Star Tribune blogger Michael Brodkorb, who has publicized the case of two missing Lakeville girls over the last few years, has written a stunning post today explaining why he, a political insider, was so interested in the whereabouts of Samantha and Gianna Rucki, who were found two weeks ago, nearly three years after running away following a custody battle between their parents.

In his post, Brodkorb raises ethical questions about a Twin Cities television station, which conducted an interview with the missing children a month after they disappeared. Read more

Many news media organizations insisted after the beginning of the war in Iraq that they’d learned the lesson that they’re not supposed to set the agenda when it comes to the urge to rush to war.

So it was at least a little significant today when CNN’s Jim Acosta got his chance to ask President Obama a question about why the U.S. isn’t ready to go back to war in Syria and Iraq? Read more