Just about finished!

Took a while but you are now looking at us from a brand new location.  Yippee! Everything has now been moved and we are shaking out the last few glitches of the system. Things are looking pretty solid. Our regular updates will soon resume and be …

President Trump Spent 122 Days Visiting His Properties

President Donald Trump has spent 122 days, or a third of his first year of presidency, visiting his own commercial properties. Trump, who promised to separate himself but not divest himself from all aspects of his global business empire before taking office, has routinely promoted his …

Major breakthrough towards universal cancer blood test

Scientists have made significant progress towards a universal blood test for cancer. This would radically change diagnosis, treatment and crucially survival rates for sufferers. In a huge breakthrough in the world of science, a new blood test aims to identify cancers before they develop. Called CancerSEEK, …

Shutdown under a unified government? Blame Trump

By Jennifer Victor, Associate Professor of Political Science, George Mason University. Trump on Jan. 19, 2018 AP Photo/Evan Vucci Government shutdowns are rare. This one is unique because the U.S. has never before experienced a shutdown under a unified government, a time when the White House …

Partial US Government Shutdown Begins

A partial shutdown of the U.S. government commenced early Saturday after a funding bill was blocked in the Senate. Spending authority expired at midnight Washington time, triggering a halt of nonessential functions. A handful of Republicans joined all but a handful of Democrats in opposing the …