Sheba Massood, 32, a Muslim mother of four from Sterling, Va., went out for dinner and a movie with her husband last weekend, days after a young Muslim couple staged a massacre at a workplace gathering in San Bernadino County, Calif. As usual, she wore a headscarf and loose robe; her husband, a technology specialist, wears a beard. But when they walked into the theater, Massood felt oddly self conscious..

It humbled me a lot. You couldn do the things everybody else was doing, going out, buying a thousand pair of sneakers. I had to grow up real fast. The effort to restore the ozone layer is a resounding public health and environmental success one in which I am proud to say NRDC played a central role. It is a testament to the human community’s ability to solve global problems. And it is proof we can do it faster and cheaper than originally thought..

WANG: The album pulls off a tricky balance. It delivers a vintage experience of Tribe musically festive and socially feisty without sounding like a pandering throwback to the group’s glory days of the early 1990s. “We Got It From Here” doesn’t feel either old or contemporary.

The region was a collection of humble backwoods settlements until the turn of the 20th century, whenrice farming was brought over from Louisiana. Rice, suited to the fine shallow mud of the floodplain, brought the region to life with business, and the Texas Rice Belt was born. In 1901, the first pumping station was built on the Colorado River in Colorado Countyand the town of Garwood was founded to suit.

ESPN Nineteen of 29 experts predict the Nationals will defeat the Cubs. With 11 votes, the Nationals are also the most common pick to represent the National League in the World Series, followed by the Dodgers (10), Cubs (5) and Diamondbacks (3). Four ESPN experts like the Nationals to win the World Series, making them the third most common pick behind the Indians (16) and Astros (6)..

Visualization of streamlines (A, B) and vortex cores by swirling strength (C, D) in internal jugular veins of subjects without (A, C) and with (B, D) PT. White arrows (A, B) reperent the general re direction of flow from the sigmoid sinus into the jagular vein as dictated by the shape of the junction with the jugular bulb (red lines). Subjects without PT have strong vortex cores in jugular bulb (C, red arrows), while those with PT have larger, more diffuse vortex cores (D) that encompass nearly the entire proximal jugular vein (blue arrow)..