Daily Archive: April 4, 2013

    Where would we be today without our cell phones?

    Yesterday, cell phones turned 40! After years of becoming increasingly reliant on them, where would we be without our trusty gadgets? How long could you go without a cellphone? Some say they can barely last an hour, let alone a day. Others have given up their gadgets, and say it’s made them much more stress-free. Could you take…

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    Obama Joins Dems, Gives Back 5 Percent of Salary; GOP Remains Silent

    In an altruistic move unparallelled on the right side of the aisle, President Barack Obama has joined key congressional Democrats in pledging to return 5 percent ($20,000) of his annual $400,000 salary to the U.S. Treasury to show solidarity with furloughed federal workers, according to a senior White House official. Due to sequestration, the White …

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    15th Annual National Action Network Convention Begins

    Wednesday marked the opening day for the 15th Annual National Action Network Convention, a gathering of civil rights, religious, and LGBT rights leaders headed by the Reverend Al Sharpton. This year’s convention focuses on crucial issues affecting African-Americans, i …

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    North Korea Clears Its Military, Says It Plans to Attack US With Nukes

    (AP) — North Korea warned early Thursday that its military has been cleared to attack the U.S. using “smaller, lighter and diversified nuclear” weapons, while the U.S. said it was strengthening protection in the region and seeking to defuse the situation. Despite the intense rhetoric, analysts do not expect a nuclear attack by …