Hollywood has brought us some wonderful music so when I heard the theme of last night’s X Factor, great things sprung to mind. Like Tom Bachelor doing the Ghostbusters song or Gap 5 doing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle’s Turtle Power.
What makes us the way we are? Why are some people predisposed to be anxious, overweight or asthmatic?
My fellow citizens: I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors. I thank President Bush for his service to our nation, as well as the generosity and cooperation he has shown throughout this transition
Iran’s judiciary has postponed the blinding of a man as punishment for throwing acid in the face of a young woman in 2004, after she rejected his offer of marriage. The delay came in the face of mounting outcry both inside Iran and in the West over the sentencing, which is permissible under qesas, a principle of Islamic law allowing victims analogous retribution for violent crimes.
1. THE WIRE This sprawling social drama has dozens of characters and, really, only one–Baltimore, Md
It’s not easy watching your own history repeat itself. At first, Jo–a 49-year-old mother of two from Georgia–thought she would be spared having to witness her children relive her long struggle with obesity.
The cattle slowly drag the old-fashioned plow as a bone-thin farmer walks behind, encouraging them to move faster with a series of yelps.
Swine flu vaccines are rolling out this month — finally.
President Obama’s speech to Congress on Wednesday on health care reform will probably be one of the high-noon moments of his presidency. Surrounded by liberals demanding a government-run public option and centrist Democrats — along with Republicans — who want to dump the option, Obama just might have his finger on something that can get him through this health care showdown: the “trigger” option