UTEP Football Team Head Coach, Sean Kugler and Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Kirk Davis and T’ai Chi Instructors, Ray Abeyta and Wolf Carter discuss how learning basic principles of this ancient martial art has enhanced the team’s skills.
Bill & Norma talk about what we should be doing in our gardens & landscapes in September. It's a great time to start planning for fall planting! Get a head start on winter vegetables, find out why we need to divide spring-flowering bulbs, and learn about the benefits of root pruning if you're planning on transplanting a mature shrub or small tree in your landscape.
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Charles talks with Kerry Doyle, director of the Stanlee & Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts on the UTEP campus. The Rubin Center is hosting the Del Corazon Film Festival presented by Colectivo Vagon. The festival was presented in Juarez in late August and will be presented in El Paso at the Rubin Center on Thursday, Sept. 5, 4-7 p.m. The short films featured in the festival are bicultural in nature and span from pure entertainment to political activism. Kerry also talks about some potential film festival projects which may make their way to the Rubin Center in the Fall.
President Obama said Saturday he had decided that the U.S. should take military action against Syria in response to its use of chemical weapons, but that he will seek a congressional authorization for the action that could come "tomorrow, or next week or one month from now."
Speaking from the Rose Garden, the president said he believed that he had the authority to act without Congress, but said, "I know the country will be stronger if we take this course."
Originally published on Sat August 31, 2013 10:15 am
As we pause this Labor Day weekend to celebrate the Great American Worker, we can't help but wonder: Whatever happened to the Great American Slacker?
It wasn't that long ago that slackers ruled the earth. OK, maybe ruled is a bit over the top because slackers, by definition, didn't really rule — or try very hard or take full responsibility. Whatever. But they sure were omnipresent there for a while.
U.S. forces transfer a missile for a fighter plane as the military prepared for war in Iraq, in Saudi Arabia in 1990. American presidents have been calling on the military frequently since the end of the Cold War more than two decades ago.
Originally published on Tue September 3, 2013 10:22 am
When the Cold War ended two decades ago there was a widespread belief that the greatest threat to U.S. troops would be boredom. It seemed they faced a future with little to do besides polishing their boots and staging the occasional military exercise.
Yet U.S. presidents are calling on the military more often than ever, with U.S. forces carrying out more than a dozen separate operations since the first Gulf War in Iraq in 1991.
Police say the convicted 18-year-old was one of five men who lured the 23-year-old victim and her male friend onto a bus in the capital, New Delhi, where she was repeatedly raped and beaten in December.
Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:
'America's Test Kitchen' On Grilling Peaches, Tofu And Burgers: Bridget Lancaster and Jack Bishop advise using ripe fruit, extra-firm tofu and poking your hamburgers so they don't puff up like tennis balls.