The Chicago Cubs came to St. Louis with a highly regarded trio of rookie starters, but it was the Cardinals' one-two rookie punch that sealed victory in Friday's opener of their National League Division Series.
The Weatherspoon Art Museum at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro announced the appointment of Emily Stamey as its new Curator of Exhibitions, following a national search that reaped a number of highly qualified and talented candidates. Show More Summary
Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) recently published a report, "Major Penalty for High Taxes," that claims taxes drive free agency in the National Hockey League (NHL). I'm a sports fan and tax geek, but the ATR/CTF report is a case study for stories that mistakenly merge the two topics together. Show More Summary
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council on Friday authorized European naval operations to seize and dispose of vessels operated by human traffickers in the high seas off Libya.
In a world where Congress is trying to defund the largest provider of women's healthcare in the nation over debunked propaganda, and restrictions on access to reproductive healthcare are reaching perilous highs, it's always nice to see a group standing up for a woman's right to choose, even if that support is coming from unlikely corners. Show More Summary
Holiday retail sales are expected to rise a “healthy” 3.7% this year, to $630.5 billion, according to the National Retail Federation.
On Thursday The Westboro Baptist Church focused their attention on the National Weather Center in Norman, Oklahoma, where they’ve been protesting weather science, meteorology, and homosexuality. This comes just a few days after a Kansas City High School embarrassed the church, and drove them away before the hate group could begin their protest.. Show More Summary
UNITED NATIONS/GENEVA (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has disregarded a request from a large number of member states to keep the U.N. high commissioner for refugees in his job for an extra year to cope with the worsening refugee crisis, diplomats said.
Another slate of games in the 2015 college football season means we're one week closer to national signing day. High school seniors who create the 2016 recruiting class will send in national letters of intent Feb. 3, finalizing collegiate...Show More Summary
Gaps in measles vaccination rates place one in eight children at risk for becoming sick from the highly contagious illness, according to an analysis of American national vaccination coverage.
SMH… High School Principal Cancels School Dance Over Twerking A [stuffy] high school principal is making national headlines after he cancelled his school’s dance. Why??? Because he’s tired of his students “simulating sex” while dancing which he blames on MTV
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Friday on whether to approve European naval operations aimed at seizing and disposing of vessels operated by human traffickers in the high seas off Libya, diplomats said.
Former St. John Bosco quarterback Josh Rosen is one of five former high school players in the nation to be selected by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame as recipient of its scholar-athlete award. Each athlete is considered best from his region. Rosen, now a freshman at UCLA,...
October 11 is National Coming Out Day. Young people across the country are thinking about coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT). Many have high hopes that coming out will give them relief. Maybe they've been hiding a secret for a long time and hunger for the freedom to be themselves with the people they love. Show More Summary
I remember going to school in the days and weeks immediately following Columbine. I was in high school in Beech Grove, Indiana. The shooting came as a shock, a wake up call for the nation and we thought, a way for my generation to begin to make it right. Show More Summary
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is not leading the race nationally or in any state polls. Yet many political onlookers are convinced he has the best chance to win the nomination. For reasons I have discussed elsewhere, that may be true, but it is too early to say. Aside from predicting the fall of Donald Trump […]
English National Ballet has announced that Caroline Thomson will step down next year as executive director after three highly successful years in the job. Caroline, a former deputy D-G of the BBC should have succeeded Mark Thompson in 2012 at the national broadcaster, but they’d never had a woman D-G and they weren’t about to […]
Nate Beeler / Columbus Dispatch Making Sense by Michael Reagan In the wake of the recent homicidal shooting rampage at an Oregon community college, I’m forced to come to the conclusion that it is high time for common sense national background...Show More Summary
Sir… Man Calls Police To Report Being Too High An Ohio man is making national headlines after authorities say they were called to his home because he “got too high.” Police report that the unidentified man, who was not arrested,
Hillary Clinton’s vow to fight for tighter restrictions on availability of firearms is an act of high political courage.