Oh, Thank God:
Richard Engel Has Been Freed

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After five days of captivity in Syria, cutie-patootie super-reporter Richard Engel and three of his crew members have been freed. According to the New York Times: "While none of the crew members suffered any physical injuries, there was 'psychological pressure,' Mr. Akyavas told NTV. He said they were blindfolded, handcuffed, and 'every now and ... See the Rest

Smart Choice

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TMZ has the first pic of former kidnapping victim Elizabeth Smart and her adorable husband of one day, Matthew Gilmour, as they walk hand-in-hand on the north shore of Oahu. "Smart and 22-year-old Gilmour dated for a year ... and were engaged for a month ... before tying the knot," sez the web site. They look really cute together, dont't they? And ... See the Rest

Today is the 36th Anniversary of Patty Hearst’s abduction!

It started with the 1974 kidnapping of heiress Patty Hearst (William Randolf Hearst's granddaughter) by the Symbionese Liberation Army. Then came the infamous communiqué that read in part: "...Mom, Dad, I'm with a combat unit that's armed with automatic weapons... Death to the fascist insect that preys upon the life of the people." Which let ... See the Rest