Why June 7 is still remembered in Jamaica

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2087425" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Port Royal, Jamaica, 1692[/caption] Spain laid claim to the Island of Jamaica from the time Columbus landed there in 1494. In 1503, Columbus was more…

Walmart entices teens with benefits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MARKET WATCH) – Walmart Inc. has announced expanded education benefits in an effort to bring more high school students onto its payroll at a time when the labor more…

What were the steps leading up to D-Day?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2087235" align="aligncenter" width="600"] D-Day, June 6, 1944[/caption] D-Day was June 6, 1944. Over 160,000 troops from America, Britain, Canada, free France, Poland and other nations landed along more…

Most college grads struggle to pay back loans

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (STUDYFINDS) — It is that time of year when graduates gleefully toss their mortarboards skyward. It is also the moment that accelerates the expiration of grace periods on more…

Cannabis use skyrockets among older adults

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (STUDYFINDS) — Cannabis use among older adults and seniors in the United States is rising faster than any other age group, a new study finds, but many feel more…

Trump cancels fetal-research funding

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_4674255" align="aligncnter" width="598"] President Trump prepares to board Marine One (White House photo)[/caption] After a nine-month review of all research involving fetal tissue harvested from elective abortions, more…