FROM George Burgess
The Great Truth about the Great White On Saturday of last week, a swimmer was bitten by a great white shark in the waters off Manhattan Beach. The shark was reportedly on the line of a fisherman on the Manhattan Beach Pier. The question every ocean swimmer wants to know is: could that happen to me? George Burgess is Director of the Florida Program for Shark Research and Curator of the International Shark Attack File.
White House flip flops: NATO, Syria and China In less than 100 days, President Trump has contradicted himself on a host of foreign policy issues — Syria, NATO, China and Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Is it a strength — or a weakness — for the United States when the world of power politics never knows what to expect?
The flight bumping heard around 'round the world Recent video of a passenger forcibly removed from a United Airlines plane is a worst-case example of what's happened since consolidation into just four US-based carriers. Management seems to be tone-deaf to a decline in service — and even abuse — of passengers.