Midday on Thursday, October 15, 2009, a silver, helium-filled balloon drifted south from Fort Collins, Colorado, toward Denver International Airport. And the nation lost its collective mind. It was, you may recall, an age steeped in reality TV.
The Montgomery Advertiser
Sara Macneil, The Montgomery Advertiser
– Oct 8, 6:15 PM
Montgomery, a city where more than half the population is black and known as the birthplace of the civil rights movement, elected an African American to the highest position in municipal government for the first time in its 200-year history. Steven…
The Washington Post
– Oct 8, 2:01 PM
In 1980, by contrast, the 400 richest had an effective tax rate of 47 percent. In 1960, their tax rate was as high as 56 percent. The effective tax rate paid by the bottom 50 percent, by contrast, has changed little over time. The analysis differs…
In an unprecedented move, Pacific Gas & Electric said it will shut off power to about 800,000 customers across Northern California in a desperate attempt to avoid wildfires caused by winds damaging power equipment. PG&E said the power cutoffs will…
Associated PressOctober 8, 2019, 38 minutes ago In an image taken from video, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke with reporters outside his home Tuesday in Burlington, Vt. His wife, Jane O'Meara Sanders, listens at right.