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Understanding the Roots of the Ukraine-Russia Conflict

What is the actual history behind the conflict in Ukraine, and what has been the role of America and the West in fostering it?

New series on exorcism coming to the Discovery Channel.

The Discovery Channel will be debuting a reality series this spring that explores and recreates past cases of exorcism. Here's the twist: They've gotten the cooperation of the Vatican to do so. The Exorcist Files will recreate stories of real-life hauntings and demonic possession, based on cases investigated by the Catholic Church. The project includes [...]

Before you say ‘I told you so’…

Over at Slate, Dave Weigel has some words of caution for anyone looking to make too strong a connection between yesterday's Discovery Channel hostage-taker, James Lee, and any particular political movement. In a post titled "This Crazy Man With A Gun Proves That Political Point I Was Making!," he notes that these types of stories [...]