Summary Although there are doubts about whether any official language of the United States will ever be officially recognized, states continue to push the matter. The movement is controversial, as some deem that the measures are "discriminatory." However, those in support of the law claim that a common language is best for the American people.
Summary BOLDUAN: Admiral, I want to get your take on -- we're looking at the threat, obviously, the most immediate threat in that region. But of course Americans are wondering how immediate is threat to the homeland, to the U.S. The governor of Texas, Rick Perry, he spoke about the threat to the United States by ISIS in talking about the border.
Summary A senior-training officer was in grave condition early Friday morning after a police-involved shooting in San Bernardino, according to officials. Officers were "checking subjects" when they were confronted by gunfire, San Bernardino Police Department Lt. Rich Lawhead said. One officer was shot in the head during the gun battle, a shooter was killed and four others were taken into custody, Lawhead said.
Summary Following the release of two autopsies this week, it is clear that the black man shot by Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson was hit multiple times in the front of his body. Ultimately, officers retrieved an identification card and determined that he was lying. So Dorian Johnson has comitted theft, and lied in the police report having to do with the theft...
Summary According to industry projections, "Shake" could start with more than 475,000 downloads sold in the U.S. in its first week (ending Sunday, Aug. 24). It's on track to make a record-setting start on each list, as no song has ever debuted in the top 10 since the tallies launched in 1992 and 1996, respectively. In all, Swift seems a safe bet to storm in at No. 1 on the Hot 100 next week.
Summary Stefan Sagmeister formed the New York based Sagmeister Inc. in 1993 and has since designed for clients as diverse as the Rolling Stones, HBO and the Guggenheim Museum. In 2012 young designer Jessica Walsh became a partner and the company was renamed into Sagmeister & Walsh. A native of Austria, he received his MFA from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and, as a Fulbright Scholar, a master's degree from Pratt Institute in New York.
Summary Huge sums of money have been donated in recent weeks to motor neurone disease charities through the ice bucket challenge craze. GM mouse experiments have been criticised in the scientific literature for the 'poor correlation' between data generated in labs from animal 'models' and the clinical reality. That so many drugs have 'succeeded' in animal tests but have gone on to fail in human clinical trials is evidence that a more rational research strategy is long overdue.