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There are over 4 times more vacant houses than homeless people in the U.S.

Life

Flag Officer Assignment

The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert announced today the following assignment:

Capt. Kathleen M. Creighton, selected for the rank of… 61 more words

Department Of Defense

Deadly bacteria spread from the laboratory United States

Trupowe.com – Authorities in the State of Louisiana, USA, is currently investigating the case of the spread of the deadly bacteria from a specialized laboratory with a high level of security at a research facility in Covington, about 80 kilometers north of New Orleans. 258 more words

News

The bootstraps myth and the American dream

The DecodeDC podcast aired a discussion (episode 67) with English economist Richard Reeves of the Brookings Institution who talks about ways to measure the (in)equality of opportunity in America. 1,092 more words

Politics

John Oliver on Elected Judges

We discussed the extremely funny John Oliver in class for a little bit this past week, and coincidentally he did a segment recently covering the elections of state and local level judges. 163 more words

Democracy

What DOES an American Soccer Stadium Look Like? An MLS 2015 Stadium Guide for Beginners

Major League Soccer (MLS) kicks off its 20th season this weekend with a new group of international stars set to grace its soccer stadiums. As David Villa, Kaka, Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard take to the field, a growing international audience will be tuning in to soccer matches played in North American stadia. 659 more words

Stadiums