James K. Polk Says…”May The Boldest Fear & Wisest Tremble”

James K. Polk Says…”May The Boldest Fear & Wisest Tremble”

“May the boldest fear and the wisest tremble when incurring responsibilities on which may depend our country’s peace and prosperity, and in some degree the hopes and happiness of the whole human family.” President, James K. Polk 1845-1849 A bit more on President Polk from the James K. Polk home & museum. “A Frontier Upbringing […]

Fire In Substation Causes Massive Power Outage In San Francisco

Fire In Substation Causes Massive Power Outage In San Francisco

San Francisco, CA….San Francisco is gradually coming back online as a fire in a substation disrupted life in the City by the Bay. Some BART services and other services were interrupted earlier as PG&E works to get their grid back up and running. The outage is causing massive disruptions city at this time. The map […]

Study Paints Somber Picture of U.S. Mental Health Status and Access to Care

Study Paints Somber Picture of U.S. Mental Health Status and Access to Care

New York, NY…More Americans than ever before suffer from serious psychological distress, and the country’s ability to meet the growing demand for mental health services is rapidly eroding.  Researchers from NYU Langone Medical Center analyzed a federal health information database and concluded that 3.4 percent of the U.S. population (more than 8.3 million) adult Americans […]

Edward Jones Partners With SixThirty To Support Financial Technology Startups

Edward Jones Partners With SixThirty To Support Financial Technology Startups

St. Louis, MO….Financial services firm Edward Jones today announced a multi-year partnership with SixThirty, a St. Louis-based venture fund that invests in financial technology (FinTech) startup companies. Backed by the St. Louis Regional Chamber, SixThirty was founded in 2013 and to date has funded more than 25 startups across the globe. Edward Jones Chief Information […]

NASA Space Station Cargo Launches aboard Orbital ATK Resupply Mission

NASA Space Station Cargo Launches aboard Orbital ATK Resupply Mission

Washington, DC…The International Space Station will be capable of dozens of new scientific investigations from NASA and around the world when Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft delivers more than 7,600 pounds of cargo Saturday, April 22. Orbital ATK’s seventh cargo delivery flight to the station launched at 11:11 a.m. EDT Tuesday on a United Launch Alliance […]

Researchers Find Frog Slime Kills Flu Virus

Researchers Find Frog Slime Kills Flu Virus

Atlanta, GA…A component of the skin mucus secreted by South Indian frogs can kill the H1 variety of influenza viruses, researchers from Emory Vaccine Center and the Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology in India have discovered. Frogs’ skins were known to secrete peptides that defend them against bacteria. The finding, published Tuesday in Immunity, suggests […]

Three Killed In Shooting Rampage In Fresno. Suspect Yells “Allahu Akbar” When Taken Into Custody!

Three Killed In Shooting Rampage In Fresno.  Suspect Yells “Allahu Akbar” When Taken Into Custody!

Fresno, CA…Today, suspect 39-year-old Kori Ali Muhammad shouted “Allahu Akbar” while being taken into custody in the shooting deaths of three men in Fresno. One death was the passenger in a PG&E truck. Mayor Lee Brand released the following statement in the aftermath of three people shot and killed in a shooting spree today in […]