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Rod Blagojevich, unrepentant but bruised, reflects on prison life

Federal inmate 40892-424 has his voice back. More than five years after he went to prison for corruption, disgraced former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is speaking out for the first…

“It’s A Bit Damp And Breezy In America” Says Northern Britain

by Neil Bamforth The weather has always been something of an obsession to the British – particularly the English. In the north of England especially complete strangers often stop you…

The Simple Reason Why Climate Change is Affecting Hurricanes

Much ink has been spilled over the relationship between these strong hurricanes and climate change, but a fairly straightforward equation indicates a direct connection between the two. A GOES satellite…

Mayo Clinic: Should You Let Your Dog Sleep In Your Bedroom At Night?

If your four-legged furry friend wanders into your bedroom when you’re trying to sleep, should you shoo the creature away or let it stay and sleep in your bedroom? Some…

Al Gore Warned Us: Hurricane Irma and Inevitable March of Climate Change

When Al Gore’s climate change documentary An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power opened to less than $1 million at the box office in early August—coming in 16th place in its…

Will Trump Allow Mar-a-Lago To Be Used As Hurricane Shelter?

President Donald Trump is facing calls to open his exclusive Mar a Lago resort to Florida residents who have been displaced by Hurricane Irma. Millions of people have been evacuated…

When Children Become Strangers In A Strange Land

800,000 Americans who have known no other life than that of an American are told to leave their country, to become, as it is put in Exodus, strangers in a strange land.…

How Trump May Be Profiting Off Natural Disasters

How Trump May Be Profiting Off Natural Disasters Donald Trump proposed to slash funding for federal disaster relief and emergency preparedness programs just months into his presidency. Now, with Hurricane…

Here’s Why Storm Surge is a Threat With Hurricane Irma

Storm Surge is a Threat With Hurricane Irma—Here’s Why Hurricane Irma broke records for the duration of its incredible winds this week. Since then, the storm has weakened to Category…

Will Hurricane Jose Hit The Bahamas After Irma?

Hurricane Irma, now an “extremely dangerous” Category 4 storm, slammed into the Bahamas Friday on its way to Florida. Irma, which is the size of France, has been wreaking havoc…

Will Trump Send Aid to Mexico After Deadly Earthquake?

Will Trump Send Aid to Mexico After Deadly Earthquake? The Trump administration has no clear plans to offer aid to Mexico following a massive 8.1-magnitude earthquake that has killed at…

Now Trump Is Unhappy Kuwaiti Emir Has Longer Plane Than His

Donald Trump has an undeniable obsession with size—of everything from crowds to, well, body parts. It is perhaps no surprise, then, that the president reportedly couldn’t help but note with…

Life Days After A Florida Hurricane and Why You Should Get Out Now

My worst memory wasn't the storm itself, although that was bad, it was the aftermath, when the storm had moved on. It was the heat; the baking, sweating, boiling heat…

Former President Obama Slams Trump on DACA Ruling-Calls it ‘Cruel’

Jason Le Miere Displayed with permission from Newsweek Former President Barack Obama called his successor Donald Trump’s announcement that he plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)…