Children looking to keep tabs on Santa Claus' whereabouts have two Internet options this Christmas. After NORAD's decision to switch from Google Maps to Microsoft's Bing Maps, Google has started its own Santa-following venture.
"Without Precedent" (2006), a book by the former co-chairs of the 9/11 Commission, tells the inside story of how the White House endeavored to squelch any real examination of the enemy whose actions kicked off the so-called war on terror. Editor's note: This article first appeared on Truthdig in August 2006.
How do you begin to unravel the conspiracy theories and mysteries surrounding the U.S. Air Force's response on 9/11? Get your hands on over 30 hours of never-before-released NORAD tapes. Vanity Fair's Michael Bronner did just that, and pieces together a picture of the "chaotic military history of that day -- and the Pentagon's apparent attempt to cover it up." Complete with audio clips. (h/t bb.net)