To walk down a street in Midland, Mich., this summer is to witness a scene of mass carnage: row upon row of tree stumps with just a scattering of sawdust around them. This trail of destruction is the work not of tornadoes or of man but of a voracious beetle known as the emerald ash borer, first found in the U.S
HOW can we capitalize on the inherent desire of people all over the world that things should be done, wherever they can be done, by private enterprise?” This fundamental question was raised by David Lilienthal, onetime chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority, now a consultant to foreign governments on their own development programs.
When the congregation of Grace Baptist Church held services in its new building last month, no protesters marched outside to mark the occasion.
Jesus may have taught his disciples to turn the other cheek, but these days some churches are hiring armed security teams–just in case that whole forgiveness thing doesn’t work out. A flurry of violent crimes in churches has shaken the image of houses of worship as safe havens
She refuses to dwell on the past and accepts that she can’t control the future. For Reese Witherspoon, it’s all about living in the moment.
The ambassadors of eight Western nations urged Japan on Friday to consider signing The Hague Convention on international child abduction. The meeting came as an American Christopher Savoie, jailed for allegedly wresting his two children away from his ex-wife, was released by Japanese authorities and was on his way home to Tennessee.
The case of a Tennessee man jailed in Japan for trying to snatch back his children from his estranged wife is not as clear-cut as it’s been made out to be, authorities here said Wednesday.
In cities across the country, people with nowhere to live have done what many would have thought unthinkable before the economic crisis: moved into tents.
A man suspected of robbing at least 10 banks in four states has been arrested, according to an FBI investigator and the Missouri State Patrol.
He has been captured by bank surveillance cameras in eight states, sneering and holding a pistol sideways during heists. Now authorities hope to catch the serial bank robber by plastering his image on electronic billboards throughout the South.