Brian Butcher, a history teacher at Ballou High School, sat in the bleachers of the school's brand-new football field last June watching 164 seniors receive diplomas. It was a clear, warm night and he was surrounded by screaming family and friends snapping photos and cheering. read more
Josiah Zayner took a swig from his beer and squinted into the spotlight. He was already kind of drunk. He also hadn't bothered to write a speech. Tattooed and heavily pierced with a shock of blue-gray hair, he shuffled around uneasily on stage. But 150-odd people had flown in from around the country to hear him speak -- the mad pirate-king of biotech.
"It all is coming from my heart," he said, choking up a little. "Everything you're going to hear today is me to the core." read more
The cellphone is rapidly becoming the most universal accessory among human beings anywhere in the world. The expansion of its use and capability has made the cellphone not just a communications device but the planner, personal computer, mapping mechanism and record storage device for most people. read more
Jeremy Corbyn has told Morgan Stanley it is right to regard him as a threat, after the investment bank warned its clients that a Labour government could pose as much of a risk to British business as Brexit.
The Labour leader hit back on Thursday, accusing Morgan Stanley of being part of the same "speculators and gamblers who crashed our economy in 2008". In a video posted on social media, he also promised a new approach to financial services regulation. read more
There are a select class of liberal media personalities in America -- Hillary Clinton acolytes one and all -- who despise Bernie Sanders more than they could ever despise any Republican, or perhaps Satan himself. For the crime of having political integrity and daring to oppose The Chosen One during her coronation, Sanders bears the brunt of their scorn, and there's no issue, no matter how unrelated or irrelevant, that can't be pinned on the senator from Vermont. read more