Scotland Yard is a name that evokes a fogbound Victorian era of mystery, murder and mayhem. In these tough economic times, the headquarters of London’s police force will soon be relocating as part of a money-saving strategy.
A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph. At least 51 people were killed, and officials said the death toll was expected to rise.
CU Boulder provost Russ Moore said 48 faculty and staff members were approached this year by other schools regarding jobs, making the campus, in the words of one departing staffer, a "target-rich environment."
Heather Alcott knew in January 2011 that she wanted to bring the multilayered baumkuchen cake to Denver. But making that dream a reality would become a lesson in both international business relations and persistence.