People who worked with Bush valued his character, manners and experience. That, they said, led him to be successful in managing the end of the Cold War — and current leaders could learn from that.
As a soldier, Kit Parker saw horrific injuries. As a scientist, he led an effort to create high-tech dressings that speed healing and reduce scarring.
When a fruit seller set himself on fire, it helped start a revolution in Tunisia seven years ago. Since then, the suicide method has grown more common, especially among young, unemployed men.
The U.S. military's burn center in San Antonio is responsible for treating service members who are badly burned. But, to stay sharp, the medical teams there also treat civilians.
The man who provides the voice of Mr. Burns and many other characters had threatened to leave the show, which is heading into its 27th season.