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The Third Man

He is an athlete, a professional tennis player. He is six feet two inches tall. He weighs a hundred and seventy-six pounds. His legs, gummy and striated, bring to mind a pair of Twizzlers. He is a…
PUBLISHED: Sept. 2, 2013
LENGTH: 3 minutes (960 words)

Albrecht Muth Awaits Judge’s Decision on his Mental Competency for Trial

On Wednesday, Dec. 5, psychologist Michele Godwin walked into Albrecht Muth’s room in Ward 9 of Saint Elizabeths Hospital, the District’s public psychiatric unit. Over the previous two…
PUBLISHED: Dec. 19, 2012
LENGTH: 8 minutes (2052 words)

Obama Fails to Deliver Transparency as Cabinet Defies Requests

More than half of President Barack Obama’s cabinet agencies continue to defy open-government rules by not disclosing the cost of travel by top officials. Nine of 15 cabinet offices have yet to…
PUBLISHED: Dec. 18, 2012
LENGTH: 6 minutes (1580 words)

The Case for Facebook

Let's not let 10 days of share price fluctuation blind us to Facebook's unprecedented accomplishments. Consider this a skeptic's guide to the bull case for the social network. Reuters Facebook just…
PUBLISHED: May 29, 2012
LENGTH: 11 minutes (2821 words)