Trade pacts fail to benefit U.S. companies
Promoters of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement make the same promises made by promoters of past trade agreements. Did their promises come true?…
Why Americans Should Buy Local Food
Imagine this: food that has to travel long distances is preserved with waxes, gases and synthetic chemicals such as…
Suspect shot after 10 hour standoff with police in Texas
Police shot an armed suspect multiple times when he fired on a state patrolman at the end of a 10-hour standoff on Monday along an interstate highway…
Bernie Sanders set to appear during Week 2 of Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will be a guest during the second week of Stephen Colbert’s run helming the Late Show,…
Keystone XL Pipeline Sputters Out As U.S. Solar Generation Soars to Record High
As rumors fly about the impending Keystone XL permit denial, U.S. solar generation soars to new heights thanks partly to the support of corporate…
Officer killed, 100 wounded in Ukraine grenade blast outside parliament
It was the worst violence in the capital since the government took power in February 2014 ... "This is the diametrically opposite process, which will…
Commentary by state Sen. Van Wanggaard: John Doe law reforms needed to protect everyone
They are open-ended and can be used to investigate any crime. The right to free speech and right to…
Drinking Water Is Becoming Increasingly Toxic & Scarce
Two of the primary water polluters in the United States are large-scale monocrop farms and confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs). According to…
Endangered animals can be identified by rate of genetic diversity loss
A new study presents a novel approach for identifying vertebrate populations at risk of extinction by estimating the rate of genetic diversity loss,…
Dialect influences Appalachian students’ experiences in college
Language diversity isn't always celebrated on campus, a linguist writes in a new article, callomg dialect the 'last acceptable personal trait to make…