If Private Jeon is celebrating inside, his disciplined military exterior doesn’t show it. Dressed in khaki with black, wide-rimmed spectacles, the 22-year-old is due to finish his 21 months of military service next month, an obligation for almost all of South Korea’s 25 million men
Presidents bedeviled by seemingly intractable problems tend to resort to symbolic gestures.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state of emergency Sunday in San Bernardino County as a fast-moving wildfire burned through a national forest, threatening homes and forcing hundreds of evacuations.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, D-Montana, unveiled a summary of his proposed health care plan Monday. The main points include: Cost $856 billion over 10 years and mandatory insurance coverage for every American by 2013.
Seeking to build on momentum generated by his health care address to Congress, President Obama ratcheted up his call Thursday for the passage of reform legislation this year.