Forty years ago today, Chilean socialist President Salvador Allende was overthrown in a coup d’état which marked the beginning of a 17 year-long military dictatorship led by Augusto Pinochet.
How are we going to forget and turn the page, if every year the media bombards us with negative information?
Obama: Strike on hold if Syria abandons chemical weapons
ABC News: US President Obama said if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad gives up his chemical weapons, a military strike would “absolutely” be on pause. He told Diane Sawyer in an ABC News interview that he considers Syria’s apparent willingness to relinquish control of its chemical weapons a “modestly positive development.”
Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said he will delay a vote on authorizing military force in Syria, which was originally scheduled for Wednesday.
Photo via NBC News
The plot thickens
Syria just announced that it was ready to put its chemical weapons stockpile under international control – and then destroy them, under a new deal chalked by Russia.
Ginsburg becomes first Supreme Court member to officiate at same-sex marriage
NBC News: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the first Supreme Court member to conduct a same-sex marriage ceremony on Saturday.
Ginsburg officiated at the marriage of longtime friend Michael M. Kaiser to economist John Roberts. Kaiser serves as president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
The wedding took place in Washington, D.C.
Photo: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg marries Michael M. Kaiser, left, and John Roberts in a ceremony at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday. (Margot Schulman)
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