Google Trends, possessor of all the revealing and embarrassing data on human Internet behavior, is back with evidence that the American education system is still in tatters. The infographic shows the top searches for "how to spell ____" in each state so far this year (continue scrolling for easier-to-read excerpts). Show More Summary
Shigeaki Mori, who was 8 when the United States dropped the bomb, spent decades researching the fates of American P.O.W.s killed in Hiroshima.
As the clinical director of the largest non-profit tobacco quitline in the United States, I'm often torn by the data. On one hand, the progress we're making is encouraging. The smoking rate among adults is at an all-time low at 17.8 percent. Show More Summary
As Hillary Clinton seeks to rebound from a highly critical report from the State Department’s inspector general, Senate investigators and a conservative group are zeroing in on newly revealed evidence about the activities of a now retired...Show More Summary
BAGHDAD (AP) — Five days into an Iraqi military operation to push Islamic State fighters out of Fallujah, residents still inside the city are preparing for a long battle, with some saying they fear being trapped between two forces they don’t fully trust. More than 50,000 people remain in the center of the Sunni majority […]
This article was originally published on 24/7 Wall St. Once introduced, cars quickly became part of America’s culture — but with the automobile also came driver, passenger, and pedestrian traffic fatalities. Per capita traffic fatalities, including pedestrian deaths, have declined by nearly 30% in the last decade, but they remain a serious problem. Show More Summary
As polling showed Bernie Sanders gaining on Hillary Clinton in California on Thursday, MSNBC hosts and analysts severely and unanimously criticized the candidate after the inspector general of her own State Department published a damning...Show More Summary
One of the most interesting facets of Hillary Clinton’s ongoing email scandal is the way each and every claim she has made has proven false. The State Department IG report, read the whole thing, paints a very ugly picture of a bitter,...Show More Summary
[Sounds of delighted laughter.] The Republican Party has a presumptive presidential nominee who isn’t running a “traditional” campaign,” which is to say Donald Trump is not dabbling with nonsense like a field organization and the party...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to former Spanish Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero on Thursday to welcome efforts he is leading to facilitate dialogue between the government of Venezuela and members of the Venezuelan opposition, the State Department said.
These maps reveal patterns in baby naming by region.
On May 26th the Comité d’action et de soutien aux luttes du peuple Marocain issued a press release on the worker’s and popular struggle in the country and the repressive measures of the reactionary state. The statement observed that the … Continue reading ?
Now that it looks like The Donald (Trump, not the Duck) will be the GOP candidate for President of The United States (I can't believe I'm actually writing this), who would best complement his sensibility and temperament as his Vice Presidential...Show More Summary
On June 6, the Satanic Temple of Los Angeles will travel to nearby Lancaster, California, to perform a ritual in support of a member from another sect who is running for the state Senate.
A spokesman for the Polish Defense Ministry stated that there are no risks, related to the organization of the NATO summit in Warsaw, all the preparations are carried out in accordance with the plan of preparations.
A wealthy New York businessman has made it his personal mission to defeat state lawmakers who won’t pass a bill to allow child sex abuse survivors to sue their abusers. Gary Greenberg, a minority owner of the Vernon Downs racetrack, has pledged $100,000 of his own money to unseat state Sen....
It's fair to say I have a difficult relationship with Memorial Day. I have family and friends that were veterans of the United States military. I also have family and friends that were targeted by the United States military. I have family...Show More Summary
Self-driving cars have been making headlines a lot in the last few years. First, the headline was that there were cars that could drive themselves and do so well. Then there was a headline about how the only accidents in which self-driving cars were involved in occurred when gawking people caused them. Show More Summary
This past week marks that it has been 160 years since Congressman Preston Brooks, a Democrat from South Carolina, walked into the chamber of the United States Senate with his gold tipped cane, walked up behind Senator Charles Sumner, who was working at his desk, and relentlessly beat him to a pulp until he lay unconscious in a pool of blood. Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) Yesterday, the Washington Post’s editors weighed in on the new report from the State Department’s Inspector General regarding Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server. Their editorial is a classic example of a...Show More Summary