By John Nyaradi: by John Nyaradi Last week, many observers of global stock markets were surprised to see global stock markets and European investors react with a wave of bullishness after Eurostat reported that the eurozone was stuck...Show More Summary
Score another point for the law of unintended consequences. The left is fond of believing that the government can wave its magic wand and accomplish their policy goals. One example is the minimum wage. The left likes to believe that raising the minimum wage improves the economy. “A rising tide lifts all ships,” I believe [...]Show More Summary
Nearly 1 in 10 U.S. House races in Utah history involved rematches but only three such challengers were successful - all by Republicans during GOP wave cycles.
(BAGHDAD) — Iraq‘s wave of bloodshed sharply escalated Monday with more than a dozen car bombings across the country, part of attacks that killed at least 95 people and brought echoes of past sectarian carnage and fears of a dangerous spillover from Syria’s civil war next door. Show More Summary
"They’re afraid that it will disrupt a winning narrative: the IRS targeting a vast array of American citizens based on political beliefs and religion. They’re afraid that the sight of tea partiers shouting slogans and waving GadsdenShow More Summary
After news came out that Holder's DOJ seized two months of telephone records of AP reporters it sent a shock wave through the Beltway media and mostly left-wing bloggers. The fact that it's happening under a Democratic president is even worse, because the left has always stood for freedom of the press. Show More Summary
In today's Cannes Hot Men report, we found our eyes fixated on the stoic-looking gent waving alongside a beaming Marion Cotillard at the screening of Blood Ties. Then we realized he was Clive Owen, the British actor whose gruff, accented voice can melt hearts into mini oceans. For his Cannes ... More »
In the wake of the recent wave of tornadoes, which caused devastation en route through Oklahoma, Kansas, Illinois and Iowa, CBS has decided not to air the planned season finale of Mike and Molly, due to the episode's reference to tornadoes. An unfortunately timed coincidence, no doubt, but one the network has apparently decided warrants a schedule change.
Matt Damon waves to a friend before sitting down for a meal at The Eden Roc Hotel on Sunday (May 19) in Cap D’Antibes, France. The 42-year-old actor was joined by his wife Luciana and daughter Stella, 2 1/2, as well as actor Michael Douglas. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Matt Damon The [...]
Only one problem, an NIH study shows that thanks to air conditioning and other factors, including better education programs about heat waves, heat related deaths are actually going down in the USA. From Davis et al, Changing Heat-Related Mortality in … Continue reading ?
The all-volunteer military has been hit by a growing wave of sexual assaults and suicides. As usual in the U.S., most attention has focused on how to control the problems, rather than why they are happening.
Memorial Day marks the first time that most beaches are officially open for the season. While diehard surfers have been catching waves all winter long, the rest of us are looking forward to hitting the water without a full wetsuit. Whether it means a jaunt to Montauk or Malibu, a ... More »
By Peter Geschek: Even with the best cancer drugs, doctors are forced to switch from one therapy to the next as the tumors rapidly develop resistance. A new wave of immunotherapy drugs, in the spotlight of the upcoming ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) meeting, promises to produce longer-lasting remissions. Show More Summary
[No stars] The newsprint said one thing, but the dark gray outside said something obviously worse. Doing anything nice would be impossible, and doing the necessities would be nasty. Waves of misty rain swept by, streaking the windows. Show More Summary
The bombings extend one of the most sustained bouts of sectarian violence.
Soccer is emerging as a focal point of dissent in Saudi Arabia, an oil-rich kingdom that despite banning demonstrations by law is struggling to fend off the waves of change sweeping the Middle East and North Africa.
Any time someone spends more than $1 billion to buy a company with little revenue and no profits, someone’s going to raise an eyebrow or two. But Yahoo’s acquisition of Tumblr, announced Monday morning, makes sense not just as a particular strategy for the businesses in question but as part of the larger macroeconomic landscape. Show More Summary
Haunting photos of people running from unseen dangers. -Flavorwire How to DIY a floral crown, like some kind of wood nymph. -Bust Easy peasy hair trick for pretty waves. -The Frisky Bible Quiz: Competition in a Christian Subculture -Sadie This grisly event will … More » Party Favors: Nowhere To Run. Show More Summary
Today, remotely operated robot doctors are zipping around intensive care units while smartphone apps beam vital signs from ambulance to hospital. Telemedicine is the wave of the future, but you might be surprised to learn that it has been for nearly a century. Read more...