Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who last year became one of the first two female members at Augusta National Golf Club, played a casual round of golf with three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson yesterday ahead of this week’s tournament.
University of Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long was named the first chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee, which will choose who participates in the new four-team playoff starting next season.
When rebels stormed Muammar Qaddafi’s fortified compound this week, they found the Libyan dictator’s photo album of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, whom he once described as a “darling black African woman.”
The news that Augusta National Golf Club had invited Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore to join Bill Gates and Warren Buffett as its newest members came as a surprise even to some who already have a green jacket.
When New York City instituted a ban on indoor smoking in 2003, United Nations officials told everyone working in the East Side headquarters to comply. Sergei Lavrov, Russia’s then-UN ambassador, was having none of it.
Dan Gertler’s bearded face lights up as he looks out the helicopter window. Below, an installation twice the size of Monaco rises from a clearing in the central African forest, where it transforms ore mined from the ochre earth into sheets of copper.