Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
Now that I've had a chance to read her book, I can say with certainty that Gustave Whitehead: First in Flight contains no new and compelling evidence that Whitehead ever flew.
No doubt, Mr. Williams' bad judgment unleashed a fury of controversy. The blood bath that ensued was definitely Emmy award-winning but was it justified?
By the end of June, the U. S. Supreme Court will deliver its decisions regarding same-sex marriage and, as well, the healthcare law whose controversial provisions include some contraception and abortion coverage.
Many opponents to expanding education to DREAM-ers argue that tax-payers pay for aid programs, and only children from tax-paying families should have access to these programs. But this argument is extremely misguiding.
The dream of escaping the tight confines of Manhattan for the more spacious offerings of nearby Upstate New York and Connecticut is one that has long entranced New Yorkers.
Last year, we welcomed more than 25,000 people to a spectacular beach which, to me, has the feel of a little piece of Nantucket right here in Bridgeport, Connecticut. This summer, we expect even more kids and families to create great, new memories on sunny days.
This week Gov. Dannel Malloy of Connecticut wisely announced a new electric car rebate program that gives a more immediate discount than any other state has provided to date; you get the rebate right at the dealership, whether you're leasing or buying the car. In the car-selling world, they call that "cash on the hood of the car."
Second Chance Society legislation would not just help nonviolent offenders -- many of whom made a mistake as a very young person -- escape from a lifetime of punishment but improve our communities and continue to make our state safer. As the architect of the Republican "urban agenda," we hope you will weigh in on an issue that undoubtedly affects our cities.
Last week marked the first week in my month of travel. I started off in LA for a week and change. Next was on to Chicago. After that comes Pittsburgh, rounded out by a trip to Connecticut.
With social and economic inequality nearing record highs, our nation needs to take real steps to increase the opportunity for upward mobility. Republicans in Congress would be well-served to look to Connecticut as an example, instead of doubling down on failed trickle-down policies
It feels like driving around Chicago, all you see is pothole after pothole caused by winter weather. They're terrible for your car, and the traffic caused by construction to fix them is just as frustrating.
Being an Out-Of-The-Box woman myself for as long as I can remember (which is a kinder, gentler, more modern way of calling someone the Black Sheep of the Family), I love it when I find people accomplishing the ordinary by extraordinary means.
Given that this is David McCullough speaking to us -- the person who has been called "America's Greatest Historian" -- can anyone truly dismiss his conclusion about "Gus" Whitehead ?
Now that it's clear IHS/Jane's does not endorse or support the "opinion" of Paul Jackson, IHS/Jane's has an obligation to clarify the record and explain the process by which it came to a neutral position on the question of who was first to make a powered, controlled, sustained flight in a heavier-than-air machine.
Rubber Ducky, you're the one... Yes, in this Chicken Soup For The Soul Moment we bring you those cute little yellow duckies we all loved as a kid. But what makes them so special now is they are used to raise money for charity! Cool, right?