'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
John Thompson, the first of the Georgetown coaches with that name, was sitting on a raised area just feet from where John Thompson III was accepting the trophy for Big East Coach of the Year.
The workweek in the snow-clobbered Northeast got off to a slow and slippery start Monday as drivers encountered unplowed streets, two-lane roads reduced to a single channel and snowbanks so high it was hard to see around corners.
They're not fighting. They're just busy. That's the word from Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh to "Late Show" host David Letterman on why he's not spoken to his brother since the Super Bowl.
It sounded as if John Harbaugh was happy his Ravens nearly blew a three-touchdown lead in the Super Bowl.
Soon after arriving in New Orleans for the Super Bowl late Monday afternoon, the Baltimore Ravens found out exactly why this football game is different from all the rest.
Joe Flacco outdueled Tom Brady, throwing three touchdown passes in the second half and leading the Baltimore Ravens to their first Super Bowl in 12 years with a 28-13 victory over the New England Patriots on Sunday for the AFC championship.
Dear Sgt. Shaft: I am a Vietnam veteran (era 1965/66) and, over the years, have developed problems due to an enlarged prostate and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) issues. During my service, I served in An Khe, Pleiku, Qui Nhon, etc., where heavy concentrations of Agent Orange were sprayed. Will I be eligible to receive compensation/benefits because of exposure to Agent Orange?
It was a sneak attack, but not by the enemy they feared.
Like many people watching images of the devastation left in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the Bethesda children were stunned by what they saw and felt compelled to do something.
Gone are the vampires, as are the angels. Make way for the beast-men. Anne Rice's new novel, "The Wolf Gift," combines lust for blood (human and/or animal), Christian theology, European fairytales and American comics in a truly absurd plot. Nevertheless, "The Wolf Gift" is highly entertaining.
Stephen Strasburg used to watch baseball games here. A few hundred feet from where he sat Tuesday, at least six television cameras and microphones jammed in his face, he marveled at the talents of Tony Gwynn and Trevor Hoffman and Jake Peavy.
'The color caught my eye first,' Brenda George says of her Niagara Blue 1934 Cadillac convertible sedan.
Nick Anderson's family owned a 1955 DeSoto when he was growing up in Dallas. Although it was a very nice car, he knew that in the Chrysler hierarchy the Imperial was the car to have. He even saw a few on the streets and admired the sculpted metal and distinctive taillights.
Witnessing the enjoyment that her husband, Jim, derived from taking his vintage Cadillac to various antique car events, Nancy Preston thought she could use some of that enjoyment herself.
Dear Sgt. Shaft: I am a Vietnam veteran (era 1965/1966) and, over the years, have developed problems due to an enlarged prostate and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) issues. During my service, I served in An Khe, Pleiku, Qui Nhon, etc., where heavy concentrations of Agent Orange were sprayed. Will I be eligible to receive compensation/benefits because of exposure to Agent Orange?
You can obtain information on initiating this process by contacting VA at www.va.gov. I have asked my friend Jim, a service officer with the Paralyzed Veterans of America, to contact you for further assistance.
"It wasn't like a battle, you know. He pretty much got ambushed," he said, pausing at length to settle his emotions. "That makes it difficult."