The New York Times
– May 23, 10:11 AM
Last year, a federal jury in Washington convicted Nicholas Slatten, a former security contractor, of first-degree murder for his role in killing one of 14 Iraqi civilians who died in 2007 in a shooting that also injured more than a dozen others.
The Washington Post
– May 24, 10:25 AM
Thinking of writing about a former lover, fling or famous person you may have tried to date over a decade ago? First, congrats on your book deal. Second, it's a good idea to make sure the person you're writing about doesn't have a wildly different…
(CNN) Japan has a polite request for the world: Stop saying our names wrong. In Japanese, people are referred to by their family name first, followed by a given name, the same pattern as used by Chinese and Korean. For almost a century and a half…
Take knocked up. Since the 1500s, “to knock” a woman has meant to have sex with her, and the same word has been used to suggest a man is going to “knock a child out of her.” Many slang words for sex boil down to a man…