U.S. Women’s Basketball Team Celebrates 40 Years of Court Mastery

Unstoppable is the perfect word to describe the United States Women’s Basketball Team’s gold medal-winning performance at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. The Americans were unchallenged in the tournament, winning by an average of 40 points-per-game and eclipsing the 100-point mark in five of those victories. Some observers believe the gold standard was set by…

Wikileaks Promises More Clinton Emails As Democrat Leader Tries To Run Out Clock

Julian Assange, the controversial leader of Wikileaks, promised this week that his organization will continue its efforts to wreak havoc on the United States’ presidential election by releasing more emails that are reportedly damaging to Democratic nominee and former Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton. Assange, who remains holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in…

Japanese African Business Education Initiative for Youth

The Japanese African Business Initiative for Youth (ABE initiative) is a master’s degree and internship opportunity for young persons from Africa. Launched by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and introduced at the 5th Tokyo International Conference on African Development, the initiative began in 2013. It was created to develop human resources in Africa’s public and private…

Health Coverage Threatened by Insurers Pulling Out of Affordable Care Act

  The Affordable Care Act is legislation designed to improve the quality and cost of American healthcare. Among the many reasons that the ACA exists is to stop discrimination against poor and chronically ill patients. Prior to the ACA, insurance companies could refuse to cover people who had serious pre-existing or sudden onset conditions. Those…