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Running in the Green Zone

June 28, 2007 | 0 Comments

  Chris Hondros/Getty Images BAGHDAD, IRAQ: A street in the Green Zone is seen through a U.S. military Humvee window March 8, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq. I won’t be running in the Green Zone anymore,...

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Baghdad – Just Another Destination

June 14, 2007 | 4 Comments

It’s easy to fly to Iraq. There are three flights a day from Amman, Jordan on the country’s national carrier, Royal Jordanian Airlines; it’s about a 90 minute trip, soaring over the saffron sands of...

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Bruno Vincent/Getty Images Competitors hurtle downhill during the annual cheese-rolling at Brockworth in Gloucestershire – a tradition thought to date back to Roman times. The activity involves scores of runners chasing a seven-pound wheel of...

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A Hero’s Funeral

April 23, 2007 | 0 Comments

Mario Tama/Getty Images Virgina Tech’s Liviu Librescu, who survived the Holocaust, sacrificed his own life to protect his students during the deadliest shooting rampage in modern American history. Librescu attempted to block the classroom door...

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Inside the ICU

April 5, 2007 | 2 Comments

Ian Waldie/Getty Images The ICU, or Intensive Care Unit, is a part of all hospitals that thankfully few of us will see. Most of us have heard news reports of people who have been in...

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