New Testimony for the Benghazi Attacks

New Testimony for the Benghazi Attacks

It has been eight months since the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was attacked and four people were killed, including U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens. In that time controversy has surrounded the White House’s handling of the situation. In events such as this, it is typical for government agencies to operate official investigations about the […]

Stuff You Should Know

Stuff You Should Know

Accidental Blast Rocks Benghazi With tensions in the Middle East high, it’s only natural that any kind of explosion would raise suspicions of continued terrorism. However, a May 13 explosion near the coast line of the Mediterranean Sea appears to have been accidental. At least 13 people are dead and more than 40 injured following […]

Stuff You Should Know

Stuff You Should Know

Economic Recovery Continues Last month, the unemployment rate in April was 7.5% and there were 165,000 jobs added to the economy. This is a significant increase compared to the 88,000 added in March. The professional and business services industry added the most, with 73,000, followed by leisure and hospitality (38,000), retail (29,000), and healthcare (29,000). […]

A Changing Climate

A Changing Climate

The debate about global warming has been ongoing for many years. It seems to be when the U.S. experiences unseasonably warm or cold temperatures or a series of natural disasters like hurricanes or forest fires, then the talk of climate change becomes big news. California was recently in the national news because it has reported […]

A Presidential Legacy

A Presidential Legacy

Last month, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum opened in Dallas, Texas. While it’s called a library, it is not a place where you would check out the latest bestseller. A presidential library is more like an archive of documents, and a museum of photographs and other important items from each term of […]