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How to win the Iran argument

In the heart of blue America — New York City — Mark Dubowitz and Mike Doran debated Philip Gordon and Thomas Pickering on whether the Iran deal is good for the United States. The way these things work is that the side that moves opinion the most from pre- to post-debate polling wins. In this […]

The Human Cost of America's Not-So-Smart Sudan Sanctions

For some twenty years, Sudan has been the target of United States sanctions which have not only blocked assets of the government, but imposed what is tantamount to a comprehensive trade embargo on the East African country. The sanctions...Show More Summary

US-Trained Tajik Special Forces Chief Joins ISIS – Promises to Bring Jihad to America

Gulmurod Khalimov with the President of Tajikistan (on left) and Gulmurod Khalimov in the Islamic State (on right) Tajikistan special forces commander Gulmurod Khalimov trained in the United States. He was an ally of the President of Tajikistan. Now he’s … Continue reading ?

Why Cuba Matters

When President Barack Obama met Cuban leader Raul Castro in the last summit of the Americas on April 11, he said: "The United States will not be imprisoned by the past. We're looking to the future and to polices that improve the lives...Show More Summary

Rick Santorum to Run For President in 2016 Probably Not Campaign with Duggar Family

America has another would-be Commander-in-Chief joining the 2016 presidential race in former U.S. Senator and 2012 GOP candidate Rick Santorum. "Today I announce my candidacy for President of the United States!" the Republican from Pennsylvania,...Show More Summary

Why It Took the USA to Bust FIFA

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America does care about soccer, after all. On Wednesday morning, the United States Justice Department (DOJ) placed FIFA, the world governing body of soccer, into a penalty phase. With help from law enforcement officials in Switzerland,...Show More Summary

America: Who's making sure the power stays on?

Electricity systems in the United States are so haphazardly regulated for reliability, it’s nearly impossible for customers to know their true risk of losing service in a major storm, experts say.

Third of Copa America Rights Costs Spent on Bribes - US Attorney General

The United States is scheduled to host a centennial edition of the Copa America in 2016, and it will be the first time this tournament is held in cities outside of South America, she noted.

Facts about China (America)

Roughly 50% of Chinese savings – amounting to as much as half of GDP – lie in real estate alone, with 20% in deposits, 11% in stocks, and 12% in bonds. To compare, in the United States, real estate, insurance, and pensions each account for about 20% of total savings, with 7.4% in deposits, 21% […]

More Thoughts on Today’s Fifth Circuit DAPA Decision

(John Hinderaker) Paul has already written about the order today by a three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit, declining to lift the injunction the district court in Texas v. United States of America has imposed against implementation of the administration’s DAPA program. Show More Summary

Chart Of The Day: What If Dodge And Ram Were Still Just Dodge?

As recently as 2009, Dodge was the sixth-best-selling auto brand in the United States. But through the first four months of 2015, Dodge is the tenth-best-selling auto brand in America. Granted, Dodge volume has fallen 15% year-over-year,...Show More Summary

PBS Star Ken Burns Rants About Racist America, Where Cops Guns Down Blacks 'Almost Weekly'

“Today, there’s nothing new under the sun,” intoned Ken Burns as he lamented the persistence of racial inequality in the United States in a commencement address at Washington University in St. Louis. So reported USA Today College. Burns went on a post-Ferguson rant about racism. Show More Summary

Guest Post: 10 Images That Suggest America Is Becoming A Lot Like Nazi Germany

Submitted by Michael Snyder via The End of The American Dream blog, The history books tell us about how evil and wicked the Nazis were, so why aren’t we more alarmed that the United States is becoming more like Nazi Germany with each...Show More Summary

Seattle Couple Leaves Estate To America: Couple Who Fled Nazi Germany Says ‘Thank You’ To U.S.

A Seattle couple left their estate to America for nearly $1 million. Peter and Joan Petrasek had identical wills in which the lawyer whom handled their estate declared their money was to go “to the government of the United States ofShow More Summary

A Great Way To Give Back This Weekend

This weekend is Memorial Day weekend in the US, a time when we memorialize our nation’s service members who have given the “last full measure of devotion” on behalf of the United States of America. A Great Way To Give Back This Weekend...Show More Summary

Seattle Couple Wills Away $850K To America – Destroyed By Nazis They Were Sheltered And Supported By Uncle Sam

A Seattle couple has willed away the entirety of their life’s savings to the United States of America. Peter and Joan Petrasek, a couple who adopted America after the Nazis had torn their family apart, requested in their wills that the...Show More Summary

Real Cuban Rum Could Soon Return To America

The lifting of the United States' embargo on Cuban imports, which many expect to occur within the next two years, could be great news for American fans of drinks like the mojito. For the past 53 years, Americans have been unable to get their hands on Cuban rum. Show More Summary

Draconian: America's Detention Nightmare

For years, detention has been one of America's dirty little secrets. Detention is what happens to people who have entered the United States without authorization or overstayed a visa. Detention has been widely decried by human-rights advocates for its prison-like conditions and the too-frequent abuses that are visited upon the detained. Show More Summary

World War II Refugee and Wife Make the U.S. Government Sole Heir to Their Entire Estate

Peter and Joan Petrasek didn’t have any children or relatives in the U.S., so they made an unusually patriotic decision when they devised a will—they bequeathed all of their assets “to the government of the United States of America.” The donation of nearly $850,000 to the American government is without question quite a gesture. Show More Summary

Study offers glimpse of what America’s aging population might expect in 2050

A new Pew Research Center report compares attitudes about long-term care and aging in the United States, Italy and Germany. Continue reading ? The post Study offers glimpse of what America’s aging population might expect in 2050 appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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