REYHANLI, Turkey - For two years, the Obama administration refused to arm moderate Syrian rebels it claimed to support, for fear the guns would wind up in the hands of Islamists. In an astonishing turnaround - propelled by the need to salvage a failing Syria policy - the administration is now wooing the Islamist rebels it once feared.
Philadelphia is on track to finish 2013 with fewer homicides than in any year since the relatively peaceful days of 1967. This is at least partly a result of sustained, focused crime-fighting strategies from the streets to the courts, a strong commitment to reducing gun crimes, and an openness to new approaches to law enforcement.
Not heads-up play The sports being cut at Temple University are played on an international stage, and at least three have produced Olympians. For example, a Temple alum has participated in every Olympics in rowing since 1992 - a stunning feat for a non-Ivy. Temple's succes