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Retired U.S. vets sue Donald Rumsfeld for excessive service cutbacks

Tuesday, May 31, 2005 One thousand residents of the Defense Department-managed Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C. filed a class-action lawsuit on May 24, asserting that the cut-backs in medical and dental services imposed by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld are illegal. The operating budget for the home was reduced from $63 million in […]



This is the category for Education. See also the Education Portal. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 21 January 2016: Detroit teachers stage sickout to protest working conditions as Obama visits 28 October 2015: Time magazine names Ahmed Mohamed to ‘Most Influential Teens of 2015’ 23 October 2015: Masked man kills two in […]


Wikinews interviews Darcy Richardson, Democratic Party presidential challenger to Barack Obama

Friday, November 25, 2011 U.S. Democratic Party presidential candidate Darcy Richardson of Florida took some time to answer a few questions from Wikinews reporter William S. Saturn. Richardson, 55, is a political activist that helped form the New Democrats in 1989 and founded the progressive Battleground Blog earlier this year. He is also a political […]


Wikinews Shorts: November 25, 2008

A compilation of brief news reports for¬†Tuesday, November 25, 2008. Contents 1 US Fed announces a US$800 billion stimulus package 2 French Socialist Party declares Martine Aubry as winner 3 US government to back $306 billion in Citigroup loans 4 53 die in Zimbabwe after cholera outbreak ¬†Contribute to Wikinews by expanding these briefs or […]


Employees of Mumbai’s bus service BEST announce indefinite strike

Friday, April 21, 2006 At least 45,000 employees of the BEST, Mumbai‘s public transport provider, are going on strike indefinitely. Workers are unhappy with changes made to wages and are concerned about their working conditions. Union leaders say the strike will end when the company rethinks its decision. Nearly 3,300 buses will be taken off […]


All About Harry Winston Engagement Rings}

Submitted by: Chris Harrison Engagement is usually a crucial moment for those who planning to tie the knot. That being the case, anyone would like to make a mark during this moment. Buying ring(s) adorned by every Tom, Dick, and Harry may not mean much especially to the bride to be. In order to make […]

Risk Management

Steps To Ensure Successful Forex Trading With Cf Ds}

Submitted by: Catherine Mcdowell Understanding the intricacies of the forex trading through CFD mechanism is extremely important for ensuring a successful run. Apart from having a solid risk management mechanism in place, there are other vital aspects which you must look into. A successful forex trading experience could actually mean a lot of money. Conversely, […]


Belgian formation talks: King consults incumbent PM

Monday, December 3, 2007 The caretaker prime minister of Belgium, Guy Verhofstadt, reappeared on the political stage today as he accepted the royal request to suggest solutions to the ongoing federal government formation talks. Recollecting his statement to the press on June 10, 2007, when he recognised his electoral loss and the victory of his […]


Wikinews interviews biologist Chris Simon about periodical cicadas

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 In May, periodical cicadas with 17 years life cycle emerged on the East Coast of the USA after underground development as juveniles since 1996. Researchers and scientists worked to map and study the rare wave, and the locals prepared for the noisy event. First recorded in 1666, the Magicicada septendecim species […]

Public Relations

The Best Places To Live In Cape Town

Click Here To Know More About: Challenger Brands Agency Challenger Brand Strategy Sydney By Elizabeth McLachlan Cape Town is one of the world’s top destinations, making property here extremely popular. Here are some suggestions as to where you will find the best places to live in Cape Town. For First Time Buyers Cape Town offers […]