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Ukraine Is to Russia what Syria Is to America

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Ukraine Is to Russia what Syria Is to America

As the things are developing, it appears that both Russia and the U.S. are hell-bent to grab what doesn’t belong to them. While the U.S. is unnecessarily meddling with the internal affairs of Syria under the pretext of attacking the ISIL militants, Russia has annexed Ukraine with the aim to extend its regime in a [...]

New Book Profiles Irish Pubs in America

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New Book Profiles Irish Pubs in America

A new coffee table book by Robert Meyers with Ron Wallace presents profiles of more than fifty outstanding Irish pubs in the United States. Irish Pubs in America: History, Lore and Recipes is a 336 page full-color book that pays tribute to the many contributions Irish immigrants have made to the United States as expressed [...]

America Going Off on the Wrong Track: Survey

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America Going Off on the Wrong Track: Survey

As the government continues to come back from the 16 days it was shut down, people are still taking stock of the damage that was done and who may have ‘won’ and who lost during those two plus weeks. Unfortunately, it looks like the country as a whole seems to have lost the most. Currently, [...]

1 in 6 U.S. Households Struggles with Hunger

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1 in 6 U.S. Households Struggles with Hunger

America is fast emerging as a new poor nation where people are struggling to get food for their survival. The United States Department of Agriculture reported today that 14.5 percent of American households remain food insecure. That means, 1 in 6 households in the United States had difficulty at some time during the year in [...]

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

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Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America announced today that its founder, Shannon Watts, has been invited to make remarks during Vice President Joe Biden’s call on the need for common-sense reforms to reduce gun violence. The call will take place today, April 15, at 3:10 p.m. EDT. “We are grateful to the White [...]

America Today Goes to Metropolitan Museum

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America Today Goes to Metropolitan Museum

American artist Thomas Hart Benton’s epic mural America Today—a sweeping panorama of American life, celebrating the promise of modern industry and technology and the accomplishments of working people in the boom years of the 1920s—has been donated by AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company to The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The announcement was made jointly today, [...]

America’s Tallest Fresh-Cut Christmas Tree Arrives

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America’s Tallest Fresh-Cut Christmas Tree Arrives

The tallest fresh-cut Christmas tree in America, a 110-foot-high, fresh-cut white fir, arrived today at Outlets at Anthem, following a four-day journey from northern California. For the third consecutive year, the North Phoenix outlet shopping center will display the 12-ton tree in its busy center court area during the holiday season. “This year’s tree arrival [...]

India’s Mahindra Opens Technical Center in America

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India’s Mahindra Opens Technical Center in America

Mahindra, a US $15.4 billion multinational group based in Mumbai, India, has inaugurated its new Technical Center in Troy, Michigan. The company made this announcement today, Sept. 19. This facility is the company’s first technical center in the USA and will leverage Michigan’s large automotive talent pool to provide design and consulting services for Mahindra’s [...]

Can America Protect Children in Emergencies?

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Can America Protect Children in Emergencies?

Thousands of child care facilities in 27 states are not required to specifically account for infants, toddlers or children with disabilities or those with access and functional needs in their disaster preparedness plans, according to a new national survey released Tuesday by Save the Children. States have had days to prepare for Hurricane Isaac, but [...]

Wolf Trap to Premiere Face of America

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Wolf Trap to Premiere Face of America

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts will premiere Face of America: Spirit of South Florida on September 8 for one night only in its seventh installment of the world-renowned series, which showcases the harmony between artistic expression and the country’s natural treasures. Face of America: Spirit of South Florida uses the performing arts to [...]

Is America Doing Enough to Create Jobs?

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Is America Doing Enough to Create Jobs?

With a tepid 84,000 jobs created last month, a recent Korn/Ferry (NYSE: KFY) poll of U.S. workers with incomes of $50,000+ revealed that 63 percent believe an American President has a big impact on job creation. Yet, just 45 percent of respondents think the U.S. has invested in technologies that create jobs.  Compared to a [...]

Obama or Romney: Choose Your President

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Obama or Romney: Choose Your President

Nearly 6 in 10 Americans (59 percent) report that their personal financial situation is either the single most important factor (12 percent) or one of several important factors (47 percent) in deciding which presidential candidate they will vote for in November, according to new research released today, June 18, by Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE). It says [...]

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