Posts Tagged 'news'

Amnesty International Names Kaepernick Its Ambassador Of Conscience

Posted by:

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick receives the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018 in Amsterdam Saturday. Kaepernick became a controversial figure when he refused to stand for the national anthem, and instead knelt to protest racial inequality and police brutality.

...

Continue Reading →

If A Parent’s Day Job Is Running For Congress, Can The Campaign Pay For Child Care?

Posted by:

A pedestrian walks past the Federal Election Commission’s headquarters October 24, 2016 in Washington, DC.

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

...

Continue Reading →

The Rocky Mountains Have A Dust Problem

Posted by:

Jeff Derry, director of the Colorado-based Center for Snow and Avalanche Studies, digs a snow pit at the Swamp Angel monitoring site in the San Juan Mountains.

...

Continue Reading →

Barbara Bush Remembered In Her Own, Never-Minced, Words

Posted by:

Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush

Unlike her trademark three-strand pearl necklace, Barbara Bush was known for her authenticity.

The former first lady to President George H.W. Bush, and mother of President George W. Bush, died this week at the age of 92. Her funeral is Saturday, and those eulogizing her might not have to look far for inspiration — to her own words.

Bush spoke ...

Continue Reading →

The Russia Investigations: Comey At Imbroglio’s Center But Does He Bring Clarity?

Posted by:

Former FBI Director James Comey leaves a closed session with the Senate intelligence committee on Capitol Hill June 8, 2017.

...

Continue Reading →

A New Generation’s Political Awakening

Posted by:

Hundreds of students gather at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Minn., on Friday to protest gun violence, part of a national high school walkout on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting.

...

Continue Reading →

How Pokemon Inspired A Citizen Science Project To Monitor Tiny Streams

Posted by:

In the fall of 2017, left, Stream Tracker volunteer John Hammond found this creek near Fort Collins, Colo., to be dry. A year later, it was flowing again.

...

Continue Reading →

An Anti-Immigration Speech Divided Britain 50 Years Ago. It Still Echoes Today

Posted by:

Britain’s Conservative Party politician Enoch Powell, right, listens to two demonstrators in Canada in April 1968, reading a petition that describes him as a “racist.”

...

Continue Reading →

National Teacher’s Union Cuts Ties With Wells Fargo Over Bank’s Ties To NRA, Guns

Posted by:

American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten, speaks at a news conference on American labor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 2017.

...

Continue Reading →

Republicans Push Bill To Protect Mueller, Without McConnell’s Support

Posted by:

Some Senate Republicans are hoping to provide Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller, seen here in 2013 when he was FBI director, with more protections in case President Trump tries to fire him.

...

Continue Reading →

Meet The Students Who Dreamed Up Friday’s National School Walkout

Posted by:

Lane Murdock, a high school sophomore, says she felt numb after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., and knew it was time for her to try to make some change.

...

Continue Reading →

FAA Orders Inspections Of Engine Type That Blew Apart On Southwest Flight

Posted by:

National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday.

...

Continue Reading →
Page 1 of 499 12345...»