During the past few weeks, US soccer fans and media have been highly critical of US Women’s National Team Head Coach Jill Ellis and the tactics she has employed. This writer was no exception. My big beef with Ellis’ tactics throughout … Continue reading ?
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' Democratic presidential primary is set to shift to allocating delegates based solely on voting results, after national party leaders rejected the state's traditional "Two-Step" method. [...] high 2008 caucus...Show More Summary
If you want to read something off the news cycle but politically relevant, I highly recommend Sarah Posner's take at TPM on the Bible Museum being built near the National...
Andrew Wood was recruited to play college football on the biggest stage, something many high schoolers dream of each day. But instead of suiting up in the SEC, Wood elected to represent his nation as a member of the United States Naval Academy. Show More Summary
ATLANTA — Atlanta Braves right-hander Shelby Miller has been one of the most effective starters in baseball. When he faced the Nationals last week, he overpowered them with a mid-90s fastball that had them chasing pitches high in the strike zone. Read full article >>
The National Automobile Dealers Association predicted U.S. auto sales would probably start to decline in 2017, after seven consecutive years of increases. The good news is, 2015 should approach an all-time high, and 2016 should set a new record, according to Steven Szakaly, NADA chief economist. In addition, analysts don’t [...]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) estimates 85.1 million acres of soybeans planted in the United States this year, up two percent from last year and setting a new record high. In contrast, growers planted an estimated 88.9 million acres to corn, the lowest corn acreage since 2010. Show More Summary
NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE AWARDS out of MINSKOFF THEATRE Summertime may be slow for new shows on Broadway, but it's a great chance for other events to garner attention. The August Wilson Monologue Competition in May spotlights...Show More Summary
Most states violate federal Medicaid law because they deny coverage for sofosbuvir, a new and highly effective treatment to cure hepatitis C. According to a team of researchers who examined Medicaid policies for hepatitis C virus treatment using sofosbuvir, more commonly known as Solvadi, most should change policy to improve access to the treatment.
Marla Louissaint, 17, who just graduated from the Beacon School, was named best actress.
Many of the nation's best high school prospects are heading to Nike's campus at Oregon next week for The Opening, and Auburn fans who follow recruiting will definitely recognize a handful of names at the annual event. Three players currently...Show More Summary
Pending home sales activity hit a nine-year high during May, according to the National Association of Realtors. Sales volume increased by 0.9 percent in May when compared to April and by 10.4 percent when compared to May 2014. Activity has now increased on a year-to-year basis for nine straight months, with month-to-month increases occurring each of the last five months...
The Boston Globe had a story this weekend on three high schoolers who were building a website about former fugitive Whitey Bulger for a National History Day competition on leadership. They wrote a letter to the 85-year-old — who is currently serving two life sentences for murder conspiracy and racketeering in... More »
Many of the nation's top high school football players will converge July 7-10 at the Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon, to take place in The Opening finals, and two Tennessee football commits will be among them. Many moreShow More Summary
Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg via Getty Images By JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON -- More Americans signed contracts to purchase homes in May, as pending sales climbed to their highest level in more than nine years. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index rose 0.9 percent to 112.6 last month. Show More Summary
It’s been an eventful few days of baseball transactions for the Nationals and their fans. On Friday, D.C. native Emmanuel Burriss, who played baseball at Wilson High in Tenleytown, was recalled by the Nationals to replace the (again) injured Anthony Rendon.Read full article >>
Paramount Pictures and Skydance today announced that five minutes of “MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION” will debut exclusively in IMAX® theatres one month prior to its theatrical release. This sneak peek at the highly anticipated summer film will play on 363 IMAX® screens in front of “TERMINATOR GENISYS” in North America. Show More Summary
The Taliban have been on the move recently, capturing an Afghanistan National Army District Headquarters in a recent battle. Footage of the battle show a High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs, or Humvees) and FN SCAR-Heavy rifle in use by the fighters, captured from earlier ANA forces during an earlier engagement. Show More Summary
Thunderstorm near Bandelier National Monument No, it's not a volcanic eruption, but with the light show that followed that evening, it might as well have been. We were in the high desert of New Mexico at Bandelier National Monument, and the monsoons had arrived early. Show More Summary
The brilliantly colored and highly sensual works by Utrecht master Joachim Wtewael are being showcased in the artist's first monographic exhibition, from June 28 through October 4, 2015, at the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Pleasure...Show More Summary