Katie Zavadski

  1. neighborhood news
    Photos and War Stories From Brighton Beach’s Victory Day ParadeThe anniversary of Germany’s WWII surrender has special significance in Brooklyn’s corner of the former Soviet Union.
  2. timeline
    A Look Back at Andrew Sullivan’s the DishAs he closes down his blog, a timeline of what it served daily.
  3. international intrigue
    Leaders Agree on Another Cease-fire for UkraineIt was announced by international leaders on Thursday.
  4. bibi-sitter
    There’s Mounting Disapproval of Netanyahu’s Impending Congressional AddressBut he doesn’t care.
  5. custody battles
    Zombie Cat Now at Center of Custody DisputeBetween his owner and the Humane Society.
  6. international intrigue
    Kayla Mueller Not the Last U.S. Hostage in SyriaAccording to the White House press secretary.
  7. Russians React to American Sitcom Star’s Coming-OutThe good, the bad, and the ugly. 
  8. urban outfitters
    Urban Outfitters Under Fire for Selling Holocaust-Themed TapestryIt looks like outfits worn by gay prisoners.
  9. sex
    Giving Your Daughter the HPV Vaccine Won’t Make Her Have Unsafe SexDespite what naysayers say.
  10. crimes and misdemeanors
    Teen Charged After Snapchatting Pic of Murder VictimThe latest proof that what you share on Snapchat doesn’t disappear. 
  11. notorious rbg
    How Many Women Should Be on the Supreme Court?Ruth Bader Ginsburg has an answer.
  12. ISIS Says Jordanian Strike Killed Female HostageKayla Mueller was believed to be the last American hostage held by ISIS.
  13. Uruguay Expelled an Iranian Diplomat Over a Bomb LinksA small explosive went off near the Israeli embassy in January.
  14. international intrigue
    John Kerry Shares Some Real Talk on Russia’s Involvement in UkraineSomething about “continued aggression.”
  15. scary stuff
    So This Is Why Manholes Keep Catching on FireThe explanation is very simple.
  16. oh congress!
    Aaron Schock Aide Resigns After Racist Facebook Posts [Updated]The congressman just can’t catch a break.
  17. international intrigue
    Iran Celebrates Free Speech With a Holocaust-Denial Cartoon ContestWith large cash prizes.
  18. sunshine state
    Florida Court to Decide What Counts As IntercourseAnd whether it can happen between two men.
  19. gay propaganda
    Homophobic Russian Politician Guest-Stars in Lesbian SelfieAboard a plane!
  20. international intrigue
    New Allegations Say Saudi Royals Funded Al Qaeda Leading Up to 9/11If the accuser is to be trusted. 
  21. islamic state watch
    Jordan Executes Prisoners After ISIS Video Shows Pilot’s Death [Updated]The two Iraqi militants had already been sentenced to death.
  22. mattress girl
    Alleged Rapist in Columbia Case Speaks Out AgainHe says he’s innocent and the victim of harassment.
  23. international intrigue
    Palestinian Leader Pissed Over Pro-Muhammad CartoonShortly after marching in support of freedom of speech.
  24. stand clear of the closing doors
    7 Train Service Has Finally ResumedSort of.
  25. international intrigue
    Two Jailed Al Jazeera Journalists Go Free in EgyptWhile an Egyptian one remains in prison.
  26. groundhog day
    Grouchy Groundhog Bites Wisconsin Mayor’s EarYes, really.
  27. 2016
    Pataki ‘Very Seriously’ Considering 2016 RunLike he did in 2008. And 2012.
  28. boston bombing
    Defense Wants Marathon Trial Moved After Viral Finish-Line PhotoThey say an unbiased jury pool is “unrealistic to expect.”
  29. presidential race 2016
    Jeb Bush Totally Smoked Weed at AndoverAnd was intensely apolitical.
  30. ebola
    New York Ebola Doc Thinks the City OverreactedIn an interview with WNYC.
  31. islamic state watch
    This Is How You Spot a Jihadist (According to France)There’s a handy guide.
  32. stand clear of the closing doors
    Expect Train Delays After a Morning Power OutageAt Chambers Street.
  33. environment
    Senate Passes Plan to Build the Keystone XL PipelineWhich Obama has promised to veto.
  34. lone star
    Texas Lawmaker Wants Muslim Lobbyists to Prove They Don’t Back ISISExcept she chose to display an Israeli flag, not an American one.
  35. presidential race 2016
    Lindsey Graham Officially Dips Toe Into 2016 Presidential WatersAfter hinting at it for months.
  36. mh370
    MH370 Disaster Officially Declared an AccidentAllowing families to get compensation.
  37. international intrigue
    Israel and Hezbollah Pause After Shoot-outFor the time being, at least.
  38. the national interest
    Lindsey Graham Is Still Worried That Gay Marriage Will Lead to PolygamyAnd Loretta Lynch had the perfect response. 
  39. international intrigue
    U.K. Begins Inquiry Into Real-Life Spy-Thriller DeathOnly eight years after his demise.
  40. international intrigue
    Polish Police Detained a Jewish Leader Trying to Escape AuschwitzThis is a real thing that happened.
  41. islamic state watch
    Jordan Willing to Trade ISIS Suicide Bomber for PilotThe terrorist group has demanded the release of Sajida al-Rishawi.
  42. international intrigue
    Two Israeli Soldiers Killed by Hezbollah FireAfter an Israeli strike killed its fighters this month.
  43. islamic state watch
    5 Foreigners Dead in Deadliest Libyan Attack Since BenghaziIn the capital city of Tripoli.
  44. nature
    Oil and Gas Drilling Is Coming to the East CoastEnvironmentalists aren’t happy. 
  45. politics
    Gay Alabama Legislator Threatens to Out Adulterous ColleaguesAfter they speak out against gay marriage.
  46. islamic state watch
    ISIS Loses Syrian Border Town in Major UpsetTheir second major defeat.
  47. blizzard of 2015
    You Can Now Drive and Take the Train AgainBecause the snowstorm was no Snowmageddon.
  48. blizzard of 2015
    Blizzard Offers Climate-Change Deniers Yet Another Opportunity to Be WrongScience wins again.
  49. snowpocalypse
    Your Grocery Store Is Already Out of Bread and WaterAnd there’s a two-mile-long line to get in.
  50. white house
    Latest White House Intruder Was a Quadcopter DroneIt crashed somewhere on the grounds overnight.
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