1 Out of 4 Homeless Are Veterans
WASHINGTON — Veterans make up one in four homeless people in the United States, though they are only 11 percent of the general adult population, according to a report to be released Thursday.And homelessness is not just a problem among middle-age and elderly veterans. Younger […]
Thousands perched on rooftops in Mexico floods Flood waters pour through devastated Mexican city Rains flood thousands of homes in Mexico FOOD, WATER RUNNING OUT
Thousands of people perched on roofs in southern Mexico on Saturday, desperate to be evacuated from flooding caused by heavy rains that have left most of Tabasco […]
Iran says documents show U.S. backing “terrorists”
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran has access to evidence of U.S. support for terrorist groups in the Middle East, a senior Iranian official was quoted as saying on Sunday.
U.S. imposes new sanctions on Iran‘s military
Petraeus steps up accusations against […]
Judge Seamus McCaffery makes no bones about being a politician: He’s got a snazzy Web site, an unrelenting statewide travel schedule and more than $1 million in his campaign treasury. He’s also a judge. And the job he covets is an elected spot on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Experts believe it is all […]
Why does the US think that disrespecting Turkey’s historical image related to the Ottoman/Armenian era, then ordering it to lay off the Kurds, is acceptable? Turkey’s military chief has said US-Turkish ties will never be the same again if US lawmakers brand the Ottoman Empire’s massacre of Armenians a genocide
WACO, Texas — Former Waco Humane Society animal shelter director was sentenced Monday to 90 days in jail and five years’ probation for improperly using an agency credit card for personal expenses.
HOUSTON — Texas Southern University‘s former president betrayed the trust of students, officials and the […]
State Dept. Agents Say Jobs Were Threatened Investigators in IG Office Were Told Not to Cooperate With Probe of Their Boss, House Panel Alleges By Glenn Kessler and Karen DeYoung Washington PostTwo career investigators in the office of State Department Inspector General Howard J. Krongard have charged that they were threatened with firing […]
Update: Bush chides Congress for not passing funding bills
NTEU Urges President to Swiftly Sign Continuing Resolution
Now that the Senate has joined the House in approving a continuing resolution to fund federal agencies through Nov. 16, NTEU is urging the president to swiftly sign the […]
State Dept. Intercedes in Blackwater Probe A House panel reveals a letter telling the firm not to disclose information about its Iraq operations without the administration’s OK.
WASHINGTON — The State Department has interceded in a congressional investigation of Blackwater USA , the private security firm accused of killing Iraqi civilians last […]
The Quakers have a wonderful website, AFSC.ORG , that keeps tally of the dollars being flushed down the war toilet. They have posted alternative directions this enormous amount of money could be better spent. This country contains well over 300 Million souls. The quality of life is rapidly being thrown in two directions; […]