Like many people who’ve gone through involved lives that now infuse their art, the magnetic singer- songwriter Neko Case has a few theories about matters pertaining to herself such as playing concerts, something she has done thousands of times, and connecting with an audience.
Three-time champions Germany qualified for the World Cup finals with a 1-0 victory away to Group Four rivals Russia on Saturday, thanks to a first-half winner from striker Miroslav Klose. The visitors had debutant Jerome Boateng sent off in the 69th minute, but Joachim Low’s side held on to establish an unassailable four-point lead with one match still to play.
American children aren’t necessarily getting smarter or dumber, but that might not be good enough to compete globally, according to numbers cited Tuesday by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. He noted a special analysis put out last week by the National Center for Education Statistics that compares 15-year-old U.S. students with students from other countries in the Organization for Economic Development
The search for a missing Russian cargo ship was "developing quite dramatically" Friday, according to Russia’s ambassador to NATO.
It is not now as it hath been of yore. Summits between the leaders who live in the White House and the Kremlin once transfixed the world, as competing superpowers, ideologies and worldviews clashed.
It is not now as it hath been of yore.
World championship leader Jenson Button captured pole position for Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix after a dramatic climax to qualifying at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya. Briton Button, who has triumphed in three of the four races so far this season, took the No. 1 spot ahead of Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel with Brawn GP team-mate Rubens Barrichello third.
The nationalities of the people killed in the Turkish Airlines plane crash near Amsterdam’s main airport have been identified as five Turks and four U.S. citizens. Among the dead were two Boeing employees, among four onboard the flight, their company said late Thursday in a posting on its Web site.
The nationalities of the people killed in the Turkish Airlines plane crash have been identified as five Turks and four U.S.