Sea Turtle Conservation Groups Threaten Lawsuit

Sea Turtle Conservation Groups Threaten Lawsuit

Last Wednesday four sea turtle conservation groups announced the intent to file a lawsuit against the National Marine Fisheries Service over their non-compliance with the Endangered Species Act. In the letter, which gave the service a 60 day period to act, said the federal agency was in violation of sections seven and nine of the […]

Medal of Honor Award Refused for Peralta

Medal of Honor Award Refused for Peralta

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel publicly stated yesterday the refusal to reconsider a Medal of Honor nomination for Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta. The 25-year-old U.S. marine was fatally wounded in Fallujah, Iraq in 2004. The details of the marine’s death remain unclear. Peralta was posthumously awarded the second highest military decoration in America, the Navy Blue […]

Cancer Diagnosed Thanks to Reddit

Cancer Diagnosed Thanks to Reddit

Sifting through stories about cats and cars, Taylor Tyree saw a social media post that saved his life. The 21-year-old student gives thanks to a post by Reddit user “uniballer” exhibiting a graphic, post prostate cancer picture of his removed testicle and a list of accompanying symptoms that sounded familiar. Tyree said after seeing the […]