The filmmakers who made a TV movie about the successful raid that killed Osama bin Laden, which is scheduled to air on the National Geographic Channel just two days before Election Day, rejected suggestions that the timing of the release is political.
They're familiar characters in the debate over controversial Halloween costumes: suicide bombers, geishas, gangsta rappers, rednecks and sexy nurses. Such costumes regularly draw allegations of racism, sexism or insensitivity. But where do fully-clothed folk legends fit in?
While most children Stella Ehrhart's age are thinking about what they're going to be for Halloween, this 8-year-old from Nebraska is thinking about who she's going to be each day of the week.
When Erin Molenhouse went in for a physical this year, a nurse practitioner urged her to get tested for the BRCA gene mutation. It was a difficult moment for the 37-year-old mother. "Why would I want to know that I am going to get cancer?" she remembers thinking. Her mother died of the disease when Molenhouse was 22.