The Obama administration hopes its decision to give lethal aid to Syrian rebels will prompt other nations to beef up assistance, now that the U.S. has cited evidence that the Syrian government used chemical weapons against its people.
Deb Riechmann and Lolita C. Baldor
, June 14, 2013
The instances in which chemical weapons are alleged to have been used in Syria were purportedly small in scale: nothing along the lines of Saddam Hussein's 1988 attack in Kurdish Iraq that killed thousands.
Democrats say meaningful action in the wake of the horrific school shootings in Connecticut must include a ban on military-style assault weapons and a look at how the nation deals with people suffering from serious mental illness.
The Pennsylvania man is among the pioneers in an ambitious quest for thought-controlled prosthetics to give the paralyzed more independence — the ability to feed themselves, turn a doorknob, hug a loved one. The goal: a Star Trek-like melding of mind and machine.
QUESTION: I accidentally backed my 2004 Buick LeSabre into a concrete curb on the passenger side. While driving home, I heard a loud "clunk-clunk-clunk" at every bump in the road. My local shop inspected the undercarriage, said the shocks were leaking and replaced them.
On a January day in 1992, an accident on a central North Dakota farm forever changed John Thompson’s life. The then-high school senior’s arms were severed by a tractor’s power takeoff and successfully reattached in an eight-hour surgery.
Today, the 37-year-old works as a real estate agent in Minot, where he has lived for the past 11 years.
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