The Michigan State vs. Michigan College football game on Oct. 17 will go down as one of the craziest endings in college football.
The town of Petersburg, Kentucky sits quietly at the mouth of the Midwest. The Ohio River snakes around the borders of the scant, 620-person town, separating it from the state of Indiana…
70,000 Syrians Flee Government Offensive In Rebel-Held Areas, Activists Say
As the Syrian conflict forges onward — now with Russian air support — thousands more are fleeing.
Over the weekend, Dr. Zaidoun al-Zoabi, head of the Union of Syrian Medical Relief Organizations, told the BBC that several villages he visited in Aleppo were empty.
The vacant villages come after a series of government offensives, aided by Russia, occurred in the past two weeks. Since the conflict’s start, Aleppo has generally been divided between rebel factions and government supporters, the BBC reported. As of late, however, ISIS members have made incursions into the once-commercial hub.
A mere 30 miles from the Syrian border with Turkey, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu warned that this offensive could cause “another wave of refugees,” the BBC noted.
There’s a newspaper industry saying that goes, “‘Dog Bites Man’ isn’t news, but ‘Man Bites Dog’ is.” So what about when “man bites man?”
Aer Lingus Flight El 485 was en route to Dublin from Lisbon on Sunday night when a 24-year-old passenger “ran amok” and bit another passenger, forcing the plane to make an emergency landing and send the remaining passengers on their way to the Irish capital by bus, officials said.
Social change is not only inevitable, it generally follows the same pattern. Throughout American history, first, a couple of enterprising states change their state law and policy. Then, either the courts or popular opinion across the nation causes other states to quickly follow suit until, finally, the federal law changes.