Category Archives: Current event
The U.S. economy seemed to be headed for a spring slowdown this year. Then the April jobs report was released Friday morning, and now some economists are doing a double-take. The economy added 165,000 jobs in April, according to the … Continue reading
US basketball player Jason Collins has come out as gay, the first active male athlete in a major American professional team sport to do so. He declared his sexuality in an article for Sports Illustrated, announcing: “I’m a 34-year-old NBA … Continue reading
The army is helping with the rescue operation on the outskirts of DhakaAt least 87 people have been killed and many more are feared trapped after an eight-storey building collapsed on the outskirts of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, government officials … Continue reading
A kidney “grown” in the laboratory has been transplanted into animals where it started to produce urine, US scientists say. Similar techniques to make simple body parts have already been used in patients, but the kidney is one of the … Continue reading
Despite hours of feverish digging, their bare hands clawing at the dirt, rescue workers could not save two children who were buried by a wall of dirt that collapsed on top of them at a North Carolina home construction site. The … Continue reading
Carson Palmer was traded from the Oakland Raiders to the Arizona Cardinals on Tuesday in a deal that includes the Swap of 2013 draft picks and a conditional pick in 2014.