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Building Museum

The National Building Museum in D.C. is a really neat building–and they usually have a couple of good exhibits as well. But the 75 foot (23 m) high pillars are worth the visit alone:

‘I Can’t Breathe’ Shirts Get School Basketball Team Disinvited from Tournament

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Players for national, local, and school sports teams have shown their solidarity with Eric Garner protests with "I Can't Breathe" shirts, but the shirts got one high school team disinvited from a basketball tournament.

Congestion at ports of L.A., Long Beach is putting a damper on economy

Brutal congestion at the nation's busiest ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach is throwing a kink into an economy that's finally kicking into high gear.

Holiday Wishes: The Nation's Christmas Tree and Holiday Images of the Ah-wah-nee

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all! As is my tradition, I offer up once again a very big Christmas tree, the General Grant Tree in Kings Canyon National Park. The tree is so large (268 feet high, 40 feet across at the base) that it took three pictures for me to capture it. Show More Summary

Glover Quin Playing at All-Pro Level for Lions Secondary

He doesn't get the notoriety of Ndamukong Suh or the growing national respect of DeAndre Levy, but the most important player on the Detroit Lions' highly ranked defense just might be safety Glover Quin. In his second season in Detroit, the veteran safety has emerged as one of the best defenders in the league and a stalwart at his position. Show More Summary

Annotated Anime: Gundam Build Fighters Try episode 11

With the team high on the sweet taste of victory, we take a break from the road to the national championship for the customary training section. This is where we learn just what the Try Fighters are up against, now that they're playing in the big leagues. Read more...

Gift Guides: Almost everyone you know is living...

Almost everyone you know is living in a house that falls short of his or her high expectations in some way. Curbed National has put together an "extreme real estate gift guide" with a range of ultra-specific properties to suit...

Gilead shares plunge after Express Scripts spurns its $1,000 hepatitis C pill

Gilead Sciences Inc., already under fire for the high costs of its hepatitis C drugs, took another hit Monday when the nation's largest manager of pharmacy benefits struck an exclusive deal with a rival drugmaker.

Gilead shares plunge after Express Scripts spurns its $1,000 hepatitis C pill

Gilead Sciences Inc., already under fire for the high costs of its hepatitis C drugs, took another hit Monday when the nation's largest manager of pharmacy benefits struck an exclusive deal with a rival drugmaker.

Gay, Bi, Transgender: The 85 Most Powerful Comings Out of 2014

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

UPDATED!!! Due to four notable December announcements - from a Spanish television host, an 'ex-gay' survivor of Michele and Marcus Bachmann's conversion therapy clinic, a national champion swimmer, and a high school all-state soccer goalie, we've updated this list to...

Coal Ash and Fracking Fluid: Two More Victories for Environmental Protection

While America recently elected a new and possibly anti-environmental Congress, we are still ending 2014 on a high note with two environmental victories. Both originated in the executive branch of government--one in our national government and the other in the New York state government. Show More Summary

The Unexpected Home of Unintended Pregnancy

What Delaware, where a surprisingly high number of women get pregnant by accident, can teach the rest of the nation

Top 3 Oil Plays: Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.A), Chevron Corporation (CVX), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM): Avi Salzman

Oil is currently trading at a low of $56 a barrel, down from a high of $115 a barrel as of September as investors remain wary for how long the dip will continue. As giant oil producing nations continue to react angrily to the low oil prices, so have investors resorted to shunning some of […]

New England Journal of Medicine finds less racial disparity in hospital care

As of November, some four million poor adults were included in the national "coverage gap," a consequence of state decisions not to expand Medicaid. As the chart shows, Latinos and blacks make up a highly disproportionate share of these...Show More Summary

Holiday Storm Will Make Christmas Eve Travel Difficult For Two-Thirds Of US

A massive holiday storm is likely to cause travel disruptions for nearly two-thirds of the US. Starting Tuesday, the storm system may bring rain, high winds and thunderstorms to much of the nation. USA Today reports that the main storm system will stretch across the Midwest down to the South and up the East Coast. Show More Summary

Is The MLB Ready For Cuba’s Players?

Cuban athletes have been highly prized in the U.S. despite the embargo—and even because of it. How the thaw will affect our national pastime.


What happened to that national high voltage transmission system?; Clean Line, others still pioneering lines for remote renewables Herman K. Trabish | September 2, 2014 (Utility Dive) Once-bold calls for national high-capacity transmission to harvest abundant but remote U.S. Show More Summary

Inequality Between America's Rich and America's Poor at 30-Year High

The economic distance between the nation's wealthiest and everyone else has been growing.

Junior College National Signing Day 2014: Top Recruit Commitments and Reaction

It doesn't command the same attention as its high school counterpart, but the path to a national championship for every college football team starts with junior college national signing day. Wednesday was the first day when all of the country's top JUCO players decided on their future. Show More Summary

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