinion about a French satirical newspaper they'd never heard of. A consensus emerged: Charlie Hebdo (typical print run: 60,000) was an equal-opportunity… » 1/15/15 11:29am 1/15/15 11:29am

Russia Today Consults Security Expert Steven Seagal On Sochi Safety

Some security experts have suggested that with the eyes of the world on the Winter Games, terrorist elements could leave Sochi under siege. Indeed, with its location near contested Chechen territory, it's possible the world's athletes could be competing on deadly ground. With that in mind, the U.S. affiliate of cable… » 2/08/14 9:00am 2/08/14 9:00am

London Soldier Hacked To Death By Machete-Wielding Terrorists

A horrifying daytime attack by local terrorists armed with meat cleavers took the life of U.K. soldier Lee Rigby, who was butchered and left dead in the street in southeast London. The crazed killers shouted "Allahu Akbar" after completing their grisly crime and then demanded stunned passers-by take video. » 5/22/13 3:30pm 5/22/13 3:30pm

The People Who Watch Marathons

Yesterday, when attacks on the Boston Marathon injured scores of people, mostly spectators, every runner I know spent the day wandering around in a daze, then either going on an angry run or curling up in the fetal position at 9 pm. The spectators — people who show up and cheer with noisemakers and high fives and… » 4/16/13 5:20pm 4/16/13 5:20pm

Guantanamo Detainee Wants LeBron James To Apologize To Cleveland

Afghan Muhammed Rahim, a former translator for Osama Bin Laden, spent a long time in a CIA secret prison before being moved to Guantanamo Bay in 2008. Which is to say, he hasn't had a lot of time to check in with NBA League Pass. But even Rahim couldn't let "The Decision" pass by without a comment. » 8/17/12 3:05pm 8/17/12 3:05pm