Since the Fourth of July falls on a Sunday in the US, in order for the normal (meaning Federal and other government employees) working force to get their traditional day off, July 5th will the be the observed day of Independence.
The federal holiday for the American Independence day is Monday, July 5, 2010, but maximum [...]
The Macy’s firework has become one of the biggest events of the Independence Day since the beginning of the new century and for the last eight years its popularity has grown immensely. This year as many communities cut short their pyrotechnics due to financial crunches, Macy’s fireworks 2010 lived up to the expectation of [...]
World Cup 2010: USA vs Algeria is off to a good start. Algeria and the United States played to a stalemate in the first half of their match. If the US has any chance to win out Group C, they have to win today and Slovenia has to go down to England. Then it [...]
Listed as a “monument to unparalleled success,” the largest home for sale in the United States comes with plenty of space but no carpet, tiles or interior walls. It’s up to the future buyer to finish it.
The housing boom in Florida certainly fueled it share of excess. Our new favorite: David Siegel’s Versailles, an [...]
A U.S. man who spent 25 years on death row was executed early Friday by firing squad, the Utah Department of Corrections said.
At 12:17 a.m. Friday, convicted killer Ronnie Lee Gardner, 49, was pronounced dead after a Utah firing squad fired a volley of bullets into the murderer’s chest, where a target was pinned [...]
Relations between the United States and Venezuela may be testy, but the State Department is lauding the gracious reaction of Venezuelan-born pitcher Armando Galarraga to an umpiring blunder that cost him a perfect game.
In what’s being called one of “the worst calls in baseball history,” umpire Jim Joyce “robbed” Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga [...]
With some 47 countries in attendance it will be one of the largest gatherings of its kind in the US capital since the late 1940s.
This will be the third element in a nuclear season that began with this month’s unveiling of the Obama administration’s nuclear strategy, the Nuclear Posture Review.
This identified nuclear proliferation–the spread [...]
Earth Hour is an annual international event started in by the WWF in Sydney 2007, that asks participants to turn off their lights and non-essential electrical appliances for one hour in the evening. By 2008 Earth Hour was an international event with participation starting around the world. By 2009 much of the United States joined [...]
Facebook has dethroned Google! Sort of! Well, ok, not really. For the week ending March 13, the social networking site got more traffic than its competitor in the United States, according to a blog post by industry tracker Hitwise. But be careful how you slice your numbers. While many pundits may use this data to [...]
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived Tuesday morning in Chile, bringing with her more than two dozen satellite phones and a pledge of U.S. commitment to the earthquake-damaged nation.
“The United States is ready to respond to the requests that the government of Chile has made so we can provide not only solidarity but [...]