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How McDonald’s went from hero to zero in Russia

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Following the news that McDonald's would pull out of Crimea, now de-facto a part of Russia, there's been a considerable amount of spite directed to the American fast food restaurant in Russia. Vladimir Zhirinovsky, leader of the Liberal...Show More Summary

The American Osteopathic Association Suggests You Spring Clean for Health

Heroes, nothing is more important than the health of the family, so it’s imperative to prevent illness and injuries before they occur. The American Osteopathic Association (AOA), which represents the nation’s more than 82,000 osteopathic physicians, or DOs, wants to […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Memory Map – “The Celebrated Summer”

Memory Map craft fun and bright indie pop, but have stayed off the radar in recent years. A big part of that is due to bassist Mike Bridavsky’s decision to spend time taking care of of his pet cat, a little American Hero by the name of Lil Bub. Now the band has gotten together [...]

Harrison Ford: 'I actually like snakes!'

Indiana Jones became one of American cinema's most iconic heroes on the basis of a few key traits: a fedora, a whip, and an all-consuming fear of snakes. As it turns out, that last one required some extra acting from star Harrison Ford, who recently confessed that he's actually a fan of the slithery reptiles. Show More Summary

American Hero Stories: A Navy SEAL

I am not writing this new, regular column because nobody else writes one like it--though nobody does--or because I love this country--and I do--or because these stories need to be told. Though those are all true and good reasons. I write...Show More Summary

CBR TV: Katt & Folino Talk "Sparks," "Greatest American Hero's" Influence

"Greatest American Hero" star William Katt and writer/director Christopher Folino visited the CBR Speakeasy to talk about their new film "Sparks."

'Jack Bauer Is a Traitor and a Psychopath'

'...and an American hero.' -- Jack Bauer returns in a 12-episode limited series this May. Looks as though Bauer is working so deep into some kind of black ops that even the president and CTU have no idea what he's up to. Impossible situations. Impossible choices. Chloe carrying. Can't wait.

How To Find Triple-Digit Winners In Any Economy

Nick Dreystadt is an unsung hero of American business. In 1933, the engineer knocked on the boardroom door at General Motors (NYSE: GM) and asked to be heard for ten minutes. He said he could take

Tom Lehrer, American Hero

by Alex Balk "In the recent history of American music, there’s no figure parallel to [Tom] Lehrer in his effortless ascent to fame, his trajectory into the heart of the culture — and then his quiet, amiable, inexplicable departure. During...Show More Summary

Amy Schumer Feels 'So Bad' About Eating Junk Foods. And Little Else.

Last night on her eponymous show, American hero Amy Schumer tackled the pesky habit women have of assigning moral value to themselves based on what they eat. In some circles, it's known as "food shaming." Predictably, it's hilarious. Read more...

Twin Peaks turns 24; Check out “Into the Light with Dale Cooper” from the May 2014 Shambhala Sun

It was on this day in 1990 that Twin Peaks debuted on American television, quickly becoming not just must-watch dorm viewing but a full-on, culture-wide sensation. But were you aware of the Buddhist predilections of its hero, Kyle MacLachlan’s Dale Cooper? In “Into the Light with Dale Cooper,” from our current issue, the Sun’s Rod […]

TSA Fines "Naked American Hero" $500

As you may recall, after John Brennan showed TSA agents in Portland he didn't have a bomb by taking off his clothes, they got all upset about it and charges were filed. See "TSA: Wants to See You Naked, Complains...          RelatedShow More Summary

American Muslims for Palestine's Telling Choice of Heroes

In the American civil rights movement, Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King were among those who set the moral tone. They were champions of non-violence who believed in civil disobedience to generate change by casting light on unjust laws. Show More Summary

Otis McDonald, R.I.P. (The Man Who Got the Second Amendment Applied to States and Localities)

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The American hero who showed both physical, emotional, and political braveness in his role as lead plaintiff in the groundbreaking 2010 Supreme Court case McDonald v. Chicago had died at age 80, as reported by his hometown paper theShow More Summary

Captain America ‘plexes his muscle: ‘Winter Soldier’ sequel sets April record with $96M debut

MARVEL HEROES continue to mint money with each new rollout. This time, it’s Cap who’s back to conquer America, as his sequel “The Winter Soldier” grossed $96.2-million in the weekend North American market, according to studio box-office estimates Sunday — giving it the biggest domestic debut ever in April. Read full article >>

Saturday Morning Cartoon: The Campy, Old School Glory of Captain America

In the fall of 1966 the American people invited Captain America into their living rooms every Monday for half an hour of dramatic, kapow-filled World War II nostalgia. He was out in front of The Marvel Super Heroes, an animated TV series that was initially broadcast five nights a week. Show More Summary

Community Recap: Jeff Sold Separately

Despite being in the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero target demo when I was growing up, I never watched that mid-’80s animated series, and the line of action figures that inspired the cartoon also didn't mean much to me. The commercials hawking them seemed to have such an unflinchingly rigid... More »

Oren says Pollard ‘sacrificed himself for the Jewish people’

Michael Oren has put a question mark after the patriotism of American Jews by saying that the spy Jonathan Pollard, who gave US secrets to Israel, is hero for Jews.

‘Community’ Recap: 10 GIFs From ‘G.I. Jeff’ That Are Streets Ahead

I can’t relate to the nostalgia some people feel for the toy commercial-disguised-as-kids cartoon G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, which is to say, I have none. It was a little before my time (the show began airing in 1983, when I was...Show More Summary

What’s On Tonight: G.I. Jeff Winger, A Real American Hero

Community (NBC, 8 p.m.) — He never gives up. He’ll stay ’til the fight’s won. G.I. Jeff will dare. Parks and Recreation (NBC, 8:30 p.m.) — “Leslie helps organize the senior prom at the high school; Andy takes April as his date, despite...Show More Summary

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