While Buzz Aldrin enjoys movies about space, he doesn’t always think the filmmakers get it right.
In the Soviet Ogonek, Georgi Blok describes a sensational exhibit at a recent meeting of the Moscow Surgical Society. On the platform close to the guests of honor stood a large white dog, wagging its tail
The people who pay attention to weekend box office reports usually have some financial stake in what comes out on top.
Dozens of America’s greatest military heroes are gathered in Chicago, Illinois, possibly the last large gathering of living Medal of Honor recipients.
A 27-year-old mother of five was bludgeoned to death with an iron chain by her father last week in Gaza in what human rights groups report was an honor killing. According to police in Gaza, the father, Jawdat al-Najar, heard his daughter Fadia, who had divorced in 2005, speaking on the phone with a man. He believed she was having a relationship with him.
An Army staff sergeant will posthumously receive the Medal of Honor after he sacrificed his own life in an effort to save another soldier in Afghanistan, the White House said Friday. Staff Sgt. Jared Monti will receive the medal, the nation’s highest military honor, on September 17 for his actions in combat, the White House said in a statement.
In a land replete with martyrs and miscreants, Iraqis are divided over which label applies to Muntazer al-Zaidi. The once obscure television journalist who shot to fame for hurling his footwear at then President George W. Bush during a Baghdad press conference late last year was sentenced on Thursday to three years in prison after being found guilty of “assaulting a foreign leader on an official visit.” But despite the verdict of Baghdad’s Central Criminal Court, many ordinary Iraqis still hail the 30-year-old Shi’ite shoe thrower as a national hero