Kingsley Air National Guard Base, located in Southern Oregon’s Klamath Falls, is home to America’s only F-15C/D training unit, the 173th Fighter Wing. It is sometimes referred to as “K-Falls,” or more often “the land of no slack” due to the incredibly hard curriculum would-be Eagle Drivers must go through to earn their place in the famous jet’s ejection seat. Read more...
With warming seas creating new opportunities at the top of the world, nations are scrambling over the Arctic. But Russia may be beating the United States to the punch.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Satellite images have confirmed the destruction of a Roman-era temple in the Syrian city of Palmyra, a United Nations agency said, after the hardline Islamic State group claimed responsibility for blowing up the structure a week ago.
Right now, the EPA and NOAA are smoking crack..... The Wild Fish Conservancy has sent a 60-day Notice of Intent to sue the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) for violations...Show More Summary
A United Nations body called on the Dutch government to reform the country's longstanding winter-time blackface tradition of Zwarte Piet (or "Black Pete") on grounds that it was offensive and reflected "negative stereotypes." The ruling by the Geneva-based Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is not enforceable, but is bound to stir an already […]
It's an unfortunate reputation for a nation to have, but sadly it's true that solitary dining is on the rise as being the norm in the United States.
“Guatemala still needs to transform a culture of impunity into a culture in which the truth is told and individuals are held accountable, whoever they are,” United Nations officials said in a statement. The post A Former Military Dictator Will Finally Stand Trial For Genocide. Unfortunately, It’s All For Show. appeared first on ThinkProgress.
By now, three-quarters through the MLS season, Markus Halsti figured to be a pillar in D.C. United’s lineup. He had arrived in Washington last winter with a bulk of experience for the Finnish national team and Swedish titan Malmo in the UEFA Champions League, Europe’s ultimate club competition. Only now, however, Halsti is making a […]
Better start growing your beard, kid. Highly touted Arsenal and United States men's national team prospect Gedion Zelalem recently joined Scottish side Rangers on loan from Arsenal. The youngster has already compiled quite a highlight reel coming up through the youth ranks. Show More Summary
Eric Gladen and Shiloh Levine’s documentary, Trace Amounts, was featured as part of the United Nations 2015 NGO Conference. Since Tuesday, hundreds of international Non-Governmental Organizations have been gathering at UN Headquarters in New York City to “Honor the Past,...
The long arm of the law is also patient. The United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has arrested six teenagers (via Variety) who are allegedly the cyberattackers who barraged the Xbox Live and PlayStation Network online services during the end-of-December holidays last year. That assault resulted in Xbox Live going offline on Christmas day while […]
As the United States under-23 men's national team attempts to make the Olympics in soccer for the first time since 2008, head coach Andi Herzog has named his roster for the final preparation camp before CONCACAF qualifying begins inShow More Summary
On Monday, the United States hosts the leaders of 20 nations at a conference on critical issues facing the Arctic. One topic at the conference in Anchorage, Alaska, is the potential for overfishing in the central Arctic Ocean. Continue reading ? The post Nations hope to reel in Arctic overfishing appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Gedion Zelalem, Rubio Rubin and Emerson Hyndman are among the 24 players United States under-23 men’s national team head coach Andi Herzog has selected for the team’s upcoming camp in Manchester, U.S. Soccer announced today. The 10-day camp – the team’s final camp before 2016 Olympic qualifying in October – begins on […]
SKHIRAT, Morocco (Reuters) - The United Nations plans a new round of talks between Libya's warring factions next week in Geneva in an effort to form a unity government and end the country's crisis, a UN spokesman said on Friday.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Top-ranked tennis star Novak Djokovic has a new title - goodwill ambassador for the U.N. children's agency, UNICEF. The world No. 1 men's player has worked on children's issues for UNICEF in his native Serbia since 2011. Show More Summary
The United Nation’s nuclear watchdog IAEA discovered some disturbing news: A report from the U.N. agency tasked with inspecting Iran’s nuclear facilities indicates that since May, the country may have built an extension to its Parchin military site believed to have housed nuclear arms testing. Show More Summary
WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's conservative opposition Law and Justice party (PiS) is hoping that a United Nations' climate deal later this year will be non-binding, which could enable it to renegotiate current European Union emissions laws.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States stressed the positives in their complex relationship on Friday during meetings between U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice and Chinese officials ahead of a U.S. visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping next month.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is celebrating its first ever Emirati Women’s Day on Friday, with special events scheduled to be held in numerous locations.