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Uber: Lowering DUIs and Increasing Chases

Uber: Lowering DUIs and Increasing Chases

Uber is a quasi-taxi system that allows user to hail a ride using a cell phone app. The company’s founders are Garrett Camp and Travis Kalanick. Camp was the original CEO, he later switched with Kalanick, choosing instead to step down to Vice president of operations. The company was launched in June of 2010 in […]

Independence Day Bursting in Washington DC

Independence Day Bursting in Washington DC

Independence Day celebrations are set to burst in the air across the United States on Friday but no rocket’s red glare will illuminate as much history as the celebrations in the National Mall this weekend. In addition to the spectacular fireworks display in the nation’s capital on Friday, the National Park Service and the National […]

Libyan Militant Charged in Benghazi Attacks in United States Federal Custody

Libyan Militant Charged in Benghazi Attacks in United States Federal Custody

  The Libyan militant, Ahmed Abu Khatallah, who has been charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks, is in United States federal law enforcement custody and might be facing a judge as quickly as Saturday, stated U.S. authorities. Khatallah is being detained at a federal courthouse in Washington, D.C. amidst extremely tight security, explained William Miller, […]

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery Offers a Presidential Exhibit

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery Offers a Presidential Exhibit

As part of its gallery exhibits at the National Portrait Gallery, the Smithsonian Institution offers installations featuring multiple portraits of 43 U.S. Presidents. The centerpiece of the presidential gallery is the famous “Lansdowne” portrait of George Washington painted by Rhode Island native Gilbert Stuart in 1796. Also included in the presidential exhibits is the famous “cracked-plate” photograph of Abraham […]

Politicians Need to Experience Poverty

Politicians Need to Experience Poverty

Having to pull items off of the conveyor belt at the grocery store due to a miscalculation and counting out nickels and dimes for a dozen eggs are both humiliating and often times necessary experiences for the poor in the United States. It is not an uncommon occurrence at many grocery stores throughout the country. […]

The First White House Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit

The First White House Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit

The first White House Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit was held last Thursday in the East Room. The summit was held in response to the alarming number of concussion related injuries in sports. As the father of two athletic daughters, President Obama has decided to elevate the conversation to a more visible place. His message […]

School Lunches as Political Ping Pong Ball

School Lunches as Political Ping Pong Ball

School lunches are now being used as a political ping pong ball in Washington D.C. Earlier this week, Michelle Obama made an impassioned statement in the New York Times and at an event for nutrition experts in schools, about the need for public school lunches everywhere to be of a high quality and standard. Regardless, […]

The End of Doorstep Delivery Could Mean the Survival of USPS

The End of Doorstep Delivery Could Mean the Survival of USPS

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has not been able to cover its budget since 2007, and has reached the $15 billion limit which it can borrow from the government. The United States House of Representatives Oversight Committee is now making a move that will endeavor to assist the floundering postal service. Over the next […]

Pentagon Has Come up With Plan to Protect U.S. If Zombies Attack

Pentagon Has Come up With Plan to Protect U.S. If Zombies Attack

There is no need to fear the living dead because the Pentagon has come up with an intricate plan to protect the United States if zombies attack and cause a catastrophe over the entire country, stated a Defense Department document which was obtained by the media. In the file, which was unclassified and entitled CONOP […]

Washington Monument Repaired Thanks to History Buff

Washington Monument Repaired Thanks to History Buff

The Washington Monument, an iconic American image, reopens Monday after nearly three years. The 130-year-old obelisk was severely damaged in an August 2011 5.8 magnitude earthquake that shook and shocked the nation’s capital, and repaired thanks to a billionaire history buff who contributed half the money needed. David Rubenstein, a billionaire businessman and philanthropist, personally […]

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