On November 9th 2011, the president of the United States will have a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). This is the system that allows for the quick transmission of warnings to viewers and listeners of television and radio in the event of natural disasters and other such catastrophes.
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Few events have the power to both unite and divide the world like the Olympic Games. Beyond the fierce competition between countries and the unified chanting of country names, accusations of corruption and underhanded tactics often maim the spirit of the events. Even though the London 2012 Olympic Games are ten months away, there have already been accusations of the buying of gold medals by Azerbaijan.
More people in the world have access to a cell phone than have access to a toilet. Lack of access to clean water and sanitation is killing thousands of people in developing nations, and leaving people with a reduced quality of life.
Though Barack Obama has called for peace talks between Israel and Palestine, Palestine says this push for membership is a result of the breakdown of peace talks. When Palestine submits the application tomorrow, the debate on the matter will extend several weeks before a final vote is taken.
In light of the fall of Ghaddafi’s Libyan regime, one question has been uttered across the world: what comes next for the liberated country? One man has come forward from the revolution to answer the question.
Kimball is an expert in the Middle East and discussed issues surrounding Islam, Judaism, and Christianity and their relationship with politics.
Just a month after being hit by a devastating earthquake as well as a tragic tsunami, Japan suffered the wrath of Mother Nature yet again as it was ravaged by[...]