The failed Special Forces operation to rescue American hostages held by the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq illustrates the limitations of the use of America’s most elite troops on the most difficult missions conducted by the Pentagon. Show More Summary
Falling prices and the recognition that solar is viable everywhere have driven growth at a rate that seemed impossible just five years ago. Overall, solar power still isn't a big part of America's energy landscape. The most it contributes is about 2% of supply in big solar states like California. Show More Summary
America’s fastest growing financial and political powerbase is totally dominated by white men, this is not progress.
Activist and niece of Martin Luther King Jr., Alveda King, argued that even though “there is still racism alive in America,” “you got to have peace, and then you can go after justice” on Thursday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel. “Martin Luther King Jr. Show More Summary
Okay, so wow. I have a new store crush: Plato’s Closet I’m not sure if you’ve ever heard of them before (their site claims they’re “the fastest growing retail franchise in North America” so people seem to love them!) but regardless I hit one up for the first time in 10 years and damn was I pleasantly surprised. High quality clothes for a fraction of […]
Former Wells Fargo CEO is no lightweight within financial circles. He packed a heavy punch just yesterday in railing on the Department of Justice’s $17 billion settlement with Bank of America. Kovacevich defined this penalty imposed on BOA as purely political. I do not necessarily agree with everything stated by Kovacevich in this 4-minute video […]
PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) manufactures, markets, and sells various foods, snacks, and carbonated and non-carbonated beverages worldwide. The company operates in four divisions: PepsiCo Americas Foods (PAF), PepsiCo Americas Beverages (PAB), PepsiCo Europe, and PepsiCo Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA). Show More Summary
By Don Dion: Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) will pay about $17 billion to the Department of Justice and to consumers to settle its well-publicized shoddy mortgage practices. The bank, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina is the second biggest bank in the U.S. Show More Summary
This is the fourth in a four-part series on housing the substantial homeless population in San Francisco, featuring stories from the people living on the margins of life in one of America's richest cities. Click to read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. Randy loves two things: the San Francisco Giants, and Tom Waits. Show More Summary
It’s meant to be a lesson for Ferguson and America, make no mistake. Just not the one you might think.
A split-screen and a news anchor's tantrum provide the perfect metaphor for the gradual decline of conservative white America. Chris Graham explains.
Bring your iPads when you watch BBC America’s new paranormal mystery thriller, “Intruders.”
IN THE first part of VICE News's extraordinary five-part documentary on ISIS, released earlier this month, a bearded and strangely innocent-looking young press officer who goes by the name Abu Mosa invites America to attack his movement. Show More Summary
Captain America: The Winter Soldier was such an AH-Mazing movie that even the HIGHlarious minds over at Screen Junkies conceded that it was a pretty fantastic film. The Honest Trailer they did for the film DOES however point out some plot holes of the film, and when they address Captain America as the American Austin Powers, [...]
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Friday, August 22, and Saturday, August 23. All times are Eastern. Top pick Doctor Who (BBC America, 8:15 p.m., Saturday): It’s been eight months since the world’s favorite madman in a blue box graced TV screens. Show More Summary
Many reject the notion that a good segment of our popular culture and of our political class is at war with Christianity. But this is a real war — not a phony one, such as the left’s manufactured “war on women.” This hostility toward Christianity is a global phenomenon. Show More Summary
Tyra Banks wore a bizarre outfit when she stepped out for an America’s Next Top Model event. According to The SpreadIt, Banks went to SupperClub Los Angeles for the premiere of the 21st cycle of the popular reality show. She decided to push the fashion boundaries, wearing a strange Alon Livné jumpsuit that had a
Singapore-born Nepalese designer Prabal Gurung became an overnight fashion sensation when his designs were seen on the the high-profile likes of America's First Lady Michelle Obama and UK's Duchess of Cambridge. Read the rest of the story at: In Conversation: Prabal Gurung
Here is the final email ISIS sent to the family of journalist James Wright Foley, who was executed this week. As for the reasons for disclosing it: The Foley family has agreed to release the email from Foley’s captors. GlobalPost has chosen... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
At Russia Beyond the Headlines Diana Bruk considers A long-distance romance: Russia-born writers in the U.S.