Massive storms left nearly 2 million people in the United States without power, and some without basic emergency services, last weekend and early this week. The incident highlights the importance of being prepared for a disaster that causes the power grid to fail.
The Mineral Wells City Council was flagged by the families of veterans after the Texas city decided to ban people from placing flags on graves. In late June, the council decided that flags could not be in the cemetery other than during the two weeks before and after Memorial Day and Veterans Day.
A Satanist couple in the Denver-area are claiming to be the victims of a hate crime after a sign reading “VOTE SATAN” was removed from their front porch. Satan’s endorsement was hung next to the American flag.
As Americans throughout the Nation prepare to fire up their grills and load up on fireworks to celebrate Independence Day, the sun may be shooting off some fireworks of its own. Sunspot AR1515 erupted on July 2 and produced an M5.6-class solar flare that was observed by NASA’s Solar Dynamic Observatory.
Those who were spanked as children may take a real hit later in life, according to new research. Lead author Tracie Afifi suggests that spanking can cause children to have mood and anxiety disorders and suffer from drug and alcohol abuse.
A National Rifle Association youth group used a gun buyback initiative in Chicago to raise money for a youth shooting camp. Guns Save Lives saw the buyback as a perfect opportunity to get rid of non-operational and unsafe firearms while raising money for youth shooting programs.
As the United States and its European allies continue to impose sanctions on Iran, the Mideast country is becoming more defiant and combative. On Sunday, Iranian leaders said the country was beginning a new round of war games that would involve firing missiles at models of foreign air bases.
This summer, Google will launch Google Shopping, which promises to be a new online shopping experience. But if you’re looking to buy guns, ammo or accessories, you’ll have to hunt elsewhere. Google won’t allow weapons or related products to be sold.
The polarization of the country continues after the Supreme Court’s ruling on Obamacare. The ruling resulted in some conservatives encouraging their countrymen to throw the tea overboard, while liberals used the decision as an opportunity to send out obnoxious tweets.
Last week, amid the media buzz about the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act, CNN and FOX News managed to botch coverage of what may have been one of this year’s most explosive news stories.