Pam Renshaw had just crashed her four-wheeler into a bonfire in rural Folkston, Georgia, and her skin was getting seared in the flames. Her boyfriend, Billy Chavis, pulled her away and struggled to dial 911 before driving her to the nearest place he could think of for medical attention: an ambulance station more than 20 miles away.
For some, seeing Kevin Durant slice through the Lakers en route to the rim must have sparked memories of high-flying fellas with nicknames like “The Glide,” “The Human Highlight Film” or, for those in Seattle, “The Rain Man.”
The U.S. government needs to offset “misinformation” about the health-care law being circulated in states led by Republican governors, according to the Obama administration official responsible for implementation.
New Jersey, where in 2009 three mayors, two assemblyman and five rabbis were among 44 charged in a money-laundering scheme, is the least corruptible U.S. state, according to a report by the Center for Public Integrity.
President Barack Obama faces a new challenge from deficit-plagued states over Medicaid costs just as he squares off with Republicans trying to repeal his 2010 health-care law, which extends coverage to 32 million Americans.