July 26, 2013
I'm tempted to cut to the chase and tell you at the outset that conservationists have come a long away from the sense of urgency that in the mid-1980s gave birth to the field of conservation biology, which Michael Soule defined as a "crisis discipline." True, for foot soldiers carrying the biodiversity flag the core mission of conservation biology remains intact, as Mark Burgman, the new editor ...
July 24, 2013
The American public's dissatisfaction with Washington has reached new heights, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, as the political world continues to fight the same intractable battles over the budget, health care and immigration. A whopping 83 percent of …
July 23, 2013
The start of the National Security Agency's rise in power can be traced to the first years after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, when new laws, secret presidential orders and lots of cash emboldened it to sweep up billions of communications. The NSA that stands today at Fort George ...
July 23, 2013
Thad Allen, a retired Coast Guard admiral widely praised for his handling of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, should replace Janet Napolitano as Homeland Security Secretary when she retires in September, a plurality of National Journal's National Security Insiders say.
July 16, 2013
National Journal's National Security Insiders are split exactly down the middle on whether Egypt's military takeover that forced President Mohammed Morsi from office will lead to successful democratic elections.
July 11, 2013
This timeline chronicles important events in Chicago native R. Kelly’s life, including a musical career that has sold 54 million albums worldwide and a pattern of behavior that led to his trial in May 2008 on charges of making child pornography. Ahead of R. Kelly headlining Pitchfork Music Festival, WBEZ’s Jim DeRogatis conducts a series of conversations with smart, passionate cultural critics ...
July 2, 2013
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) joined hands with the Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong in organizing the “Hotel of the Future” competition in celebration of the hotel’s 50th anniversary. (PRWeb July 02, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/7/prweb10892785.htm
June 30, 2013
The following deeds were recorded at the Lancaster County Courthouse June 17 through June 21:Adamstown BoroughSheriff of Lancaster County Pa. and Richard Merkey conveyed 343 West Main St. to Federal National Mortgage Association for $4,829.Akron BoroughAnthony P. Martin and Kathleen J. Martin convey...
June 29, 2013
STOKE last night completed the signing of PSV Eindhoven left-back Erik Pieters for £3.1m.Pieters, who has 17 caps for Holland, has agreed a four-year deal and becomes manager Mark Hughes's first new signing at Stoke.The 24-year-old defender passed a medical at Stoke yesterday as the deal was finally completed following late negotiations about the transfer fee.Hughes had made a left-back his ...
June 26, 2013
Homeowners can learn more about important legislative issues facing their communities, thanks to Associa's Twitter chat June 28, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. CDT. The chat lets fol