A decade after wars redesigned the political map of the Balkans, there is mounting concern over the growing influence of radical Islam in the region.From Bosnia to Kosovo, large amounts of money have poured in from Saudi Arabia, Persian Gulf states and missionaries of Wahhabi Islam, targeting young
Tiffani Mundaray has brought her son Wayne for a well-baby visit in the pediatric practice at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. At age 2, he's 36 1/4 inches tall -- in the 90th percentile."His growth velocity is very nice.
The debate over the California initiative to legalize marijuana has formed some unlikely alliances. On one side, some stoners and marijuana growers oppose Proposition 19, while some cops and mothers support legalization.Californians will vote whether to make recreational marijuana legal on Nov. 2.
About 200,000 Americans will run marathons this year, and by some estimates about 4 out of 10 of them will bonk.That's runner-speak for "hitting the wall," which is what happens when a long-distance runner runs out of gas, metabolically speaking.Hitting The WallBen Rapo
Mathew Webb left a sales job in menswear for a sales job in pharmaceutical drugs 10 years ago and suddenly found himself surrounded by money.As a sales representative for a major drug company, he was expected to entertain doctors two or three nights a week.
Congress passed the economic stimulus bill in early 2009, but with the unemployment rate still above 9 percent, the bill is a prime target of criticism and contempt on the 2010 campaign trail.That doesn't mean lawmakers haven't been trying to get their hands on some stimulus money for their district