Jackie Northam appears in the following:
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Liquor companies like to make drinkers think that their favorite spirits always have been and always will be attached to a very particular place — Kentucky bourbon, Irish whiskey, Russia vodka.
But like many other industries, the liquor business has gone global and a small number of players increasingly dominate ...
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
On a quiet fall morning in the Delaware countryside, a lone sustained whistle pierces the air. Within moments, a train sweeps around a broad curve, its two heavy locomotives hauling dozens of white, cylindrical rail cars, loaded with 70,000 barrels of crude oil.
It's a scene playing out with growing ...
Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Saturday, August 31, 2013
As the Obama administration argues for a military intervention in Syria in response to a chemical attack that it says killed more than 1,400 Syrians, analysts say the case for a strike lacks a legal framework.
President Obama said Friday that the decision to act is part of a U.S. ...
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
For roughly two decades, the Zodiac has been the U.S. military's choice for inflatable rubber rafts. These rafts, especially the high-end model F470, are not the recreational rafts you take out to the lake on a Sunday, says Lionel Boudeau, the head of Zodiac's North America operations.
"It is used ...
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Monday, July 08, 2013
U.S. and EU officials begin talks Monday on an ambitious free-trade agreement aimed at generating billions of dollars of new trade. But negotiators must overcome barriers created by cultural and philosophical differences over sectors like agriculture. In Europe, the cultivation of genetically modified crops is banned, while in the U.S., ...
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Aracelis Upia Montero bounds through the front door of her wood and cinderblock house, calling out for her children. The bubbly 41-year-old Montero — whom everyone calls Kuki — proudly shows guests around her cramped single-story home in Villa Altagracia in the Dominican Republic.
Montero points out her new living ...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
On a bright and warm Saturday morning, there's a steady flow of people dropping off donations at Martha's Table, a charity in downtown Washington, D.C. A mountain of plastic and paper bags stuffed with used dresses, scarves, skirts and footwear expands in one corner of the room. Volunteers sort and ...
Friday, May 17, 2013
Monday, May 06, 2013
There is constant motion around four new supersized, Chinese-made cranes as they unload cargo from a ship at the Port of Baltimore's freshly constructed Seagirt Marine Terminal.
Control cabs whir across the cranes' broad steel beams, and thick cables spin from giant wheels. Containers packed with consumer goods — TVs, ...
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Monday, April 08, 2013
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died Monday following a stroke. She was 87. Despite many accomplishments during her 11 years in office, she was a divisive figure, and there is still much bitterness surrounding the woman who was dubbed the Iron Lady.
Thatcher's long journey to becoming one ...
Friday, March 22, 2013
Google's executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, who went to North Korea in January, is making a short visit Friday to Myanmar, also known as Burma.
Why is the senior executive of a U.S. technology powerhouse visiting some of the poorest and least wired countries in Asia?
Schmidt will be the ...