What began as routine inconvenience would end with border agents seemingly misrepresenting the law.
The author recounts Carlos’ terrifying journey over the Mexican border, his adjustment to Vermont’s bitter winters and his determination to save money for his family back home.
In summer, they milk as the sun paints the barn walls with the same golden hue that lit their walks with a sweetheart or friend in their distant villages.
Two of the witnesses to the fatal shot were wary of talking. They swung between belligerence and tears. They were torn between needing to tell the horrific tale and wanting to control the story and protect their companion’s reputation.
In the first six months of this year, 99.5 percent of hospitals reported at least one drug shortage, according to a June American Hospital Association survey.
When patents are expiring, drug companies pay off other firms to delay marketing cheaper generics. According to the Federal Trade Commission, the deals raise costs for consumers, including Medicare and Medicaid, by $3.5 billion a year.
The American Medical Association has sued the government to keep secret how much the Medicare, the government health plan for Americans over 65, pays physicians for expensive procedures.
Gov. Peter Shumlin’s Inaugural Ball was held at Sugarbush Resort in Warren on Friday, January 7, 2011, where multiple acts performed before a shoulder-to-shoulder crowd. All photos by Terry J. Allen.
Journalist Terry J. Allen captured the scene at the State House on Thursday, January 6, 2011, when Peter Shumlin was sworn in as the 81st governor of Vermont.
The favored few who reach the pinnacles of violent sports are lauded like heroes and paid like princes. But bound across cultures and centuries, the eunuch and the football player gamble all for a glittering and barbaric escape.
Mayor Bloomberg asked the Department of Agriculture to allow a two-year pilot program that adds soda to the list of items that the city’s food stamp recipients cannot buy with benefits.
Burning coal concentrates naturally occurring radioactive materials including uranium and thorium. When filtered out by smokestack control equipment, the toxins do not magically disappear.
Sen. Joseph McCarthy never made his list public, but repeatedly insisted it was real and it named card-carrying Reds who threatened the security of the United States. History guesses, but cannot prove, that McCarthy’s list never existed.
Many farmers and organic proponents recognize the USDA’s 100 percent ban on antibiotics needs to be re-examined in light of a growing concerns about animal welfare.