July 2, 2015

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Millennials now outnumber Baby Boomers

Millennials now outnumber Baby Boomers The population born between 1946 and 1964 is commonly referred to as the Baby Boom generation. Generation X is the population born between 1965 and 1981. Millennials are the population born between 1982 and 2000. U.S. Census Gen Xers are projected to remain the “middle child” of generations – caught […]

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July 2, 2015

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White House ends 40-year ban on the use of cameras by tourists

White House ends 40-year ban on the use of cameras by tourists Darlene Superville Associated Press WASHINGTON— Want to take a picture inside the White House Blue Room? Well, it’s now OK to pull out your cellphone or camera and press “shoot.” The White House on Wednesday ended a long-standing ban on tourists taking photos […]

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July 1, 2015

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Cuba is the first country in the world to ​eliminate mother-to-baby HIV transmission

Cuba is the first country in the world to ​eliminate mother-to-baby HIV transmission WHO validates elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis in Cuba World Health Organization News release 30 JUNE 2015 ¦ GENEVA ¦ WASHINGTON – Cuba became the first country in the world to receive validation from WHO that it has eliminated […]

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June 28, 2015

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Construction Update June 2015: Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Construction Update June 2015: Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Occupying the last available space on the National Mall, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will be situated prominently between the National Museum of American History and 15th Street, next to the Washington Monument. When it opens to […]

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June 26, 2015

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Landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizes gay marriage in the United States

Landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizes gay marriage in the United States Reuters The Supreme Court ruled on Friday, June 26, 2015 that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry, handing a historic triumph to the American gay rights movement. The court ruled 5-4 that the Constitution’s guarantees of due process and […]

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June 26, 2015

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China plans to launch yuan gold fix by end of 2015

ChevronChina plans to launch yuan gold fix by end of 2015 By A. Ananthalakshmi SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China plans to launch a yuan-denominated gold fix by the end of 2015 via the Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE), in a move aimed at giving the world’s biggest bullion producer and consumer more influence over pricing. The first […]

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June 21, 2015

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China: World’s second tallest building Shanghai Tower, will soon open

China: World’s second tallest building Shanghai Tower, will soon open AFP The world’s second tallest building, Shanghai Tower, will soon open in the Chinese financial capital with a twist — a 120-degree twist, to be exact. A softened triangular “outer skin” is literally twisted around a circular core, sending the glass and steel tower spiralling […]

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June 21, 2015

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Chevron completes sale of 40 pct stake in two Nigerian oil blocks

Chevron completes sale of 40 pct stake in two Nigerian oil blocks Reuters U.S. oil company Chevron Corp said it has completed the sale of its 40 percent stake in two Nigerian offshore oil blocks to local firm First Exploration & Petroleum Development Company Limited. Chevron said in a statement that the sale of its […]

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June 20, 2015

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Haitians face deportation from the Dominican Republic

In Dominican Republic, deportations cast long shadow Proving legal right to stay here is no easy task for both Dominicans and Haitians born in shacks and lacking documents. _______ Haitians go into hiding as Dominican Republic authorities are free to deport Hundreds of buses have been leaving Santo Domingo for the border for the past week […]

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June 20, 2015

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NFL: Atlanta and Minneapolis new stadiums update June 20, 2015

NFL : Atlanta and Minneapolis new stadiums update June 20, 2015 New Atlanta Falcons Stadium The new stadium home for the Atlanta Falcons’ is located next to the 22-year-old Georgia Dome. The the stadium cost is currently $1.4 billion. May 2015 photos June 20, 2015 update Click images below to enlarge. Click your return arrow to […]

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