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Russia pressing Georgia on two fronts

KYIV, Ukraine -- Russian forces have advanced further into Georgian territory in the country's northwest separatist enclave of Abkhazia, where reports say their forces have crossed the breakaway republic's border and are occupying a town in Georgia proper. [...]
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Crisis in Georgia

KYIV, Ukraine -- In a brazen maneuver that has ignited an international military conflict, Russia late last week sent 150 tanks over its border into neighboring Georgia's separatist territory of South Ossetia, prompting Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili to declare a 15-day state of war with Russia. [...]
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Norman Mailer, 1923-2007

Norman Mailer, arguably the most critical and influential literary figure of the 20th century, died today of renal failure. He was 84. Throughout the course of his illustrious career, Mailer was twice awarde...
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Remembering Liz Claiborne

Liz Claiborne, one of the most prominent and accomplished fashion icons of the 20th century, died June 26th after a 10-year battle with a rare form of cancer. She was 78. Claiborne left behind a legacy that ...
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Robert Earl Couture

If you ever need any career advice, look no further than to Robert Earl. His words? "Just go for it, man." The 38-year-old former TV personality recently kicked off his very own clothing line, Robert Earl...
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David Halberstam, 1934-2007

David Halberstam, one of the most well-respected and influential journalists of the 20th century, died on April 23. He was 73. Mr. Halberstam was best known for his reporting on the Vietnam War for the ...
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Josh Wolf: Free.

Big news for journalists, both citizens and staffers: On April 3, just two days after a Blast Magazine article profiling his incarceration and amongst growing pressure from all around, San Francisco-based journ...