• Trump Fingers Afghanistan: More of the Same Old ‘Stuff’Trump Fingers Afghanistan: More of the Same Old ‘Stuff’
    “Monday was the night Donald Trump became president of the United States.” That’s what you’re likely to hear from Trump surrogates on television panels for the next couple of days, now that Trump has delivered his address to the nation about what he intends to do in Afghanistan. Republican lawmakers will praise the address as […]
  • Taliban responds to Trump’s Afghan strategyTaliban responds to Trump’s Afghan strategy
    The Afghan Taliban has warned Donald Trump is “wasting” American soldiers’ lives after the US president approved sending thousands more troopsto the war-ravaged country. MORE TO THIS STORY… Trump vows US will keep fighting in Afghanistan Afghan ambassador to US lauds Trump’s strategy for war Timeline: US intervention in Afghanistan from 2001 to 2017 Taliban […]
  • Mission for Cassini Probe Coming to an EndMission for Cassini Probe Coming to an End
    The countdown to the final month of NASA’s Cassini spacecraft began after the orbiter sailed through the outermost reaches of Saturn’s atmosphere without trouble Monday. According to NASA, this was the first of the five dives which will be a part of the “Grand Finale” for the 20-year mission that will end on Sept. 15 […]
  • Computer Speed Tweaks for Windows 10Computer Speed Tweaks for Windows 10
    Don’t settle for slowdowns. Dig deeper into Windows to eke out extra performance. Pexels Windows 10 impresses in many ways, like the tight integration of voice control with Cortana, and the way the software adapts to fit both tablets and laptops. At the same time, it can’t completely escape its past: The operating system remains […]
  • Microsoft Terminates Support for Office 2007Microsoft Terminates Support for Office 2007
    RepublishReprint If you use Microsoft Office 2007, you’re in for a surprise today when you open your Word or Excel systems today. When you do so, you will get a message saying that Microsoft is discontinuing support for Office 2007 in 2017. If you try to access the online help system for Word or Excel (or […]
  • Defense:  75% of Top Pentagon Posts are Still VacantDefense: 75% of Top Pentagon Posts are Still Vacant
    Dozens of top jobs in the Pentagon have yet to be filled by President Donald Trump’s administration, with 74 percent of key Defense Department posts remaining vacant as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea escalate. Despite the president’s fiery rhetoric on tackling problems in North Korea and ongoing security concerns over international terrorism, his […]
  • Former MVP Don Baylor, 68, Dies of CancerFormer MVP Don Baylor, 68, Dies of Cancer
    RepublishReprint Don Baylor, who established himself as both a successful player and manager, died on Monday at the age of 68. According to a statement released by his wife, Rebecca, Baylor had been battling cancer for nearly 14-years, and eventually succumb to the disease. In a statement released by his wife, Rebecca explained of her […]
  • Bernie Sanders Pharmacology Bill Would Save BillionsBernie Sanders Pharmacology Bill Would Save Billions
    Allowing Americans to purchase lower-priced medicines from other countries would save the federal government alone more than $6 billion, according to a new analysis from the Congressional Budget Office. The report comes as the pharmaceutical industry has ramped up its lobbying — including against a legislative initiative that would let Americans purchase lower-priced medicines from […]
  • Rolling Stones to Release New Album in ‘Vault’ SeriesRolling Stones to Release New Album in ‘Vault’ Series
    RepublishReprint To paraphrase Field of Dreams, “If you produce it, they will buy it.” At least this seems to be thinking of the Rolling Stones as they will release a new live album and DVD on September 29 of this year. From the Vault – Sticky Fingers: Live At The Fonda Theatre 2015 was the only […]
  • CNN’s Jake Tapper Acknowledges Media Easier on ObamaCNN’s Jake Tapper Acknowledges Media Easier on Obama
    CNN’s Jake Tapper says former President Obama benefited from a media industry that was “supportive” of him and reluctant to identify misleading information. Rolling Stone magazine sat down with the host of “The Lead” this week to talk about his career, the state of journalism in 2017, and his thoughts about covering President Trump after […]
  • China Thinks US Navy Becoming a Menace in Asian WatersChina Thinks US Navy Becoming a Menace in Asian Waters
    The US Navy, which likes to claim its presence can help safeguard “freedom of navigation” in the South China Sea, is proving to be an increasing hindrance to ships sailing in Asian waters. Early on Monday, the guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with an oil and chemical tanker in waters east of […]
  • Native Americans Take Different Trail to Control Wild HorsesNative Americans Take Different Trail to Control Wild Horses
    Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate are locked in debate over what to do about wild horses which roam across Western range lands and reservations, competing with domestic livestock for food and water and scarring the environment. Native American tribes and nations are also grappling with the problem. Everyone agrees something needs […]
  • How Russia Did NOT Thwart the American RevolutionHow Russia Did NOT Thwart the American Revolution
    No man is an island. It’s as true in diplomacy as it is in ordinary life. And sometimes decisions made far away can have a big impact on our lives. Russia was one of the great powers of the 18th century and, while far-off, its decisions had an impact on the outcome of the American […]
  • Are We on the Verge of a Cashless Society?Are We on the Verge of a Cashless Society?
    By Bhaskar Chakravorti, Senior Associate Dean, International Business & Finance, Tufts University. An Indian man displays new currency notes of 2,000 Indian rupee. AP Photo/Ajit Solanki On June 27, the ATM turns 50. Former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker once described it as the “only useful innovation in banking.” But today, the cash that […]
  • Yellowstone Supervolcano Hit by Swarm of EarthquakesYellowstone Supervolcano Hit by Swarm of Earthquakes
    Yellowstone supervolcano has been hit by a series of earthquakes, with more 30 recorded since June 12. The latest was recorded on Monday, June 19, with a magnitude 3 earthquake striking 8.6 miles north north-east of West Yellowstone, Montana. The swarm began last week, and on June 15 saw a magnitude 4.5 earthquake take place […]