As the crowd turned on South Africa’s president at the memorial for Nelson Mandela, and controversy surrounded a handshake, top officials in Israel and Iran may have been glad they had skipped the ceremony.
The Ukrainian security forces’s new tolerance of journalism means that interested observers who are not in Kiev’s main square, or even in the country, are able to follow events as they unfold, in granular detail.
After almost 59 years, the Blake family is leaving Taos Ski Valley. Founded in 1955 by skiing pioneer Ernie Blake and run by his children and grandchildren ever since, the family announced on Wednesday it is selling the steep and soulful New Mexico ski area to billionaire conservationist Louis Bacon.
Colorado's parole officers are reaching out to troubled prisoners in solitary confinement as they're released from prison, and every prison will one day have a dedicated parole officer to work with offenders, corrections officials told legislators on Wednesday.