Part of an ongoing series on obesity in America.The obesity crisis is catching up with Colorado, the nation's thinnest state.Being fit is part of the culture in Colorado: there are biking trails and hiking trails and ski slopes and even the high altitude itself helps burn off calories.
Syrian exiles, both defecting soldiers and civilian protesters, have slipped across the border into northern Lebanon seeking safety from the Syrian government and its relentless crackdown on opponents.But even here, they can literally hear the shooting from across the border in the restive Syrian to
One week before the pro baseball season ended, Florida Marlins pitcher Leo Nunez made a stunning admission: For the past 10 years, he lied about both his age and his name. As the subterfuge finally came apart, Nunez left for his native Dominican Republic.
One recent day in Tripoli, hundreds of people strolled through a charity fundraiser organized by the women in Libya's capital city.Ladies sold baked goods and handicrafts in rows of stalls. For the kids, there was a moon bounce and face painting.
Greek Prime Minster George Papandreou, who was born and raised in the U.S., belongs to Greece's most important political dynasty — he's the son and grandson of prime ministers.And yet just two years after he led the Socialist party to victory, his popularity has plummeted, his debt-stricken country