By Ashe Schow | 11/25/13 04:50 PM
Mike Rowe, host of the popular series that aired on the Discovery Channel from 2003 to 2012, said the businesses he featured while cleaning roadkill off the streets, processing fish and doing other tasks most folks would shun faced "huge" bureaucratic burdens.
By Ashe Schow | 11/25/13 03:43 PM
At least according to GQ. In this year’s list of “The 25 Least Influential People of 2013,” President Obama clocks in at number 17, just a pinch more influential than cicadas. But that means that nine people (two were tied for 23rd) on this list specifically, and about 7 billion others,...
By Ashe Schow | 11/25/13 03:00 PM
By Ashe Schow | 11/24/13 04:53 PM
Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., is "disappointed" with the nuclear deal with Iran reached Saturday. Schumer, in a written statement, said the deal would not pare back Iran's nuclear program, but would reduce U.S. sanctions against the regime. “I am disappointed by the terms of the agreement...
By Ashe Schow | 11/22/13 04:13 PM
Science, technology, engineering and math jobs may be the “sexy” jobs of today, but positions requiring higher education aren’t the only ones to which young Americans should aspire, says "Dirty Jobs" expert Mike Rowe. Rowe, whose Discovery Channel show highlights the work of Porta-Potty...
By Ashe Schow | 11/21/13 02:05 PM
Now that the Senate has agreed to Majority Leader Harry Reid's “nuclear option” rule change, ending filibusters of judicial nominations by allowing 51 Senators to confirm judges, it's a good time to look at how his position has evolved since the Nevada Democrat was in the minority and...
By Ashe Schow | 11/21/13 12:59 PM
It's a historic day for the U.S. Marine Corps, with three women set to become the first to graduate from the demanding enlisted infantry course. Pfc. Julia Carroll, Pfc. Christina Fuentes Montenegro and Pfc. Katie Gorz were to graduate today at the Marine Corps School of Infantry, Camp Geiger,...
By Ashe Schow | 11/20/13 04:46 PM
A 19-year-old Christian woman was kidnapped by a Nigerian terrorist group and forced to convert to Islam or be murdered, according to Reuters. Boko Haram, an Islamist extremist group, kidnapped and enslaved the young woman, known only as Hajja, in July. "I can't sleep when I think of being...
By Ashe Schow | 11/20/13 10:46 AM
Nearly two months after the Obamacare exchange websites launched across the country, just 21 percent of uninsured Americans have visited a state or federal government health insurance exchange site, according to a new poll from Gallup.
By Ashe Schow | 11/19/13 04:37 PM
In what seems to be a reverse Abercrombie & Fitch policy, the Army wants to use Images of “average-looking women” to promote the military, according to an internal email obtained by Kate Brannen of Politico. “In general, ugly women are perceived as competent while pretty women are...
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