Winter weather headlines conjure a grim collage of dangerous moments on Omaha's glacial highways. And yet, despite the hazards, school isn't canceled every time the roads become impassible, and you're expected to show up.
Joel Northrup trained long and hard for the Iowa state championship in Des Moines. His record was 35-4 and his opponent was a freshman girl, Cassy Herkelman. The homeschooled Northrup decided to forfeit, stating it was inappropriate to wrestle a woman.
Studying in the U.S. seemed like on impossible dream to me. I thought I never would visit it. It was in my imagination to come. The dream that I wanted is now real. Arriving here, I met people and that was a good thing for me. The most attractive thing to me is the culture, such as how people deal with you, what behavior Americans don't like, and what popular foods are. I have seen in America all these things.
In these final weeks of 2012's presidential campaigns, the constituency of both candidates has been polarized and demonstrated in all the presses, real and parody.