A British photojournalist hurt during the government shelling of Homs is now safe in Lebanon, his employer told Reuters.
Reuters adds that The Sunday Times said Paul Conroy was in "good shape and good spirits."
Conroy was hurt in the same incident that killed two other journalists, including his colleague Marie Colvin and Frenchman Remi Ochlik. There is no word whether French journalist Edith Bouvier, who is also hurt, is still in Syria.
In a final burst of campaigning in Michigan Tuesday, embattled GOP front-runner Mitt Romney complained that rival Rick Santorum was making automated phone calls to Democrats and urging them to vote against Romney in the Republican race. (Although only declared Republicans can vote in the party primary, voters can change their affiliation to cast a ballot.)
MURFREESBORO — Teams from St. Rose of Lima School in Murfreesboro and Ravenwood High School in Franklin captured their respective B (middle school) and C (high school) Regional Science Olympiad championships on Feb. 25 at MTSU, Pat Patterson, coordinator of the event, said Feb. 27.
St. Rose, coached by Lori Klukowski, finished ahead of St. Henry School of Nashville in the middle-school category. Smyrna’s Stewarts Creek Middle School place third, Spring Hill Middle fourth and Winfree Bryant Middle School of Lebanon placed fifth.
Like baseballs in a batting cage, the controversies that divide us just keep on coming. Fast and unpredictable.
Last month it was the flap over the Susan G. Komen foundation and its move to cut financial support of Planned Parenthood. The resulting imbroglio dredged up deeply held convictions among Americans about women's health issues and "cause marketing" that, in this case, has resulted in profits for companies promoting breast cancer awareness and research through pink and omnipresent product tie-ins.
The rejuvenated MTSU Debate Team is welcoming the public to its annual "Mixed Plate Debate" on Wednesday, Feb. 29, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the State Farm Room of the University’s Business and Aerospace Building.
The event, open to the public, will split the team into three groups, each of which will represent one of the top candidates for the 2012 Republican nomination for president. The teams will then debate various political topics, defending their assigned candidates' own views onsubjects like war and the national budget.
One of the nation’s top young women in science and an advocate for women in the STEM fields will be making a public speaking appearance at MTSU this coming week.
Alice B. Popejoy, Public Policy Fellow at the Association for Women in Science in Alexandria, Va., and writer and publisher of “AWIS in Action! Advocacy and Public Policy Newsletter,” will bring a 2012 MTSU National Women’s History Month Women in Science Invited Lecture.
Less than a month ago, it seemed inconceivable that Mitt Romney would have to fight for his political life in his home state of Michigan.
But fast-moving economic changes, the candidate's verbal stumbles and event venue blunders, and the ascent of flamethrower social conservative Rick Santorum have left Romney sweating to eke out a win Tuesday in Michigan's Republican presidential primary, where the latest polls show a tight race.