A Fort Carson Green Beret has been named the Army's best sergeant after a week-long event at Fort Lee, Va. Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Carpenter with the 10th Special Forces Group was one of three Fort......
In case you haven't noticed, nurses unions have emerged as a particularly powerful and credible labor/lobbying group. So it's encouraging to see them use their bully pulpit to rally voters to contact their Congresscritters and voice opposition to the upcoming vote on so-called fast track authority for the TransPacific Partnership. Show More Summary
Life may begin at 40, according to any number of Hallmark cards, but by 45, your chances of ever landing a major raise are pretty much dead. At least, that's one of the many takeaways from a recent paper by a group of Federal Reserve...Show More Summary
An online activist group have devised a plan to help save taxpayers up to $400 million.
As I lay by the pool, contemplating how to structure this article on the uses of technology in education, I am rudely awoken from my reverie by a group of yammering high school students hunched over their iPhones. Having lost my train...Show More Summary
England’s difficult time at the Cricket World Cup continued with a nine-wicket loss to Sri Lanka on Saturday night in a Group A match in Wellington, New Zealand. England has won one of its first four matches and, while it may still progress to the quarterfinals, a win in the quarterfinals will require major changes. […]
How out of touch and self-entitled are terrestrial broadcasters in America? You know, the group that holds effectively the broadcast equivalent of taxi medallions, and for that they get to rake in the benefits? Gordon Smith, former Senator and now National Association of Broadcasters head, compared his industry’s members with first responders. Show More Summary
Wolf Richter www.wolfstreet.com www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter Stephen Schwarzman, CEO and co-founder of Blackstone Group, the world’s largest private-equity firm with $290 billion in assets under management, made $690 million for 2014 via a mix of dividends, compensation, and fund payouts, according to a regulatory filing. Show More Summary
Elton Chigumbura, the Zimbabwe captain, was helped off the field in the 24th over of their group stage match against Pakistan with a suspected torn quadricep but will try to bat if needed
The Healthcare Association of New York State, representing hospitals and other health care providers, objects to the Leapfrog Group's portrayal of hospital maternity care in New York in "Leapfrog... To view the full story, click the title link.
To the editor: The tragic destruction of antiquities at the museum in Mosul, Iraq, demands our outrage. As civilized people, we can't allow the destruction of the world's cultural heritage by a small group of fanatics. ("Islamic State says it destroyed ancient artifacts in Mosul, Iraq," Feb....
The Crimean State Council nationalized the Kerch-based cargo port Kamysh-Burun belonging to the Ukrainian financial-industrial group Altcom. According to Crimean Parliament,
Here’s Time Magazine‘s David von Drehle: “The greatest threat that ISIS poses — even to the poor souls living under ISIS rule — is the unintended damage that might follow from the effort to eradicate the group.... As dangerous as it is to have a terrorist kingdom in the middle of the [...]
Ever since The Following (FOX, Mondays, 9/8C) premiered, Ryan Hardy has had the worst luck with women – his biggest foe’s ex-wife; a reporter writing an exposé; a secret follower of Joe’s… When Kevin Bacon spoke with a group of journalists/bloggers...Show More Summary
The Pledge of Allegiance has stirred up controversy at one Maine high school as a group of teens are pushing to have recitation of the words be made optional. South Portland High School Senior Class President Lily SanGiovanni leads students in the Pledge every day. Show More Summary
This ad appeared Saturday in The New York Times… “Susan Rice has a blind spot: Genocide,” The ad attacks Obama’s National Security Advisor Susan Rice and her history of genocide. Rabbi Shmuley wrote this at his website. Need someone to … Continue reading ?
California Republicans will decide Sunday whether to officially recognize a gay GOP group, setting the stage for a divisive family-values fight at their biannual convention here.
A government strategy to 'leak' its own reports to media is alienating people in the social welfare industry. Max Chalmers reports.
The Debt Collective is a group of college students calling themselves the “Corinthian Fifteen” who are refusing to pay back their student loans. As part of this effort, the Debt Collective has written an open letter to the Department...Show More Summary