Western pressure on Iran is mounting as mainstream media continue to ready Americans for a likely armed conflict with the Islamic Republic, following a failed two-day International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) visit to the country during which the agency requested access to a military site at Parchin — a request that was denied.
A recent Gallup poll shows a majority of Americans consider Iran the United States’ greatest enemy. Gallup attributes Americans’ growing distaste for Iran to its public announcements of its nuclear capabilities, belligerence against the United States and Israel, and threats to disrupt the flow of oil in the Mideast.
A 2003 Supreme Court decision, Grutter v. Bollinger, allows for affirmative action to be considered when public universities choose which students to admit. But in the term that begins in October, the Court will hear the case of one white student’s claim that the racial policy kept her from getting a spot in the freshman class at the University of Texas.
Both The Associated Press and the British newspaper The Telegraph published stories about an alarming societal trend: Children as young as 4 are being subject to gender reassignment procedures and therapies.
Science has taken nature out of healing, growing crops and nearly every other aspect of modern life, often to the detriment of health and prosperity; now, scientists want to grow your meat in a lab. Mark Post, a Dutch scientist, says that by fall he will have perfected a method of making beef from the stem cells of cows.
According to a new report by The Washington Post, the Federal government is the biggest offender when it comes to penalizing members of the armed forces who have to miss work because of military obligations.
Looking for a historical people to study that may help you survive in a changing and increasingly tumultuous world? Scientists studying the histories of Greenland and Iceland say you should check out the Vikings. The researchers have been able to analyze how well the Norse responded to changes in the economy, trade, politics and technology, against a backdrop of changing climate.
New rules approved by the Federal Communications Commission put limits on telemarketing companies that call or text message you. According to CNN, the rules will expand upon limits put in place in 2008 by the FCC regarding automatically dialed or pre-recorded calls.
A film premiering next month at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas, chronicles an Alabama couple’s attempt to live for a year on food grown only in their home State.
New York City is at the center of the police state. New York City Police Department officials say that last year, police officers officially recorded more than 684,000 stop-and-frisks — a 14 percent increase from the year before.