Global health spending good for U.S. security and economy, National Academies say

Global health spending good for U.S. security and economy, National Academies say

Global health spending good for U.S. security and economy, National Academies say If a serious infectious disease blossomed across the globe today, the U.S. death toll could be double that of all the casualties suffered in wars since the American Revolution. Those 2 million potential American lives lost to a global pandemic is just one […]

In Ferguson, Was It Wise to Deploy the National Guard?

In Ferguson, Was It Wise to Deploy the National Guard?

In Ferguson, Was It Wise to Deploy the National Guard? Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced Tuesday he would be increasing the number of National Guard deployed to Ferguson.  JUSTIN SULLIVAN/GETTY IMAGES On Monday night, shortly before the announcement about whether a grand jury would indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown, […]

Kuwait bans 'Beauty and the Beast'

Kuwait bans ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Kuwait bans ‘Beauty and the Beast’ KUWAIT CITY:  Kuwait bans : The Kuwait National Cinema Company said on Tuesday it has decided to ban Disney’s hit movie ‘Beauty and the Beast’, citing its “responsibilities” despite it already having been screened. The film was released in the conservative Muslim Gulf state on Thursday, but the privately-owned […]

Back Exercises & Strengthen Your Back

Back Exercises & Strengthen Your Back

Back Exercises & Strengthen Your Back   The National Institute of Health has estimated that 4 out of 5 Americans suffer from back pain at some time or the other in their lives. Back pain afflicts a person suddenly and without giving any prior symptoms. When affected, one must use their bodyís own healing ability […]

Akshay Kumar on suicide among youth: I failed in school and today I have a National Award, watch video

Akshay Kumar on suicide among youth: I failed in school and today I have a National Award, watch video

Akshay Kumar on suicide among youth: I failed in school and today I have a National Award, watch video In a video shared on Twitter, Akshay Kumar expressed his sorrow about the increasing suicidal tendencies among the youngsters due to studies. Akshay Kumar is on cloud nine as today is the day when he would be […]

Government designates 12 Olympians as National Observers

Government designates 12 Olympians as National Observers

Government designates 12 Olympians as National Observers The National Observers would be playing a key role in implementation of action plans for Mission Olympics 2020, 2024 and 2028. The government of India has designated 12 Olympians, including Beijing Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra, as National Observers in their respective disciplines to assist in preparation and […]

Once Urgent For National Security, Trump’s Travel Ban Took Over A Month To Overhaul

Once Urgent For National Security, Trump’s Travel Ban Took Over A Month To Overhaul

Once Urgent For National Security, Trump’s Travel Ban Took Over A Month To Overhaul Urgent : When President Donald Trump first issued his ban on refugees and certain foreign travelers from predominantly Muslim nations in late January, he argued the policy was so essential for national security that he couldn’t give the country a warning […]

Is Repealing the Johnson Amendment a Good Idea?

Is Repealing the Johnson Amendment a Good Idea?

Is Repealing the Johnson Amendment a Good Idea? Repealing : Speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast last Thursday, President Donald Trump vowed to “destroy” the Johnson Amendment, which prevents houses of worship and other tax-exempt organizations from engaging in political campaigning. Trump declared to the crowd, “I will get rid of and totally destroy the […]

ABOUT THE SHRINE

ABOUT THE SHRINE

ABOUT THE SHRINE The Saint John Paul II National Shrine is first and foremost a place of the worship of the God who became man in Jesus Christ. Yet as Saint John Paul II often repeated, in revealing God, Jesus Christ also reveals man to himself (cf. Vatican II, Gaudium et Spes, 22). The Shrine […]

'Firefall' optical illusion lights up Yosemite National Park

‘Firefall’ optical illusion lights up Yosemite National Park

‘Firefall’ optical illusion lights up Yosemite National Park (CNN)It’s the time of year for the mesmerizing phenomenon “firefall” to illuminate Horsetail Fall in Yosemite National Park. The natural effect gives the illusion that bright orange lava is flowing off the cliff at the park in California. This magic trick is a natural occurrence that only […]

National Cathedral should not bestow a blessing on Donald Trump

Washington’s National Cathedral should not bestow a blessing on Donald Trump

Washington’s National Cathedral should not bestow a blessing on Donald Trump National : Washington National Cathedral was founded in 1907 and envisioned as a “Westminster Abbey for America,” which, in part, is why it finds itself at the center of controversy about its role in President-elect Donald J. Trump’s impending inauguration. For more than a […]