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Remembering America’s WWII Victory

In less than two weeks, our nation will commemorate the 70th anniversary of V-J Day – the official day of victory over the Japanese in World War II. On September 2, 1945 – after almost four years of war –… Continue reading

Lawmakers take aim at EPA ‘sue-and-settle’ collusion

Faced with President Obama’s vastly expensive Clean Power Plan to remake the U.S. electrical system and other looming regulatory decisions that dramatically affect energy supplies, Republican lawmakers have renewed their offensive against alleged under-the-table legal collusion between the administration and… Continue reading

Amid latest release of emails, Hillary Clinton’s campaign makes public tax and medical details

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton waves as she is introduced before speaking to the National Urban League, Friday, July 31, 2015, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) (The Associated Press)

WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband… Continue reading

For winning debate formula, look to Britain

When it comes to debates, the Oxford Union, which bills itself as the “world’s most prestigious debating society,” remains the gold standard. Begun in 1823, The Union, in modern times, has hosted debates that have included such luminaries as Ronald… Continue reading

Perry points way forward for GOP on race

What is Rick Perry up to?
The former Texas governor looks to be cutting himself out of the conservative herd. He recently blasted his fellow Republicans for losing “our moral legitimacy as the party of Lincoln, as the party of… Continue reading

Two more Cosby accusers speak out, demand courts unseal 2006 depositions

Nov. 6, 2014:Bill Cosby gestures during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, “Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, ” at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

The Cosby saga is deepening by… Continue reading

Solar eclipse: Green groups fight sun-powered plant over Bighorn worries

One might expect environmentalists to fight a new power plant, but a new battle being waged by California green groups against a solar facility shows there may be something new under the sun, after all.
A solar-powered plant proposed by… Continue reading

High-tech Kevlar-based gloves keep firefighters safe

(Department of Homeland Security)

An innovative new glove aims to protect the hands of firefighters far better than before – and is now finally commercially available.
After years of intensive research and testing, firefighters can get their hands on –… Continue reading

Facing the statistics: What we can all learn from one mom battling cancer

This image shows metastasized human breast cancer cells (magnified 400 times, stained brown) in lymph nodes. (National Cancer Institute)

National Cancer Survivors Day has come and gone. This past Sunday was the 28th year set aside to celebrate worldwide the… Continue reading