USA Today - November 20. 2012 – WASHINGTON — A decade of wars abroad has not reversed the decline in military veterans serving in the U.S. Congress. When the next session convenes in January, the two chambers will have the fewest number of veterans serving since World War II. It’s a continuation of a nearly four-decade-long decline of veterans in office since the peak of their service in the years after [...]
I wouldn’t travel to Greece if I was Ms. LaGarde; she might find herself on the receiving end of the sort of animosity she has displayed for the Greek people…..
“I think they should also help themselves collectively,” Ms Lagarde said.
She added: “I think more of the little kids from a school in a little village in Niger who get teaching two hours a day, sharing one chair for three of [...]
“I think he won’t travel that much anymore, because it’s more and more of an effort,” Rev Georg Ratzinger said of Pope Benedict XVI, who has looked frail in recent weeks.
Rev Ratzinger, who is three years older than his brother, made the remarks during an interview with a Catholic news agency in Germany, KNA.
In a book published last week, he recalled how upset he was when his brother was made [...]
Celebrating its 40th birthday, Southwest Airlines started running a promotion that’s sure to turn a lot of heads.
Fares start at $40 for one-way trips up to 450 miles, $80 for trips from 451 to 1,250 miles and $120 for trips over 1,251 miles.
The tickets do come with some conditions — you have to travel between Aug. 23 and Nov. 16 and you can’t travel on Fridays or Saturdays.
There are [...]