Studies show that gross domestic product (GDP) has a direct influence on the state of philanthropy in the United States, but are the two inextricably linked?
The Dec. 22, 1968 Los Angeles Times caption stated, “Laker coach Bill Van Breda Kolf, left, applauds play against the Warriors–and why not be happy with a bench like this to call on.” This Laker bench included three future members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: Elgin Baylor,...
The city of Stuttgart in Germany will be home to occasional selective bans of diesel cars during periods of high pollution beginning in 2018, going by a recent announcement from state officials in Baden-Württemberg Stuttgart (Germany)...Show More Summary
LGBT // President Trump repealed Obama’s ‘gender identity’ for schools, saying that Obama’s mandate did not show “due regard for the primary role of the states and local school districts” in making education policy. http://cvote.it/2lrU5WE...Show More Summary
The Latest on the Iraqi government forces' battle to take the western half of Mosul from the Islamic State group (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Iraqi police officials say the … Click to Continue »
With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade legislators across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker … Click to Continue »
State officials have identified the body of a retired Naval commander who was found in the water at a Portsmouth beach. The state Department of Environmental Management says the body … Click to Continue »
A quarter of a century after a bitter political fight for control of California’s largest public employee pension fund, a new effort by Republicans in the state Capitol seeks to again dilute the influence of public employee unions by reshaping the agency’s board of directors. The bill, introduced...
by Angela Guess A new press release states, “‘America’s Finest City’ is also becoming the its smartest. In partnership with Current, powered by GE, the City of San Diego today announced a $30 million investment to deploy the world’s largest smart city IoT sensor platform. Show More Summary
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi security forces closing in on the Islamic State-held western half of Mosul stormed the city’s airport and a nearby military base on Thursday, state television said. Counter-terrorism service (CTS)...Show More Summary
Submitted by Jeremiah Johnson (nom de plume of a retired Green Beret of the United States Special Forces) via SHTFPlan.com, One of the biggest problems facing this nation is the amount of money that has been “sequestered,” to term it,...Show More Summary
ANKARA (Reuters) - Fifty-six Islamic State militants were killed by Turkey-backed forces around the Syrian town of al-Bab and by U.S.-led coalition air strikes in the latest operations on Wednesday, the Turkish military said on Thursday.
Mexico is hungry for natural gas and within pipeline distance of the United States, but talk of tariffs and a border wall could undermine booming gas exports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Bryson Williams made three big shots in the final minutes and scored 18 points for Fresno State, which blew almost all of an 11-point lead before beating San Diego State 63-55 Wednesday night
They’re chanting “Death to America” in Tehran again, on the anniversary of the Iranian revolution of 1979. And they are stomping on big posters of The Donald. Iranian leaders are warning the United States that tough talk and threats are pointless; that Iran is so powerful they will pursue their revolutionary mission no matter what we […]
For the second time this month unpasteurized raw milk is being pulled from retail dairy cases in Washington because of E. coli contamination. This time it’s Cozy Vale Creamery of Tenino, WA. The Washington State Department of Agriculture inspectors discovered the contamination in a sample of the dairy’s raw milk and is working with the... Continue Reading
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi security forces closing in on the Islamic State-held western half of Mosul stormed the city's main airport and a nearby military base on Thursday, state television said.
Iraq's special forces say they have begun an assault against the Islamic State group on a sprawling military base south of Mosul that's adjacent to the city's airport. Two Iraqi … Click to Continue »
Some worry that his low profile is a sign that the State Department doesn't hold much sway in the Trump administration.
It is unclear whether Pride & Joy Creamery will expand its current recall of unpasteurized raw milk now that state officials have revealed additional positive test results for E. coli in the dairy’s milk. On Feb. 8, the Toppenish, WA, dairy recalled all of its raw milk with best-by dates from Feb. 10 through Feb.... Continue Reading