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More Than Me Founder and CEO Katie Meyler Resigns

Katie Meyler, the CEO and founder of More Than Me, has resigned six months after a ProPublica investigation revealed her charity missed opportunities to prevent the rapes of girls in its care by a senior staff member, Macintosh Johnson, with whom Meyler once had an intimate relationship. Meyler, who founded the charity in 2009 to […]

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Kosovo Says 110, Including Four IS Fighters, Repatriated From Syria

Kosovo police chief Rashit Qalaj told a news conference in Pristina on April 20 that 32 women and 74 children, including nine who lost their parents in the conflict in Syria, were among the returnees, all of whom are now being held in a detention center for foreigners. Justice Minister Abelard Tahiri said the authorities […]

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The Trickster King and the Erudite Literalist

“The Feud: Vladimir Nabokov, Edmund Wilson, and the End of a Beautiful Friendship from Pantheon”Purchase in the Truthdig Bazaar “The Feud: Vladimir Nabokov, Edmund Wilson, and the End of a Beautiful Friendship” A book by Alex Beam A tribunal of the literary gods could not have selected two more mismatched friends than Edmund Wilson and […]

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Pakistan Says Iran-Based Group Behind Deadly Attack

Pakistan has urged Iran to take action against terrorist groups believed to be behind the killing of 14 soldiers earlier this week. “We hope that Iran will take visible action,” Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said during an April 20 press conference. Qureshi said 15 gunmen wearing military uniforms ambushed a bus in southwestern Balochistan […]

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Mueller Went Looking for a Conspiracy, What He Found Was Conflict and a Cover-Up — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

On Thursday, the “Trump, Inc.” team gathered with laptops, pizza and Post-its to disconnect — and to read special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. What we found was page after page of jaw-dropping details about the inner workings of the administration of President Donald Trump, meetings with foreign officials and plots to affect our elections. But […]

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U.S. Prosecutors Seek 18-Month Sentence For Russian Citizen Maria Butina

U.S. prosecutors are asking a judge to hand Russian citizen Maria Butina an 18-month sentence after she pleaded guilty late last year to a charge of conspiracy to act as an unregistered foreign agent. “Activities at issue in this case are part of Russia’s broader scheme to acquire information and establish relationships and communication channels […]

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Parents Who Starved and Shackled Children Get Life Sentence

RIVERSIDE, Calif.—The eldest son and daughter of a couple who starved and shackled 12 of their children spoke publicly for the first time Friday, alternately condemning and forgiving their parents before a judge sentenced the pair to up to life in prison. Since being freed from their prison-like home more than a year ago, the […]

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