Fans of Star Trek: Your Leader Could be Headed for Memory Lane
On June 30, actor William Shatner tweeted his displeasure with the renaming of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award. By Independence Day, all hell had broken loose.
A Mountain Of Surplus Cheese
According to the federal government, almost 1.4 billion pounds of surplus cheese now sit in refrigerated warehouses around the country. Yet dairy production is climbing. What gives?
A Worrisome Trend for Higher Education: Declining Enrollments
Hundreds of thousands of Americans stand to be denied new or renewed passports under a 2015 law requiring the IRS and State Department to deny passports to Americans with more than $51,000 in overdue tax debt.
An IRS spokesman told The Wall Street Journal that as many as 362,000 Americans fall under the category of those with outstanding debt for whom the State Department should deny passport applications or renewals.
A clinical trial testing the health benefits of an experimental drug in a new combination has shown promising results, safely reducing infections in elderly volunteers around 40 percent by reversing the effects of aging on the immune system.
It's not exactly a fountain of youth in a pill, but the researchers behind the discovery are hopeful its effects will translate into healthier and possibly even longer lives for an ageing population.