House speaker John Boehner has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address the US Congress in March to discuss the Iranian nuclear threat. The White House is plenty steamed about it and have launched a tirade via White House aides. 434 more words
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Travel, as the intellectuals say, can be a broadening experience. Especially if you munch your way from coast to coast.
Most people travel for one of two reasons, either to do some sightseeing or to “get away from it all.” 1,417 more words
“Downsizing” seems to have become a catchword in libraries lately. Physical books are seen less as repositories of knowledge–with a seemingly-endless amount of “knowledge”, both accurate and worthless, being available through the Internet–and more as space-eaters. 505 more words
On Monday, the Obama Administration announced a plan to shift Medicare payments it makes to hospitals and doctors so they reward quality over volume. Officials said they hoped the move would be a catalyst for the entire health-care system. 260 more words