We thought we'd heard every crazy excuse for why the gays and their fancy CB2 wedding registries are destroying heterosexual marriages and the fabric of society and whatnot -- in fact, one time a relative insisted we turned gay due to the water supply -- but a post-graduate student at the University ... More >>
A long hike home It's been almost two years since three Bay Area hikers traveling through the Kurdistan region of Iraq were detained by Iranian officials for allegedly straying across an unmarked border.Shane Bauer, his fiancee Sarah Shourd, and Joshua Fattal, all graduates of UC Berkeley, were i ... More >>
Only a fraction of Mexicans get U.S. asylum.
Oh, that waterboarding...Oh, for a return to the days when a troupe of miscreants breaking into Democratic Party headquarters was the source of our national angst -- and not nightmarish, government-sanctioned torture techniques. A memo released yesterday by the Director of National Intelligence and ... More >>
What happens when an artsy film guy who has gone way into debt hooks up with a school that doesn't know how to run a nonprofit theater? We hope it has a happy ending.
At the Human Rights Watch film fest, a compelling movie about ... electricity
A domestic worker from Kenya has accused her employer -- a prominent African journalist -- of human trafficking
Why S.F.'s police watchdog agency has never been effective - and why Prop. H won't change that
A walk through the "Torture Exhibition" can be a terror or a turn-on, depending on your point of view