Although its start has been rather tame so far, this year’s hurricane season because of the population shift to coastal areas and climate change could potentially be quite serious and costly in property damage and lives.
In the last century, increased sanitation led to dramatic improvements in public health, including decreased transmission of infectious organisms, but now we may be approaching a generation that is too clean for its own good.
We can draw lessons from the period 1450 to 1550, known as the Age of Discovery when the world made a series of great leaps forward, propelled by da Vinci, Michelangelo, Copernicus and Columbus, that produced the Renaissance and reshaped science, education, manufacturing, communications, politics and geopolitics.
Journalist Austin Tice was taken hostage in Syria in August 2012. His parents, Marc and Debra Tice, of Houston have united on the anniversary of President Obama’s hostage directive with the families of other American hostages to make this appeal to Obama.
Some environmentalists are thrilled at Tuesday’s announcement of the planned closing of California’s Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. They might want to reconsider: Fighting climate change requires more nuclear power, not less.
How desperate is the Republican Party? This desperate: Political strategists are concocting schemes to preserve their congressional majorities that they know would concede the presidential contest to Hillary Clinton.
Incoming freshmen at Winthrop University spent two days on campus learning about life at college and acclimating themselves to the Rock Hill school during orientation. Students stayed overnight in residence halls, attended sessions about majors, registered for classes and participated in activities geared to meeting other students.
Winthrop University welcomes freshmen to Rock Hill at orientation
Cancer survivor Myra Ansell
Chester County lawmen launch DUI task force with state grant