Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens leaves federal court in Washington on July 13, 2011, after a day of his trial on charges of lying to Congress in 2008 about using performance-enhancing drugs. (Associated Press)
Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens leaves federal court on July 12, 2011, in Washington after a day of his trial on charges of lying to Congress in 2008 about using performance-enhancing drugs. (Associated Press)
Michelle Obama has been criticized for eating a meal at Shake Shack on Dupont Circle on Monday. "It's all about moderation," said the first lady, who has made healthy eating her project since 2008.
Jenny Rodriquez, 69, leads a gathering of seniors in song during a visit to La Marqueta in New York's East Harlem neighborhood. School buses use the time between their morning and afternoon runs to transport seniors like Ms. Rodriquez to activities as part of the city's "Age-Friendly NYC" program.
** FILE ** A group of committed AIDS activists and advocates spearheaded by AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) protested Gilead Sciences outside its Foster City headquarters earlier today over Gilead's pricing and policies on its HIV/AIDS medications. (Photo: Business Wire)
"I don't think it's ever too late until the fat lady sings. What's needed for the country is at least a $4 trillion package," said Sen. Kent Conrad, North Dakota Democrat and Senate Budget Committee chairman, regarding his budget proposal. (Associated Press)
A Haitian woman cares from her child at a treatment center in Mirebalais where many patients with cholera receive care. The center is again seeing dozens of new patients a day, many arriving at the edge of death from dehydration. Cholera has sickened at least 370,000 people and killed more than 5,500 since the outbreak started in October, according to the Haiti's health ministry. (Associated Press)
A woman weakened by cholera symptoms is carried to the treatment center in Mirebalais, a town that is a one-hour drive north of Port-au-Prince. Cholera is relatively easy to treat if people can get help in time. A public health campaign has featured radio jingles and text messages to educate people about the disease. (Associated Press)
"Gambling hooks families. It takes income in a household from where you could be using it. I know it's getting a bit of revenue [for the city] but you have to play to win."
Sean Smith, Temple Hills, Md.