His tie is askew. His third-day shirt has ring-around-the-collar
It has been a grim seven weeks for Pakistan’s powerful generals. The unilateral raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound opened them up to charges of complicity abroad and a sense of deep embarrassment at home.
They dress in everything from miniskirts to medieval mantles.
What was Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos smoking? Colombia has long been an obedient lieutenant in the U.S.-led war on drugs, yet there was Santos musing out loud at a presidential summit, of all places about the possibility of exporting bales of marijuana to California dopers.
In the golden years, at a dinner party for the Duchess of Devonshire, Ethel Kennedy slipped in a worldly addendum to the grace she said before the meal. “And please, dear God, make Bobby buy me a bigger dining-room table.” It was an understandable plea from the mistress of Hickory Hill, the Robert Kennedy family’s child-beswarmed antebellum homestead in McLean, Va
When the congregation of Grace Baptist Church held services in its new building last month, no protesters marched outside to mark the occasion.
The five sport-utility vehicles sat abandoned in the darkness.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi denied Thursday that payments to the Taliban in Afghanistan were authorized to protect Italian soldiers deployed there. The accusation, published by the London Times, is “baseless,” his office said in a written statement
Fresh from medical school, Anna Bgenholm chose to do her residency in the Norwegian city of Narvik because of its spectacular mountain slopes. An expert skier, Bgenholm had gone off the trail with two other young doctors on a warm spring afternoon when she fell.
Love them or hate them, when it comes to remakes, it seems the only thing people can agree on is that they more often than not stir controversy. The fall festival season has seen its own showdown of late over “Bad Lieutenant Port of Call: New Orleans,” Werner Herzog’s remake of the Abel Ferrara original.