November 2012


NIck Wallenda crossing Niagra Falls
Nov 22 2012

High Wire Act

All eyes will be on Niagara Falls on June 15th. For the first time in more than 100 years, a man will cross the thundering falls on a tightrope. On either bank, thousands of spectators will hold their breath, spellbound. Millions more will be glued to the television....


Member of the Iranian women's football team celebrate a win over Syria in 2007. (AP Photo/Mohammad abu Ghosh, File)
Nov 03 2012

Hijabs in Soccer

Five years ago, an 11-year-old girl was kicked off a Montreal soccer field. She wasn’t allowed to play. Why? Because she was wearing a hijab – a Muslim head covering. The referee said it was unsafe. No hijabs. That’s the rule. But it may not be the rule for long…