America’s attention recently turned away from the violence in Iraq and Gaza toward the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting of Michael Brown. While all the facts surrounding the shooing have yet to come to light, the shock of seeing police using tear gas (a substance banned in warfare) and other military-style weapons against […]
(MCT) — Power has been restored to nearly all of the approximately 70,000 customers in Napa County whose lights went out after a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck early Sunday, utility officials said Monday. The approximately 150 customers who remained without power were expected to have their service restored later Monday morning, according to Pacific Gas […]
Fewer children are illegally crossing the southern border alone, prompting the Obama administration to stop searching for additional emergency shelters. But advocacy groups that work with immigrants cautioned that there is always a dip in the numbers during hot summer months and that they could spike again.
Obamacare customers will have to fill out additional paperwork next year in order to verify their eligibility for tax credits under the Affordable Care Act. Tax preparers say it’s difficult to imagine the added layer of bureaucracy won’t delay many of those patients’ tax returns.
What’s going to be on the agenda in Washington this week? The topics discussed on the Sunday political talk shows often serve as an indicator of the hot topics to come. Here’s what was discussed.
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Freelance journalist Ryan L. Schlosser went to Ferguson, Missouri to report on the rioting that followed the controversial police shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black man, on August 9. He came away disgusted with the way the story was being reported, and the callous, self-serving manner in which national and international news outlets insinuated […]
MIAMI (MCT) — In the wake of national outrage over alleged police misconduct in Ferguson, Mo., Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez on Thursday vowed to make “body cameras” mandatory for all county patrol officers. His proposed budget calls for purchasing 500 of the mini cameras, enough to outfit about half of Miami-Dade’s patrol force. Made by […]
(MCT) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who has a history of insensitive and off-color remarks, apologized Friday for a pair of jokes he made before the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce. “I don’t think you’re smarter than anybody else, but you’ve convinced a lot of us you are,” the Nevada Democrat said to […]
Many people looked at the situation in Ferguson, Missouri, and saw it as solely a racial issue. But it’s so much more than that. What happened in Ferguson should frighten every single citizen of this nation. This is America. The U.S. Constitution guarantees Americans certain rights, including “life” and “liberty.” Yet it is not uncommon […]