Breaking News & Opinion

Politics
Save the Middle Class - Abolish the Income Tax

. . . and sent hither a swarm of officers to harass our people and eat out their

Business
8,600 brick-and-mortar stores will follow JCPenney and Payless in closing this year, report says

This week it was Bebe. Last month it was Staples. In February it was JCPenney.

News
Croatia anti-fascists, Serbs gather at WWII death camp

ZAGREB, Croatia –  Croatian anti-fascists and Serb minority groups ha

Business
Wall Street gears up for busiest earnings week in years

The Wall Street bull is seen in the financial district in New York, U.S., March

Sports
Michigan State dismisses Auston Robertson after sexual assault charge

SI WIRE Michigan State has dismissed defensive lineman Auston&

News
'OUR BRAVEST' Trump gives Purple Heart to soldier injured overseas

April 22, 2017: Donald Trump presents Purple Heart award to Army Sgt. Alvaro Bar

News

News
Croatia anti-fascists, Serbs gather at WWII death camp

ZAGREB, Croatia –  Croatian anti-fascists and Serb minority groups have held a commemoration ceremony at the site of a notorious World War II death camp, boyco...

'OUR BRAVEST' Trump gives Purple Heart to soldier injured overseas

April 22, 2017: Donald Trump presents Purple Heart award to Army Sgt. Alvaro Barrietos. First lady Melania Trump and wife Tammy Barrietos are behind, to Barrietos’ ...

IDEOLOGY VS. SCIENCE Marchers bash Trump on spending cuts, climate change skepticism

March for Science rallies were held across the country Saturday in response to what organizers and attendees see as increasing attacks on science and concerns about loomi...

Business

Business
8,600 brick-and-mortar stores will follow JCPenney and Payless in closing this year, report says

This week it was Bebe. Last month it was Staples. In February it was JCPenney. Stores are closing at an epic pace. In fact, the retail industry could suffer far more s...

Wall Street gears up for busiest earnings week in years

The Wall Street bull is seen in the financial district in New York, U.S., March 7, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid By Caroline Valetkevitch | NEW YO...

Verizon reports 20 percent fall in quarterly profit

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Verizon is seen at a retail store in San Diego, California April 21, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N)...

Lifestyle

Lifestyle
Finding Your YES and Knowing Your NO

  Clarity is a good thing. It isn’t always easy, joyful, fun or necessarily pleasant.  It can even be awful. When truth presents itself, and the facts ...

New Beginnings

Josie: "You should really do a follow-up article about narcissism." Me: "I want to, but I'm kind of worried about it because some of the narciss...

How to take control of iOS autocorrect

File photo: A sales assistant shows features of iOS 9 on an Apple iPhone 6 at an Apple reseller shop in Bangkok September 18, 2015. (REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom) Oh, aut...

Outdoors

Outdoors
Hunting elk? Here are the 12 best cartridges

Get up to speed on the best cartridges for taking down a bull.  (Joseph von Benedikt) The bull elk is North America’s toughest hooved big-game animal. And t...

Warm Weather Concealed Carry

It is the time of the year again for short sleeves and pants.  This brings up the question of how do we conceal a handgun in warmer weather?  There is a sa...

Defending Yourself From Your Vehicle

Today you and your family are taking that well-deserved vacation- a trip across the USA in the family vehicle.  You packed the luggage, the kids are in the car, read...

Education

Education
This Day in History - April 21

April 21 753 BC – Traditional date of the foundation of Rome 43 BC – Marcus Antonius is defeated by Octavian near Modena, Italy 1509 – Henry VI...

This Day in History - April 20

April 20 121 – 16th Roman Emperor, Marcus Aurelius, is born 1139 – The Second Lateran Council opens in Rome 1521 – Zhengde, Emperor of Chi...

34 problems with standardized tests

By Valerie Strauss In March I wrote about a decision by three justices on a Florida appeals court that said that a standardized reading test is the best...

Politics

Politics
Save the Middle Class - Abolish the Income Tax

. . . and sent hither a swarm of officers to harass our people and eat out their substance.                       ...

FREE-SPEECH FIGHT Maher defends Coulter in UC Berkeley skirmish

Comedian Bill Maher.  (Reuters) Liberal political comedian host Bill Maher said the University of California, Berkeley is the "the cradle for f—king ba...

TRUMP-LIKE BOOST: Populist Le Pen sees jump in support with clock ticking to France's election

With one day before France officially heads to the polls for the first round of its presidential elections, candidate Marine Le Pen -- who has built her campaign on the p...

Sports

Sports
Michigan State dismisses Auston Robertson after sexual assault charge

SI WIRE Michigan State has dismissed defensive lineman Auston Robertson following a sexual assault charge. Robertson, 19 is facing third-de...

Blake Griffin will miss remainder of playoffs due to big toe injury

SI WIRE Clippers forward Blake Griffin will miss the remainder of the 2017 NBA Playoffs with an injury to the plantar plate of his right big toe, which was sustained i...

Hawks Fall and Get Swept

The pain of last night was deep, to say the least. The number 1 seed, Chicago Blackhawks against the lowly 8th seed, Nashville Predators. I won't use the name I ...

Entertainment

Entertainment
Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car

Cuba Gooding Sr., the father of Oscar-winner Cuba Gooding Jr. who found fame in his own right with the 1972 hit "Everybody Plays the Fool," was found dead in hi...

'X- Files' is returning

By Lisa Respers France Gillian Anderson stars as Dana Scully and David Duchovny as Fox Mulder in "The X-Files."   The truth is still out th...

Chris Pratt: 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' is going to blow audiences away

LOS ANGELES –  “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is going to explode in theaters like a "supernova" according to star Chris Pratt. &ldq...

Technology

Technology
Facebook is building a helicopter to help deliver internet access in emergencies

After building a solar-powered plane to help deliver internet access nearly two years ago, Facebook is once again building another aircraft to deploy the intern...

How many of us use phones while behind the wheel? A worrisome number

An eyebrow-raising new study assesses the extent of distracted driving, with stats revealing just how many people use their cellphones while behind the wheel. "Damn ...

NASA honors John Glenn with special tribute to national hero

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. –  John Glenn flies again! About 7,600 pounds of cargo are now zooming to the International Space Station inside Orbital ATK's...

Religion

Religion
Easter, the Celebration of the Fertility Goddess

Yikes!! My guess is, if you are like me, you opened this post in one of two ways. Really, seriously twirked that I would have the audacity to call the celebration of th...

A MESSAGE OF HOPE Pope: Christians must cling to faith amid wars, hatred

Pope Francis on Sunday encouraged people to hold fast in their "fearful hearts" to faith despite all the wars, sickness and hatred in the world, acknowledging o...

The crucifixion: True facts

Every year around Easter, the same old stories begin appearing in the media: The Romans executed Jesus of Nazareth for being a zealot revolutionary, his body allowed to h...

Weather

Weather
Florida Governor Scott Declares State of Emergency Due to Wildfires

More than 100 wildfires blazing across the state of Florida prompted Governor Rick Scott to declare a state of emergency on Tuesday.  From the Georgia line to Miami-...

Severe weather: Alabama governor declares emergency, South braces for more storms - FOX NEWS WEATHER CENTER

Another round of severe weather with damaging winds is expected to sweep across the South on Wednesday, bringing damaging winds in Alabama and Georgia, according to forec...