SILICON VALLEY—San Mateo was ground zero over the weekend for drone fights, fire-breathing metal monsters and many other things that hundreds of do-it-yourself science enthusiasts cooked up for the annual Maker Faire. Thousands of nerds,...Show More Summary
To The President of the United States, As the first US president to visit Hiroshima, ground zero, you will make history for your nation. But you will also make history for humanity. You're right to let historians debate the merits of President Harry Truman's decision to use the atomic bomb, since, as it stands, we cannot rewrite the past. Show More Summary
Japanese school children contemplate ground zero in Nagasaki. A sitting US president who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his commitment to nuclear disarmament is preparing to visit Hiroshima. Mr. Obama is expected to visit privately with...Show More Summary
Gale Brewer wants to know why the city suddenly asked several hundred EMTs to prove they toiled at Ground Zero.
Louisville, KY- The National Rifle Association’s Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre warned attendees of the National Rifle...
We’ll give these scumbags this: They’re persistent as hell in trying to rub it in the faces of New Yorkers, who apparently are more than willing to take it. The developer of the failed Ground Zero Mosque has nailed down … Continued
Yesterday, we learned that Flatiron eatery Bravo Pizza had joined an unfortunate number of others in co-opting the September 11th terrorist attacks to boost sale: the chainlet's 19th Street location was serving up slices of "Ground Zero...Show More Summary
"All the watches found in the ground zero were stopped at 8:15 am, the time of the explosion." This past week marked the anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. That, and President Obama's planned trip to Hiroshima have...Show More Summary
Bravo Pizza removed the shocking signage from the slices after it fell flat with New Yorkers' common sense.
Chinese gadget companies, brands, Rudy Giuliani and even the 9/11 Museum itself have co-opted the September 11th terrorist attacks to the point where it's genuinely hard to tell whether or not something is a tribute, an insult, or just plain tone deafness. Show More Summary
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — The doctors wanted to talk about illness, but the patients — often miners, waitresses, tree cutters and others whose jobs were punishingly physical — wanted to talk only about how much they hurt. They kept pleading...Show More Summary
The difficult work of addressing the nation’s overreliance on opioids, while also treating debilitating pain, is playing out patient by patient in West Virginia.
Kerry toured the peace museum with other foreign ministers of the Group of Seven industrialized nations and participated in an annual memorial service just steps from the site's ground zero. Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui praised Obama's...Show More Summary
It's no secret MerleFest fans have made the annual trek for the past 29 years to North Carolina's Wilkes Community College during the last weekend of April to hear their musical folk heroes perform live. What's less obvious is the musicians...Show More Summary
If there was ever any doubt whether an asteroid impact killed off the dinosaurs, field scientists continue to bring back proof from ongoing research in the Gulf of Mexico.Last week, geologists working in the Yucatán Peninsula reached a major milestone … Continue reading ?
As always, Ohio is ground zero for the 2016 elections. Not only will the Buckeye State play a key role in determining the outcome of the presidential race but it may decide which party controls the United States Senate come January. Republican Senator Rob Portman, who holds a 100% rating with National Right to Life, […]
The 2016 NFL draft kicks off Thursday night, and the Shutdown Corner should be your Ground Zero for everything that happens over the three-day event. We've compiled months of work scouting players, assessing team needs and putting together...Show More Summary
Ground zero for the mosquito-borne disease has been in Brazil, site of the 2016 Summer Olympics
Now that New York’s primaries are over, things are about to heat up in my home state of Pennsylvania, which will also host the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia....
Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader, has defended the decision to ban McDonalds from having a stand at the party's annual conference in September 2016, on the grounds that the company uses zero hours contracts and doesn't recognise trade unions. Show More Summary