4th of July Without Fireworks?

Due to the longevity of the dry conditions in some areas on the south of the country, from Florida to Arizona, the officials have made the decision to cancel the 4th of July fireworks. They are also asking counties and residents
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4th Of July: Display Patriotic Spirit

By Jane Morse Staff Writer The Fourth of July holiday is coming up, and Americans all across the United States will be celebrating with all manner of patriotic events to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence by the nation’s Founding Fathers on July 4, 1776. But expressions of (more...)

“Following Procedure”

After 9/11, we all knew we would have to give up certain rights. Our privacy is essentially nonexistent, as there are cameras on almost every street corner. Any topic searched on the internet by anyone anywhere can be traced by the FBI in a matter of seconds. Homeland security put out a color (more...)

June 22

June 22: 70 Years Later

Yesterday, June 22 there was the Day of  Sadness in Russia - 70th anniversary of the attack by Nazi Germany against the Soviet Union. According to the May survey, "Levada Center,"  " 46% of Russians believe that the German attack was a surprise to the leadership of the USSR, (more...)

The 60th Annual Miss United States Pageant

The 60th Annual Miss United States Pageant

Sunday, June the 18th in Las Vegas, the city where all dreams come true, (Or is that Oz?) Donald trump crowned the pageant’s sixtieth Miss United States. Who is this girl?  Well to quote Miss Congeniality “She’s beauty and she’s grace.  She’s queen of all the states.  She’s elegance and (more...)

Gabrielle Giffords

Surviving Senator Flashes A Smile

A Democratic member of Arizona’s 8th Congressional District, Gabrielle Giffords, as we all know, was the victim of a mass shooting on January 8, 2011.  At a Safeway supermarket in Tucson, six were killed (including a nine year old girl), and thirteen wounded, in part of an assassination attempt on (more...)

US Honors Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day

U.S. Honors Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day

By Charlene Porter Staff Writer Americans mark Memorial Day May 30, an occasion to honor the soldiers who have given their service and their lives to protect the United States, its citizens and their freedoms. More than 130 national cemeteries in 39 states will welcome visitors paying tribute to the (more...)

New Limitations For Teen Drivers

New Limitations For Teen Drivers

Rep. Katharine Watson, R., Bucks said auto accidents are the leading cause of deaths of teens. That is why two bills to put additional restrictions on young drivers and distracted drivers are moving to the state Senate after approval by the House. One limits the number of passengers that junior drivers, those (more...)

66 Anniversary of the Great Patriotic War

66 Anniversary of the Great Patriotic War

In 2004 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed May 8 and 9 – the International Days of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War. The 66 anniversary of the victory over the fascist Germany is celebrated today, on May 9th in Russian, former USSR (more...)

A New Protest Movement”SlutWalks” In US

A New Protest Movement”SlutWalks” In US

A new protest movement, called "SlutWalks" , has taken root in the US and Canada. It was started after canadian police officer Constable Michael Sanguinetti, who had been giving a talk on health and safety to a group of students in Toronto, said: "You know, I think we're (more...)

Productive Year for Royal Weddings

The royal wedding of Prince William and Katherine Middleton will be followed this year by another crown nuptials. His Serene Highness Albert II, Sovereign Prince of Monaco, will tie himself with bonds of matrimony. The son of the Prince of Monaco Rainier III and of the American starlet (more...)

UNESCO, State Department Host World Press Freedom Day Events

UNESCO, State Department Host World Press Freedom Day Events

By Charlene Porter Staff Writer Washington — Journalists from around the world have converged on Washington to survey the state of their profession in recognition of World Press Freedom Day, officially marked on May 3. A Washington conference in honor of the occasion began May 1 with a speech from (more...)

Turkish & Armenian Journalists: Building Careers and Bridges

By Lauren Monsen Staff Writer Thirteen young Turkish and Armenian journalists have come to the United States to hone their skills by interning at U.S. media outlets. But there is an unusual twist: The participants — seven Turks and six Armenians — will work together in pairs consisting of one person from (more...)

Protests Against Nuclear Power

Western Europeans start protesting against nuclear plants in their countries after the recent environment accident caused by earthquake- and tsunami-devastated Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in Japan, and the most terrible anthropogenic nuclear catastrophe in world’s history that happened 25 years ago in Chernobyl, Ukraine. People are concerned that the profit from (more...)

The Anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s First Spaceflight

Fifty years ago to the day, April 12th 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first person in space.  Yuri was a soviet pilot and cosmonaut who ushered in the era of human spaceflight.  His spacecraft, the Vostok 1, completed the first circular orbit around the earth. After Yuri’s flight, he returned (more...)

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