As we've reported, fish fraud – labeling a less-desirable species as a more desirable one – is more widespread than you'd think. Olive oil, too, isn't always what it seems. And honey from Asia is fraught with suspicion.
Right now, Dan Auerbach is living a rock-star moment, with his hard-hitting blues-rock duo The Black Keys selling out arenas all over the country. Lots of people want him on their records. So what does he do? He seeks out the 71-year-old Dr.
The turmoil in the housing market over the past few years has scared a lot of people away from homeownership. That means many people who can afford to buy are now renting. With so much demand for apartments, rents are once again on the rise. And in places like New York City, they're near record highs.
A few weeks ago Lauren Weitz got her first apartment in the city. Every night when she gets home from the office, she upholds a New York City tradition.
Alice Gatebuke, co-founder and communications director of the African Great Lakes Action Network, will commemorate the April 1994 onset of the Rwandan genocide in an address at MTSU on Wednesday, April 11.
Gatebuke’s free public address will begin at 7 p.m. in the State Farm Lecture Hall of MTSU’s Business and Aerospace Building.
An estimated 800,000 people perished in the bitter fighting between the majority Hutu tribe and the rival Tutsis, who had controlled the country for centuries.
Author Josh Weil will read excerpts from his fiction at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in the Hazlewood Dining Room of MTSU’s James Union Building.
A native of Virginia, Weil is the John and Renee Grisham Writer-in-Residence at the University of Mississippi. He has received fellowships and awards from the Fulbright Foundation, the Dana Foundation, the Bread Loaf and Sewanee Writers’ conferences, the James Merrill House and the McDowell Colony.
To see how the place where you live stacks up against the rest of the U.S., check out the latest County Health Rankings, an annual report comparing health trends for more than 3,000 counties, plus the District of Columbia.
The rankings are produced by the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. You can drill down to look at, among other things, which areas have the highest and lowest education rates and income levels as well access to medical care and healthful foods.
Renewing his push against "trickle-down economics" that he says has failed the nation in the past, President Obama just said the Republican budget plan passed by the House last week is so conservative and so focused on cutting taxes for the rich that it makes the GOP's mid-1990s Contract With America "look like the New Deal."