Thought for the day

"I just wonder what it would be like to be reincarnated in an animal whose species had been so reduced in numbers than it was in danger of extinction. What would be its feelings toward the human species whose population explosion had denied it somewhere to exist.... I must confess that I am tempted to ask for reincarnation as a particularly deadly virus." -- Prince Philip, in his Forward to "If I Were an Animal" - United Kingdom, Robin Clark Ltd., 1986.




In a jarring reversal, the U.S. Department of Education on Thursday quietly revised its online guidance on who qualifies for the $10,000 of student loan forgiveness that President Biden announced in August.


 Major leaks in two important Russian gas pipelines, Nord Stream 1 and 2, are most likely sabotage, according to Western nations, but the question of who is responsible remains unanswered – and some experts suggest that the U.S.


 Democrats' 2024 presidential prospects have been characterized as being "increasingly bleak." Among the many problems now facing the nation, the White House must contend with responsibility over a looming recession, an unprecedented border crisis