Just one day after France's Constitutional Council approved the country's gay-marriage and adoption bill, French President François Hollande signed the bill into law. Although it was adopted by both the Senate and the National Assembly...Show More Summary
After Gov. Martin O’Malley signs one of nation’s most restrictive gun laws, Beretta says it intends to move out of state [Guns.com] Unfortunately, high cigarette taxes promote this sort of thing: “Ocean City cigarette smuggling ring had ties to terror groups, police say” [Baltimore Sun, Tax Foundation] Responding to critics (such as), legislature caps the [...]Show More Summary
France officially becomes the 14th nation to legalize marriage equality. read more
By Lynn Hoppes ESPN.com The NBA sent out a news release last week saying, “Miss Fanatic, a fashion-forward women’s apparel company, has teamed up with the National Basketball Association to launch a new product line designed exclusively for women.” What most people don’t know is that “Miss Fanatic” is Tiffany Pearl, Orlando Magic dancer (2012-2013) [...]
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) wants to lower the legal limit: Currently, the threshold is set at a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent, as a result of a transportation bill signed into law by President Clinton in 2000, which stated that states had to adopt the 0.08 threshold by 2004 or else have their […]
Stocks of fish like this Caribbean grouper are on the road to recovery from overfishing with the adoption of responsible fishing practices and scientific recommendations on fishing quotas. Last week, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) released its annual report detailing progress toward ending overfishing and recovering overfished stocks. Show More Summary
Ken Griffey Jr.’s daughter, Taryn Griffey, has stunned the college basketball community after deciding to sign with the University of Arizona. Taryn is a top-50 prospect and she passed on many of the nation’s top programs to take her talents to Tucson, Arizona. The University of Arizona is known for a premier football team and [...]Show More Summary
One of the most pleasantly surprising find at the National Money Show in New Orleans was at the U.S. Mint booth. On the right side of the booth, almost in the middle of the floor, was a single display case with a sign that read “Upcoming Products.” In the case was an example of the [...]
17th of May, Norway’s National and Constitution Day (signed in 1814), is celebrated as the most Norwegian there is. Nationalism, patriotism and childlike enthusiasm are shown, as we celebrate our freedom (after the occupation during World War 2 and 100 years of union with Sweden) and of course the signing of our Constitution. Adding to [...]
Somehow I hadn't even seen these truly hilarious photos of young "traditional marriage" supporters standing around the National Org. For Marriage's "March For Marriage" holding signs rife with misspellings of basic words. But I'm glad Mr. Takei did see them...
Chris Kluwe, the National Football League punter who has been an outspoken advocate for LGBT equality both inside and outside sports, announced Thursday that he will sign a one-year contract with the Oakland Raiders. Kluwe played the previous eight seasons for the Minnesota Vikings before being cut earlier this month after the Vikings selected a [...]
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Remember CASIS, the folks in charge of granting the public access to the national lab onboard the International Space Station, who were looking for the next great research project to send into space? Well, CASIS is still in the process...Show More Summary
Recorded back in 2010, Blackberry Smoke recorded Yesterday's Wine with Jamey Johnson and George Jones for their first nationally distributed album Little Bit of Dixie. Now signed to Zac Brown's Southern Ground Artists, the group's work here still remains amongst their best work.
Conflicting economic data once again has U.S. stock markets searching for direction. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index climbed to 44 this month from 41 in April, another sign that the housing market is improving. On the flip side, manufacturing production fell 0.4% in April, and industrial output dropped 0.5%, which [...]
Josh Cribbs, one of the best return men in the NFL, has signed with the Oakland Raiders. Cribbs confirmed the news that he'll be joining Raider Nation via TwitLonger : I am blessed to have the opportunity to prove myself yet again! Fresh...Show More Summary
Conflicting economic data once again has U.S. stock markets searching for direction. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index climbed to 44 this month from 41 in April, another sign that the housing market is improving. Show More Summary
Gov. Mark Dayton (D) on Tuesday made Minnesota the nation's 12th state to allow same-sex couples to marry and only the second in the Midwest, signing a bill on the steps of the state Capitol before thousands of supporters. "It is now...Show More Summary
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Governor Mark Dayton on Tuesday made Minnesota the nation's 12th state to allow same-sex couples to marry and only the second in the Midwest, signing a bill on the steps of the state Capitol before thousands of supporters.
National Technical Systems, Inc. NTSC +1.96% (NTS), a leading provider of testing and engineering services, announced today that it has signed a two-year agreement with Boulder-based Tendril that makes NTS the exclusive certification test lab for the Tendril Connect Certified program. Show More Summary