Russian fighter planes have buzzed U.S. warships in recent months and allied NATO aircraft have reported several close calls, but now a senior official is urging President Vladimir Putin to launch a nuclear strike. Vladimir Zhirinovsky,...Show More Summary
Bald Head Island, North Carolina, police threw Julie Mall to the ground, one of them put a knee in her back and handcuffed her and they took her to jail where she was held in leg irons. Her crime? She was charged with child abuse and...Show More Summary
On the coast of North Carolina there are many wonderful beaches and islands to explore. Most of them are fairly serene where families go to get away from the hustle
A slew of wineries on Long Island's North Fork prove you don't need to trek out to Napa Valley to visit Wine Country.
On São Miguel Island, in the Azores archipelago in the middle of the North Atlantic, lives a curious Brazilian expat. Known as Pontoscolex corethrurus, this tropical worm cannot tolerate the isle’s temperate climate. And yet it survives there in two areas: in artificially warmed pineapple greenhouses and the soil within an active volcano. Finding P. Show More Summary
Melanomas in patients from New Zealand's South Island are significantly more likely than those of North Islanders to carry a gene mutation that has implications for mutation-targeted drug therapies and for patient outcomes, new University...Show More Summary
This is the grave of Ambrose Burnside Ambrose Burnside, Rhode Island’s gift to the Civil War and to the history of facial hair, was born in Indiana, the son of a South Carolina planter who freed his slaves and moved north. He went to West Point and graduated in 1847 and was sent to Mexico […]
When side scan sonar found the wreck of an iron-hulled Civil War steamer off Oak Island, North Carolina, on February 27th, 2016, researchers from the Underwater Archaeology Branch of the North Carolina Office of State Archaeology identified it as one of three blockade runners known to have gone down in the area: the Agnes E. [...]
Add this to the list of "How to save money" that you're going to propose to Rahm and the aldercreatures: NORTHERLY ISLAND — That didn't take long.It's been less than a year since its heralded opening, but a popular section of Northerly...Show More Summary
Brooklynites seeking second homes seem to have a particular affinity for the North Fork of Long Island.
As a rescue helicopter whipped above the New Zealand wilderness over the weekend, Carolyn Lloyd's desperate plea caught the pilot's eye. She had written "H-E-L-P" — first in a riverbed, then again in a nearby field on North Island, where she and her daughter were lost for five terrifying days, according to the Associated Press. She had formed the large […]
Mad Decent brings back their Block Party tour around North America this summer, with more than a dozen shows. The tour kicks off in Florida on July 30 and stops by New York for two days with different lineups on each day... Continue reading…
Doug Burgum talks about the walkability of areas in downtown Fargo in comparison to development along the edges of the city Wednesday morning, Oct. 28, 2015, during a 1 Million Cups event at the Stage at Island Park. Dave Wallis / The...Show More Summary
Simon Boxall, University of Southampton The world’s oldest message in a bottle recently washed up on the North Sea island of Amrum, in Germany. It was one of 390 such bottles placed in the ocean by scientist George Bidder back in August 1906. During the 110-year voyage, the bottle had travelled...
In wide-ranging conversation with Charlie Rose, president also addresses China's military installations on man-made islands in disputed waters
Earlier today, the MTA Long Island Rail Road announced that it is resuming its service to Greenport & North Fork. Here is more via the official press release: The Long Island Rail Road’s weekend service to Greenport and Long Island’s North Fork resumes Saturday, April 30 with trains running on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays through […]
Doug Burgum announces his candidacy for North Dakota governor during a press conference Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, at The Stage in Island Park, Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor Over the weekend I was sitting around with some...Show More Summary
No Republican presidential primary has been decided by less than 20 points in state history with winners landing north of 60 percent of the vote in every cycle.
Historians Helmer Helmers from the University of Amsterdam and Nadine Akkerman from Leiden University have identified the owner of the silk gown found in the Wadden Sea off the island of Texel in North Holland. It belonged to Jean Kerr, Countess of Roxburghe, lady-in-waiting to Queen Henrietta Maria. There’s a portrait of her on Adel [...]