Jim Frederick author of “Black Hearts: One Platoon’s Descent Into Madness in Iraq’s Triangle of Death” dies at 42? click here

Jim Frederick, a former foreign correspondent and editor whose 2010 book about an atrocity committed by American soldiers in Iraq was praised for its thorough reporting and acuity in parsing the psychological erosion of men in war, died on July 31 in Oakland, Calif. He was 42. The cause was cardiac arrhythmia and arrest, said … Continue reading Jim Frederick author of “Black Hearts: One Platoon’s Descent Into Madness in Iraq’s Triangle of Death” dies at 42? click here

Earthquake rocks region of northern Japan; tsunami warning issued

By Greg Botelho, CNN updated 4:00 PM EDT, Fri July 11, 2014 STORY HIGHLIGHTS The plume of radiation that was released and was still being release into the Pacific Ocean from 2011, with that disaster still not resolved the question is how much more damage and radiation will spill out into the Pacific? NEW: The … Continue reading Earthquake rocks region of northern Japan; tsunami warning issued