Stephen Glass

He Was Washington’s Most Sought-After Young Reporter. Then People Looked Closer At His Sources

Stephen Glass was once a rising star of the Washington journalism scene. His writing, according to a 1998 exposé by Vanity Fair magazine, fused “the street poetry of Kerouac and psychological acuity of Freud.” He was hot stuff. But then, one day, his brilliant and short-lived career came to a sudden and dramatic end. Glass,…

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A Couple Can Have This Idyllic French Island All To Themselves – But There’s A Significant Catch

The French island of Quéménès, near the country’s north-west coast, is in many ways a desolate place. Icy waves crash against a rocky shore and fierce storms lash the across the treeless land in winter. Nine miles from the mainland and just under a mile long, the island would seem to be a daunting place…