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More workers in Maryland will get a boost in pay as a second county in the state has agreed to raise its minimum wage. The Prince George's County executive on Tuesday signed into law an increase that brings the minimum wage there to $11.50 in 2017.
Comments Nyeri County Governor Mutahi Kagwe (fourth from right) with some of the participants at the Kenya Diaspora Conference in Washington DC. Ms Jean Kamau (left), Chief of Missions at the Kenyan embassy in Washington, DC. CBK Governor Njuguna
The Dying Gaul, a marble statue that was unearthed in Rome in the 1620s, is being loaned to the National Gallery of Art until March next year. Believed by early historians and writers to be a gladiator, the statue had been a popular tourist
The Obama administration is entrusting the livelihood of its landmark healthcare legislation to the top millennial leaders cross the country. Personally addressing a group of millennial leaders from across the
The American journalist has spent more than a decade reporting on what he describes as the so-called war on terror, from countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen and Somalia. Attentive readers will have already worked out he is no friend of the
He talked about this "wonderful" "accident of history and technology that put most of the world's web traffic inside the United States." He used this to suggest that it was our right and duty to therefore use that traffic to spy on everyone possible.
November 15 The Tibetan Prime Minister Lobsang Sangay called on the US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid at the latter's office in the Capitol Building on Friday. Sangay, according to the official website of the exile Tibetan government, discussed
I was invited to the home of Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden. I received the invitation via email, and when I saw the words that said, "Invitation from the office of the Vice President," I almost deleted it, thinking it must be
The linchpin of an empire is the link between two elites, one in the imperial centre, the others in the peripheries. Symmetric alliances exist, but not when there is a superpower at the centre. The periphery elites do jobs for the centre: killing,
An unlikely alliance of liberal and conservative groups is determined to rein it in...Here's a staggering statistic to start your day: the US government spends more on defense than the next thirteen highest-spending countries combined. That's right: