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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
(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
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
File photo. A solar flare is pictured erupting from the sun October 25, 2013 in this NASA handout photograph from its Solar Dynamics Observatory. (REUTERS/NASA/Handout via Reuters)
In the recently released “Maze Runner: Scorch Trials” trailer, kids have to survive… Continue reading