Scraping together $40 billion in spending cuts in a country already shaved to the bone is a tall order.
Prairie grass ripples along the shores of North Dakota’s Lake Sakakawea, and a fat rainbow shimmers overhead. Here, if Amy Mossett has her way, an $11 million interactive museum will soon welcome visitors to the Lewis and Clark trail.
“Why are the Christians claiming Allah?” asks businessman Rahim Ismail, 47, his face contorted in rage and disbelief.
Is it the best of times or end times for public charter schools?
Sex forges unlikely alliances and Hugh Hefner, who has been the world’s most prominent personification of the unchained heterosexual male libido since his 1953 launch of Playboy magazine, forges unlikelier alliances than most. It’s not only that the 85-year-old is looking forward to marriage later this month to Crystal Harris, a psychology major-turned-Playboy Playmate and aspiring pop singer 60 years his junior.
It’s a ritual that boils the blood of whale-watchers everywhere. On Nov
The outcome of Malaysia’s general election on Saturday was expected to be the usual landslide for the country’s ruling political bloc.
Judging by the front pages of Persian language newspapers neatly laid out at every Tehran newsstand, political scandal is in the air. President Ahmadinejad’s closest aides, including right-hand man Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei, are being accused of embezzlement, cronyism, collaboration with opposition forces, and even pagan rituals thrown in for shock value.
By lifting its 13-week martial law decree on Wednesday, Bahrain’s government meant to signal the end of a violent crackdown against its Shi’ite opposition and show a nervous international business community that normality had been restored in the embattled island nation.
Anytime a bunch of politicians go on television to eat cucumbers, you know something is up. On Monday, there was Clara Aguilera, agriculture councilwoman for the region of Andalucia, pointedly biting into a whole cuke