The pharmaceutical drug industry has seen a huge decline in popularity of branded medicines in the past year — 2010 being the first year ever when all of the ten most popular medicines in the U.S. were cheap generics. Soon, generic versions of seven of the world’s 20 best-selling drugs will be available, hinting that […]

The pharmaceutical drug industry has seen a huge decline in popularity of branded medicines in the past year — 2010 being the first year ever when all of the ten most popular medicines in the U.S. were cheap generics. Soon, generic versions of seven of the world’s 20 best-selling drugs will be available, hinting that […]

CHICAGO — According to Chicago Police, this past weekend a 35-year-old man put on a black wig and a pink halter top and shot another man at a dice-game over a woman they were both dating. The Chicago Sub-Times reports: Supermarket grocery bagger LePaul Williams, 35, allegedly donned a black wig, pink halter top and […]

CHICAGO — According to Chicago Police, this past weekend a 35-year-old man put on a black wig and a pink halter top and shot another man at a dice-game over a woman they were both dating. The Chicago Sub-Times reports: Supermarket grocery bagger LePaul Williams, 35, allegedly donned a black wig, pink halter top and […]

A program aimed at helping jumpstart the local economies of struggling cites is pairing high-performing college graduates and business startups in cities like Detroit, New Orleans and Providence, R.I. Modeled after Teach For America, Venture For America is a two-year program that places recent college graduates into business startups. “Our concrete goal is to generate […]

A program aimed at helping jumpstart the local economies of struggling cites is pairing high-performing college graduates and business startups in cities like Detroit, New Orleans and Providence, R.I. Modeled after Teach For America, Venture For America is a two-year program that places recent college graduates into business startups. “Our concrete goal is to generate […]

In a statement released last week, the Department of Justice has declined to reopen the 46-year-old case on the assassination of Civil Rights leader Malcolm X. The department said the statute of limitations has expired on any federal laws that might apply to the case. Despite the DOJ’s dissent, Civil Rights activists are ardently pushing […]

In a statement released last week, the Department of Justice has declined to reopen the 46-year-old case on the assassination of Civil Rights leader Malcolm X. The department said the statute of limitations has expired on any federal laws that might apply to the case. Despite the DOJ’s dissent, Civil Rights activists are ardently pushing […]

The U.S. aircraft carrier that launched the first attacks against al Qaeda and the Taliban after the September 11, 2001, terror attacks on the United States will be the site of another first, as it hosts the opening game of the 2011 NCAA college basketball season. Friday, Navy Chief of Information Rear Adm. Dennis Moynihan […]

The U.S. aircraft carrier that launched the first attacks against al Qaeda and the Taliban after the September 11, 2001, terror attacks on the United States will be the site of another first, as it hosts the opening game of the 2011 NCAA college basketball season. Friday, Navy Chief of Information Rear Adm. Dennis Moynihan […]

While they appear to surface every dime in a dozen, Anders Breivik’s reported attack in Oslo, Norway brings the “Christian Terrorist” back into the international spotlight. Mark Juergensmeyer of Religion Dispatches explores the uncanny similarities between Breivik and Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh. Aside from being described as Christian extremists, both Breivik and McVeigh sought […]

While they appear to surface every dime in a dozen, Anders Breivik’s reported attack in Oslo, Norway brings the “Christian Terrorist” back into the international spotlight. Mark Juergensmeyer of Religion Dispatches explores the uncanny similarities between Breivik and Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh. Aside from being described as Christian extremists, both Breivik and McVeigh sought […]