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21 Oct 2018, 6:57 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
The Conversation: “A large majority of Americans strongly support the goal of preventing the extinction of endangered wildlife and plants. [read post]
21 Oct 2018, 4:47 pm by Gerard Magliocca
In about two weeks, Americans will go to the polls and decide which party will control the House of Representatives. [read post]
21 Oct 2018, 4:41 pm by Peek & Toland
Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently tightened restrictions on those that qualify for asylum in a ruling that effectively eliminates asylum as an option for most Central Americans fleeing gang or drug violence in their native countries, as well as individuals from any countries seeking respite from domestic violence. [read post]
21 Oct 2018, 3:52 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
” The new definition would essentially eradicate federal recognition of the estimated 1.4 million Americans who have opted to recognize themselves — surgically or otherwise — as a gender other than the one they were born into. [read post]
21 Oct 2018, 2:29 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
“More than 80 movies by and about African Americans will be screened in D.C. next week as part of the inaugural Smithsonian’s African American Film Festival. [read post]
21 Oct 2018, 2:19 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
They’ve busted a reality TV host who poached a grizzly bear and infiltrated theft rings trafficking in looted Native American artifacts. [read post]
21 Oct 2018, 2:11 pm by Brian Higgins
  In view of a recent Pew Research Center poll that found most Americans know about social media bots, and those that have heard about them overwhelmingly (80%) believe that such bots are used for malicious purposes, politicians have plenty of cover to go after bots and their owners. [read post]
21 Oct 2018, 1:53 pm by Gail Heriot
He used his immense wealth to fund thousands of “Rosenwald schools” to educate African Americans throughout the rural South. [read post]
American companies like Planetary Resources, SpaceX, and Deep Space Industries, along with companies in Japan and Luxembourg, are moving forward under their respective national laws developing the technologies to make space mining a reality. [read post]
21 Oct 2018, 12:00 pm
  In Jamie's opinion, she did not think that, for the most part, Americans believed in either one or the other. [read post]
21 Oct 2018, 11:38 am by Steve Kalar
    Sellers was convicted after a jury trial, and appealed.Issue(s): “Sellers argues that he was targeted based on his race, and presents evidence that an overwhelming majority of the defendants targeted by law enforcement in similar investigations are African-Americans or Hispanics. [read post]
21 Oct 2018, 11:20 am by Stuart Kaplow
RELi was first developed over 5 years ago by the Institute for Market Transformation to Sustainability and adopted by MTS in 2014, following the ANSI accredited American National Standards procedure. [read post]
21 Oct 2018, 11:07 am by Gene Takagi
Resources Three Simple Steps to Protect Charities and American Taxpayers from the Rise of Donor-Advised Funds (Nonprofit Quar [read post]
21 Oct 2018, 10:29 am by Schachtman
Given the shrill ideological ranting of SKAPP and the APHA, we might find some interest in what two leading scientific organizations, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the National Academy of Science (NAS), contributed to the debate over the proper judicial role in policing expert witness opinion testimony. [read post]
21 Oct 2018, 9:25 am by Patrick A. Malone
At a time when Americans experience high anxiety and financial insecurity due to medical costs — with more than 20 percent of those with health insurance experiencing trouble paying for necessities, more than a quarter of them saying they had bills in collection, and 13 percent forced to borrowed money as a result of illness — politicians and special interests are closing the midterm campaigns as if they can prank voters. [read post]
21 Oct 2018, 6:55 am by Donald Vanarelli
” Four in 10 Americans have provided long-term care to an older relative or friend, a volunteer workforce that’s growing as the population ages. [read post]
21 Oct 2018, 6:31 am by John Schroeder
During the week just past Scott Rasmussen, in a post intriguingly entitled, “The Culture Is Powerful Enough to Fix Our Broken Political System” wrote of listening to Arthur Brooks lecture on what will fix our politics: Brooks, the president of the American Enterprise Institute, shocked many in the room by saying that civility and tolerance are not the antidote to political polarization. [read post]
21 Oct 2018, 5:30 am by Glenn Reynolds
Sure, top American journalists care — because he was not just a journalist (the Saudis have killed plenty of those, as have the Turks, the Chinese, the Russians . . .) but one they knew personally. [read post]
21 Oct 2018, 4:30 am by Glenn Reynolds
The reality is that many Americans already think that the Democrats talk too much about identity. [read post]
21 Oct 2018, 3:50 am
"During the first gulf war, fought in part to protect the Saudis from an encroaching Saddam, a group of Saudi women — artists and academics — got excited by the presence of American female soldiers and went for a joy ride. [read post]