New York Times Shamefully Wishy-Washy on Use of 'Illegal Immigrant'

Claiming a concern for journalistic integrity, the New York Times announced today that they won't abolish the term "illegal immigrant" — although they cautioned their writers and reporters to use care with it. Philip B. Corbett, the associate managing editor for standards, wrote "illegal immigrant may be used to… » 4/23/13 9:30pm 4/23/13 9:30pm

Meg Whitman Pays Undocumented Employee, Still Won't Admit Wrongdoing

Yesterday Meg Whitman paid former housekeeper Nicandra Díaz Santillán $5,500 to settle their dispute over unpaid wages. Whitman's rep insists she's innocent but, "This is simply the most practical and cost effective way to put the issue to rest." » 11/18/10 1:38pm 11/18/10 1:38pm

Creepy Group Distributes Due Dates Of Allegedly Illegal Pregnant…

An anonymous group in Utah has been circulating a list of 1300 people it claims are illegal immigrants, plus personal information such as Social Security numbers and due dates of pregnant women. The government is investigating a possible leak. » 7/14/10 5:13pm 7/14/10 5:13pm

Meghan McCain, Racial Profiling, And Arizona's New Immigration Law

A new law allowing Arizona police to check the documentation of anyone they suspect of being an illegal immigrant has raised fears of racial profiling. But Meghan McCain cautions against an "extreme" reaction. » 4/26/10 9:30am 4/26/10 9:30am

The Oh, Hell No Afternoon

Germany will not allow Tom Cruise to shoot scenes for his upcoming movie (which tells the story of a man who tried to assassinate Hitler) because the government does not recognize Scientology as a religion. We find this to be somewhat ironic (considering, you know). And also really funny. [ABC News] » 6/25/07 1:50pm 6/25/07 1:50pm