A “Scientific American” article examines the predominance of men in the linear disciplines. Based on the first statement in the article, (concerning writing skills) one might just as easily ask, “Of the leading lights in Western fiction and poetry, why are women underrepresented?”:
Before the term “salsa” was coined, there was Ismael Rivera, affectionately known as “Maelo”:
Protests against a classroom decision by a British schoolteacher escalate in Khartoum:
Haven’t read or heard much about the incident, but it’s likely she felt she was honoring the culture by allowing her students to give the stuffed animal a name very common in their country, rather than a Western or cutesy name. Very likely it was not The Prophet the seven year olds had in mind. If so, such a misunderstanding pales in comparison to some yet-unpunished injustices in Darfur.
A former boyfriend led law enforcement officials to the body of Jackson State coed Latasha Norman:
Were his police comrades negligent regarding Drew Peterson’s treatment of Kathleen Savio and Stacy Peterson:
“…Eighteen times in two years, Bolingbrook police were called to fellow officer Drew Peterson’s home because of trouble between husband and wife…”
A Kansas coed who led a double life has been found dead:
If one visits www.zoeyzane.com, the porn site has been converted into a plea for help finding her alleged killer.
Another odd couple tonight at 10 p.m. EST: