Month: May 2016

Gorillas, Guns, and the Anti-Human Agenda

An animal protection watchdog group Tuesday called on federal authorities to hold the Cincinnati Zoo responsible for the death of an endangered western lowland gorilla. The zoo’s director, Thane Maynard, said Monday it remains safe for its 1.6 million annual...

/ May 31, 2016
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Why Voters Feel Helpless in 2016

Republicans and Democrats feel a massive disconnect with their political parties and helpless about the presidential election. That’s according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, which helps explain the rise of outsider candidates...

/ May 30, 2016
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How Trump Stumped Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking understands the workings of the universe – but says he cannot fathom the popularity of Donald Trump. The British astrophysicist told ITV’s morning show Monday that the presumptive Republican Party candidate for U.S. president “is a demagogue who...

/ May 29, 2016

Officer Cleared of All Charges in Death of Freddie Gray

Prosecutors failed for the second time in their bid to hold Baltimore police accountable for the arrest and death of Freddie Gray when an officer was acquitted Monday in the racially charged case that triggered riots a year ago. A...

/ May 23, 2016

How Obama Turned His Back on Vietnam Vets

Eager to banish lingering shadows of the Vietnam War, President Barack Obama lifted the U.S. embargo on selling arms to America’s former enemy Monday and made the case for a more trusting and prosperous relationship going forward. Activists said the...

/ May 23, 2016

[UPDATE] Details on the Man Shot Outside the White House

UPDATE: A U.S. Secret Service officer shot a man with a gun who approached a checkpoint outside the White House and refused to drop his weapon, the Secret Service said. The White House was briefly placed on a security alert...

/ May 21, 2016

Native Americans Not Offended by NFL’s Redskins Name

A recent national poll found that nine of 10 Native Americans aren’t offended by the Washington Redskins name. The poll conducted by the Washington Post indicated more than eight in 10 said they wouldn’t be offended if someone who was...

/ May 21, 2016

Trump: ‘Ask Hillary Who Blew Up The Plane’

Donald Trump is firing back at Hillary Clinton for saying his proposal to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the U.S. promotes terrorism. “The fact that Hillary thinks the temporary Muslim ban, which she calls the ‘Muslim ban’, promotes terrorism, proves...

/ May 21, 2016

Naked Man Saved From Iowa Chimney

Carrie Sapp teased her husband, Brad, about being afraid of ghosts when he said he heard someone whisper “get out of here” while he was sorting cans at his Iowa recycling business. Of course it wasn’t a ghost. It was...

/ May 20, 2016

Curiosity Report on Mars Atmosphere

The seasonal local atmosphere in Mars is perfect in winter, sandier in spring and summer, and windy in autumn, show research by Nasa’s Curiosity nomad that has completed footage environmental outlines through two full cycles of Martian seasons. Curiosity this...

/ May 16, 2016