Thursday, January 21, 2021

Russian Bounties Roil Campaign

The Story: The President's re-election prospects took a hit this weekend with a report that Russia has offered bounties to militants in Afghanistan for the...
Bill Gates on role US should play in global poverty fight

Bill Gates, Politics, and a Conspiracy Theory

The Story: Bill Gates, the co-founder of tech giant Microsoft, ended his active role in that corporation in 2006 and has since devoted himself to...

New Hampshire Boosts Sanders

The Story: On Tuesday February 11, Senator Bernie Sanders (I - Vt) won the Democratic Party's primary in New Hampshire, putting him at the front...

Joseph Biden Gives Himself a Christmas Present

The Story: Former Vice-President Joseph Biden, still widely considered the front-runner in the campaign to become the Democratic Party's nominee for President next year, turned...
Ukraine says Russia opened fire on its naval vessels

The Impeachment Probe Goes Public

The Story: This morning, Wednesday, November 13, public impeachment hearings begin in the House of Representatives against President Donald Trump. The first two witnesses as...

Appropriations Committee Chair to Retire, Part II

The Story: Last week, Nita Lowey announced she would not run for re-election next year. This puts in play the seat in the US House...

Tropical plant identification by leaf

Huang and He (2008) used probabilistic neural networks for the recognition of thirty types of broad-leaved trees. Also, Wu et al. (2007) also launched...

Rep. Hurd Not Running for Reelection

The Story: On August 1, Representative William Ballard Hurd, from Texas' 23d district (in the southwest part of the state, along the border with Mexico),...
Is Soros playing a role in anti-Kavanaugh protests?

An Unlikely Partnership: Koch and Soros

The Story: Both George Soros and Charles Koch believe that the foreign policy of the United States has become unhinged from any defensible conception of...
Live: Susan Collins announces her decision on Kavanaugh vote

Maine Democrats Are Eager to Take On Susan Collins

The Story: Ever since Senator Susan Collins (R- ME) voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh as a Justice to the US Supreme Court, it has been...