Eight Must-Read Stories About Polygraphs, Anti-Vaxxers and ISIS
The Beast’s best from this past week.
Anwar al-Awlaki Hated America—but His Brother Loves Katy PerryBy M.L. NestelAmmar al-Awlaki’s Facebook page has it all: an alleged assassination attempt, Disney movie fandom, a meeting with a spy—and Awlaki’s older brother, the notorious al Qaeda recruiter.
The Navy Fraud Fronting the Anti-Vaxxer MovementBy Abby HaglageMeet Jeffry John Aufderheide, a man who lies about his Navy career and claims vaccines contain aborted fetuses and mouse brains, and a leader of the anti-vaxx movement.
Is the Media Capable of Covering Bruce Jenner’s Transition With Respect?By Kevin FallonFor more than a decade, the media has profited from mocking Bruce Jenner’s appearance. Now that he’s transitioning into a woman, are we mature enough to stop laughing?
Iran’s Man In Argentina Speaks On Prosecutor’s Mystery DeathBy Hernan Dobry and Noga TarnopolskyDays before an arrest warrant for the president was found in Alberto Nisman’s trash, Iran’s diplomat in Buenos Aires denied any secret channels between his government and de Kirchner.