Staff / TruthdigAug 25, 2012
Karina Bolanos, a vice minister in Costa Rica, was let go after a video of her claiming her longing to her lover while clad in underwear was made public on YouTube; Americans apparently throw away nearly half of their food; meanwhile, a 15-year-old used the Internet to create an advanced cancer test. These discoveries and more after the jump. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Tracy Bloom / TruthdigAug 1, 2012
Jon Stewart takes aim at NBC for its decision to edit out a tribute to victims of the 2005 London subway bombings during the Olympics opening ceremonies and instead show Ryan Seacrest interviewing swimmer Michael Phelps. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 30, 2012
The International AIDS Conference is making dangerously impossible promises about putting an end to the epidemic; the London Olympics' opening ceremonies included a unique tribute to free, universal health care; meanwhile, British graffiti artist Banksy has proved he will not be erased. These discoveries and more after the jump. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
David Sirota / TruthdigJul 27, 2012
Many of the same legislators criticizing American athletes' uniforms for being made in China supported (and continue to support) the tariff-free trade policies that eviscerated the domestic textile industry. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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