Rick Stengel, the managing editor of Time, is leaving to go to The U.S. State Department, Politico/Capital reports.
Mr. Stengel, who has helmed the newsweekly since 2006, is expected to be named under secretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs. Time‘s deputy managing editor Nancy Gibbs is expected to fill Mr. Stengel’s position at the magazine.
Ice Cream Social
Tourists winding their way around Battery Park this afternoon were treated to an unusual sight among the seagulls pecking at garbage on the sidewalk and men in drag dressed up as the Statue of Liberty: Forty-odd stranded Iroquois lacrosse players, trailed by news crews as they waited to get cleared to travel to England for Read More
The Iroqouis national lacrosse team is still stranded in New York today, using the time to take in an Adam Sandler movie and go sight-seeing, as they engage in a stand-off with the U.K. Border Control over their right to use sovereign documents for international travel.
The Nationals have been forced to forfeit Read More
Native Americans Stuck in America
Chief Oren Lyons, of the Onondaga nation, is not surprised that once again his people have run into bureaucratic snafus from the U.S. government.
“The Onondaga have the first treaty with the United States,” he said. “This is nothing new. We’ve been around a long time.”
In addition to acting as Read More