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Americans Gather To Honor Fallen Service Members
ATLANTA (AP) — Americans gathered at cemeteries, memorials and monuments from California to Maine to honor fallen military service members on Memorial Day. In Atlanta, veterans from conflicts from World War II to Afghanistan and Iraq dedicated a new veterans’ park. Soldiers, airmen, Ma…
4 Americans Killed In Crash In Afghanistan
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.S. Army helicopter has crashed in Afghanistan, killing all four American crew members. The U.S. military confirms that the chopper went down last night as it was responding to a suicide attack at a police checkpoint in Helmand province. A district chief there …
Americans Frustrated By Congressional Stalemates
CHICAGO (AP) — As Americans watch yet another political drama play out on Capitol Hill — this time over whether to extend the payroll tax cut and jobless benefits — they have a question for Congress: Can’t you all just get along? For once? “It’s like, ȁ…
Is Your State Paying the Most for Electricity?
Turning up the dial on your thermostat in the fall and winter months is bound to add major coin to your electric bill, so you power through. Unless you live in Utah, and then you really have nothing to worry about, according to new data released this week. The Energy Information Association released…
Americans Have Fewer Close Friends Compared to 25 Years Ago
While social media sites may have increased Americans’ overall number of acquaintances, new research slated for publication in a journal called ‘Social Networks’ shows the number of people we claim as close friends is now lower than it was 25 years ago. Matthew Brashears from th…