Politics

Fact-Checking Donald Trump’s Comments on U.S. Education Policy

Fact-Checking Donald Trump’s Comments on U.S. Education Policy

Now that Donald Trump is the presumptive Republican nominee for president, education advocates are asking what his candidacy means for education policy. Trump has not made extensive statements about his positions yet, but he has made his views known on social media and television commercials, and what he has to […]

by May 3, 2016 7 comments Politics, Science, Trending, World
US Armed Forces Joins Other Nations in Opening All Combat Positions to Women

US Armed Forces Joins Other Nations in Opening All Combat Positions to Women

For the United States Army, this is the dawn of a new day. On Friday the Army announced it has commission 22 women as infantry and armor officers under new military rules that open all ground combat jobs to women. The move is the most significant step yet to include […]

by April 15, 2016 6 comments Politics, Trending, World
Saturday Night Live’s Best 4 Sketches About Presidential Election 2016

Saturday Night Live’s Best 4 Sketches About Presidential Election 2016

The 2016 presidential election is already one for the record books, with businessman and reality TV star Donald Trump’s shocking run toward the Republican nomination, while on the Democratic side, new voters have been engaged by a Jewish Democratic Socialist. The crazy cast of characters that has emerged  includes an […]

by March 10, 2016 5 comments Arts, Politics
Muslim American Woman Will Compete for Team USA in Olympics Wearing a Hijab

Muslim American Woman Will Compete for Team USA in Olympics Wearing a Hijab

Ibtihaj Muhammad grew up in New Jersey in a typical all-American family. Her mother was a special education teacher and her father was a narcotics detective. She had three sisters and one brother, and all four kids were expected to compete in sports. Like many Americans, the family took their […]

by March 9, 2016 5 comments Politics, Trending
Nancy Reagan Dead at 94; Wife of Ronald Reagan Changed Role of First Lady

Nancy Reagan Dead at 94; Wife of Ronald Reagan Changed Role of First Lady

Nancy Reagan, wife of Ronald Reagan, died on Sunday, March 6 at her home in Los Angeles. The cause of death was congestive heart failure. Life as a Political Wife Nancy was a staunch guardian of her husband’s legacy and was a lighting rod for controversy during his political career. […]

by March 7, 2016 2 comments Politics, Trending
7 Cities Other Than Flint With a Water Pollution Crisis

7 Cities Other Than Flint With a Water Pollution Crisis

The lead poising crisis in Flint, Michigan is an ongoing scandal that suggests the American water supply is less safe than people once believed. The Flint water supply became poisoned in 2014 after the city decided to switch its water supply from water drawn from Lake Huron to treated water […]

by March 7, 2016 5 comments Politics, Science