Fee-Waived Adoptions

Today, July 17 is last day in this week, when you can adopt a pet in Philadelphia absolutely free. Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty Animals (PSPCA) is offering FEE WAIVED ADOPTIONS, starting on Friday, Saturday and Sunday July 15-17
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President Obama’s Meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov

President Obama met with Foreign Minister Lavrov today and discussed a range of bilateral and international issues. The President thanked the Foreign Minister for his efforts to complete a new bilateral agreement on visa liberalization as well as a new agreement on adoptions, both of which (more...)

Georgia Photojournalists Arrested With Spying For Russia

Georgian journalists have staged a series of protests over the arrest of four photographers. The court sent Irakli Kurtsikidze, Giorgi Abdaladze, and Irakli Gedenidze, a personal photographer of President Mikheil Saakashvilii, to pretrial detention. Mr. Gedenidze's wife - Natia - was also arrested but released without charge. Officials say they (more...)

Evil Alive 32 Years Later

Leibi Kletzy, the 8-year-old boy who went missing last Monday, was found dead and dismembered in a neighbor’s trash can early Wednesday morning. While walking home from summer camp in Brooklyn, Levi Aaron, 35, pretended to be Leibi’s friend and help him get home. Instead, he murdered the boy. Aaron, (more...)

The Last Trip Of “Bulgaria”

The Volga, Europe's largest river – up to 19 miles wide in places, is popular with cruise boats at this time of the year. Unfortunately, tragedy took place on the river last week as 113 people died when an overloaded boat “Bulgaria” sank within minutes during a storm on the (more...)

New Peace Corps Volunteers Pledge Service in Ukraine

The Peace Corps remains committed to promoting peace, friendship and intercultural understanding as a new class of American volunteers take their oath of service to the Corps’ Ukraine program. The volunteers will teach English, organize youth health and exercise after-school programs, and renovate libraries and computer (more...)

U.S.-Russia Agreement on Issuing Visas

Secretary of State Clinton and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov today announced an agreement on the issuance of nonimmigrant business, tourist, private and humanitarian visas to the Russian Federation, and for business and tourist visas to the United States, as well as short-term official travel visas to (more...)

Betty Ford Passes Away

Betty Ford, easily the most respected first lady since Jackie O and before Michelle Obama, has passed away at the age of 93 in Rancho Mirage, California. While her husband, former president Gerald Ford, who passed away in 2006, was often criticized for his formal pardoning of Nixon, Betty Ford (more...)

Will And Kate Set to Dazzle the States

On Friday, Prince William and his new bride, Kate, are set to make their debut on United States soil starting in Hollywood, California. Melissa Bromley, West Coast bureau chief of Us Weekly, says: “We have never had a royal couple that have so much celebrity as these two. American girls (more...)

Caylee’s Law

Caylee’s Law

Worldwide audiences watched in shocked horror as Casey Anthony’s not guilty verdict was read. Surely, thought viewers, she should at least be convicted of aggravated child assault and neglect. Yet, she was not. For what defines “neglect”? Certainly, most thought, waiting 31 days to call authorities (more...)

More Research Builds Case for Global Warming, Rising Seas

By Charlene Porter Staff Writer Research published June 20 finds a steady rise in the sea level on the U.S. Atlantic coast, a faster rise now than at any time in the last 2,000 years. The scientific team publishing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences included researchers from (more...)

Welcome, Immigrants!

While America is known as the land of opportunity, moving to the states often poses a handicap for immigrants.  While the goal is to ultimately make connections and get a job in one’s field of choice, it is difficult to know where to start. Now, however, we (more...)

Former Soviet Bloc States Have Lessons for Nations in Transition

Former Soviet Bloc States Have Lessons for Nations in Transition

Nations that have built democracies after escaping domination by the Soviet Union may offer guidance to those Mideast and North African nations where protesters struggle against authoritarian governments this year, suggested Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton June 30. “If we are looking for examples of individual (more...)

Casey Anthony – Not Guilty?

On July 5th, in a verdict that rivals the case of OJ Simpson for shock value, Casey Anthony was found not guilty of the murder of her daughter Caylee. Found floating in a swamp in 2008, Caylee Anthony’s death was so clearly premeditated and malicious. It was clear to just about (more...)

State Department Calls for New Assault Against Human Traffickers

State Department Calls for New Assault Against Human Traffickers

By Charlene Porter Staff Writer Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton celebrated a decade of progress to liberate victims of human trafficking at the same time she promised that the efforts of the next decade must deliver greater results in ending 21st-century slavery. The secretary’s remarks came June 27 with (more...)


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