THE NEW FORTY I can hear the bells...
I am gratified this morning to be greeted with the news that Minnesota's House passed a marriage equality bill. Now the only thing between marriage equality is the Minnesota Senate and the Governor wh... Posted on 5/10/13 at 7:23 AM
FOR THE LOVE OF HOCKEY USHL Western Conference finals preview
A battle of the Dakotas will decide who wins the USHL Western Conference and advances to the Clark Cup, as the Sioux Falls Stampede and the Fargo Force will face off in a best-of-five series.
Both ... Posted on 4/25/13 at 6:56 PM
NEW PLATEAUS The Boiling Point of Aaron Swartz's Suicide
The more I read about Aaron Swartz, the more he seemed like a hero from an Ayn Rand novel. Unfortunately, accompanying his Randian hero-like intelligence, moral IQ, and frustration that the rest of th... Posted on 1/15/13 at 9:00 AM
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND Music Department sponsors U.S. Army Field Band performance
The University of North Dakotas Music Department is sponsoring a free performance by The United States Army Field Band at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct 24. in the Chester Fritz Auditorium.
"We are very ... Posted on 10/11/12 at 2:43 PM
STORM TRACKER Where have all the Tornadoes Gone?
After a fairly fast start earlier in the year, tornadoes have been uncommon for the past several months. After the large tornado outbreak in the central plains from April 13-16, the tornado season qui... Posted on 7/14/12 at 6:35 PM
Mikaela Shiffrin might as well be dancing or flying. That's what skiing is like for the American teenager these days. The victories and milestones keep piling up, fortifying a U.S. team that is without Lindsey Vonn and Bode Miller.
The world must show its resolve in the face of North Korea's nuclear provocations or risk emboldening Iran, which is under scrutiny over its uranium enrichment program, Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday.
The U.S. military and the Afghan government sealed an agreement Friday on the gradual transfer of control of the main U.S. prison in the country, a last-minute breakthrough that brings the first progress in months in contentious negotiations over a long-term partnership.
People are finally replacing the cars and trucks they held on to during the economic slump, giving a big boost to U.S. auto sales in November. Chrysler, Ford, Nissan and Hyundai were among the companies reporting double-digit gains from last November, which is normally a lackluster month because of colder weather and holiday distractions. This November, buyers were lured by good deals, improving confidence in the economy and the need to trade in older cars.
Tom Krisher and Dee-Ann Durbin
, December 01, 2011
The prospect of a resolution to the Greek debt crisis, bolstered by Greek lawmakers’ approval of a sweeping austerity plan, has buoyed investor spirits: After falling for much of the past two months, in part out of concern about Europe’s debt troubles, the stock market rallied each day last week, with the Dow Jones industrial average jumping 5.4 percent to close within 228 points of its late April high.
A senior Iranian military official involved in investigating a mysterious computer worm targeting Iranian nuclear facilities and other industrial sites said Saturday the malware could have caused large-scale accidents and loss of life.
At least one U.S. citizen was among dozens of men reportedly forced off passenger buses by armed attackers in the northeastern border state of Tamaulipas, where 72 bodies were found in mass graves last week, U.S. officials said Sunday.
The U.S. ambassador to Mexico resigned Saturday amid furor over a leaked diplomatic cable in which he complained about inefficiency and infighting among Mexican security forces in the campaign against drug cartels.
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