America Is Destined for Decline Without More Immigrants – Bloomberg

America Is Destined for Decline Without More Immigrants – Bloomberg

In response to President Donald Trump’s moves to curb immigration, economists and pundits have spilled a lot of ink on the topic of whether immigration hurts the native-born. We’ve reminded the public that the vast bulk of evidence shows that immigrants don’t drive down wages for the native-born, and that immigrants — especially skilled ones […]

Trump offers his first list of science priorities, and it's America first – Science Magazine

Trump offers his first list of science priorities, and it's America first – Science Magazine

Gage Skidmore/Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0) By Jeffrey MervisAug. 17, 2017 , 1:40 PM President Donald Trump has translated his campaign promise to “make America great again” into his administration’s first blueprint for federal investment in science and technology. The White House today issued a four-page memo telling federal agencies that their research dollars should be […]

Trump impersonator from Palm Springs eliminated from 'America's Got Talent' – The Desert Sun

Trump impersonator from Palm Springs eliminated from 'America's Got Talent' – The Desert Sun

CLOSE Jeff Tracta, 56, is an acclaimed singer, actor, comedian and impressionist best known for playing Thorne Forrester in the daytime drama “Bold and the Beautiful.” Daniela Franco/The Desert Sun The Singing Trump performs on “America’s Got Talent” auditions at Pasadena Civic Auditorium.(Photo: Trae Patton/NBC) America voted and this time they did not select Donald […]

Jury Convicts Former Mrs. America of Swindling Store – WJON News

Jury Convicts Former Mrs. America of Swindling Store – WJON News

fergregory MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A former Mrs. America and home shopping network host has been convicted in Minnesota of swindling a department store of up to $5,000 by switching price tags on clothing she purchased. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says a jury took less than three hours Tuesday to find 51-year-old Jennifer Kline, of […]

What does the Confederacy mean in modern America? – CNN

Story highlights Debate continues over Confederacy and its symbols: Heritage or hate? Some aspects of rebellion echo today on contemporary issues In June 2015, Roof gunned down nine African-Americans he joined for Bible study in Charleston, South Carolina. Horrified communities in the United States — especially in the South — began to push for the […]

When Russia Owned Part of America – New York Times

When Russia Owned Part of America – New York Times

The story of Russian America begins in 1741, when a Danish navigator working for the Russian Empire sighted the Alaskan coastline. He was Vitus Bering, honored in the naming of the Bering Strait. Tiny permanent settlements sprouted across Alaska in the 1780s. Explorers claimed immense territory for Catherine the Great by burying metal plaques, reminiscent […]

Documenting America's Long, Venerable Tradition of Roadside Dinosaurs – Atlas Obscura

Documenting America's Long, Venerable Tradition of Roadside Dinosaurs – Atlas Obscura

Photographer John Margolies spent nearly 40 years documenting what we now know as “roadside Americana”—the gas stations, motels, drive-ins, and diners that attracted road trippers with quirky signs and kooky architecture. In 2017, a year after Margolies died at the age of 76, the Library of Congress made its Margolies holdings available online—more than 11,000 […]

Trump Turns To 43-Year-Old 'America First' Trade Law To Pressure China – NPR

Trump Turns To 43-Year-Old 'America First' Trade Law To Pressure China – NPR

President Trump holds up a signed memorandum calling for a trade investigation of China at the White House on Monday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption toggle caption Alex Brandon/AP President Trump holds up a signed memorandum calling for a trade investigation of China at the White House on Monday. Alex Brandon/AP Updated at 10:35 p.m. ET […]

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