Six Must-Read Stories About the Sony Hacks, Congo’s Forgotten Colonial Getaway and Another Woman’s Story of U-VA
Also, the next Hobby Lobbys, female Kurdish fighters and more. The Beast’s best from this past week.
Exclusive: Sony Emails Say State Department Blessed Kim Jong-Un Assassination in ‘The Interview’By William BootCEO Michael Lynton showed a rough cut of the movie to U.S. officials before moving ahead. Now hackers are threatening to bomb any theater that shows it.
The Congo’s Forgotten Colonial GetawayBy Nina StrochlicAn island in the Congo River was once a prime vacation hub and prosperous rubber plantation. Now, visitors are scarce and the jungle is taking over, leaving some locals nostalgic.
From Tom Cotton to Ted Cruz, many of the biggest new names in the GOP are graduates of Harvard—the school the right loves to hate.
Cop-killers, hijackers, and bomb-makers are living in tropical paradise 90 miles from justice. Will they ever be tried for their crimes?
I Was Gang Raped at a U-VA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did AnythingBy Liz SeccuroIn the same house where Rolling Stone’s Jackie says she was. No one did anything about it until one of my rapists contacted me to apologize.
Victim: I Watched British MPs Rape and Murder Young BoysBy Nico HinesAn anonymous man claims that he and other boys were sexually abused by members of Parliament and police during the Thatcher years—and that he watched them kill for sport.