Posts Tagged ‘years+’

A Look At This Year’s Raging Wildfires — From Space

Climate change has not only sent global temperatures spiraling out of control, it has breathed fire into Earth’s wild lands. Fire seasons are an average 78 days longer than they were in 1970, and the number of acres scorched each year has doubled since 1980, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  If the start of the […]

Remember The First-Ever ‘Oprah Show’ Guest? Here She Is, 30 Years Later.

When “The Oprah Winfrey Show” made its national debut in 1986, no one expected it to become the unrivaled leader among daytime talk shows — especially not the show’s first-ever guest. Her name was Margaret Kent, and for more than a decade, she taught a course teaching women how to get married. After the unexpected […]

Comfort for Your Failed New Year’s Resolution

“You know what the problem is with making any sort of effort to better ourselves?” “What?” I asked, as a took a sip of my coffee. “It’s just a set up for failure,” my friend moaned. “I mean, really,” she continued, licking some whipped cream off the top of her mocha. “What’s the point of […]

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Turn Back Your Age Clock: Look and Feel 20 Years Younger in Only 8 Weeks

Turn Back Your Age Clock: Look and Feel 20 Years Younger in Only 8 Weeks Knock a staggering two decades off your biological age in only two months. Find out how old you really are with 13 simple tests, then set to working on improving your score with visible results in days. TURN BACK YOUR […]

Twelve Years a Slave

Twelve Years a Slave Solomon Northup was born a free man in New York State. At the age of 33 he was kidnapped in Washington D.C. and placed in an underground slave pen. Northup was transported by ship to New Orleans where he was sold into slavery. He spent the next 12 years working as […]

Twelve Years a Slave (Illustrated)

Twelve Years a Slave (Illustrated) Solomon Northup was born a free man in New York State. At the age of 33 he was kidnapped in Washington D.C. and placed in an underground slave pen. Northup was transported by ship to New Orleans where he was sold into slavery. He spent the next 12 years working […]

Twelve Years a Slave (Illustrated) (Two Pence Books)

Twelve Years a Slave (Illustrated) (Two Pence Books) Solomon Northup was born a free man in New York State. At the age of 33 he was kidnapped in Washington D.C. and placed in an underground slave pen. Northup was transported by ship to New Orleans where he was sold into slavery. He spent the next […]

Twelve Years a Slave (Illustrated) (Two Pence Books)

Twelve Years a Slave (Illustrated) (Two Pence Books) Solomon Northup was born a free man in New York State. At the age of 33 he was kidnapped in Washington D.C. and placed in an underground slave pen. Northup was transported by ship to New Orleans where he was sold into slavery. He spent the next […]

Twelve Years a Slave (Illustrated): With Five Interviews of Former Slaves

Twelve Years a Slave (Illustrated): With Five Interviews of Former Slaves Solomon Northup was born a free man in New York State. At the age of 33 he was kidnapped in Washington D.C. and placed in an underground slave pen. Northup was transported by ship to New Orleans where he was sold into slavery. He […]

Twelve Years a Slave (The Original Book from which the 2013 Movie '12 Years a Slave' is Based) (Illustrated)

Twelve Years a Slave (The Original Book from which the 2013 Movie '12 Years a Slave' is Based) (Illustrated) Solomon Northup was born a free man in New York State. At the age of 33 he was kidnapped in Washington D.C. and placed in an underground slave pen. Northup was transported by ship to New […]

Twelve Years a Slave (The Original Book from which the 2013 Movie '12 Years a Slave' is Based) (Illustrated)

Twelve Years a Slave (The Original Book from which the 2013 Movie '12 Years a Slave' is Based) (Illustrated) Solomon Northup was born a free man in New York State. At the age of 33 he was kidnapped in Washington D.C. and placed in an underground slave pen. Northup was transported by ship to New […]

Twelve Years a Slave (Unabridged)

Twelve Years a Slave (Unabridged) Twelve Years a Slave (Originally published in 1853 with the sub-title: “Narrative of Solomon Northup, a citizen of New-York, kidnapped in Washington city in 1841, and rescued in 1853, from a cotton plantation near the Red River in Louisiana”) is the written work of Solomon Northup; a man who was […]

Twelve Years a Slave (Unabridged)

Twelve Years a Slave (Unabridged) Twelve Years a Slave is the autobiographical account of Solomon Northup, an African American who was born free in New York in the early 1800s. In 1841, Solomon Northup was captured and forced into slavery for a period of twelve years. Northup’s account is detailed in its account of life […]

Twelve Years a Slave. Narrative of Solomon Northup [Illustrated Edition]

Twelve Years a Slave. Narrative of Solomon Northup [Illustrated Edition] 2010 reprint of 1855 edition. Twelve Years a Slave was written by Solomon Northup; a man who was born free but was bound into slavery later in life. The book, originally published in 1853, tells the story of how two men approached him under the […]

Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup (AD Classic Library Edition) (Illustrated)

Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup (AD Classic Library Edition) (Illustrated) Solomon Northup was born a free man in New York State. At the age of 33 he was kidnapped in Washington D.C. and placed in an underground slave pen. Northup was transported by ship to New Orleans where he was sold into […]

Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup (AD Classic) (Illustrated)

Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup (AD Classic) (Illustrated) Solomon Northup was born a free man in New York State. At the age of 33 he was kidnapped in Washington D.C. and placed in an underground slave pen. Northup was transported by ship to New Orleans where he was sold into slavery. He […]

Twelve Years a Slave: Plus Five American Slave Narratives (Illustrated)

Twelve Years a Slave: Plus Five American Slave Narratives (Illustrated) Solomon Northup was born a free man in New York State. At the age of 33 he was kidnapped in Washington D.C. and placed in an underground slave pen. Northup was transported by ship to New Orleans where he was sold into slavery. He spent […]

Twelve Years a Slave: Plus Five American Slave Narratives (Illustrated)

Twelve Years a Slave: Plus Five American Slave Narratives (Illustrated) Solomon Northup was born a free man in New York State. At the age of 33 he was kidnapped in Washington D.C. and placed in an underground slave pen. Northup was transported by ship to New Orleans where he was sold into slavery. He spent […]

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Value Book Combo: “The Sexy Years” & “Slim and Sexy Forever”

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Union and States' Rights: A History and Interpretation of Interposition, Nullification, and Secession 150 Years After

Union and States' Rights: A History and Interpretation of Interposition, Nullification, and Secession 150 Years After The third book in the &LAW series addresses the perpetual issue of state sovereignty in the federal union—‘states’ rights.’ From the 1770s, through the Confederate states’ secession, and continuing until now, a central issue of governance is state power […]

Why High School Football Is Just As Deadly Now As It Was 35 Years Ago

ImageContent(562a2810e4b0aac0b8fc7571,562a1c001400002b003c8f57,Image,HectorAssetUrl(562a1c001400002b003c8f57.jpeg,Some(),Some(jpeg)),Andrew Theodorakis via Getty Images,Israel Squires (5) rushes in a 2014 game for Shoreham Wading River High School in New York the week after his teammate Tom Cutinella died on the field. ) Hardly a week has passed since the beginning of the 2015 high school football season without the tragic news that a young player has […]

Former Federal Agent Sentenced To 6 Years For Stealing Silk Road Bitcoins

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) — A former U.S. federal agent was sentenced to 78 months in prison on Monday for stealing bitcoins during the government’s investigation of Silk Road and for secretly soliciting payment from the operator of the online black market for information on its probe. Carl Force, a former U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent, […]

Baltimore Police Were Told To Use Seatbelts For Years Before Freddie Gray Died

At the time of Freddie Gray’s death last spring, the Baltimore Police Department had been waging a nearly three-year campaign urging officers to use seat belts for detainees transported in police vans, newly obtained documents show. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our […]

Does Your Hair Really Change Every 7 Years?

By Lindsay Colameo, Allure (Photo: Delphine Achard/WWD) If you’ve ever run your fingers through your hair and thought to yourself, Gosh (yes, gosh) my hair feels different than it did when I was a kid…or in high school…or even college, you are not alone. I often think back to the days of my thick, shiny […]

Where Will Humans Be In 100 Years? Extinct, Unless We Make Changes

In the premiere of the new web series, “Beyond The Horizon,” director Jared Leto asks Deepak Chopra about his predictions for humanity 100 years into the future.    Chopra urges environmental and social change, warning that life will always continue — but that doesn’t mean humans will be along for the ride.   “Are we […]

Every 12 Years, India Builds A City From Scratch — Here’s Why

In 2013, approximately 80 million people made the pilgrimage to Allahabad, India, arriving at a riverside metropolis that didn’t exist a year prior — and wouldn’t exist two months later. The pilgrims who make the trek to this spot are Hindus from all walks of life — rich and poor, seekers and devotees. They cross […]

Every 12 Years, India Builds A City From Scratch — Here’s Why

In 2013, approximately 80 million people made the pilgrimage to Allahabad, India, arriving at a riverside metropolis that didn’t exist a year prior — and wouldn’t exist two months later. The pilgrims who make the trek to this spot are Hindus from all walks of life — rich and poor, seekers and devotees. They cross […]

Every 12 Years, India Builds A City From Scratch — Here’s Why

In 2013, approximately 80 million people made the pilgrimage to Allahabad, India, arriving at a riverside metropolis that didn’t exist a year prior — and wouldn’t exist two months later. The pilgrims who make the trek to this spot are Hindus from all walks of life — rich and poor, seekers and devotees. They cross […]

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Has ‘Come Full Circle’ 11 Years After Her Death

The week of Alex Scott’s first birthday, her parents, Jay and Liz, sensed that something was wrong with their baby girl. They took Alex to the emergency room one night, and received the news that they never saw coming: Alex had a baseball-size tumor growing on her tiny spine. “We thought she had a stomach […]

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Has ‘Come Full Circle’ 11 Years After Her Death

The week of Alex Scott’s first birthday, her parents, Jay and Liz, sensed that something was wrong with their baby girl. They took Alex to the emergency room one night, and received the news that they never saw coming: Alex had a baseball-size tumor growing on her tiny spine. “We thought she had a stomach […]

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Has ‘Come Full Circle’ 11 Years After Her Death

The week of Alex Scott’s first birthday, her parents, Jay and Liz, sensed that something was wrong with their baby girl. They took Alex to the emergency room one night, and received the news that they never saw coming: Alex had a baseball-size tumor growing on her tiny spine. “We thought she had a stomach […]

What 10 Years of Dating Pretty Girls Has Taught Me About My Insecurities

_____ I whole-heartedly understand that I am to blame for 99.98 percent of the trust issues that I have in my life. I worry too much. I’m too anxious, and I jump to the worst possible conclusion without having any valid reason or knowledge.  I fear abandonment, ultimately. And because I do, I overcompensate one […]

Relief For Woman Sentenced To 20 Years For Using Meth While Pregnant

A woman who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for using methamphetamine while pregnant may soon go free. In 2014, Melissa McCann-Arms was convicted of introducing a controlled substance into the body of another person after her newborn son tested positive for methamphetamine. She admitted to police that she used the drug around four times during […]

Relief For Woman Sentenced To 20 Years For Using Meth While Pregnant

A woman who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for using methamphetamine while pregnant may soon go free. In 2014, Melissa McCann-Arms was convicted of introducing a controlled substance into the body of another person after her newborn son tested positive for methamphetamine. She admitted to police that she used the drug around four times during […]

5 Life Lessons That Only Took Me 42 Years to Learn

It’s been a rocky 42 years, but I am pleased to report life seems to be turning itself around. It wasn’t for a lack of trying, because I have always been a scrapper. Rather, it was for a lack of understanding. Most of my relationships hovered at the surface, barely scraping the layer beneath, never […]

Obama Declares First New Marine Sanctuaries In 15 Years

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama announced Monday that his administration is creating two new marine sanctuaries in the United States, the first such sanctuaries to be established in 15 years. The administration is declaring an 875-square-mile area of Lake Michigan in Wisconsin protected, as well as a 14-square-mile area of the tidal Potomac River in […]

Georgia Is About To Execute Its First Woman In 70 Years

Kelly Renee Gissendaner, the only woman on Georgia’s death row, is set to be executed Tuesday. A scheduled March execution was stayed after officials at the Georgia Department of Corrections determined the drug they planned to use in the lethal injection, pentobarbital, appeared uncharacteristically cloudy. — This feed and its contents are the property of […]

If You Liked 10 Years of the Roberts Court, You’ll Love the Next Republican President

There were plenty of terrifying moments in this month’s Republican presidential debate on CNN, but one of the most terrifying, to me, was when the candidates started to complain that the current U.S. Supreme Court isn’t conservative enough. Specifically, Jeb Bush and Ted Cruz went after Chief Justice John Roberts, who has led what law […]

Grief 10 Years Later: Part 2

The 10th year anniversary of my mother’s death came and went as predicted. I cried a lot. I read the glorious cards she gave me on my 12th and 15th and 17th and 20th birthdays. The cards that stop abruptly at 25, the age I was when she died. My mother died a day after […]

Grief 10 Years Later: Part 2

The 10th year anniversary of my mother’s death came and went as predicted. I cried a lot. I read the glorious cards she gave me on my 12th and 15th and 17th and 20th birthdays. The cards that stop abruptly at 25, the age I was when she died. My mother died a day after […]

U.N. Approves Global Goals To End Poverty In 15 Years

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World leaders on Friday unanimously approved an ambitious and costly 15-year blueprint to eradicate extreme poverty, combat climate change and address more than a dozen other major global issues. Presidents, prime ministers and diplomats from the U.N.’s 193 members stood and applauded loudly after General Assembly President Mogens Lykketoft gaveled approval […]

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Joy Bauer's Food Cures: Eat Right to Get Healthier, Look Younger, and Add Years to Your Life

Joy Bauer's Food Cures: Eat Right to Get Healthier, Look Younger, and Add Years to Your Life Comprehensively updated with cutting-edge research and expertise from one of the country''s foremost nutritionists, Joy Bauer''s Food Cures shows you how common health concerns- from beauty issues to life-threatening diseases- can be managed, treated, and sometimes even cured […]

FDA Moves On Food Safety A Mere Three Years Behind Schedule

The Food and Drug Administration released historic food safety regulations on Thursday that will force food manufacturers to implement major reforms to reduce the risk that their products will make people sick. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 48 million Americans contract a foodborne illness every year, 3,000 of whom end up dying.  The […]

The Eye-Opening Evolution Of Miss America’s Body Over 95 Years

The Miss America pageant has been shaping beauty ideals ever since it first began in 1921. PsychGuides.com, an educational website that provides information about mental health, tracked the evolution of Miss America’s body type over the past 95 years. The GIF and timelines created by the website highlights just how unrealistic this image of the “ideal” body for […]

FDA Moves On Food Safety A Mere Three Years Behind Schedule

The Food and Drug Administration released historic food safety regulations on Thursday that will force food manufacturers to implement major reforms to reduce the risk that their products will make people sick. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 48 million Americans contract a foodborne illness every year, 3,000 of whom end up dying.  The […]

Grief 10 Years Later

This September, it will be 10 years since my mother died of cancer. It seems as if it were a lifetime ago and it seems as if it were yesterday. That is the nature of grief; it has it’s own rhythm. It is both present and in the past and it appears that it continues […]

Baby Blues: Ten Years and Still in Diapers: A Baby Blues Treasury

Baby Blues: Ten Years and Still in Diapers: A Baby Blues Treasury Over the years, fans have lovingly accompanied Darryl and Wanda MacPherson on their evolving journey as parents-and what a trip it''s been! Filled with temper tantrums and tender affection, with flying food, potty training, and sibling rivalry, Baby Blues has become one of […]

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14 Years Later: A Mantra for 9/11

Mantra for 9/11Fourteen Years Later, Improbable WorldBy Tom Engelhardt Fourteen years later and do you even believe it? Did we actually live it? Are we still living it? And how improbable is that? Fourteen years of wars, interventions, assassinations, torture, kidnappings, black sites, the growth of the American national security state to monumental proportions, and […]

My Whole Life and 48 Years of Small Town Family Medical Practice

My Whole Life and 48 Years of Small Town Family Medical Practice Tanner’s book begins with his formative years in Missouri and Georgia during the 1920s and 1930s. As a young man, Tanner begins college in Virginia and then leaves for the island of Saipan during World War II. Upon his return, his medical career […]

My Whole Life and 48 Years of Small Town Family Medical Practice

My Whole Life and 48 Years of Small Town Family Medical Practice Tanner’s book begins with his formative years in Missouri and Georgia during the 1920s and 1930s. As a young man, Tanner begins college in Virginia and then leaves for the island of Saipan during World War II. Upon his return, his medical career […]

Still Reeling: 10 Years After Katrina and My Journey to Biloxi

Biloxi as I saw it a few days after the Katrina. I watched the world shake and tumble on TV. Exactly 10 years ago today, as the people of New Orleans and Biloxi sought safety from Hurricane Katrina, I sat watching their plight, transfixed. Sometimes we get ideas. Crazy ideas. Ideas that make us want […]

30 Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years

My healthy observations over the past 30 years of life. About your body, eating, work and living your dreams. Some I practice daily and others I’ve only recently discovered. I’m certainly no saint, though I’ve learned a thing or two… I hope for this list to inspire, entertain and maybe even motivate you to react. […]

30 Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years

My healthy observations over the past 30 years of life. About your body, eating, work and living your dreams. Some I practice daily and others I’ve only recently discovered. I’m certainly no saint, though I’ve learned a thing or two… I hope for this list to inspire, entertain and maybe even motivate you to react. […]

30 Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years

My healthy observations over the past 30 years of life. About your body, eating, work and living your dreams. Some I practice daily and others I’ve only recently discovered. I’m certainly no saint, though I’ve learned a thing or two… I hope for this list to inspire, entertain and maybe even motivate you to react. […]

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New Orleans Marks 10 Years Since Hurricane Katrina

By Kathy Finn and Edward McAllister NEW ORLEANS, Aug 29 (Reuters) – New Orleans, a town renowned for staging big celebrations, faces a tricky challenge on Saturday, 10 years to the day from when Hurricane Katrina slammed into southeast Louisiana and triggered flooding that would leave 80 percent of the city under water. The city […]

New Orleans Marks 10 Years Since Hurricane Katrina

By Kathy Finn and Edward McAllister NEW ORLEANS, Aug 29 (Reuters) – New Orleans, a town renowned for staging big celebrations, faces a tricky challenge on Saturday, 10 years to the day from when Hurricane Katrina slammed into southeast Louisiana and triggered flooding that would leave 80 percent of the city under water. The city […]

New Orleans Marks 10 Years Since Hurricane Katrina

By Kathy Finn and Edward McAllister NEW ORLEANS, Aug 29 (Reuters) – New Orleans, a town renowned for staging big celebrations, faces a tricky challenge on Saturday, 10 years to the day from when Hurricane Katrina slammed into southeast Louisiana and triggered flooding that would leave 80 percent of the city under water. The city […]

New Orleans Marks 10 Years Since Hurricane Katrina

By Kathy Finn and Edward McAllister NEW ORLEANS, Aug 29 (Reuters) – New Orleans, a town renowned for staging big celebrations, faces a tricky challenge on Saturday, 10 years to the day from when Hurricane Katrina slammed into southeast Louisiana and triggered flooding that would leave 80 percent of the city under water. The city […]

10 Years After Katrina, Obama Will Celebrate The City’s ‘Extraordinary Resilience’

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will celebrate New Orleans’ “extraordinary resilience” and progress and reflect on the “failure of government” in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in a speech on Thursday commemorating the 10th anniversary of the storm. “We acknowledge this loss, this pain, not to harp on what happened – but to memorialize it. […]

Celebrating W.E.B. Du Bois: A Towering Figure Who Died 52 Years Ago

On August 28, 1963, as more than 200,000 Americans assembled at the Lincoln Memorial for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Roy Wilkins, the longtime head of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), addressed the crowd. Toward the end of his remarks, Wilkins announced that Du Bois, who had […]

Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian Film Director To 20 Years In Jail

MOSCOW, Aug 25 (Reuters) – A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in a high-security penal colony for “terrorist attacks” in Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Moscow annexed from Ukraine in April 2014, RIA news agency said. The Crimea-born Sentsov pleaded not guilty and denounced the trial […]

Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian Film Director To 20 Years In Jail

MOSCOW, Aug 25 (Reuters) – A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in a high-security penal colony for “terrorist attacks” in Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Moscow annexed from Ukraine in April 2014, RIA news agency said. The Crimea-born Sentsov pleaded not guilty and denounced the trial […]

Ten Years Later, It’s Still Gut-Wrenching To Look Back At Katrina Footage

Ten years ago, people around the country were glued to their television sets as Hurricane Katrina shattered New Orleans and other areas of the Gulf Coast. Entire neighborhoods were gone, dead bodies floated in the streets and people were crowded into the blazing hot Superdome, begging for clean water and information about what was happening. More […]

Ten Years Later, It’s Still Gut-Wrenching To Look Back At Katrina Footage

Ten years ago, people around the country were glued to their television sets as Hurricane Katrina shattered New Orleans and other areas of the Gulf Coast. Entire neighborhoods were gone, dead bodies floated in the streets and people were crowded into the blazing hot Superdome, begging for clean water and information about what was happening. More […]

Mary Mac’s Tea Room: 65 Years of Recipes from Atlanta’s Favorite Dining Room

Mary Mac’s Tea Room: 65 Years of Recipes from Atlanta’s Favorite Dining Room Used – Mary Maca (TM)s Tea Room is a legacy and cornerstone in the Southern dining tradition in Atlanta, Georgia.In “Mary Mac’s Tea Room,” author and owner John Ferrell brings together over 100 classic recipes from this venerable institution of Southern comfort […]

I Disappeared for Five Years — Now What?

Dear Eva: For the past five years I have literally and figuratively disappeared from my family and friends. I lost all contact with them, no calls, emails or letters whatsoever. For all I knew they might of thought I was dead. I recently decided to make a return to the city I was born and […]

‘Yemen After 5 Months Looks Like Syria After 5 Years’

CAIRO (AP) — The war in Yemen has pushed the country to the brink of famine, with both commercial food imports and aid deliveries held up by the fighting and millions of hungry women and children facing possible starvation, the United Nations said Wednesday. Ertharin Cousin, head of the U.N.’s World Food Program, said that […]

Happy Birthday, Bill Clinton! Celebrate With His Greatest Quotes Over the Years

On August 19, William Jefferson Clinton turns 69. The nation’s 42nd president is known as an eloquent and skilled communicator, writer and story teller. In his book, My Life, he wrote: “I learned a lot from the stories my uncle, aunts and grandparents told me: that no one is perfect but most people are good; […]

Happy Birthday, Bill Clinton! Celebrate With His Greatest Quotes Over the Years

On August 19, William Jefferson Clinton turns 69. The nation’s 42nd president is known as an eloquent and skilled communicator, writer and story teller. In his book, My Life, he wrote: “I learned a lot from the stories my uncle, aunts and grandparents told me: that no one is perfect but most people are good; […]

Here’s to 80 Years of Social Security — and at Least 80 More

Franklin Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act 80 years ago this week, but if you read what his critics were saying about it at the time, you might think it was just yesterday. It was a job killer and an attack on Big Business. In the words of Delaware Sen. Daniel Hastings, it would “end […]

Celebrating 80 Years of Social Security, a Promise to Keep

Imagine a country where the vast majority of seniors live in poverty, a country where for many there are no golden years, but a time of struggle and dependence. That was the United States before the creation of Social Security, which has proven to be one of the most effective and important government programs in […]

10 Years in 10 Months: A Serial of Survival

It’s been almost 10 years since the light switch of my life was flipped, changing its color forever; 10 years since I was diagnosed with cancer — with malignant pleural mesothelioma. It’s also nearing my 10-year anniversary as a survivor. The tragic part of this story? The cause of this disease is known, and it’s […]

It’s Been 50 Years Since The Voting Rights Act And Black Churches Are Still Fighting Voting Restrictions

 (RNS) Fifty years after the signing of the Voting Rights Act, the president of the Progressive National Baptist Convention said black churches will be redoubling efforts to maintain access to the ballot box. The act, signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson 50 years ago Thursday (Aug. 6), was a crowning achievement of the civil rights […]

Amazing Moments From Jon Stewart’s Years On ‘The Daily Show’

Thursday is here, and after tonight, Jon Stewart will no longer be … will no longer be … I’m sorry … After tonight, Jon Stewart will no longer be the host of “The Daily Show.” But, you know what? We’re happy for him. It was an amazing run. Fast Company threw together an impressive supercut of […]

Fifty Years of Progress Cannot Be Scaled Back– It’s Time to Restore the Voting Rights Act

The year 1965 is a landmark for civil rights in our nation–it is the year President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act (VRA) into law, a turning point in the fight for equality and the eradication of institutionalized discrimination in the United States. Many consider the VRA to be the most significant piece […]

50 Years Later, Let’s Renew the Voting Rights Act

On March 15, 1965, just eight days after the Bloody Sunday massacre in Selma, President Lyndon Johnson spoke to a joint session of Congress to press for passage of the Voting Rights Bill. Invoking the “cries of pain” of the peaceful protestors as they were “brutally assaulted,” LBJ urged lawmakers to pass the bill quickly. […]

50 Years After The Voting Rights Act, Here’s How Far We Still Have To Go

On this day in 1965, people rejoiced as civil rights activists helped to pass the Voting Rights Act. The bill promised to protect the rights of minority voters throughout the country. It was a significant moment that is recognized as one of the greatest accomplishments of the Civil Rights Movement. It’s been 50 years since […]

Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Think of blueberries as a brain’s best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet can slow cognitive decline and may reduce a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The diet essentially follows a Mediterranean diet, said a press release on the […]

King Of The Comics: One Hundred Years Of King Features Syndicate

King Of The Comics: One Hundred Years Of King Features Syndicate Krazy Kat! Popeye! Flash Gordon! Beetle Bailey! Blondie! Prince Valiant! Hagar the Horrible! Barney Google and Snuffy Smith! Baby Blues! Mutt & Jeff! Zits! Juliet Jones! Buz Sawyer! Steve Canyon! Bizarro! Hi & Lois! Maggie & Jiggs! Johnny Hazard! There are simply too many […]

Jon Stewart Proves Ridiculous Interviews Over The Years Were Real

The Daily ShowDaily Show Full Episodes,  More Daily Show Videos,  Comedy Central Full Episodes Clear your schedule. You’re going to need a lot more than one moment of zen after this. Jon Stewart says that a big question “The Daily Show” gets asked is, “Are the interviews they do real?” The show constantly seems to have ridiculous […]

36 Celebrity Breastfeeding Moments From The Past 10 Years

While the whole “celebrities are just like us” cliché often seems like a bit of stretch, there is one area where Hollywood moms have shown they’re not all that different from their non-famous counterparts — breastfeeding. In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, here is a compilation of memorable moments when celebrity moms shared their own nursing […]

Exercise In Your Teen Years Pays Off, According To New Study

By: Agata Blaszczak Boxe Published: 07/31/2015 10:41 AM EDT on LiveScience Women who exercised when they were teens may have a lower risk of dying from cancer and other causes in middle and older age, according to a new study. In the study, researchers asked 75,000 Chinese women ages 40 to 70 whether they exercised […]

Woman Sees For The First Time In Years Thanks To Bionic Eye

WSVN-TV – 7NEWS Miami Ft. Lauderdale News, Weather, Deco More than a decade after losing her eyesight, Carmen Torres can finally see again, thanks to a bionic eye and a first-of-its-kind surgery. “I was happy and I was just laughing like crazy,” Torres told reporters at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami on Friday, describing […]

Wonder Years Child Care Receive Tribute & Healthcare Help By Charles Myrick of ACRX

ACRX Recognition Gallery: American Consultants Rx http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free […]

Wonder Years Child Care Receive Tribute & Healthcare Help By Charles Myrick of ACRX

ACRX Recognition Gallery: American Consultants Rx http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free […]

Kamala Harris Aide Accused Of Running Rogue Police Force Claiming To Be 3,000 Years Old

Dan Brown, eat your heart out. An aide to California Attorney General Kamala Harris and two others claiming to be part of the “Masonic Fraternal Police Department” and descendants of the Knights Templar were arrested last week on suspicion of impersonating police officers. Brandon Kiel, the deputy director of community affairs at the California Department […]

Kamala Harris Aide Accused Of Running Rogue Police Force Claiming To Be 3,000 Years Old

Dan Brown, eat your heart out. An aide to California Attorney General Kamala Harris and two others claiming to be part of the “Masonic Fraternal Police Department” and descendants of the Knights Templar were arrested last week on suspicion of impersonating police officers. Brandon Kiel, the deputy director of community affairs at the California Department […]

Crossed 2013 Special Celebrate Five Years Of Crossed With a Giant-Sized Special! Wrap Cover

Crossed 2013 Special Celebrate Five Years Of Crossed With a Giant-Sized Special! Wrap Cover Crossed 2013 Special. Celebrate Five Years Of Crossed With The First Ever Giant-Sized Special! Wrap Cover. Avatar comics with Simon Spurrier and Gabrial Andrade. How do you commemorate a half-decade of Garth Ennis violent masterpiece By creating a story that goes […]

30 Years Later, Cher’s Mask Still Hits Home

I have always been captivated by the 1985 movie Mask. It is based on the true story of a boy named Roy Lee “Rocky” Dennis who had a disfiguring facial deformity called craniodiaphyseal dysplasia, also known as lionitis. The Academy Award-winning film centers around the relationship between Rocky (Eric Stoltz) and his single mother Rusty […]

How I Escaped After Being Trapped Inside My Own Body for 12 Years

Part One My mother looked at me, her eyes filled with tears. I wished that I could reassure her, stand up from my wheelchair and leave behind this shell of a body that had caused so much pain. “You must die,” she said slowly. “You have to die.” The rest of the world felt so […]

For Past 3 Years, Teen Has Carried Fellow Student Who Has Muscular Dystrophy To Class

Now this is friendship. Xie Xu, an 18-year-old high school student from China has been carrying his friend, Zhang Chi, a 19-year-old who has muscular dystrophy, to class for three years. Their story was shared on social media site Weibo, and has moved people across the Internet. Xie carrying Zhang. Even administrators from the pair’s […]