We step inside Nyamata church and my guide, Josh Ruxin, points out the wall where babies were smashed up against the brick. “You can still see the blood,” he says
In a tragic place scented by tropical blooms, it was the simplest of gestures. On Nov
One of the first times I went on a date with a girl, she asked me, “Are you bi or gay?” “Well, I’m still figuring that out,” I told her.
The woman who made the 911 call that led to Harvard University professor Henry Louis Gates’ controversial arrest wasn’t present at the so-called beer summit. But she got a shot of kindness and a taste of gratitude from Gates himself. Lucia Whalen received a bouquet of flowers at her office from Gates, according to Whalen’s attorney, Wendy Murphy
Honey has been used to treat wounds since ancient times, but recent years have seen a surge of medical interest in the sticky stuff. Manuka honey has been the subject of particular interest, with the results of a study just published by Sydney University finding that it has powerful antibacterial properties, and is even effective against antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld had his famous rules, a written roster of commands about how to deal with Washington, including such pearls as “It is easier to get into something than to get out of it.” Robert Gates his successor in the Bush Administration and, as of this week, the Obama Administration doesn’t have a list of rules. Those who only see his serious pronouncements about the nation’s wars might even get the impression that Gates doesn’t have a personality
Miley Cyrus prepared for April 3, an average workday, by reading the Bible a few chapters of Job and ended it by telling a ribald joke as she walked off camera at Access Hollywood. In between she had a casting session for her next movie, The Last Song, written specially for her by weepie king Nicholas Sparks; was interviewed four times; performed twice; changed outfits twice; and visited the Tonight Show’s make-your-own-sundae bar once. When she left the NBC lot at 6:30 p.m., she still had to do her homework.
Eleven-year-old Hassanin stares at a photo of his uncle in quiet disbelief that the man in the picture lost his life just two days ago. “He was big man, healthy,” the boy says in halting English. “My uncle, very good policeman, I miss him