Adelina Sotnikova Captures Olympic Figure Skating Gold for Russia

Adelina Sotnikova Captures Olympic Figure Skating Gold for Russia

Russian figure skater Adelina Sotnikova managed to pull off a surprise victory in the race for Olympic gold by outperforming South Korean skater and defending Olympic champion Yuna Kim. Many expected a contentious battle for the women’s figure skating competition, but few anticipated the largely overlooked 17-year-old Russian skater to dominate the event the way […]

Federal Minimum Wage Increase Remains Political Hot Topic

Federal Minimum Wage Increase Remains Political Hot Topic

President Barack Obama has made raising the federal minimum wage a key component of his domestic agenda moving forward as he contemplates the final three years of his presidency and the nation’s still-recovering economy. Ideally, the president would like to see the federal minimum hourly wage increased from the current $7.25 to $10.10 an hour, […]

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