For many unemployed persons, the posting “Now Hiring” often brings a flicker of hope. However, currently many job sites are posting position openings with a huge condition: “Now Hiring, but Not the Unemployed.”
A recent study reveals that the majority of people exhibit signs of frustration and loneliness when they are deprived of access to the Internet.
Conservative bloggers are feeling the heat all the way from Norway. One conservative blogger and known anti-jihadist, Pamela Geller, speaks out on what she describes as the “outrageous” injustice that has been done to her and her fellow activists.
Governor Jerry Brown of California on Monday signed into law one part of the California DREAM Act, drawing praise for keeping his word. AB 130 allows undocumented students attending California state universities to apply for financial aid funded by the private sector.
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It seems the majority of Americans approve of God’s job performance, which is more than President Obama can say.
It is hot outside. This fact is not surprising to many readers as the entire U.S. has been under a rising heat dome for the past week. On Friday, the Washington D.C. area hit a heat index of 115 degrees. However, just how hot is it? Is it so hot that, as the old adage goes, you could fry an egg on the sidewalk?
Michele Bachmann, Republican presidential candidate and Minnesota Representative, released on Wednesday a letter from the House Attending Physician’s office which confirmed that she suffered from infrequent migraines. The letter also said that she can control them “well” by using common therapy techniques often associated with chronic headaches.
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) determined on Thursday that John Edwards, former 2008 Democratic presidential candidate, owes the government $2.3 million.
Rupert Murdoch has captured headlines with his recent phone hacking scandal. The media mogul, who owns News Corporation and a myriad of subsidiary media organizations, has had to testify on charges that he was involved with illegally obtaining information by hacking into personal phones. While these charges seem scandalous and unethical, it pales in comparison to the ethical violations committed by William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer.
If you’ve been irritable lately, you may have an excuse: the weather. There is trending data that links heat with angry, irritated behavior. Along with irritabilitycomes increased crimes and suicides.
A resort in Lyndonville, Vt., is being sued by the American Civil Liberties Union for failing to serve a lesbian couple.
It seems that today no one is immune from hacking scandals – not even the Taliban. The terrorist group claims that text messages and emails declaring the death of its top leader, Mullah Mohammed Omar, were false
Michael Vick may be better known as the guy who spent a year-and-a-half in jail on dogfighting charges than for his talent on the football field. Now two years out of jail, the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback is eager to change his image and his ways.
Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation has the reputation for being cozy with political conservatives. However, a government watchdog, Sunlight Foundation, has unearthed new finance data that reveals Rupert Murdoch, CEO of News Corp, has ties to both sides of the political aisle. Sunlight claims that the top U.S. recipient of campaign donations from the media empire isn’t a Republican.
Arizona experienced dust storms nearly 4,000 feet high on Monday evening at around 4:30 p.m.
Homosexual groups and atheists in the United Kingdom are not happy with their own government’s Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHR) decision to defend Christians who have faced discrimination based on their faith.
The Republican Party has long been the party to tout the “family values” and “faith” cards. As the party that courts the Christian Right, it would no doubt be profitable to do so. However, a recent makeover of the GOP website suggests that the party is aiming to cut ties with its claim to values and faith.
The persistent heat wave is proving relentless for many states as more warnings and advisories are being issued throughout the country. Twenty states have issued heat warnings or advisories and the heat dome that enveloped the southern and Midwestern states is making its way to the East Coast, according to forecasters.
The security threat in the U.K. has been downgraded from “severe,” meaning a likely attack, to “substantial,” meaning a strong possibility of an attack. “Substantial” is the third level on a five level scale. According to the Telegraph, this is the same level as a potential terrorist attack from Irish terrorists.
South Sudan, a newly independent state of 8 million, was inducted to the United Nations on Thursday as the 193rd member. This induction comes at a time of uneasy peace with the Sudanese government in the north.
U.S. General David Petraeus relinquished command of U.S. and NATO-led troops in Afghanistan on Monday. A new U.S. commander, Gen. John Allen, formally took control of the decade-long war that has cost the lives of 1,667 American men and women.
Another milestone has reportedly been reached in the U.S.-led fight against global terrorism. Ilyas Kashmiri, a top al-Qaida terrorist, is presumed dead after a drone strike in Pakistan last month.
Humberto Leal Garcia was executed in Huntsville, Texas, Thursday after being convicted of raping and murdering a 16-year-old girl in 1994. His death comes after failed attempts by his attorney as well as the Obama administration to delay his execution until the end of this year due to concerns of rights violations.