Veteran's Day is one of those holidays that doesn't get as much fanfare as the ones where you get presents or chocolate. Whatever your feelings on United States foreign policy, the men and women in the United States Armed Forces give up a lot, and this holiday is meant to honor those sacrifices. For ... More >>
You want a real conspiracy? Open your eyes to today, not 1963.
Becca Morrison's husband came home from Iraq and killed himself. She's "still here, and still fighting."
Breaking down the Morning News' cargo-cult approach to economic development.
Dallas is playing to its City of Hate stereotype for assassination's anniversary.
Roger Emrich: New 'Boys VoiceWhile the Cowboys cut familiar faces in an attempt to reshape their team on the field, the organization has also decided to give its stadium an audio makeover. Out as Cowboys Stadium public address announcer is Jody Dean, to be replaced by local award-wi ... More >>
Photos by Leslie MinoraYesterday, at 4 p.m. sharp, men wearing weight belts and camouflage pants lined up next to young families pushing baby strollers as nearly 400 people bearing backpacks, weights, logs and photos of loved ones set out along the 9.3 mile loop around the White Rock Lake. It was ... More >>
Mohamed Elhassan, a Sufi imam and business owner here in Dallas, lost his case for the Koran last month in Terry Jones' Florida church.When Florida pastor Terry Jones finally made good on the threat he'd been toying with in the press for months, to burn a Quran in his church, it set off days of dead ... More >>
Moments ago, the Department of Justice announced that an investigation by the FBI's Dallas Joint Terrorism Task Force has led to the arrest of 20-year-old Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, who was born in Saudi Arabia but came to the United States in 2008 on a student visa so he could attend South Plains C ... More >>
You have asked, and Frank Librio, the public information officer at Dallas City Hall, has answered by providing a recent sampling of the famous, infamous and who's-that?'s who have received keys to the city of Dallas. At last, a list I can get behind. Because, as I've been reminded more than once ... More >>
Sgt. Mark S. RickertLateef Al-Saraji, his wife Teresa and her daughter, Sgt. Kristin L. Cruikshank, were profiled in an Army magazine in 2003.An Iraq-born U.S. Army translator and his wife have filed suit against the Dallas Police Department and a local nightclub, alleging that the husband was be ... More >>
The motto of the 89th Military Police Brigade, with whom Hadi worked in IraqThis morning's Los Angeles Times visits Arlington to the story of Malek Hadi, an Iraqi who lost all of his right leg, some of his left leg and several of his fingers in September 2006. At the time the explosive shattered ... More >>
Kathy Colvin in the U.S. Attorney's Office just sent word that late Friday, Matthew Weigman -- otherwise known as the "Little Hacker" about whom we wrote in January -- was sentenced to 135 months behind bars by U.S. District Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn, who, at this very moment, is presiding over the pu ... More >>
Looks like this time they picked the wrong country.
Dr. Robert Haley Ten years ago in the paper version of Unfair Park, former Observer-er Ann Zimmerman chronicled in great detail Dr. Robert Haley's war with the naysayers over Gulf War Syndrome, which Haley said existed and government officials said was nothing but a figment of sufferers' imagination ... More >>
Cloverfield is a big, dumb monster movie about nothing
All aboard the '80s way-back machine for Mike Nichols' good time Charlie
Former UTD electrical engineering student Syed Maaz Shah got more than six years in prison last week. On Friday, in a court ruling that went with little local notice, a federal judge sentenced a former student at the University of Texas at Dallas to six and a half years in prison for his involvement ... More >>
Kim Olson's the new DISD human resources boss, which may be the least interesting job on her résumé -- by far. The DISD board met last night in the Emmett J. Conrad High School auditorium, and our pal Allen Gwinn live-blogged the shindig -- because, look, that's how he rolls. Regardless, this mor ... More >>
The controversy over the proposed George W. Bush Presidential Library at SMU (heh) has settled to a simmer for now; even The Bush Library Blog announced over the weekend it was going on summer vacation. But it's merely the quiet before the storm. Speaking of, here's the latest black cloud to drift ... More >>
Far from his Kurdish home, Adnan Kirkuki seeks out soldiers to defend his new one in the United States
A conversation with director James Longley
No border fences make for mad neighbors in Farmers Branch
Military bloggers take aim at mainstream media
Plus:White Knights; Be Alarmed
The Dallas Video Festival shows all the news not fit for print
Jonathan Demme's documentary brings a joyful revolutionary to the screen
In a new film, a local boy goes to war and realizes, yup, it sure is hell
Classical Acting Company digs deep with All My Sons; at KDT, a muddled Much Ado
Robert McNamara considers the lessons of war
Talent sizzles in Addison's Spitfire Grill; history lessons go stale in Two September
A populist leader triumphs in Venezuela, and it's all on film
For one fellow traveler, the road to an anti-war protest in Washington is paved with good intentions and bad politics
September 11 creates a bull market for dogs with a nose for explosives
Audiences love Jerry Bruckheimer. Critics don't. Like he cares.
Music heals, now more than ever
Dallas' ethnic Albanians grapple with twin dreams of American assimilation and an expanded homeland in the Balkans
With his new book and live CD, Joe Jackson fans can finally get what they want
New Theatre Company sets Nebraska afire
Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX
The CIA should open its files on slain Guatemalan guerrilla Everardo