PITTSFIELD — A Westborough mom, and a member of the Westborough School Committee, faced charges that she bit a Pittsfield driving instructor on the arm when he canceled her son's driving test Thursday morning....
The Great Lakes basin spans 10 degrees of latitude and 18 degrees of longitude — set almost exactly between the Equator and the North Pole. The circumference of all five lakes combined is 10,500 miles, nearly half the distance around the world. An average of 200,000 cubic feet of precipitation falls somewhere on the lakes every second.
Mr. Clinton's announcement, which he relayed to foundation employees in a meeting on Thursday, followed the recent release of State Department emails mentioning donors to the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation who had contact with aides to Mrs. Clinton while she was the secretary of state.
The Rules About How to Address the U.S. Flag Came About Because No One Wanted to Look Like a Nazi
Smithsonian …the Pledge of Allegiance—a ritual that used to involve a salute that required you to raise your right hand, flip your palm down, point it toward the flag in a salute and recite the words. These instructions might seem unthinkable today for obvious reasons—they're reminiscent of rows of Nazis saluting their Fuhrer. But believe it or not, they date from the beginning of the Pledge itself.…
No record that Clinton, aides took required ethics training
There is no evidence that Hillary Clinton or her top aides completed ethics training when they started at the State Department as required by federal law. State Department records show … Click to Continue » Read the full story
The campaign to get Americans to eat less meat has been a bust
If activists want to reduce the terrible impacts of the meat industry, they may need a new strategy.
"There's a roller-coaster effect here, and we are about to start an upswing," says Will Sawyer, an animal protein analyst with Rabobank and the author of the report.
Simply explains the steps of how to become president of the U.S. from the national conventions to the election.
Trump to receive first classified intelligence briefing Wednesday
Donald Trump will receive his first classified national security briefing Wednesday in New York, two sources told CNN. Read the full story
FBI sends heavily redacted Clinton interview documents to Congress
A congressional source confirmed to Fox News Tuesday that the House Government Oversight Committee had received a heavily redacted FBI summary of Hillary Clinton's session last month with FBI agents who interviewed her about her use of a private server for government business. The agents' notes were provided as well.
"This information being highly classified according to the FBI is in direct conflict with what the State Department and Ms. Clinton have said is on the server. You could not have it both ways," former military intelligence officer Tony Shaffer said. "You cannot say one day this is unclassified 'nothing to see here' and the next day, only certain people can see this and you must not be able to take it outside of a secure facility."
DIVIDED AMERICA: Global warming polarizes more than abortion
WASHINGTON (AP) - "It's more politically polarizing than abortion," says Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication. "It's more politically polarizing than gay marriage."
The Government's Using 'X-Ray Vision Carrots' To Fight Food Waste
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WASHINGTON ― The U.S. government has a secret weapon in its battle against food waste in public schools: ADJECTIVES.…
Giving fun names to boring veggies, it turns out, makes kids much more likely to eat them ― so thousands of schools across the country are serving things like "X-Ray Vision Carrots" and "Championship Beets." ... Read the full story
Trump, Pelosi and "Watergate Revisited"
Far be it from me to suggest that Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic Party leadership have gone off their collective rocker. But using the Russians as foils to deflect attention from the embarrassing content of hacked Democrats' emails was bad enough even before Pelosi played the Watergate card.… Read the full story
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They stare at their phones and flick their fingers across the screens in a zombielike rhythm that easily could be mistaken for a scene from a dystopian, tech-addled future.
The tactics have long been used to influence politics in neighboring countries of Europe.