Update 1:22 p.m. via Associated Press: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday urged President Barack Obama to keep tough economic sanctions on Iran in place, even as the U.S. weighs a potential warming of relations and a restart of nuclear negotiations with Tehran’s new government.
“If diplomacy is to work, those pressures must be kept in place,” Netanyahu said during an Oval Office meeting with Obama.
I know what I saw and I still believe the world record in the men’s marathon is the time Geoffrey Mutai posted in Boston on April 18, 2011. Mutai crossed the finish line in 2 hours, 3 minutes and 2 seconds. Another Kenyan runner, Moses Mosop, finished just four seconds behind Mutai that day.
Originally published on Mon September 30, 2013 1:24 pm
If you think kids are too young to worry about unemployment numbers, consider this: Some of our most popular young adult novels fairly shiver with economic anxiety. Take Veronica Roth's Divergent, this week's top New York Times Young Adult best-seller and a perennial on the list since its publication in 2011.
A city under construction — and destruction — is currently on view at the National Gallery of Art in Washington. "Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris" is a collection of 19th-century photographs of one of the world's most beloved cities as it transitioned from medieval architectural hodgepodge to what became the City of Light.
Originally published on Mon September 30, 2013 1:39 pm
On Sunday, Wilson Kipsang of Kenya set a new world record marathon time of 2 hours 3 minutes 23 seconds at the Berlin Marathon.
The 31-year-old Kipsang bested the previous record, set by fellow Kenyan Patrick Makau in 2011, by 15 seconds. That record was also set in Berlin on a course known for its flatness and cool and dry weather.
Originally published on Sun September 29, 2013 5:09 pm
Like so many of us, Walter Woodman used to pick through his pictures on Facebook, choosing only to show the ones that made him look good. It went the same way with highlighting his interests and personality traits.
Eventually, he says, the person in his profile was wasn't really him anymore — just a version of the person he wanted to be.