Ex-Arizona athlete awarded $999K settlement

Baillie Gibson, a former discus thrower and shot-putter for the University of Arizona who was the target of death threats and was stalked and physically attacked by her former coach, has been awarded a $999,000 settlement by the state of Arizona. The settlement, first reported by the Arizona Daily Star, brings to an end a … Read moreEx-Arizona athlete awarded $999K settlement

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Sri Lanka attacks: How one churchgoer saved lives

On Easter Sunday, Sri Lanka was rocked by a series of bombings that killed more than 300 people at churches and top-end hotels. In the east-coast city of Batticaloa a bomb exploded at a Sunday school, killing at least 25 people, including 13 children. But if it weren’t for the actions of one churchgoer who … Read moreSri Lanka attacks: How one churchgoer saved lives

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The Battle of Afghanistan and the contest of wills

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Afghanistan is often said to be America’s longest war, but that’s imprecise. Afghanistan is the longest battle in what some of us insist on calling The Long War. When did the conflict begin? In 1996, Osama bin Laden issued a “Declaration of War Against the Americans.” Most analysts saw him as nobody a superpower … Read moreThe Battle of Afghanistan and the contest of wills

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Blackfeet Nation seeks its own nat’l park east of Glacier Nat’l Park

Ed DesRosier’s company Sun Tours has been giving Indigenous-centered tours of Glacier National Park for 27 years. He and other tribal members are pushing to establish Blackfeet National Park to the east of Glacier. Samantha Weber at the always terrific High Country News writes—The Blackfeet Nation is trying to open its own national park: In 1992, Ed … Read moreBlackfeet Nation seeks its own nat’l park east of Glacier Nat’l Park

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Puppy Exercise: Five Amazing Health Benefits

When you bring a new puppy into your home, it is an exciting time! If you are a first-time pet owner, or new to having a puppy in your household, there are many new experiences and “firsts” that you will encounter. Certainly, one new “joy of puppyhood” is that puppies are full of energy! By … Read morePuppy Exercise: Five Amazing Health Benefits

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