With the addition of Max Scherzer, the Washington Nationals enter spring training with lots of buzz. Thanks to one of the most well-rounded starting rotations, not to mention a potent offense, the Nationals have high expectations for...Show More Summary
Whole Foods Market places high standards on the food they sell. The national chain claims they are serious about quality and they take into consideration the importance of environmental health, animal welfare, responsible farming, and standards of quality. Show More Summary
Debmar-Mercury and the FOX Television Stations today announced that FOX, which operates one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, has acquired Comedy Central’s highly popular “Tosh.0” starting in fall 2015.
`` the high level of approval -- being recognised for having "Republican values" is a prized political asset -- suggests that the National Front's (FN) strategy of rehabilitating the party's negative image through relentless domination of the media appears to be enjoying some success.''
Economic inequality is at historic highs. The wealthiest one percent own 40 percent of the nation's wealth. This staggering inequality raises the question, what are the psychological causes and effects of inequality?
“I want to earn the starting spot, earn everyone’s trust, win games, win a Pac -12 championship, hopefully a Heisman and a national championship,” Vernon Adams Jr. says. “My goals are set high.” It wasn 't always like this for the man...Show More Summary
Steelers standout running back Le'Veon Bell wasn't highly regarded by ESPN draft analysts, and he hasn't forgotten it. SB Nation's Steelers blog, Behind the Steel Curtain, noticed this round of tweets Tuesday night: I think it's so funny...Show More Summary
At this point, it's highly possible that more people know the lyrics to Journey's "Don't Stop Believing" than they do their own national anthem. It's for this reason that "Don't Stop Believing" makes such a popular karaoke pick, bridging...Show More Summary
The following statement was drafted and endorsed by 35 teachers at Newark's Science Park High School, a school consistently rated as one of the top public schools in New Jersey and the nation. To Whomever Will Listen: We are teachers...Show More Summary
The U.S. federal government funds infrastructure projects through the highway trust fund. This trust fund receives revenue from mainly the excise tax on gasoline, and uses the revenue to pay for transportation projects through grants...Show More Summary
Ukraine's infamous pink Porsche-driving central bank governor, Valeriya Gontareva, raised the nation's refinancing rate from 19.5% to a stunning 30% (effective Wednesday) in order to "stabilize the situation in the money and lending markets," and imposed some 'capital controls' on exporters holding foreign cash. Show More Summary
The National Credit Union Administration stated that US citizens were more willing to take credit in 2014 leading to a growth in loan increases at US credit unions that reached $712.3.
From HBO’s “True Detective” to NPR’s “Serial,” our national obsession with crime seems to be at an all-time high. If there’s anything true about television, it’s that success breeds copycats, and so the interest in criminal behavior has led to a wave of new and returning shows about murder and other illegal activities. Show More Summary
The most interesting phenomena you will find at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md., isn't the straw poll of potential presidential candidates. It is the sharp divide on social issues between...Show More Summary
In 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) launched an ambitious and highly consequential study of the risks that hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, poses to American drinking water supplies. “ This is about using the bestShow More Summary
Ice coverage on the Great Lakes is nearing 90 percent, reveals high resolution satellites images from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
During the National Prayer Breakfast earlier this month, U.S. President Obama tried to shield Islam from criticism by depicting Christianity as equally violent and intolerant (via comments about crusades, inquisitions, and "high horses"). Much lesser known is that he also tried to shield Islam by invoking Christian virtues.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Contracts to purchase previously owned U.S. homes rose to their highest level in 1-1/2 years in January, a hopeful sign that the sluggish housing recovery may be gaining speed. The National Association of Realtors said its pending home sales index rose 1.7 percent last month, a gain that more than reversed a December slide. Show More Summary
Immigrants to the UK tend to be better educated than UK-born nationals and they are most definitely not pushing highly skilled Britons out of the country, contrary to media reports, the UK labour market experts told Sputnik.
When students at a North Texas high school held up signs reading "White Power" during a basketball game against a more racially diverse rival last week, the story hit the national news. The reaction was one of near universal condemnation...Show More Summary