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‘Embarrassed’ Ben Affleck Regrets Asking PBS To Exclude Slave-Holding Ancestor

Ben Affleck says he regrets his actions after leaked emails show that he asked a PBS program not to reveal that he had a slave-owning ancestor.


Protesters march at the Democratic National Convention (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Opinion: Democrats Take Their Turn With Gaffes And Negative Press At Convention

Commonly referred to as “what goes around, comes around’, the Republicans are finding plenty to take shots at as the Democrats conduct their week in the ‘often dubious’ political spotlight called “the Convention”.



Cambridge Man Sues Government Over Wikileaks Laptop Seizure

An outspoken advocate for an Army private accused of funneling classified documents to Wikileaks filed suit Friday, claiming federal agents illegally seized confidential information from him at a Chicago airport.


Hillary Clinton's spokesman P.J. Crowley resigned on Sunday. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Clinton Spokesman Resigns After WikiLeaks Comments At MIT

Chief State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley quit on Sunday after causing a stir by describing the military’s treatment of the suspected WikiLeaks leaker as “ridiculous” and “stupid.”


Jon Keller

Keller @ Large: Do You Really Want The Full Truth?

And let’s be candid – do we really want to know the full truth of what’s going on – even in our personal lives?


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Harvard Professor Has Mixed Feelings About WikiLeaks

A respected Harvard educator says the release of thousands private transmissions on WikiLeaks will hurt U.S. diplomatic relations. Chief Correspondent Joe Shortsleeve found out the same professor also supports the right of the media to make this material public.


Gary Lapierre

Vigilance My Friends….Disaster Still Lurks !!

There are some many things in today’s world I don’t understand, but at or near the top of those “things” is WikiLeaks. I’m not sure how it started nor how it will end, but if it doesn’t include someone being indicted and convicted for treason and subsequently hanged in the public square, this country is in much sadder shape than we already know that it is.


In this file photo from 2008, Italy's Premier Silvio Berlusconi is arm-in-arm with Russia's President Vladmir Putin. (credit: AP/RIA-Novosti, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service)

Keller @ Large: What International Diplomacy Is Really About

Private First Class Bradley Manning is in big trouble. He is the Army intelligence analyst who allegedly downloaded and leaked hundreds of thousands of classified state department documents to the website Wikileaks, which in turn is making them public.


Pentagon begins full criminal probe of leaks

A Pentagon spokesman says the Army is leading the Pentagon’s inquiry into the source of leaked classified intelligence logs from the Afghanistan war.


When to hold back a story

  WBZ’S Ed Walsh talked with former NY Times correspondent, Leslie Gelb about “WikiLeaks”