According to emails read in court during the long trial of defunct Murdoch tabloid News of the World, the queen's staff placed bowls of nuts around the palace for her, but royal police roaming the corridors couldn't resist them. So she drew lines on the bowls to keep track of the snack levels.
A compromise defense bill is making its way through Congress. The authorization measure deals with everything from sexual assault in the military to the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to operations in Afghanistan.
The players that year faced a sobering new reality: The nation was at war and they'd soon leave the football field behind for the battlefield. In All American, author Steve Eubanks recalls that game through the eyes of two players — Army quarterback Chad Jenkins and Navy linebacker Brian Stann.
No one likes a traffic jam, except perhaps the people who have figured out how to make money from people stuck in cars. Planet Money was recently in Jakarta, Indonesia, a city with horrible gridlock — and plenty of traffic entrepreneurs.