January 29, 2008 |
Declaring that "it is time for a new generation of leadership" in America, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy endorsed Sen. Barack Obama for president Monday, wrapping the young politician in the mantle of America's best-known political dynasty. He was joined in a cavernous gymnasium at American University here by his niece Caroline and his son, Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy of Rhode Island, both of whom also threw their support behind the youthful Illinois senator.
April 13, 2001 |
Look out the window at the nearest wooden fence, deck, picnic table or playground set. Chances are, it's made from pressure-treated wood, the distinctive, pale green lumber that's a familiar sight in home improvement stores nationwide. The green tint comes from a mixture of chemicals embedded in the wood to ward off termites, rot and fungus. You've probably been exposed to this kind of wood many times without encountering any problems.