USA & Other Regions
While their respective supporters remain firm behind Clinton and Trump, many voters are terrified either will win! Some are turning politics off, watching football games and thinking about planting their Spring Gardens!
“The World Health Organization has declared the Zika virus “a global public health emergency”. The good news is that trials of a Zika vaccine will likely start in September this year (2016) though a vaccine ready for the general public won’t be available until the beginning of 2018. “
The utterly magnificent show is a wish come true!
She just made history!
On the heels of the GOP Convention, where Trump thriumped, is the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia. Then the debates between the presidentiaL nominees will start, which are sure to fire up the electorate!
“The old American concept of the Melting Pot has somehow gotten lost in modern times!”
The U.S. Treasury has announced a dramatic change to the images on the $5, $10, and $20 bills, to be revealed in the year 2020. Samantha Masunaga of the LA Times quotes the Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew as saying that black abolitionist Harriet Tubman would appear on the front of the bill and Jackson would appear on the back The release of the $20 bill in 2020 would coincide with the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment to the Constitution which gave women the right to vote.
Who would have thought that Indiana would determine Ted Cruz’s chances for the Republican Presidential nomination, or that he would decide to suspend his campaign in the face of a resounding defeat to his arch-rival Donald J. Trump
"It's a race to the finish, but the real race has hardly begun. It's a pivotal time in the USA and with its role in the world"