School choice receives strong support from likely voters in key 2012 battleground states WASHINGTON, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Education ranks behind only the economy and jobs as the most important consideration among likely Latino voters in five battleground states, according to a survey released today by the American Federation for Children (AFC) and the Hispanic Council [...]
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SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – TrueCar.com, the authority in new car pricing, trends and forecasting released its Performance Scorecards for automotive manufacturers and brands. The Performance Scorecards grade each manufacturer and brand on eight different measurements including pricing, sales, incentives, customer loyalty, market share and days in inventory. Overall, the top manufacturers on the Scorecards in March [...]
WASHINGTON, March 2, 2012 – Astronomers using data from NASA’s Hubble Telescope have observed what appears to be a clump of dark matter left behind from a wreck between massive clusters of galaxies. The result could challenge current theories about dark matter that predict galaxies should be anchored to the invisible substance even during the shock of [...]
New-vehicle retail sales performance in February has been strong month-to-date, with the selling rate outperforming January’s, according to a monthly sales forecast developed by J.D. Power and Associates Power Information Network® (PIN) and LMC Automotive.
NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2012 – Only 54% of Americans have more emergency savings than credit card debt, according to a new poll released today by Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE). One in four Americans (25%) has more credit card debt than emergency savings and 16% have neither credit card debt nor emergency savings. Bankrate’s monthly Financial Security Index held at [...]
The American public, by a solid majority, is open and receptive to reforming the federal regulatory process, according to results released today from a nationwide survey conducted last month.
the illegal immigrant population stopped declining after President Obama took office after declining by 1 million during the last two years of the Bush administration – 2007 to 2009.
The average rate on the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate fell to a new low of 4.1 percent, according to Bankrate.com’s weekly national survey. The average 30-year fixed mortgage has an average of 0.35 discount and origination points.
President Barack Obama’s newly-released federal budget would not provide funding to the highly-successful D.C. voucher program, despite an agreement signed by the president last year that reauthorized the program.
DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 1, 2012 – Ford Motor Company U.S. sales in January totaled 136,710 vehicles, a 7 percent gain compared with January 2011; retail sales increased 8 percent Focus contributed to 30 percent of Ford Motor Company sales growth in January, more than any other vehicle in the Ford product lineup. Focus sales were 14,400 vehicles, [...]
Olathe, Kansas, Nov. 9, 2011 – District Attorney Steve Howe asked today that 23 felonies and 26 misdemeanors against Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri be dismissed because evidence that could have supported the charges of manufacturing evidence had been destroyed. However 58 criminal charges related to failure to determine viability and unlawful late-term abortion [...]
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2011 – “God” does not appear in any of the quotes from Dr. King at his memorial in Washington, D.C. (For a list of all the quotes go to Wikipedia: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.) Failure to include the mention of God in the memorial is a shocking betrayal of the life, [...]
TopCoder, DARPA Launch NoNameSite.com CS-STEM Gaming Site for Kids GLASTONBURY, Conn., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — TopCoder®, Inc., today announced the launch of NoNameSite.com, an innovative game site and community for inspiring computer science, science, technology, engineering and math skill development in middle school and high school students. NoNameSite.com was developed and is maintained by TopCoder with the support of [...]
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The U-Haul Company of Austin is offering 30 days of free storage and U-Box Portable Storage to Texas residents whose homes have been damaged by these wildfires, or those still needing to move their belongings away from areas being affected at this time. With U-Box Portable Storage, you pick up or we deliver the [...]