Steve Breen

Stephen Paul Breen (born April 26, 1970 in Los Angeles, California) is a nationally syndicated cartoonist. He twice won the Pulitzer Prize, in 1998 and 2009. He graduated from Huntington Beach High School in 1988 and attended the University

Cartoons by Alli Kirkham explain sexual consent in everyday terms

Fed up with the 'confusion' around the subject, blogger, cartoonist and contributor to the website Everyday Feminism (where these cartoons were first published) Alli Kirkham created this series of cartoons which perfectly break down what consent mea

A cartoonist takes on the BP oil spill

BP has agreed to pay a record $18.7 billion to settle federal and state claims against it for its role in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, sidestepping years of litigation with a promise to pour funds for nearly two decades into efforts to repair va

NYT Bans Mohammad Cartoons – Runs This Instead . . .

Earlier this week the New York Times published a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI made completely out of condoms. The decision to publish Niki Johnsons “artwork” called “Eggs Benedict” stands in sharp contrast to the Mohammad cartoons that ran in the ...

5 current kids cartoons that adults need to be watching

Cartoons are like any other medium: they run the gamut from “Oh God I can feel myself getting dumber from watching this” to “This show better get nominated for an Emmy.” The latter category has recently been dominated by animation created specifical

MH17 disaster: Malaysia pushes for criminal tribunal

Malaysia has said that it wants to set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of having shot down flight MH17. The Malaysia Airlines passenger plane crashed in July 2014, with the loss of all 298 people on board. It had been flyi

‘Wow, pulled back the wrong throttle’ – crash pilot

This screen grab taken from video provided courtesy of TVBS Taiwan on February 4, 2015 Open Gallery 1 This screen grab taken from video provided courtesy of TVBS Taiwan on February 4, 2015 shows a TransAsia ATR 72-600 turboprop plane clipping an 

Amir Khan: Fasting during Ramadan a worthwhile ‘sacrifice’

With Ramadan coinciding with the hot weather - not to mention the longest possible hours of daylight - fasting Muslims in the UK are certainly being challenged at the moment. But how do elite sportsmen like Amir Khan cope with training in the absen

More tough talks ahead as US, Cuba seek to normalize relations

July 20 is the date when the United States and Cuba officially restore diplomatic ties. But that moment, historic as it is after a break of more than five decades, doesn't mean the tough conversations are over. Full normalization between the two ...

IS destroys 2000-year old lion statue outside Palmyra museum

Before Syria's crisis began in March 2011, more than 150,000 tourists visited Palmyra every year. (Reuters Photo). Share. Islamic State group militants destroyed a famous statue of a lion outside the main museum in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra ...

Tunisia attack: Minute’s silence to be held for victims

A minute's silence will be held across the UK at midday to remember the 38 people - including 30 Britons - killed in the Tunisia beach attack a week ago. Flags will be flown at half-mast over Whitehall and Buckingham Palace, while play at Wimbledon ...

Health: For Some Veterans, A Popular Tradition Can Trigger Painful Memories

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Big Fourth of July festivities coming up this holiday weekend, but for some veterans a popular tradition can trigger painful memories. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains how one group is trying to raise awareness about the ...

More tough talks ahead as US, Cuba seek to normalize relations

July 20 is the date when the United States and Cuba officially restore diplomatic ties. But that moment, historic as it is after a break of more than five decades, doesn't mean the tough conversations are over. Full normalization between the two ...

Perry: GOP lost ‘moral legitimacy’ by dropping appeal to black voters

Rick Perry extended an outstretched hand to black voters Thursday, criticizing his own party for championing states' rights while doing too little for civil rights. In a speech before the National Press Club in Washington, Perry appeared to ask for a ...

Adelaide Crows’ AFL match against Geelong cancelled after Phil Walsh’s death …

AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan says the Adelaide Crows' match against Geelong will be cancelled, but the remainder of round 14 will go ahead after the stabbing death of Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh. In news that shocked the AFL world, Walsh ...

Presidential run may be one of Trump’s costlier business decisions

Running for president may turn out to be one of Donald Trump's more costly business decisions. Fallout from Trump's disparaging comments about Mexican immigrants continued Thursday as left-leaning groups pressed businesses to sever ties with the real ...

Why Are Sharks Attacking North Carolina Swimmers?

Shark experts say a coastal drought, warm water and a surge of fish and sea turtles could be to blame. 2:06 | 07/02/15. Share. Title. Description. Share From. Share With. Facebook. Tweet. Embed. Email.
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Aetna Said to Near $34 Billion Cash, Stock Deal for Humana

Aetna Inc. is nearing an agreement to acquire Humana Inc., the second-largest provider of private Medicare insurance, for about $34 billion in cash and stock, people with knowledge of the matter said. Aetna is close to a deal that would value its ...

BP to Pay $18.7 Billion for Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

New Orleans: An $18.7 billion settlement announced Thursday of all federal, state and local claims against the oil giant BP arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill would be the largest environmental settlement - and the largest civil settlement ...

Health: For Some Veterans, A Popular Tradition Can Trigger Painful Memories

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Big Fourth of July festivities coming up this holiday weekend, but for some veterans a popular tradition can trigger painful memories. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains how one group is trying to raise awareness about the ...

More tough talks ahead as US, Cuba seek to normalize relations

July 20 is the date when the United States and Cuba officially restore diplomatic ties. But that moment, historic as it is after a break of more than five decades, doesn't mean the tough conversations are over. Full normalization between the two ...