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    Share this: A group studying the economics of offshore wind energy in the U.S. says building and operating the nascent industry will be worth $109 billion to businesses in its supply chain over the next 10 years. The report by the Special Initiative on Offshore Wind comes as states on both coasts and the Gulf of Mexico are moving to...
    CHINATOWN — Two internationally renowned artists are paying tribute to a Chinatown fixture with a new sculpture. “Red Angel,” a 12-foot sculpture from brothers DaHuang Zhou and ShanZou Zhou, will be unveiled at a private event Tuesday in Chinatown. The sculpture at the corner of Princeton Avenue and Tan Court is in honor of Bernarda “Bernie” Wong, the founder of the...
    AMERICANS in some states could be in line to receive an extra stimulus check worth up to $2,000 if they return to the workplace. The governors of Arizona and Kentucky were among lawmakers to launch initiatives - months before federal unemployment assistance payments ended on September 6. 2Americans in some states could receive an extra stimulus check worth up to...
    Nicholas Saylon was tasked with developing the U.S. Air Force’s cyber security capability, but recently resigned because the Pentagon did not take the issue of cybersecurity and artificial intelligence seriously. “China is ahead of the United States in these areas,” he told the Financial Times these days. We have no chance to compete with China in 15-20 years. This is...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A 91-year-old Pittsburgh entrepreneur is coining his appreciation for the United States by mailing over 500 fifty-cent coins to U.S. Congressmen and Congresswomen. Irwin Kotovsky is a first-generation American citizen, who also built a Pittsburgh-based custom lighting business, Modular international. On Monday, Kotovsky and his staff packaged coins with a personal letter to...
                      by J.D. Davidson  Republican members of Ohio’s redistricting commission will have to answer questions as part of three lawsuits challenging new state legislative district maps, the Ohio Supreme Court said. Groups such as the League of Women Voters of Ohio, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Council on American-Islamic...
    An increasing number of schools across the country are banning LGBTQ “pride” and Black Lives Matter flags, calling them too political and divisive. “The bans have sparked concerns with many students and teachers resigning, protesting or being suspended for voicing their opinion on the schools’ action,” the U.K.’s Independent reported Wednesday. In August, an Oregon school district voted to ban...
    NORTH KOREAN leader Kim Jong Un has claimed his country's weapons development is necessary in the face of hostile policies from the United States and a military buildup in South Korea. Kim made the remarks while standing beside North Korea's largest missiles, declaring that Pyongyang was only increasing its military in self-defence and not to start a war. 3Kim Jong...
    Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich told "Hannity" Monday the "disasters" in Democratic states are going to get worse, while the "crisis of the American system" is whether "big government socialism" can be eliminated over the next few years.  NEWT GINGRICH: Well, I think it's the President, but I also think it's the Congress. I also think it's governors...
    Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) marked Columbus Day by praising the “courage, risk-taking, and heroism” of Christopher Columbus. Historic painting of Christopher Columbus. He and his sailors stand in triumph at least on San Salvador, the Bahamas, on Oct. 12, 1492. The success of Columbus “Enterprise of the Indies” was due not only to his imaginative dreams. He was also a...
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reviewed a rare exhibition of weapons systems and vowed to build an “invincible” military, as he accused the United States of creating tensions and not taking action to prove it has no hostile intent toward the North, state media reported Tuesday. In an apparent continued effort to drive a...
    VIDEO3:5603:56We're seeing an improvement in our Covid therapeutic toolbox, says Dr. Scott GottliebThe News with Shepard Smith Dr. Scott Gottlieb explained why he's optimistic about Merck's Covid antiviral pill after the drugmaker asked the Food and Drug Administration Monday to authorize its pill to treat people with mild to moderate Covid symptoms.  "The topline data from this Merck study was...
    Authorities responding to an anonymous call rescued 129 United States-bound migrants, mostly Haitians, who were trapped inside a tractor trailer on the side of a highway in southern Guatemala Saturday. Guatemala's National Civil Police said that agents found the abandoned truck and cargo container on the 70-mile marker of a road that connects the municipalities of Cocales and Nueva Concepción...
    “Columbus Day” or “Indigenous People’s Day”, you have to choose. For the first time in the United States, the second Monday in October was traditionally observed as a federal holiday, Indigenous People’s Day, celebrating the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the United States. Appreciated by the Amerindians who saw the identity of white colonialism in Christopher Columbus, the decision of...
    Gov. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., issued a Columbus Day proclamation Monday honoring the legacy of Christopher Columbus and claiming those who "defame" the Italian explorer are trying to portray the United States and Western culture negatively. "Christopher Columbus displayed courage, determination, and perseverance when he sailed the ocean blue more than 500 years ago," DeSantis tweeted along with a copy of...
    At Boston Monday Men 1. Benson Kipruto, Kenya 2:09:51 2. Lemi Berhanu, Ethiopia, 2:10:37 3. Jemal Yimer, Ethiopia, 2:10:38 4. Tsedat Ayana, Ethiopia, 2:10:47 5. Leonard Barsoton, Kenya, 2:11:11 6. Bayelign Teshager, Ethiopia, 2:11:16 7. Colin Bennie, United States, 2:11:26 8. Dejene Debela, Ethiopia, 2:11:38 9. Wilson Chebet, Kenya, 2:11:40 10. Cj...
    President Biden issued a statement to celebrate National Coming Out Day as he slammed anti-LGBTQ bills in GOP-led states and pushed for Congress to pass the Equality Act.  'Despite the extraordinary progress our nation has made, our work to ensure the full promise of equality is not yet done,' Biden said in a statement. 'Anti-LGBTQ+ bills still proliferate in state...
    But when McCammond asked why their principles matter in Israel but not here at home, Cohen was at a loss for words. "You guys are big proponents of voting rights. Why do you still sell ice cream in Georgia? Texas — abortion bans. Why are you still selling there?" she asked. "I don't know," Cohen said with a...
    Men 2021 — Benson Kipruto, Kenya, 2:09:51 2019 — Lawrence Cherono, Kenya, 2:07:57 2018 — Yuki Kawauchi, Japan, 2:15:58 2017 — Geoffrey Kirui, Kenya, 2:09:37 2016 — Lemi Berhanu Hayle, Ethiopia, 2:12:45 2015 — Lelisa Desisa, Ethiopia, 2:09:17 2014 — Meb Keflezighi, United States, 2:08:37 2013 — Lelisa Desisa, Ethiopia, 2:10:23 2012 — Wesley Korir, Kenya, 2:12:40 2011...
    Ben & Jerry’s co-founders Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield are under fire after they failed to come up with a reason why they refuse to sell their ice cream in parts of Israel over political disagreements but do business in areas of the United States where they disagree with laws and policies.  The progressive ice cream company has been vocal...
    An appellate court is set to debate a lawsuit challenging South Carolina’s abortion law about a week after the U.S. Supreme Court considers a similar measure in Mississippi. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has tentatively calendared the South Carolina case for oral arguments the week of Dec. 6, according to an order from the court posted Friday. Planned...
    A growing number of states and cities are marking Indigenous Peoples’ Day for the first time this year, with some entirely ditching Monday’s federally recognized Columbus Day holiday. President BidenJoe BidenMajority of Americans concerned about cyberattacks on critical groups: poll Labor secretary says 194K jobs added in September was 'not the best number' Biden task force has reunited 52 families...
    That was almost 530 years ago. On October 12, 1492, more than a month later, Christopher Columbus first landed on an island in the Bahamas, today commonly described as the “Invention of America”. However, research over the past decades has produced a different version of the story. They showed that the American continent was completely unknown to the Europeans. Long...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Bullying among children is a huge problem across the United States. Pennsylvania landed No. 21 on WalletHub’s States with the Biggest Bullying Problems survey.  As schools return to in-person learning this year, WalletHub measured the prevalence and prevention of bullying across 47 states and the District of Columbia in an effort to bring awareness to the harmful...
    A former Department of Defense official said he left the Pentagon in protest over the United States’ inability to compete with China technologically. Nicolas Chaillan, former chief software officer at the U.S. Air Force, told the Financial Times that China’s progress in artificial intelligence, cyber security and machine learning was much more advanced than that of the United States and that...
    Confronted on his claim that Republicans “stole” the 2000 election, Virginia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe refused to say on Sunday that George W. Bush won that election. CNN’s State of the Union with Jake Tapper and Dana Bash played a couple soundbites of McAuliffe falsely saying that Democratic nominee and former Vice President Al Gore won. A third soundbite of...
    Herschel Walker announced that his team raised $3.7 million in just 37 days since launching his campaign for United States Senate. Despite having only 5 weeks to fundraise in the quarter, Herschel’s campaign received donations from all 50 states and from nearly 50,000 individual donors. On average, Herschel’s campaign raised...
    BRITISH spies are "constantly" battling hostile foreign states trying to steal our most prized secrets, ministers revealed today. Spooks are increasingly doing battle online where the threats are "more sophisticated than they ever have been before". 2Vladimir Putin has been accused of stealing the Oxford vaccine formulaCredit: Reuters 2Home Office minister Damian Hinds said British spooks are 'constantly' battling cyber...
    Journalist Carl Bernstein and John Dean, former White House counsel under President Richard Nixon in the early 1970s, both have vivid memories of the Watergate scandal — and they have warned that in terms of corruption, Nixon paled in comparison to Donald Trump's presidency. CNN's Anderson Cooper recently interviewed Bernstein and Dean separately, getting Bernstein's thoughts on Trump's attempt to...
    West Point graduate Jeremy Hunt torched the Biden administration Monday for its repositioning of the United States with the Taliban, urging the White House to project strength after the Taliban made it clear it will not work with America to prevent the spread of extremism in Afghanistan.  "We have to be strong. As a military we have to project strength,"...
    (CNN)Columbus Day has been a political lightning rod for states, cities and municipalities around the US for years now. Some have decided to do something about it. A number of states have moved to officially observe Indigenous Peoples' Day, or some version of it, instead -- a holiday to recognize the native populations that were displaced and decimated after Christopher...
    The U.S. government has decided to sell 12 Seahawk helicopters and a crawler electronic fighter jet to Australia for more than $ 1 billion, the State Department said. Alain John with AFP ⁇ Posted on October 9, 2021 at 6:13 pm, Updated October 9, 2021 at 9:49 p.m. Australia, which has sealed a strategic partnership with the...
    At Panama City, Panama United States 0 0—0 Panama 0 1—1 First half_None. Second half_1, Panama, Godoy 1 (Davis), 54th minute. Yellow cards_Stephens, Pan, 77th. Red cards_none. Referee_César Ramos, Mexico. Linesmen_Alberto Martin, Miguel Hernández, Mexico. A_21,000. Lineups United States_Matt Turner; Shaq Moore (DeAndre Yedlin, 68th), Mark McKenzie, Walker Zimmerman, George...
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California public schools and colleges must stock their restrooms with free menstrual products under a bill signed Friday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The move comes as women's rights advocates push nationwide for affordable access to pads, tampons, and other items. California's latest effort builds on a 2017 law requiring low-income schools in disadvantaged areas to provide...
    Former President Donald Trump baselessly slammed Haitian migrants who are trying to enter the United States, saying hundreds of thousands are flowing in and "probably have AIDS.""Take a look at what's happening in Haiti. A tremendous problem with AIDS," he said in a recent interview with Fox News."Many of those people will probably have AIDS and they're coming into our...
    (CNN) — The big picture for Covid-19 in the US is looking a little brighter as new infections and hospitalizations decline. “That’s the good news. And hopefully it’s going to continue to go in that trajectory downward,” said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. READ MORE: "All Marylanders Love To Eat Big Juicy Fat Blue...
    All Times EDT (Won 14, Lost 2, Tied 2) Sunday, Jan. 31 — United States 7, Trinidad and Tobago 0 Thursday, March 25 — United States 4, Jamaica 1 Sunday, March 28 — United States 2, Northern Ireland 1 Sunday, May 30 — Switzerland 2, United States 1 a-Thursday, June 3 — United States...
    Virginia gubernatorial candidate and former Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that he wished the Supreme Court would have “let them finish counting the votes” during the 2000 presidential election between Al Gore and George W. Bush. In a video from 2001, McAuliffe said, “Katherine Harris, Jeb Bush, Jim Baker, and the Supreme Court hadn’t...
    MCALLEN, Texas — The swarm of National Guard soldiers and state police that governors sent to guard the Texas-Mexico border earlier this summer is gone, leaving the border effectively unmanned with just 6% of the reinforcements left behind. “We used to have a National Guard posted there,” Border Patrol agent Chris Cabrera told the Washington Examiner while driving along a...
    ISLAMABAD (AP) — The U.S. has agreed to provide humanitarian aid to a desperately poor Afghanistan on the brink of an economic disaster, while refusing to give political recognition to the country’s new Taliban rulers, the Taliban said Sunday. The statement came at the end of the first direct talks between the former foes since the chaotic withdrawal of U.S....
    ROME — The president of the European Catholic Bishops’ Conferences (COMECE), Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, has rejected European Commission warnings that illegal immigration is being used to “destabilise Europe,” calling instead for the facilitation of migration into the continent. In Sunday’s press release, Cardinal Hollerich expressed his concern about the situation of migrants and asylum seekers, insisting that their “human dignity...
    Virginia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe said on Sunday that he wished the Supreme Count would have "let them finish counting the votes" when asked about his past comments surrounding claims of election fraud in the 2000 presidential election.    "Do you think Republicans stole that election?" CNN's Dana BashDana BashSchwarzenegger: Jan. 6 shows what happens 'when people are being lied to about...
    DOVER, Del. (AP) — A mention of “tax havens” typically conjures images of sun-soaked Caribbean escapes like the Cayman Islands or the buttoned-down banks of Switzerland. Not South Dakota. But a report detailing how world leaders and some of the planet’s wealthiest people hide their riches has drawn new scrutiny to the growth of tax havens in the United States....
    On this week’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) was asked repeatedly by host Chris Wallace if the 2020 election was “stolen” from former President Donald Trump as Wallace attempted to force Scalise to defend state legislative efforts to reform election laws. Scalise argued there were voting irregularities during the 2020 presidential election. Anchor Chris...
    Fox News anchor Chris Wallace continually grilled House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) on Sunday over the lawmaker’s refusal to acknowledge that Donald Trump lost the 2020 presidential election fairly. Wallace, at one point, even asked the GOP leader if the bogus stolen election rhetoric is undermining “American democracy.” Appearing on Fox News Sunday to ostensibly rail against the Biden...
    House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) was given multiple chances by Chris Wallace to dispel the Big Lie and refused to do so. In an absurd sequence on Fox News Sunday, Scalise just would not give a straight answer to the question of whether the 2020 election was on the level. “Do you think the 2020 election was stolen from...
    Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday tried his hardest to get Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) to say whether he believes the 2020 presidential election was "stolen" from Donald Trump. The question came up during an interview on Fox News Sunday. "There are irregularities in all elections," Wallace noted. "Do you think the 2020 election...
    Foes of Texas’ strict abortion ban are taking aim at companies that donated money to the bill’s sponsors, hoping consumers will pressure corporate America to join the fight against a surge of restrictions. The television and digital ads begun this past week by the groups Corporate Accountability Action and American Bridge 21st Century, the Democratic Party’s opposition research arm, highlight...
    (CNN)Here's a look at nuclear nations. Information about nuclear stockpiles varies from source to source. The information below is sourced to the Nuclear Threat Initiative and the US State Department.Countries with confirmed nuclear weapons China - 290 warheads, approximately 90 nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs). France - Approximately 290 warheads.Read MoreIndia - 150 nuclear warheads.Pakistan - 90-110 nuclear warheads.Russia -...