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.




  • Russia not the first to mess with our politics

    by Tim Naftali

    In modern U.S. political history, how unprecedented are such serious efforts by foreign governments to mess with our domestic politics? Not at all unprecedented, as it turns out.



  • Viking Ship Sailing the Great Lakes Is Getting Conquered by U.S. Regulations

    When a Viking ship, meticulously recreated in Norway, crossed the Atlantic last month, the feat captivated history buffs in the United States. But as the ship, called the Draken Harald Harfagre, glided into American waters this month, it collided with an unexpected foe: modern-day safety regulations.



  • See how this forgotten Holocaust history is being given new life

    Some Jewish historians' personal stories of Holocaust plights and survival had reportedly fell into obscurity due to a language barrier, but they are now seeing new light after one man embarked on a journey to preserve and highlight the texts.