Crimea is now part of Russia, President Vladimir Putin said today at a signing ceremony that involved him, the prime minister of Crimea and the mayor of the city of Sevastopol. Despite protests from the U.S. and the European Union that Russia's actions in Crimea are illegal, Putin went forward with plans to annex the peninsula. Crimea was an [...]]]>
Fashion designer and stylist L'Wren Scott was found dead in her Manhattan apartment on Monday. Police are investigating the death of Mick Jagger's longtime girlfriend as a possible suicide.
A magnitude-4.4 earthquake struck around 6:25 a.m. this morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was centered six miles north of Beverly Hills, Calif. Watch how it felt at KTLA's studios in Hollywood.
There comes a time in many a situation when fretting and fussing are pretty much useless.
Such might well be the case with the challenges facing modern civilization, according to a http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140317/NEWS/140319643/-1/blogs01
A conservative correspondent of mine recently — and smugly, I might say — brought to my attention a letter signed by 500 economists expressing opposition to raising the federal [...]]]>
THESE OBSERVATIONS aren’t likely to lift the spirits of most folks: