- A democratic regime is made up of executive, legislative, and judicial branches. And in Mexico there's another branch: the cartels.
'The only two powerful cartels left': rivals clash in Mexico's murder capital
Manzanillo and the surrounding state of Colima were ... more
- Treadmill. 49 minutes. 7 miles.
Relaxed and easy run. Felt OK.
- Treadmill. 50 minutes. 7 miles.
Easy run. Felt a little better. [Week: 28 miles]
- Treadmill. 43 minutes. 6 miles.
Relaxed and easy run. Felt about the same.
- Yesterday's snowfall, which lasted from about 9 am until after dark, had some pretty impressive numbers (and broke official records for Dec. 4)... over 6 inches reported in most places (6.5 at O'hare) and over 8 in some places. ... more
- The Carleton College swimming and diving teams took part in the two-day competition at the Jean Freeman Invitational hosted by the University of Minnesota. The 17-team field included a trio of NCAA Division I programs: Minnesota, South Dakota State, and ... more
- The Carleton College men’s basketball team dropped a second consecutive road contest to open the MIAC schedule, this time falling 62-45 at Saint John’s University. Mitchell Biewen finished with 14 points and was the lone Knight in double figures.
- Three players finished in double figures for the Knights, but the Carleton College women’s basketball team could not match the scoring pace of host Saint Benedict as the Blazers shot 57 percent in the contest and prevailed 88-52.
- The Liberal Democrats' candidate won big in a London by-election. Does it portend greater successes in the future?
Election in London, Seen as Gauge of ‘Brexit’ Zeal, Jolts British Government
An election just contested here was supposed to be a ... more
A world in emotional order can plunge into unpredictable chaos with the introduction of one exciting dynamic. Such things can be like thrilling carnival attractions. Do not fear: Use your ticket to ride.
-Holiday Mathis, “Horoscopes,” Star Tribune , ... more