NPR’s Ombudsman Skips ‘Kill Whitey’ Jokes, But Worries About Old Clips of Jewish Jokes From 1970

On February 12 many NPR stations aired the show “Smiley & West” in which comedian-actor Garrett Morris caused peals of laughter from Tavis Smiley and Cornel West by joking about the sm…

White House Coy on Topic Of Tapping US Oil Reserve

As gas prices continue to rise, Obama administration won’t say whether or not tapping US oil reserve is an option Does White House Deserve Credit for Rise in Domestic Oil Production?

22 Tourists Robbed In Mexico Bus Assault

Mexican security officials say an armed group has robbed 22 foreign tourists who were traveling by bus near the coastal city of Puerto Vallarta. The city’s public safety secretary said in a statement that the tourists weren’t injured in the Thursda…

uberVU Declares The Help Winner of the “Social Oscars”

In the run-up to the Oscars tomorrow, social media intelligence startup uberVU conducted a study of how and where people were talking about the Best Picture nominees.
The data was collected during the week between Feb. 19 and today. The company wasn’…

EMP a Major Risk to UK Infrastructure IT Warn MPs

According to the House of Commons Defence Committee, nuclear weapon explosions in space could severely damage communications systems and power supply in the UK. As warned by the MPs, it also poses a serious threat to the country’s satellite navigatio…

Anonymous Jury Ordered for NYC Terror Trial

A federal judge has ordered an anonymous jury for the upcoming trial of a New York City man accused in one of the most serious terror plots since 9/11. The judge reserved decision on whether the jurors should be escorted daily from their homes to the c…

U.S. judge: Saudi bomb suspect competent for trial

A federal judge in West Texas ruled on Tuesday that a Saudi man accused of trying to make a weapon of mass destruction is mentally competent to stand trial. U.S. District Judge Sam Cummings issued his ruling after prosecutors in the case against Khalid…