In order to dodge something, you need to see it. If that something is space debris then sometimes the best thing to use is an old-fashioned telescope – or, in the case of the US Department of Defense, a state-of-the-art telescope capable of searching an area larger than the United States in seconds. Show More Summary
David Lee has been named news director for Tallahassee ABC affiliate WTXL. “I’m very excited at the opportunity to be a part of and lead an already dynamic news department,” Lee told TVSpy. “I’m expecting great things from us all in the future!” Lee comes to WTXL from KCOY in Santa Maria, CA, where he is assistant news director. Show More Summary
With the Ukraine situation increasingly precarious, and now even the US state department getting involved with the occasional unexpected harsh warning... U.S. MAY CONSIDER SANCTIONS ON UKRAINE: STATE DEPT... into what Putin has madeShow More Summary
The US Department of the Interior have revised regulations set up in 2009 to ensure the safety of federally protected eagles in the face of wind energy development. The Wildlife Society have said that 2012 saw 573,000 birds killed by wind farms, a small number when compared to the damage done by communication towers, cars, U.S. Show More Summary
The end of the year is upon us and many IR officers and departments are in the midst of planning their communications strategy for 2014. Make StockTwits part of your plan. The StockTwits community experienced explosive growth Read More...
Coursera is one of the largest US providers of free education through MOOCs (massive open online courses). One month ago, the company announced its collaboration with the State Department to develop educational hubs around the world, where students...
The Homemade Movies folks just keep stepping up their game. This week, they offer us the "Family Guy" intro, complete with live action Stewie and the dearly departed Brian. Check it out above and let us know what you'd like to see a homemade version of next.
It is always refreshing to see “one of us” on the cover of high-profile magazines. But it is of special joy to this blogger to receive an image of the cover with an accompanying note by the magazine’s P.R. department … Continue reading ?
In another victory for the Green Globes, the US Department of Defense has decided to allow its facilities to use the green building certification program. While the US Green Building Council’s LEED certification has long been the standard of choice for the federal government’s new construction and major renovations, the Green Building Initiative’s upstart Green […]
On my first day of hospital chaplaincy training, I was surprised to discover that one needn't be Christian in order to baptize a baby. One need only say the words with intention. Those of us in my chaplaincy cohort who...
The US Department of Transportation (DoT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has granted $75m to the Riverside County Transportation Commission to extend the 24-mile Metrolink 91 commuter rail line from Riverside to Perris, California.
American Airlines and US Airways formally completed their merger Monday, overcoming challenges from the Justice Department and some flyers to form the largest airline in the world. CEO Doug Parker, formerly of US Airways, rang the bell at the Nasdaq exchange, where the new company will trade under the ticker AAL. Show More Summary
The U.S. lost $10.5 billion on its 2009 bailout of General Motors, AP reports. The Treasury department said it had recovered $39 billion on its $49.5 billion financial package as it announced it had sold its last share. The $10.5 billion figure comes in above a $9.7 billion estimate from October. Show More Summary
Because the n-dimensional, urbane Democratic party geniuses that created this marvelous healthcare plan for us all have never actually grokked what ‘volunteer’ means in the first place. The International Association of Fire Chiefs has...Show More Summary
On Thursday, the Associated Press reports, “President Barack Obama is ordering the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.” In October, the Department of Energy announced $60 million in subsidies for solar energy research and development programs as part of the SunShot Initiative. Show More Summary
Defendants in federal drug cases are getting unfairly sentenced, thanks to mandatory minimums and unchecked power wielded by the Justice Department, according to a Human Rights Watch report. Prosecutors basically "force" defendants into pleading guilty with threats of lengthy sentences and stacked-up charges if the case goes to trial, the...
(WASHINGTON) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits tumbled 23,000 last week to 298,000, nearly a six-year low that shows companies are laying off fewer workers. The Labor Department said the less volatile four-week moving average declined 10,750 to 322,250. Show More Summary
PBS NewsHour screenshot U.S. third quarter economic growth has been revised to 3.6 percent, up from the 2.8 percent the Commerce Department reported earlier, with about half the growth coming from a buildup of business stockpiles. While this is the fastest rate of growth since 2012, the underlying domestic demand is still slow, Reuters reports.
You've probably seen Deborah Lippmann's handiwork in the likes of Vogue or on the runways at New York Fashion Week, but she's most well-known for her line of polishes that you can find at many department stores and Sephora. We tapped...Show More Summary
Liz Stuart writes: I am writing to solicit ideas for how we might measure a particular type of political environment, relevant to school districts’ likelihood of participating in federal evaluations (funded by the US Department of Education) of education programs. Show More Summary