I’m watching a rerun of CNN’s series “The Sixties,” specifically season one, episode 2, “The World on the Brink.” It’s about the Cuban missile crisis. I watched again as Russian ships […]
… and their buyer’s remorse started the very next day as a Leave supporter started a petition for a do-over. Almost 4 million signatures have been gathered. The obvious lesson is that […]
In 2003 Costa Rica banned the euthanasia of stray dogs and instead turned to spaying, neutering, and sanctuaries. At the Territorio de Zaguates sanctuary, the dogs — more than 700 […]
In Verbania, Italy, yesterday, Emma Morano became the oldest person in the world at age 115. Born on November 29, 1899, she is believed to be the last surviving person […]
Yes, it’s a commercial, but the message is no less valid.
If the early reports are correct, and with apologies for the mangled, paraphrased poetry: I’ve never been a soldier I never hope to be one But I can tell […]
How to deal with ISIS? The argument rages on. President Obama defends and is conducting a campaign of attrition, of slowly wearing down ISIS with limited airstrikes, limited ground troops, supplying […]