Ellen Bork is a Senior Programs Manager for Human Rights at Freedom House. She is the former Deputy Director at the Project for the New American Century, and was the Senior Professional Staff member for Asia and the Pacific at the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
Those Angry Birds have been pushed off their perch by a 14-year-old boy. The video game Angry Birds was created by a team of professional designers. Robert Nay, in his Utah bedroom, managed to come up with a game that's even more addictive: Bubble Ball.
Federal agents are investigating race as a possible motive behind an abandoned backpack containing a functional bomb after it was left along the downtown route of a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Spokane, Wash.
Investigators would not disclose what kind of explosive it was, except to say that it was "potentially deadly" and could have caused "multiple casualties" had the device detonated.