Cicadas strike back four years early. But why?

Despite spending more than a decade underground, they have a few, precious weeks to survive the onslaught of birds, squirrels and other predators in order to reproduce. That’s because the region’s bugs are out and about in the region a full four years early. “Sometimes these cicadas do a time jump,” University of Maryland entomologist […]

Top Democrat says Flynn misled federal investigators about source of payments

Cummings’ letter came the same day Flynn declined to provide documents to the Senate Intelligence Committee, citing his Fifth Amendment protection from self-incrimination. Jason Chaffetz, the Utah Republican and chairman of the House oversight committee. RELATED CONTENTHow Michael Flynn is using the 5th amendmentQ&A: Would Trump request to end Flynn probe have broken law?Trump distances […]

Terry Crews & Amber Tamblyn

Now, his latest role is in Sandy Wexler. She’s an actress and a published poet. The movie explores the aftermath of death from a really compelling and human perspective. The Sixth album by the Gap Band. Wall to wall bangers, we swear. In 1996, he played his last season ever for the Eagles. Then, Jesse […]

Senate confirms Iowa governor as ambassador to China

Republicans and Democrats have praised Branstad’s Midwestern pragmatism. Branstad, 70, told lawmakers he intends to use his decades-long relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping to advance U.S. Branstad called North Korea’s push for a weapon of mass destruction a “threat to all of humankind.” He said he expected China to become more engaged because of […]

U.S.-Turkey Dispute Over Washington Protest Heats Up

Around a dozen people were injured. The Turkish-Americans responded in self-defense.” The U.S. It released a statement the same day, sharply condemning what happened and seemingly laying blame on Turkey: “Violence is never an appropriate response to free speech, and we support the rights of people everywhere to free expression and peaceful protest. Under his […]

At The Dawn Of Recorded Sound, No One Cared

He died shortly after and did not live to see recorded sound become popular. Years later, an Edison assistant wrote: “We were sitting around. That’s a lesson today’s inventors should keep in mind. But his story and the history of recorded sound reveals that even a breakthrough invention can seem insignificant if there isn’t a […]

Haitian Immigrants Get a Repieve, but Not Much of One

The “temporary protected status” for these Haitians was due to expire in July, but the Department of Homeland Security   announced Monday it would extend the designation. He also disagrees with administration officials that the country is stable enough to receive them. Ricot Dupuy, manager for the Haitian station Radio Soleil,   said   six […]