Will Jamie Leigh Jones Lose Her KBR Rape Case?

Any day now, jurors will issue a verdict in Jamie Leigh Jones' civil suit against mega-contractor KBR and a firefighter she says raped her, and Mother Jones is saying she's probably going to lose. » 7/07/11 6:49pm 7/07/11 6:49pm

Daily Show's John Oliver To Marry Iraq War Veteran

Comedian John Oliver is engaged to Kate Norley, an Army medic who served in Iraq. "It's the most emasculating thing I could possibly do to go out with someone who has actually done something valuable with their life," says Oliver. » 10/05/10 9:51am 10/05/10 9:51am

Men May Be Paid To Marry Women Over 35 In Iraq

One women's advocate supports the idea to help Iraq's single women marry but says, "Women are not merchandise for sale, there must be guarantees of good intentions on the part of the men if we allow this to go ahead." » 9/07/10 5:29pm 9/07/10 5:29pm

KBR Arbitration Awards Another Assault Victim

Former military construction contractor Tracy Barker was raped in Iraq in 2005 while on the job. Barker went through arbitration and won a settlement, but her former employer, Kellogg Brown & Root, is still trying to screw her over. » 11/20/09 3:20pm 11/20/09 3:20pm

Japanese Penis Festival Celebrates Fertility • "Chia Obama" Deemed…

• Yesterday, thousands gathered to celebrate the Steel Phallus festival in Kawasaki, Japan. The fertility festival traditionally falls on the first Sunday in April, and centers around a penis-venerating shrine. Sounds fun! • » 4/06/09 5:40pm 4/06/09 5:40pm

Lynndie England: Life After Abu Ghraib

In what is perhaps one of the strangest interviews of all time, the Guardian's Emma Brockes heads to Fort Ashby, West Virginia, to interview Lynndie England, the woman accused of abusing prisoners at Abu Ghraib. » 1/03/09 11:30am 1/03/09 11:30am

Iraqi Dog Is On Route To US • Nebraska To Rewrite Safe-Haven Law

• Ratchet, the adopted Iraqi pup of US soldier Gwen Beberg, was picked up yesterday » 10/20/08 5:30pm 10/20/08 5:30pm by Baghdad Pups and is expected to arrive in Beberg's hometown later this week. • A 29-year-old man in Michigan was on Thursday for using a car wash vacuum for his "sexual pleasure." • British authorities that Chinese-made "I Love…

Another Iraq Vet Arrested For SO's Death • Maternity Leave Makes Euros…

Where is the mental health outreach for our veterans? John Wylie Needham, an Iraq war veteran who described himself as "falling apart at the seams" upon returning from combat, has been arrested » 9/03/08 5:30pm 9/03/08 5:30pm for beating his girlfriend to death in Orange County, California. • New reports about in young women who have received shots…

Trade Union Speaks Out Against "Sexist" Heels • Iraq War Limits Iraqi…

The Trades Union Congress in England is urging employers » 8/14/08 5:30pm 8/14/08 5:30pm to stop making high-heels compulsory for female employees on grounds that it is sexist and can lead to health problems. • Comedian Kristen Schaal reveals that not only is she well-read in British dramatists, she used to in front of cows as a child. • In England…

John McCain Knew The Future In The Past Because He's Always Lived There

John McCain's got quite the storied past, which is probably why he lives there most of the time! But yesterday he had more of a Back To The Future moment in which he justified his past positions based on current events that he knew then were going to happen but not because they would be an obvious result of the action… » 8/08/08 10:00am 8/08/08 10:00am