It takes an extraordinary character to achieve what Amir "King" Khan has: an Olympic boxing champion at 17, a 4-time world boxing champion now -- at 26 -- and the most famous Muslim boxer since Muhammad Ali himself.
"Brachy" is a Greek word meaning short, and "cephalic" means head. These animals are short-headed, short-muzzled breeds. Due to this altered facial construction, all these pets have what is called brachycephalic respiratory syndrome to varying degrees.
Congressional Republicans who think the outcome of this election is a mandate for their view of governance are overstating the case and run the risk of the kind of overreach some say the hurt the Democrats.
California legalizing marijuana seems to have become a very real possibility, and how Obama's going to handle it will be important. The state could become a "test-case" in challenging federal laws on the matter.
James 'Lights Out' Toney was once known as a hard-nosed, rugged, relentless and merciless world champion boxer. That once-ferocious fighting force is now 41 years of age, and more than 41 pounds heavier.
Congress usually is an auction house and a horse-trading arena. But carbon emissions are to the atmosphere what virulent cancer cells are to the body. We can't wish them away. We can't bargain with them.