The International Rescue Committee responds to crises around the world within 72 hours.
But the only thing these two crises have in common is that Republican obstructionism is making them worse.
From the very beginning, there were plenty of crises and scandals, from Wikileaks to the Arab Spring.
The difference between this and past crises is that in the past the average citizen was really a spectator.
In answer to all of these crises, the Brotherhood essentially merely offers "Islamic values."
But I saw that Billy had one of those epoch-making ideas which mark the crises of history, and I stopped spellbound.
Isn't it odd how unconvinced we often are by the crises in the lives of other people?
Yet the problem of crises and accumulation continued to worry Ricardo also.
The discussion before the Senate committee was one of the crises in Eads's life.
These crises have often arisen before, and they always end in the same manner.
early 15c., from Latinized form of Greek krisis "turning point in a disease" (used as such by Hippocrates and Galen), literally "judgment, result of a trial, selection," from krinein "to separate, decide, judge," from PIE root *krei- "to sieve, discriminate, distinguish" (cf. Greek krinesthai "to explain;" Old English hriddel "sieve;" Latin cribrum "sieve," crimen "judgment, crime," cernere (past participle cretus) "to sift, separate;" Old Irish criathar, Old Welsh cruitr "sieve;" Middle Irish crich "border, boundary"). Transferred non-medical sense is 1620s in English. A German term for "mid-life crisis" is Torschlusspanik, literally "shut-door-panic," fear of being on the wrong side of a closing gate.
crisis cri·sis (krī'sĭs)
n. pl. cri·ses (-sēz)
A sudden change in the course of a disease or fever, toward either improvement or deterioration.
An emotionally stressful event or a traumatic change in one's life.