The Memorial Bridge carries about 68,000 vehicles per day—including buses—between Washington, D.C. and Virginia. Or, it did. That's going ...
Rep. Matt Salmon is considering a primary campaign against John McCain
On Tuesday, Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick announced that she would challenge Republican Sen. John McCain, but the senator ...
The son of friends of my mother was six years old when I first baby sat for them.
He could not sit up or control the movements of his head. He never would.
He would never crawl, stand, walk, ...
Is it time to do some nation-building at home yet?
Sit down and prepare to be disgusted, but not surprised.
Memorial Bridge between Washington, D.C. and Arlington National Cemetery
Well-known performance artist Marina Abramovic held a performance at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York City. The performance piece featured her sitting silently across a ...
60-million-year-old fish fossil—give or take 59,994,000 years or so.
A Canadian man from Alberta discovered the fossils of five 60-million-year-old fish in a Calgary basement.
Boehner gets his day in court, and a ...
Remember the outrage and the anger we had at losing Internet freedom, and the power corporations would have gained to criminalize what they considered unauthorized use of IP and copyright?
There are over 20 contenders for the Republican party's nomination for POTUS. The problem is how to narrow the field to 10 in such a way that is fair and does not exclude a potentially strong ...
The U.S. State Department says Cuba has been taken off a list of state sponsors of terrorism. Secretary of State John ...
A bill that essentially allows “ Sincerely held religious beliefs ” to trump Constitutional law had a quick turn-around with a veto only a half hour after reaching the office of a governor ...
During the 1960s, General Motors cars—Chevrolet, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Buick, and Cadillac—continued to dominate the American market. Shown below are photographs of the General Motors cars on ...
Most reasonable observers agree that there are serious structural impediments in the U.S. economy to reviving the fortunes of the middle class, working class and the poor, and thus structural ...
“They killed my sister,” Joell Anderson, Tanisha’s 40-year-old brother said as he fought back tears. “I watched it.”
Suffering a mental health breakdown on the evening ...
History has shown that when republicans try to "help" they really do more harm than good and after so many failed attempts one has to wonder if they are doing it on purpose.
In 2006 ...
BREAKING: 10,000 websites are blacking out access from Congress' IPs, redirecting to protest http://t.co/lPUvoCijXj pic.twitter.com/rUt2TA3ygL — Fight for the Future (@fightfortheftr) May 29, ...
Biglerville High School in Adams County, PA sent home a letter just prior to graduation with the following dress code "requirements" for ladies:
Choose modest attire. No bellies showing, keep "the ...
I meant to write this up a couple of weeks ago when Elizabeth Warren released a report called, "Broken Promises: Decades of Failure to Enforce Labor Standards in Free Trade Agreements" but, well, ...
Alaska sets new record for earliest day with temperatures in the 90s!
Temperature in Alaska on the afternoon of May 23, 2015, based on data from NOAA's Real-time Mesoscale
Unbelievable that ...
"The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, will be directly proportional to how they perceive the veterans of earlier wars were treated ...