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'Three Cups Of Tea' Co-Author Took Own Life, Medical Examiner Says

Three Cups of Tea

David Oliver Relin, a journalist who had reported from around the world before gaining fame — and getting mired in controversy — as co-author of the best-selling Three Cups of Tea, took his own life when he died on Nov. 15 in Oregon, The New York Times reports.


'The Onion' sparks ire with image of plane, building

The satirical newspaper The Onion is attracting some ire for an image that shows an airliner about to crash into Chicago's Willis Tower.


In 2009 Interview, Yahoo CEO Does Not Deny He Has a CS Degree and Calls Himself an “Engineer” (Audio)

Mistakes pile atop of mistakes for Scott Thompson in computer science degree controversy.


Yahoo confirms misleading info on new CEO's resume

Scott Thompson

A disgruntled Yahoo shareholder questioned the qualifications and integrity of recently hired CEO Scott Thompson after exposing a misrepresentation about the executive's education.


Apple firestorm leads artist to change his show


Mike Daisey, the off-Broadway performer who admitted that he made up parts of his one-man show about Apple products being made in Chinese sweatshops, has cut questionable sections from the monologue and added a prologue explaining the controversy.


Lowe's pulls ads from TV show about US Muslims

TLC: All-American Muslim

A decision by retail giant Lowe's Home Improvement to pull ads from a reality show about American Muslims following protests from an evangelical Christian group has sparked criticism and calls for a boycott against the chain.


Criticism of NBA squashing Paul trade pouring in

NBA teams went back to work Friday, which for Chris Paul meant going back to New Orleans. And there was disbelief and anger around the league - and a commitment to try again to find him a new home.


Obama halts controversial EPA regulation

Obama halts controversial EPA regulation

President Barack Obama on Friday sacked a controversial proposed regulation tightening health-based standards for smog, bowing to the demands of congressional Republicans and some business leaders.


'DWTS' producer: Give Chaz Bono a chance to dance

'DWTS' producer: Give Chaz Bono a chance to dance

"Dancing With the Stars" executive producer Conrad Green says despite controversy over the casting of its first transgender contestant, "Dancing" remains a family show and viewers should check out the new season before passing judgment....


"Garfield" creator apologizes for Veterans Day strip

The creator of the widely syndicated comic "Garfield" has apologized for a strip that ran on Veterans Day that some critics saw as making fun of the holiday honoring those who served in the U.S. military.


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