Sunday, August 25, 2013
Red, Ripe and Roasted
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Delicious food and family fun abound at Phipps’ tomato and garlic festival benefitting Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. Event highlights include cooking demonstrations, a tomato contest, a farmers’ market and activities for kids. By donating a bag of fresh produce to help community members in need, guests will be admitted for free to both the festival and to Summer Flower Show during event hours. Learn more at phipps.conservatory.org.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been warning American hospitals that Ebola was just a plane ride away. Tuesday the first confirmed case of Ebola has been diagnosed in the United States. The patient had recently been in Liberia and flew to the U.S. before he was symptomatic or contagious. Meanwhile in an attempt to curtail the spread of the deadly virus, British Airways and Air France has suspended flights to Sierra Leone and Liberia.
Do you think the rapid rise of Islamic State is the result of a political/policy failure or an intelligence failure?