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Former Boko Haram captives still held - by Nigerian military

...the humanitarian needs and "the horrific mental and physical scars" that the violence by Boko Haram has left on the people of...disobeyed. One showed the counselor her back, covered with scars.But the counselor said the only person who had openly supported...
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Anatomy of the worst fire year

...Alaska record set in 1957, and not by a little. The one million more acres that burned in 2004 than in 1957 equates to a fire scar the size of Rhode Island.? Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute has provided...
My Turn: Ax the timber budget

...are hard to find. The government provides a cradle to grave subsidy mostly to two corporations, enabling them to continue to scar Southeast Alaska's island ecosystems with massive clearcuts that remove important fish and wildlife habitat. They then ship...

...N.H.; and Paul A. Slough of Keller, Texas, after a day of sometimes emotional testimony that highlighted the enduring scars left by the events of Sept. 16, 2007. That day, a Washington jury concluded in October, the four security contractors killed...
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National Guardsmen take up positions

...the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. At least six people died then, and some neighborhoods still bear the scars.Jascy Jones of Baltimore said the sight of National Guardsmen on the street gave her a "very eerie feeling.""It brought...
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The scars are permanent

...nerve and she later had surgery to repair the damage."It's still not fully recovered," she said.The two deep, small scars on her forehead "made me look like Harry Potter," Nelson said jokingly. The scarring has faded with time, although it will...
Letter: Together, let's 'go blue' and end child abuse

...cuts and bruises on children and grandchildren. We rarely ask what caused them. Cuts heal and bruises fade, but emotional scars are invisible and last a lifetime.We should never get used to child abuse or tolerate it. It shouldn't ever become so normal...
Why Juneau can't stop sending blogger nipple pictures

...pictured are lumpy, some are saggy, some have hair, some have scars.It's not pornographic. And there's something powerful...I don't have any kids, but I do have really bad surgery scars because I have had a breast reduction before," a 22-year-old...
On Writing: Buying shoes

...into the heart of the nature of language - is hinted at in a recent email from my friend Bob Small.Bob writes: "One of my scars from graduate school is to never write that data suggest something. Data INDICATE something, and humans SUGGEST what the data...
Today in history for Tuesday, Mar. 10

...funeral in Mosul, Iraq, killing at least 47 people. Former President Bill Clinton underwent surgery in New York to remove scar tissue and fluid from his chest. Michael Jackson, clad in pajamas and walking gingerly, arrived one hour late to his child...


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