Last night a bewildering debate broke out on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight over video posted online yesterday of a young Barack Obama speaking at a student protest at Harvard Law School more than two decades ago.
The debate focused on whether the new BuzzFeed website or Breitbart.com deserved credit for the scoop.
My bewilderment stemmed from the question of why anyone would consider this video to be a scoop at all.
Originally published on Thu March 8, 2012 5:33 pm
The image of Afghan women wearing police and army uniforms is meant to inspire pride and hope for a future where the rights of women will be protected in Afghanistan.
So why would female police officers in the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif be ashamed to admit they wear the badge?
"Except my very close family members, no one really knows that I am a police officer," said one woman at a NATO training session.
Cancer may be even more complicated than everybody already thought. And that's why a single tissue sample taken from a single tumor may not be the best way to figure out a course of treatment.
British researchers took multiple samples within kidney tumors (before and after drug treatment) and also got samples from tumors that had spread from the original cancers in four patients.
They performed all kinds of genetic tests, including detailed DNA sequencing, on the cancers and found wide variations in some key traits.
Iran's supreme religious leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said he welcomed President Obama's comments that attempted to cool off tensions between the West and Iran.
The Christian Science Monitor calls it an "unprecedented praise."
Originally published on Fri March 9, 2012 9:07 am