You’re an architect who comes from a family of builders. Those two professions don’t always get along.
Like other ethnic groups before them, American blacks are steadily climbing the political ladder, winning more state, local and national offices each election. Some 90 black mayors are now serving in U.S.
With the exception of Madame Defarge, the vengeful knitter of Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities, needlework has never been the most revolutionary of pursuits. Slow, laborious and meditative, it’s everything contemporary culture is not
At first glance, the election of Nigeria’s incumbent President, Goodluck Jonathan, who took nearly 60% of the votes cast, signals more of the same.
Syria could very well learn its fate this Friday. According to a source from the country with close ties to the regime, if large-scale demonstrations break out after midday prayer in Syria’s two largest cities, Damascus and Aleppo, the regime will be faced with a stark choice: either crack down with unlimited violence, or meet the demonstrators’ demands.
The world got the shock it had been waiting for. But to the U.S
Just before noon on the morning of Sept. 1, 1923, a massive earthquake shook Japan’s Kanto Plain, hitting the busy industrial cities of Tokyo and Yokohama.
India and Pakistan blame each other’s spies for just about everything that goes wrong.
Hundreds of residents of the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou took to the streets on Monday to protest plans to build a trash incinerator in their neighborhood. In front of the municipal headquarters for one of China’s largest cities, it was an unusually prominent place for a civic demonstration.
The shutdown of a major artery linking the California cities of San Francisco and Oakland sent area officials scrambling overnight to develop plans to ease congestion for Wednesday morning’s rush hour.