Breaking News

This page features brief excerpts of stories published by the mainstream media and, less frequently, blogs, alternative media, and even obviously biased sources. The excerpts are taken directly from the websites cited in each source note. Quotation marks are not used.




  • Greece vows pressure on Germany to get WWII reparations

    Greece has asked Germany to pay reparations for the losses the Nazi war machine inflicted on the South European nation during World War II, pledging to exhaust diplomatic and, if necessary, legal means in pursuit of its demands.



  • Sneak peek of new Smithsonian shows rich black history

    “This is an opportunity to take an amazing culture, and understand what it mean to be an American through this lens,” said Lonnie Bunch, as he toured observers around a special sneak peek inside the building.



  • Snopes debunks slavery Internet meme

    A widely circulated list of historical "facts" about slavery dwells on the participation of non-whites as owners and traders of slaves in America.