Poll: Trump’s SOTU Was Least Popular on Record

February 1, 2018

President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address Tuesday night drew the least popular ratings from Americans around the country since data became available 20 years ago, according to a poll. The long, almost record-setting address, drew “very positive” responses from 48 percent of those polled, with 22 percent registering at “somewhat positive” and 28… Read more

The Mixed Reality of America’s Wallets

February 1, 2018

While President Donald Trump at his State of the Union lauded economic gains and improved wages for all Americans, reality has been much more mixed. “After years and years of wage stagnation, we are finally seeing rising wages,” Trump said before a joint session of Congress Tuesday night. According to the Labor Department, the average U.S.… Read more

Amazon, Berkshire, JP Morgan join forces to tackle health care

January 31, 2018

Three titans of American business announced Tuesday they are joining forces to tackle one of the most enduring problems in the country: quality affordable health care. Billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and Jeff Bezos’ retail behemoth Amazon will link with financial giant JP Morgan to create a nonprofit health care plan to “provide US employees and… Read more

Dinosaur Tracks Discovered At NASA Space Flight Center Reveal Prehistoric America

January 31, 2018

Dinosaur tracks hiding on NASA property date back more than 100 million years and reveal what prehistoric Maryland’s environment may have looked like. There are dozens of tracks that dinosaurs and other extinct animals embedded in a chunk of sandstone over the course of a few days during the Cretaceous geological period, the space agency reported.… Read more

Facebook bans ads for cryptocurrencies

January 31, 2018

Facebook says it is banning all ads related to cryptocurrencies in an effort to fight scams. The social media giant said it is barring ads for “financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices, such as binary options, initial coin offerings and cryptocurrency.” Initial coin offerings or ICOs are a… Read more

FCC votes to end US net neutrality

December 14, 2017

The Federal Communications Commission has voted to end the 2015 Open Internet Order which protects net neutrality in the United States. The decision was taken during a much-anticipated meeting in Washington, DC on Thursday Net neutrality requires all internet service providers (ISPs) to treat all data equally, without blocking, “throttling” or censoring services or websites. The… Read more

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