Israel strikes symbols of Hamas’ control in Gaza, shuts down power plant - July 29, 2014 (FOX News)
Israel stepped up its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group’s control in Gaza and firing tank shells that shut down the area’s only power plant in the heaviest bombardment in the fighting so far.
Fears of Ebola spread in West Africa as 2nd American infected with virus - July 29, 2014 (FOX News)
Health officials in West Africa are scrambling to contain a possible widening of an Ebola outbreak after a man believed to be affected by the virus traveled by plane from Liberia to Ghana to Togo to Nigeria, where he died on Friday.
Iranian Supreme Leader Calls to Provide Hamas with Weapons - July 29, 2014 (Arutz Sheva)
Iranian spiritual leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, called on Tuesday to the Muslim world to rise above the current political and religious conflicts in order to demonstrate a united front, in support of the “Palestinian” war against Israel.
’Bigger Bite’: Obama Joins EU to Impose New Sanctions on Russia - July 29, 2014 (NBC News)
President Barack Obama praised the European Union Tuesday for imposing tough new sanctions on Russia and announced additional U.S. sanctions on the country’s defense, energy and financial sectors.
Collider Reveals First Glimpse of Higgs Boson at Work - July 29, 2014 (NBC News)
An extremely rare collision of massive subatomic particles could reveal the nuts and bolts of how the subatomic particles called Higgs bosons impart mass to other particles.
IRS head confirms investigators have found backup tapes in Lerner probe - July 22, 2014 (FOX News)
The head of the IRS confirmed Wednesday that investigators looking into missing emails from ex-agency official Lois Lerner have found and are reviewing “backup tapes” — despite earlier IRS claims that the tapes had been recycled.
Purged by ISIS, Iraq’s Christians appeal to world for help - July 22, 2014 (FOX News)
Iraqi Christians are begging for help from the civilized world after Mosul, the northern city where they have lived and worshiped for 2,000 years, was purged of non-Muslims by ISIS, the jihadist terror group that claims to have established its own nation in the region.
Split decision! Fed appeals courts disagree on Obamacare subsidies - July 22, 2014 (CNBC)
In a dramatic split decision, two federal appeals panels disagreed Tuesday on the legality of Obamacare subsidies that gave billions of dollars to help 4.7 million people buy insurance on HealthCare.gov.
US Army’s 3D Printed Skin Near Ready for Clinical Trials - July 21, 2014 (3D Printing Industry)
Along with the Army’s other projects to 3D print hearts, blood vessels, and the like, the latest issue of the military’s own publication Army Technology (PDF), explains that 3D printed skin is almost ready for clinical trials.
Governor Perry (TX) Sending National Guard Troops to Border - July 21, 2014 (Associated Press)
Gov. Rick Perry is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border over the next month to combat what he said Monday were criminals exploiting a surge of children pouring into the U.S. illegally.
Y2K bug resurfaces and sends draft notices to 14,000 men born in the 1800s - July 10, 2014 (NetworkWorld)
The Selective Service System mistakenly sent notices to more than 14,000 Pennsylvania men born between 1893 and 1897, ordering them to register for the nation’s military draft and warning that failure to do so is “punishable by a fine and imprisonment.”
U.S. lawmakers press CDC chief over ‘dangerous pattern’ of lapses - July 15, 2014 (Reuters)
U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday faulted a “dangerous pattern” of safety lapses at government laboratories handling deadly pathogens such as anthrax and avian flu, calling for an overhaul of controls at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.