Icelandair low fares to Europe from Minneapolis have motivated American, Delta and United to lower fares to several airports across Europe these past few weeks for fall travel. Germany has been ground zero for many of the fare battles...Show More Summary
BUKSEFJORD, Greenland (Reuters) - On top of the world, by a fjord in western Greenland, a remote hydro power plant is buzzing with extra water from the melt of ancient glaciers. This island at ground zero of global warming is seeking to be one of the few places on Earth to benefit.
Possessor of one of Los Angeles’ most beloved parks, ground zero for Southland hipster culture and a neighborhood with a proud working-class tradition, Echo Park is simultaneously one of L.A.’s oldest and most historically significant residential districts and one of its most dynamic. Echo Park...
Ground zero in one of the city's most popular neighborhoods The sleek new 450 Hayes mammoth (i.e., the new complex next to former Flippers Burgers), which has drastically and dramatically changed the landscape of Hayes Valley's main drag, is open for business. Show More Summary
The alkaline earth metal, beryllium (Be) sits at the top of Group 2 of the chemical elements in the Periodic Table above magnesium (Mg) and alongside Group 1 alkali metal, lithium (Li). It is usually thought of as a divalent metal, bonding to two other atoms and is rarely found in any other form, it […]
The IMF paper, which notes that in Japan, where there is a limited securitization market, the only "high quality collateral" assets are JGBs, and as a result of the large scale JGB purchases by the JGB, "a supply-demand imbalance can emerge, which could limit the central bank's ability to achieve its monetary base targets ``... Show More Summary
Bretagne, pronounced Brittany, was one of the search and rescue dogs charged with looking for survivors at Ground Zero fifteen years ago. She and her handler, Denise Corliss, responded to the call from their home in Texas, where they both had just completed training. Show More Summary
Bretagne, the last 9/11 Ground Zero search dog, has died at the age of 16. According to Fox News, Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service announced Bretagne (pronounced like Brittany) was euthanized at Fairfield Animal Hospital in Cypress, Texas, on Monday. Show More Summary
I hate these stories. But, Bretagne, a Golden Retriever rescue dog who happened to be used at Ground Zero in New York City passed recently, the last of that group, according to Today. Bretagne (pronounced “Brittany”), a whip-smart golden retriever with feathery fur and a sunny smile, lived an adventure-packed life until the very end. […]
The last known surviving canine that sniffed out Ground Zero for survivors after the harrowing 9/11 attacks has died.
The golden retriever was euthanized Monday in Cypress, Texas, near Houston. Searching through the rubble of Ground Zero was her very first deployment as a search and rescue dog.
One of America's four-legged heroes has died. Bretagne, thought to be the last surviving 9/11 search dog at Ground Zero, was saluted by firefighters outside an animal hospital in Texas on Monday before the ailing golden retriever was euthanized, the New York Daily News reported. Show More Summary
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, As we indicated in Part 2, the Fed’s crusade to pump-up inflation toward its 2.00% target by hammering-down interest rates to the so-called zero bound is economically lethal. The former...Show More Summary
As we indicated in Part 2, the Fed’s crusade to pump-up inflation toward its 2.00% target by hammering-down interest rates to the so-called zero bound is economically lethal. The former destroys the purchasing power of main street wages while...Show More Summary
After 9/11, Trump received taxpayer money intended to help small businesses. Now, the congressman representing Ground Zero wants a refund.
Obama’s pilgrimage to Hiroshima, ground zero of atomic annihilation, is meant to celebrate a peace that has lasted for seven decades
SILICON VALLEY—San Mateo was ground zero over the weekend for drone fights, fire-breathing metal monsters and many other things that hundreds of do-it-yourself science enthusiasts cooked up for the annual Maker Faire. Thousands of nerds,...Show More Summary
To The President of the United States, As the first US president to visit Hiroshima, ground zero, you will make history for your nation. But you will also make history for humanity. You're right to let historians debate the merits of President Harry Truman's decision to use the atomic bomb, since, as it stands, we cannot rewrite the past. Show More Summary
Japanese school children contemplate ground zero in Nagasaki. A sitting US president who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his commitment to nuclear disarmament is preparing to visit Hiroshima. Mr. Obama is expected to visit privately with...Show More Summary
Gale Brewer wants to know why the city suddenly asked several hundred EMTs to prove they toiled at Ground Zero.