Washington, DC - "If Bernie Sanders and his crew were serious about putting an end to poverty in America, they'd be promoting income inequality, not condemning it," according to Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens.

Washington, DC - The Navy will commission its newest aircraft carrier, the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, July 22, at Naval Station Norfolk.

Washington, DC - Baxter International Inc. and Claris Lifesciences Limited have agreed to divest two types of pharmaceutical products to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that Baxter’s proposed $625 million acquisition of Claris’ injectable drugs business is anticompetitive.

Washington, DC - "AFT president Randi Weingarten’s characterization of education reform parents and advocates as racists akin to the southern segregationists of the past, is not just ill-advised hyperbole, it is a deeply offensive, highly inflammatory insult to all the parents and people – of all races, backgrounds, and regions – who have worked to bring options, opportunities, and reforms to an education system that has failed them for generations.

 

Washington, DC - A Minnesota police office murdered Justin Damond this past week. According to reports she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault nearby her apartment where she lived.  According to reports two police officers arrived after she called for help a second time. One of the police officers riding in the passenger side of the police car was reported to have been spooked and shot past the driving police officer and killed the woman approaching the car in her pajamas.

West Lafayette, Indiana - Due to the large usage of water in agriculture, many California communities no longer have running water, and collapsing aquifers have caused roads and buildings to sink several feet. Purdue University electrical and computer engineering professor David Ebert is using data collected from agricultural sites to respond to these problems.