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  • 5 famous plagiarism and fraud scandals in the book world

    Everyone has Google on his or her computer these days – and that includes publishers. So why, in this day and age, would any author dare to plagiarize from the work of another? Nevertheless, the accusations continue to fly. Currently, Lenore Hart, author of "The Raven's Bride" is the latest on the hot seat, defending herself against charges that she plagiarized from another novel about Edgar Allan Poe's wife. Her publisher says she's innocent. While the outcome of the Hart incident is still to be determined, here are five high-profile cases in which an author was accused of plagiarism and fraud. Each – in its own way – rocked the book world in its time.
    12/08/2011 10:11 am

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  • Backchannels America's deadliest soldier or stolen valor?

    Sgt. Dillard Johnson's new memoir claims he killed 2,746 insurgents in Iraq. Some who served with him express doubts.

  • The Simple Dollar Retirement: What's the best investment option?

    Retirement saving can seem daunting, especially with the wealth of options out there. Which is best for you? Retirement is question 10 in this week's mailbag.

  • Anders Breivik says he killed to protect indigenous Norwegians (+video)

    In testimony today, Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian behind the 2011 attacks, compared himself to World War II commanders who decided to bomb Japan to prevent further loss of life.

  • The Simple Dollar Six tips for a money-smart road trip

    Being rigid in planning a route but flexible in schedule and housing are ways to ensure you get the most bang for your buck on the open road.

  • Crazy Horse: movie review

    Frederick Wiseman's latest documentary takes a peek through the doors of the world's most famous exotic dance club.

  • 5 famous plagiarism and fraud scandals in the book world

    Everyone has Google on his or her computer these days – and that includes publishers. So why, in this day and age, would any author dare to plagiarize from the work of another? Nevertheless, the accusations continue to fly. Currently, Lenore Hart, author of "The Raven's Bride" is the latest on the hot seat, defending herself against charges that she plagiarized from another novel about Edgar Allan Poe's wife. Her publisher says she's innocent. While the outcome of the Hart incident is still to be determined, here are five high-profile cases in which an author was accused of plagiarism and fraud. Each – in its own way – rocked the book world in its time.
    12/08/2011 10:11 am

  • The Killing of Crazy Horse

    Pulizer Prize-winning historian Thomas Powers sets the record straight once and for all about the death of the messianic Oglala chief.
    11/23/2010 06:05 am

  • Black Hills

    Science fiction and history mingle in this novel about a native American who travels from 1930s Mount Rushmore back into America’s past.
    02/20/2010 05:30 am

  • Opinion Should we even have a Columbus Day?

    Though the holiday has been used to teach American ideals, we need to remember that to many native Americans, Columbus symbolizes slavery.
    10/09/2009 01:00 am

  • On emptying seas, a vanishing way of life

    Overfishing on the Mediterranean is threatening artisanal fishermen and endangering more than 100 marine species.
    01/16/2008 12:00 am

Doing Good

 

What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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