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First Mercedes-Benz Type 300 SL Sold in America

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First Mercedes-Benz Type 300 SL Sold in America

The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) announced Thursday that the 1954 Mercedes-Benz Type 300 SL (serial number 198 040 4500003) will be recorded under the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Heritage Documentation. The documentation will be part of the HVA’s National Historic Vehicle Register and the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) that is permanently archived [...]

Pepsi Names the Most Hyped Hometown in America

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Pepsi Names the Most Hyped Hometown in America

Pepsi crowned Monday Rochester, N.Y., the most hyped hometown in America as part of the brand’s “Hyped for Halftime” campaign. As a reward for showcasing their hype, Rochester residents will experience the magic of a Pepsi halftime with an exclusive concert headlined by popular singing / songwriting duo Nico & Vinz on Sunday, January 18. [...]

Global Economic Race: China No. 1, America No. 2

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Global Economic Race: China No. 1, America No. 2

For the first time since Ulysses S. Grant was president (1877), the United States is not ranked as the largest economy in the world. According to a GOP (Republican Party) communication, China now takes the number one spot, putting the United States in an unsavory second place. These rankings are based on the International Monetary [...]

Islamic State to Americans: You Will Not Feel Secure Even in Your Bedrooms

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Islamic State to Americans: You Will Not Feel Secure Even in Your Bedrooms

By Rakesh Raman In response to the airstrikes on Iraq and Syria led by America, the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) militants have launched a major media offensive against the U.S. and its allies. Just before the American attack on Syria, an official spokesman of the Islamic State – Shaykh Abū Muham-mad al-‘Adnānī ash-Shāmī (hafidhahullāh) [...]

Terrorism, Wars, Debt, Ebola…And Now Hunger Troubles America

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Terrorism, Wars, Debt, Ebola…And Now Hunger Troubles America

America seems to be under a curse. As the country – which claims to be a super power in the world – is trying to grapple with a series of serious issues such as Islamic State terrorism, persisting wars in Muslim countries, mounting debt nearing $18 trillion, Ebola epidemic, now it’s facing another threat. It’s [...]

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 [...]

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