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Badwater Basin in Death Valley, California

Less than a hundred miles from the highest point in the contiguous United States, Badwater Basin in Death Valley holds the record as the lowest point in all of North America and is generally desolate save for the titular pool of salt water which is constantly evaporating. Show More Summary

Daily Double: U.S. Caves In to Two Tyrannies in One Afternoon

Staggering. The United States of America – Earth’s sole remaining superpower – capitulated to both Cuba and North Korea in one day. Final Score: Open-air Museums of Stalinism – 2; Land of the Free and Home of the Brave – 0. Obama announced on Wednesday that Washington and the Castro regime would resume diplomatic relations after a […]

Deadly debris: America’s legacy of unexploded landmines and cluster bombs

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

Editor’s note: DEADLY DEBRIS is a three-month investigation by a team of students at Northwestern University’s Medill Graduate School of Journalism that examines the deadly legacy of the United States’ use of landmines and cluster bombs around the world and its $3.2 billion effort...

Where Does Venezuela Fit in the New US-Cuba Love-in?

Cuba and its longtime foe the United States of America are growing closer politically, after a lifetime of acrimony. That leaves Havana's revolutionary ally and patron Venezuela looking worryingly friendzoned.

Linky Thursday #3: Christmas Edition!

Follow a bunch of links from around the world! Cities, Europe, Russia, Asia, Middle East, and the United States of America!

An Open Letter to the President: A Legacy the World Needs

Dear Mr. President, Thanks to you, Mr. President, during your administration, the United States of America has made significant progress in numerous areas of immense importance: providing affordable health care, stabilizing the economy, exposing and combatting racism, fighting sub-state violence, and advancing nuclear security, to name a few. Mr. Show More Summary

Movie review: Selma - The march goes on

Ava Duvernay's Selma couldn't be more timely. Duvernay's film (about the voting-rights demonstrations and protests of 1965) depicts black men and women standing up for their rights as citizens of the United States of America. You can't...Show More Summary

Tim Howard’s Wall of Intensity

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

United States goalkeeper Tim Howard on why soccer struggles in America and how he essentially chose his career over his wife.

It's time to end America's global isolation over Cuba

There's an old saying that the United States is always fighting the last war. If so, then the apoplectic assortment of Cuban-American irredentists, aging anti-Communist crackpots and knee-jerk, Cro-Magnon conservatives opposing the normalization...Show More Summary

WALTER RUSSELL MEAD: Next Up in America: The Liberal Retreat. As the United States staggers towa…

WALTER RUSSELL MEAD: Next Up in America: The Liberal Retreat. As the United States staggers toward the seventh year of Barack Obama’s tenure in the White House, a growing disquiet permeates the ranks of the American left. After six years of the most liberal President since Jimmy Carter, the nation doesn’t seem to be asking […]

Castro Daughter: America “Must Be Dreaming” If They Think Cuba Will Drop Socialism And Return To Capitalism…

Who saw this coming? The daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro said on Thursday the United States “must be dreaming” if it thinks Cuba will return to capitalism after both

Congressman Price Interview On C-SPAN

Republican Congressman Tom Price (GA-06) is scheduled to make an appearance on C-SPAN’s “Newsmakers” this Sunday to discuss the fiscal and economic issues facing the upcoming 114th Congress of the United States of America. Congressman...Show More Summary

Chart Of The Day: How Important Is The TLX In Acura Showrooms?

Even in the Acura TLX’s best sales month, the brand’s MDX and RDX crossovers still accounted for 55% of Acura sales in the United States. With the TLX now consistently generating around three out of every ten Acura sales in America,Show More Summary

Gun Violence In America (In 6 Uncomfortable Charts)

A recent report, The Annual Review of Public Health, summarizes the basic facts of firearm violence, a large and costly public health problem in the United States for which the mortality rate has remained unchanged for more than a decade. Show More Summary

Sony hack: Obama and Lynton point fingers on surreal day

One of the more surreal weeks to hit the movie industry in recent memory got even stranger Friday as the president of the United States of America spent part of his last press conference of the year giving a shout-out to Seth Rogen and James, er, "Flacco."

Pastor Rick Wiles: Russia Will Nuke The United States Over Gay Rights

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

PREVIOUSLY ON JMG: Wiles says God will destroy America and the survivors will be the "slaves of sodomites." Wiles says ebola could solve "America's problem with gays and atheists." Last year he declared that MSNBC viewers are "demon-possessed fans of the anti-Christ." And then there was that time he declared that God sent a plague of locusts to Egypt because Obama.

You can look forward to 30 days of flooding, America

Most coastal regions of the United States will see 30 or more days of flooding by 2050 thanks to sea-level rise, according to new research from NOAA.

Passenger Case Study ’14: The Power of Social Media

By Jasmine Nguyen & Pedram Nikfarjam on DashTwo.com From Australia to North America. Rarely do we witness a successful infiltrating attempt by foreign artists trying to make it in the United States, with a few exception of Justin Bieber and the likes. Show More Summary

Protesting Across America

Thousands of people all across the United States are protesting on a daily basis to bring more attention to the issue of 'Excessive Force and Police Brutality' in the United States. As a matter of fact, hundreds of people protested in the UK making this a worldwide issue. Show More Summary

Pope Francis' American problem

In late November, the Vatican confirmed that Pope Francis is going to visit the United States of America for the World Meeting of Families that will take place in Philadelphia at the end of September 2015. This trip is the most interesting — and possibly, the most difficult — among the many trips on the pope's schedule. Show More Summary

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