BRUTUS IS naturally grumpy. He lowers his beak, spreads his wings and charges anything that comes near his pond, be it birds, kids or idling trucks (that one left him with a broken leg). The only living thing the swan won’t charge is Lou Maieron, the owner of the fish farm where Brutus landed five years ago and has stayed since.By TOM HENHEFFER2 min
MIA BLOOM, a fellow at the International Center for the Study of Terrorism, currently teaches at Penn State University. In Bombshell: The Many Faces of Women Terrorists, she explains why so many more women now play active, operational roles in terrorist movements.
The first lady of the U.S., Michelle Obama, gives daughter Sasha an embarrassed hug Monday as students at a Washington school serenaded her 47th birthday. She shares the date with the late Martin Luther King Jr. That night she and hubby dined on the tasting menu at Wolfgang Puck’s restaurant.
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