The question of whether or not a registered lobbyist should serve on Kentucky’s State Board of Elections remains unresolved. Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh says the ethics board that considered the question deferred action.
I've been thinking a lot lately about pop music's obsession with the past, because my two favorite records of the year so far both sound like they could have been made in the late '60s. One is Helplessness Blues by Fleet Floxes, a young band that sounds like it was suckled on Crosby, Stills & Nash records.
In case you haven't heard about this editorial decision:
Der Tzitung, a Hasidic newspaper published in Brooklyn, stuck with its editorial policy of never printing photos of women (out of fear that the imagery might be too suggestive) when it used the now iconic photo of President Obama and his advisers anxiously waiting for word from Pakistan about the mission to get al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.
For 119 years, Samoa saw the last sunset of every day. Now, the Samoan government has decided to jump the International Date Line 24 hours into the future, joining Australia and New Zealand.
The way it works now, when it's 8 a.m. Sunday in Samoa, it's 8 a.m. Monday in neighboring Tonga. Samoa initially decided to be on the U.S. side of the date line because it did business with traders in California. Things have changed, reports The Guardian:
In my last post I defined the awkwardly termed "collectively auto-technological sets," a set of input and output goods in an economy denoted by nodes, or dots, with arrows leading respectively into and out of boxes representing production functions. In addition, some goods are production capacities carrying out specific production functions are are depicted by arrows from such nodes to the boxes whose production function they carry out.
Sure, tools like Facebook, Twitter and Google provide a wonderful sense of what's happening this instant, anywhere around the world. But they're also being used to unlock mysteries that have existed since the end of World War II.
Millions of children were displaced or separated from their families during the Second World War. Many would never be reunited, and many had no family left.