THE PERIPHERY The Internet and the U.S. Government
With every new technology comes the potential for either good or evil. How will the U.S. government's use of digital technology to spy be judged?
Dynamite can clear the way for a new road through a m... Posted on 6/10/13 at 8:54 AM
THE RACING LIFE Twists And Turns
Are you ready for the 2013 racing season? The Racing Life is. But with all the snow STILL on the ground here in North Dakota is seems like spring will never get here. So to get you in the mood... we m... Posted on 4/7/13 at 1:19 PM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Book/Documentary of the Month: A Tour of the Rhine
There are many ways to write a book on bridges, let alone do a documentary for a TV program. One can focus on one bridge and its history, but that is more for locals who are closely attached to the ... Posted on 3/20/13 at 8:48 AM
NOT ALONE MOM Be a World Changer ONE Person at a Time
If each of us made it our mission to be reaching out to at least one person every day or even every week the world would be a much better place. Instead we have a tendency to wonder what kind of a dif... Posted on 2/13/13 at 6:47 PM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Honesty -- It's Still a Lonely Word
I just finished reading one of those inspirational stories that is supposed to energize me but actually makes me want to rest my head on my paper-cluttered desk and weep.
Let me summarize:
Famous Pe... Posted on 1/24/13 at 6:26 PM
Elena Radionova became the third straight Russian to win the women's title at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships on Saturday, leading a sweep of the podium for the host nation of next year's Olympics.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI said Monday he lacks the strength to fulfill his duties and on Feb. 28 will become the first pontiff in 600 years to resign. The announcement sets the stage for a conclave in March to elect a new leader for world's 1 billion Catholics.
DETROIT (AP) — Marco Scutaro singled home the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday night to complete a four-game sweep and win their second World Series title in three years.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Monday blamed the media for fueling the scandal over leaked Vatican documents and insisted there are no power struggles or problems of unity in the Holy See's governance.
Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
, June 18, 2012
EILAT, Israel (AP) — Gunmen who crossed from the Egyptian desert launched a series of attacks Thursday in southern Israel, killing eight people and threatening to destabilize a volatile border region that includes the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip and the increasingly lawless Sinai Peninsula.
OSLO, Norway — The self-described perpetrator of Norway’s deadly bombing and shooting rampage was ordered held in solitary confinement Monday after calmly telling a court that two other cells of collaborators stood ready to join his murderous campaign.
By Bjoern Amland, The Associated Press
, July 26, 2011
OSLO, Norway — To Anders Behring Breivik, the Norway explosion and shootings that killed at least 93 people were a “marketing method” for his manifesto, which not only lays out his extreme nationalist philosophy but reveals his attack methods and encourages like-thinkers to do their own mass killing.
By Bjoern Amland, The Associated Press
, July 25, 2011
WASHINGTON — Everyone Osama bin Laden ever wrote to, spoke to or even mentioned in the volumes of correspondence seized from his Pakistan hideout is under new scrutiny, U.S. officials say.
Surveillance has been stepped up on possible terrorist targets around the world, as intelligence experts near the end of decrypting and translating material seized from the bin Laden compound.
By Kimberly Dozier, The Associated Press
, June 10, 2011
The man President Obama tagged to stop the spread of Asian carp in the U.S. vowed Thursday to keep up the fight but warned a lack of federal money could cut the battle short.
John Goss, Asian carp director for the President’s Council on Environmental Quality, gave the keynote address Thursday at the 54th convention of the International Association of Great Lakes Research at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center.
By John Myers, Forum Communications Co.
, June 03, 2011
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