List by Category: National

Scientists Create First Full-Functioning "Invisibility Cloak"

11.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Duke researchers Nathan Landy and David R. Smith just published a study in the journal "Nature" that claims it’s happened at last-- the creation of a “full-parameter unidirectional metamaterial cloak for microwaves.” The cloak ...

College Students' Job Prospects Look Better In 2013

11.15.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There's good news for college students. New graduates can expect a modest increase in hiring this coming year. Michigan state is out with their annual survey which looked at 2-thousand top employers across the nation. They found demand for ...

Churches In Tennessee Could Be Taxed for Cafes, Bookstores

11.15.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a court case out of Tennessee that could have implications on every large church in the country. A Tennessee megachurch argued in the state court of appeals that a gym, bookstore and cafe on its property constute the spiritual needs of the ...

Black Friday Hours Spur Petitions Against Target, Walmart

11.14.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A number of retailers are getting a jump on Black Friday this year by opening up on Thanksgiving Day. Target, Walmart, Toys R Us are among the big box retailers opening early, some as early as 8 a.m. One Target worker started an online petition ...

Petiton To Move Black Friday Back To Friday Garners 200-Thousand Signatures

11.14.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Still no word yet on the New York State Thruway's decision to hiking tolls by 45 percent for trucks. The Thruway Authority said Tuesday it will delay the increase a bit longer as it faces pressure from business groups and even its own Vice ...

Library of Congress Asks You To Interview A Veteran

11.12.12 | Sarah Harnisch

In honor of Veterans Day, the Library of Congress wants you to interview a veteran.  The Veterans History Project encourages people of all ages to break out the microphone and talk to a veteran to get his or her story, so it can be preserved ...

Why Did Gay Marriage Win Out In the 2012 Election?

11.08.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Conservatives took a huge blow on gay marriage in the general election Tuesday. Two states, Maine and maryland, became the first states to approved same sex marriage by popular vote, and Washington state is poised to follow suit, though ballot ...

Full Election Results Here

11.07.12 | Sarah Harnisch

President Obama has 303 votes, Mitt Romney secured 206 electoral college votes. If you click on this map, you can see the election results nationally, or for New York or ...

Same-Sex Marriage, Marijuana Top 2012 Ballot Measure List

11.02.12 | Jeremy Miller

  Voters in 37 states are facing at least one ballot measure when they go to the polls.  Overall, voters will see more ballot measures this year, compared to 2010.  There are 174 total measures on the 2012 ballot, up from 159 in ...

White House Race Could Run Late Tuesday

11.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Exactly how close is the race for the White House? An ABC/Washington Post poll has President Obama with 48.56 percent of the vote, Mitt Romney, 48.49 percent of the vote. The poll has both men within hundredths of a point. Pundits say the race ...

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