As Winter draws to a close and we look to the blossoms with the hope of warmer weather and longer days, two days remain to get through that final push to Spring. The fact that they both form a weekend makes it all the sweeter. A few recommendations from the RiotACT team to start with: John [...]
After wrapping up questions at his press conference today, President Obama returned to the podium to answer a question from a reporter about his strategy on acting on immigration. Obama explained that although “hope springs eternal” that Congress would address immigration reform, he felt that he had to act to make the system better. Show More Summary
Fishing day with Luna and Flapjack. Luna is now over 14, almost completely deaf and has a couple of cancerous growths. She's moving slower these days but always has little more spring in her step when in the bush. Hopefully she gets a few more trips to the river, but if not, she'll still go out one happy pup.
enator Romeo LeBlanc looked around. It was Spring 1993, and LeBlanc was sitting in a room on Parliament Hill, surrounded by a half-dozen Liberal Party staffers. I was one of them. We called ourselves “the task force,” which we hoped sounded bland. We wanted to avoid being called what we really were, which was the [...]
Jeff Amason hopes to be on the ballot as a Libertarian in Georgia House District 21, which includes western Cherokee County. He is challenging the Republican incumbent, Scot Turner of Holly Springs. In July, Amason submitted a ballot petition with more than five percent of the district’s voters, as required by law. The Secretary of […]
How are Andi Dorfman and Josh Murray of ABC’s The Bachelorette 2014 doing these days? The two got engaged in the season 10 finale this spring, and fans are hopeful there’s a wedding ahead. According to Andi’s latest Instagram post, though, there may be trouble in paradise. What’s the scoop? It seems that Andi and
I could just as easily title this post "Learning from someone younger", or "Receiving enlightenment from a youthful sage". Without going into the identity of the young person who is the fount from which this blog springs, I am riding...Show More Summary
Last spring, after a peaceful first round of voting in Afghanistan’s presidential election, there was hope that a runoff between Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani would yield a clear winner. This result would allow the Afghan government...Show More Summary
During the NHL offseason, hope springs eternal. For fans whose favourite teams finished their seasons on a disappointing note, there's always a chance that some time off will heal what ails them. Regulars will recover from injuries,Show More Summary
Premier League— Burnley Burnley vs. Chelsea (kick-off 8 p.m. BST / 3 p.m. EDT) Referee: Michael Oliver Burnley have added a handful of players since winning promotion from the Championship last spring and will be hoping the likes ofShow More Summary
After impressively accruing over 100 points in the Championship last season, there is a palpable sense of optimism that Leicester City can once again reaffirm their Premier League status over the coming months. As with any promoted team,...Show More Summary
Surprises often spring up throughout the football season, and Tottenham Hotspur will hope they can prove their critics wrong with a few startling performances of their own to once more clinch UEFA Champions League football. Hull City's...Show More Summary
Producer Fredrik Malmberg hopes to have 'King Conan' in front of cameras by spring 2015, with the script being finalized now. [...]
One project we continue to hear rumblings about online is The Legend of Conan, a direct sequel to 1984's Conan the Barbarian with Arnold Schwarzenegger once again playing the character, though in the twilight of his years. Last we heard,...Show More Summary
The new Premier League season is just around the corner, and for the three teams promoted into the division, hope is naturally springing eternal. Leicester City, Burnley and Queens Park Rangers all impressed during their promotion campaigns...Show More Summary
Spring might be a good nine months away, but the second I locked eyes with this Brooklyn Botanic Garden wedding I've been hoping and praying it'd show up a wee bit sooner. With trees in all their fully bloomed splendor, there's never been a more perfect setting to swap vows, and Rebecca Yale documented the day in gorgeous fashion. Have…
A sharp rebound in economic output this spring has revived hopes the nation’s five-year-old recovery could be poised to move into a higher gear. Gross domestic product rose at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.0% in the second quarter, according to an advanced estimate from the Commerce Department Wednesday. Show More Summary
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York (AP) — A Japanese group is combing a New York military museum's World War II records for information it hopes will lead to the graves of Americans still listed as missing in action on the Pacific island of Saipan.
The news from the Commerce Department comes after the economy shrank at a 2.1 percent rate in the first quarter of the year. The numbers raise hope for continued growth in the second half of 2014.
China has so few chargers that one electric-car enthusiast even built his own charging network. But hope springs eternal for auto executives, with one saying China is on its way.