Historically-ignored, Slovakia made its presence known on the international scene a few days ago when it became the sole EU member to vote to block the expansion of a bailout fund, thus delaying any decision to aid the collapsing Greek economy.
A 73-year oversight was rectified Tuesday when immigration authorities posthumously presented citizenship papers to a relative of Strank, the oldest of the six flag raisers and the first to be killed in combat as the Iwo Jima battle raged on
Our company's wellness program invites employees to take an online risk-assessment survey provided by one of the nation's top clinics. I generally don't take those things because I like to fly high and tight, and if a piece of antiaircraft fire is coming my way, I don't really want to know about it. But it came to my attention that participants get a 10% reduction in the cost of their health insurance. Since that would bring my annual bill down to just below $40 billion, I decided to give it a shot.
SI.com: Miles highupdated: Fri Feb 23 2007 11:27:00
Outside the confines of a Navy SEAL boot camp, to call Italee Lucas's workouts exhaustive would, at best, be considered euphemistic.
If you are anxious to see much of the Soviet-style Eastern Europe, then Prague and the Czech Republic are probably not the places to be. The difference between the two old states of Czechoslovakia is very noticeable indeed.