WASHINGTON — Hours after a personal encounter with the grim cost
of war, President Obama said Thursday the sight of 18 flag-covered
cases holding the remains of Americans killed this week in
Afghanistan can't help but influence his thinking about sending
more troops overseas.
OSLO — One judge noted with surprise that President Barack Obama
"didn't look particularly happy" at being named the Nobel Peace
Prize laureate. Another marveled at how critics could be so
Margo and Larry Newhouse knew the "mangy" lawn had to go, as
well as the rest of the water-sucking landscape at their midtown
home. So what did they put in instead? Well, for part of the
landscape, they put in grass.