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Are America’s Onions Infecting Australia with a Deadly Superbug?

An Australian researcher claims to have discovered a link between a rise in cases of Clostridium difficile and imports of onions from the United States.

America—You be the Judge

With thousands of American lives lost due to Iran’s more than 35 years of aggression against the United States, it is inconceivable that any American administration would agree to enter into such a critical agreement, like the one currently being negotiated with such an evil regime.

How Black America Rallied to Stop the Racist Film Birth of a Nation

A hundred years ago—on March 3, 1915, to be exact—as war consumed Europe, and the United States tried to steer clear of entanglements, some of the best minds and most passionate social-justice advocates had one goal: to stop the opening of D.W. Griffith’s The Birth of a Nation at the Liberty Theater in New York City’s Times Square.

When It Comes to Fast Food Restaurants, This Company Remains America's Favorite

By 2018 there will be nearly one-quarter of a million fast food establishments in the United States. Yet, in spite of ample choice, this fast food chain remains consumers' undisputed favorite.

Why dessert is disappearing from America’s dinner tables

If you eat dessert at home, after dinner, you're not alone. But soon you might be. Only 12 percent of dinners eaten at home in the United States ended with something sweet last year, the lowest reading in more than 30 years, according to data from market research firm NPD group. Just 10 years ago, in […]

Why there are so many llamas in the United States

Little Man was America's ideal of a llama. Beautiful, gentle and heroic, he died in 2011 of presumed smoke inhalation after saving his owner's flock of sheep from a wildfire in Hesperia, Calif. It's just one example of why Americans have pursued this curious animal over the decades. Thirty years ago, in fact, there were only a handful of llamas in […]

America’s Unfair Rules of the Road

At the easternmost edge of Lake Erie, where the lake meets the Niagara River, the Peace Bridge connects the United States and Canada. The two-thirds-of-a-mile-long bridge is one of the busiest border crossings between the two countries, connecting Canada’s Fort Erie with Buffalo, New York. Show More Summary

Tiny dogs are taking over this country

America is in love with little dogs. The American Kennel Club is out with its latest rankings of the most popular dog breeds in the United States, which, among other things, shows the ascent of the French bulldog, a small scrunch-faced hound which generally weighs no more than 20 some odd pounds. The breed, which was […]

Quinoa: US races to meet demand

It’s a super food that’s high in protein and gluten-free - and farmers from Australia to America are lining up to grow it. ||| Sydney - Australia and the United States, two of the world's biggest wheat exporters, are racing to become...Show More Summary

Evidence Copy Of 'CitizenFour' Needs To Be 'Locked Up' Claims Plaintiff Suing Snowden, Filmmakers For Billions

4 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The billion-dollar lawsuit against the producers of the Edward Snowden documentary CitizenFour rolls on, gradually unraveling as it does. Since we last covered the story (where the United States of America was added as an involuntary plaintiff -- a plaintiff since forcibly removed by the court), a lot has happened. Show More Summary

Our Anti-Immigrant Racism Is Rooted in History

4 days agoNews : Truthdig

The political and cultural marginalization of immigrants, particularly those from Latin America, has a long and lurid background in the United States.

Top dog: Labrador retriever remains America’s favorite breed

You have spoken, people of America: For an astounding 24th consecutive year, the most popular breed of dog in the United States is the Labrador retriever, according to rankings released by the American Kennel Club today. Nipping at the...Show More Summary

Infographic: Monsters in America

Readers: This great infographic is from Hog Island Press in Philadelphia, PA. Monsters in America: A Cryptozoological Map of the United States is possibly the first of its kind – a snapshot of American cryptozoology that brings together the Jersey Devil, Bigfoot, Mothman, Chupacabra, Shunka Warakin, Caddy, the Honey Island Swamp Monster and many more […]

ACTUALLY, THE WAY THINGS ARE GOING, MY MONEY IS ON THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: Why the Internet c…

ACTUALLY, THE WAY THINGS ARE GOING, MY MONEY IS ON THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: Why the Internet could be the next “failed state.”

1+2=3

After years, no decades, of a diplomatic low profile in the Americas, the United States is staging a comeback that just might bear the elements, and fruits, of serious strategy. Step one: Obama's monumental Cuba pivot. Step two, andShow More Summary

1+2=3

After years, no decades, of a diplomatic low profile in the Americas, the United States is staging a comeback that just might bear the elements, and fruits, of serious strategy. Step one: Obama's monumental Cuba pivot. Step two, andShow More Summary

If America Is Hell for Working Women, France Might Just Be Heaven

By global standards, the United States used to be a great country for working women. But these days, we look hopelessly behind the times. As the White House noted in a recent economic report, American women between the ages of 25 and...Show More Summary

The President's First Insult

President of the United States of America Barack Obama had not been president for more than ten minutes when he slapped American Jews in the face

Senate Democrats balk at $1-billion aid plan for Central America

Senate Democrats on Tuesday unexpectedly challenged the Obama administration's plan to pour $1 billion into Central America to try to slow the flow of unaccompanied minors and others who enter the United States illegally.

A Colorful Infographic That Plots the Most Popular Beers in the United States Calculated by Annual Sales

6 days agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

VinePair (previously) has created “The 20 Most Popular Beers in America,” a colorful infographic that plots the United States’ “favorite” beers in order of popularity, as determined by annual sales. Big Beer is a big business in America. Total annual sales stand around $100 billion. Craft Beers, as defined by the Brewer’s Association, are booming, […]

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