Kanye West has been branded “ignorant” for including lyrics about Parkinson’s disease on his new album. The rapper’s sixth studio album, Yeezus, was released this week and a storm has already brewed up over one of the tracks.
It was a quiet evening in the sleepy little town of Bien Hoa 20 miles north of Saigon, base camp for the South Vietnamese crack 7th Infantry Division and its eight-man U.S. Military Assistance Advisory Group.
Women’s breasts are not the usual topic of public discourse in Washington, at least not outside the context of a scandal.
Days after a government advisory panel rolled back its recommendations on mammography screening for breast cancer, another influential group issued revised guidelines on the use of Pap smears to detect cervical cancer, recommending that young women delay getting their first test. In its new guidelines issued Friday, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommended that adolescent girls wait until age 21 to get their first Pap smear.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki heads to the White House on Tuesday to meet President Barack Obama with the need for a timely election in Iraq dogging him. Waves of destabilizing violence across the country are feared if the January 16 parliamentary election is delayed.
Over the past 30 years, the way we save for retirement has come to be dominated by one plan: the 401. But the financial crisis and resulting market meltdown showed the 401 to be far from perfect.