In a Pakistani religious school called the Haqqania madrasa, Osama bin Laden is a hero, the Taliban's leaders are famous alums and the next generation of mujahedeen is being militantly groomed.
Questions for Peter Piot: The U. N.'s point man on AIDS discusses whether the drug companies' new policies mean anything on the continent hardest hit.
Why do Americans find it intolerable in Europe but inevitable in Africa?
Encounter with Jamie Rubin: In anticipation of his new life as a stay-at-home dad, the former State Department spokesman gets a lesson in fatherly duties.
The Shopping Avenger discovers an upstart competitor, trashes U-Haul, and gets dissed by Eddie Bauer.
Sammy the Bull Explains How The Mob Got Made
The Garden State's two greatest cultural exports, Bruce Springsteen and 'The Sopranos,' have one thing in common: Steven Van Zandt.
Shopping Avenger, that notorious lover of phallic puppies, fights for your right to lodge (at no extra cost) with your pets
I'm Jewish. I'm male. I'm alive. By Jerry Falwell's standards, that puts me on the short-list of candidates.
The car industry's fiercest critic is taken for a spin in the most expensive S.U.V. ever made.
West Nile fever could end up being the least of New York's fears.
And U-Haul, TWA, and British Airways will be advised to keep their hands off his codpiece, too.
There are Jews who want to seize the Temple Mount by any means necessary. And Christians who want to see the Jewish Temple rebuilt--and destroyed to bring on Armageddon. And Muslims who will never give up the Dome of the Rock. Will the peace process be stalled by the apocalypse?
Orrin Hatch is a distinguished U.S. Senator who is running for the Presidency. But what he really likes to do is sing sweet songs of love.
The Shopping Avenger: The caped consumer crusader finds enlightenment but fails to right marketplace wrongs.
With Emily Yoffe, a discussion of Don't Sweat the Small Stuff--and It's All Small Stuff, by Richard Carlson; The Art of Happiness, by the Dalai Lama; One Day My Soul Just Opened Up, by Iyanla Vanzant.
The Shopping Avenger: The Caped Consumer Crusader takes on Northwest Airlines et al.
From the front seat of a police cruiser, racial profiling is not racism. It's a tool--and cops have no intention of giving it up.