The Vermont legislature has a prescription for skyrocketing drug prices. It’s called transparency. The legislation — awaiting the signature of Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin — would require the state attorney general’s office
NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope continues to expand the boundary of mankind’s understanding of space. NASA has announced that it has confirmed Kepler’s discovery of 1,284 new planets orbiting distant stars. Of this cornucopia of exo-
Toledo has always been a town divided when it comes to its sports teams. It’s just the nature of living in a place that basically straddles two states. But for once, the Cleveland Cavaliers have given local fans a reason to unite behind the
Detroit’s public schools need a future, and a champion. Neither seems to be on the horizon now.
Look up “gall” in Webster’s. Here are the synonyms: Effrontery, brass, cheek, chutzpah, audacity, and presumption. That about covers it. Another dictionary suggests: nerve. It takes some nerve to name yourself “America.
Corruption can express itself in different ways in different countries, but British Prime Minister David Cameron’s international conference on the subject, held on May 12 in London, should be commended. The premise of the conference was that,
Childhood asthma in this nation is, disproportionately, a disease of minority and poor children.
The United States activated a missile shield base at Deveselu in southern Romania last week, sticking its fingers in the eyes of neighboring Russia. This was ignored by most citizens and much of the press. The base, designed to intercept short and
What is going on in Brazil? Nothing good. Brazil’s first woman president is facing an impeachment trial that may last six months, and there are signs the nation may take a turn to the far right, politically. Dilma Rousseff became so closely
Where is the concern from the elected county officials responsible for the dog shelter?