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Operation Frequent Wind begins – HISTORY

Operation Frequent Wind, the largest helicopter evacuation on record, begins removing the last Americans from Saigon.The North Vietnamese had launched their final offensive in...
Reggie Miller leads Pacers to shocking comeback victory over Knicks

Rev. Al Sharpton discusses Antwon Rose, Joe Biden during Pittsburgh visit

The Rev. Al Sharpton visited Pittsburgh Tuesday evening to attend the 65th Annual NAACP Human Rights Dinner. This year's dinner carried the theme of...
The Battle of Winterfell: A Tactical Analysis

The Battle of Winterfell: A Tactical Analysis

By now we’re all familiar with the battle tactics in Game of Thrones: Confront your enemy head on—usually in some nicely arrayed lines—and hack...
The New 'Black Mirror' Trailer Has 'Mortal Kombat'-Style Fighting

The New ‘Black Mirror’ Trailer Has ‘Mortal Kombat’-Style Fighting

Hello friends! Welcome to today's edition of The Monitor, WIRED's look at all the news in the world of pop culture. What's happening this...
Maurice Bishop (1944-1983) - Maurice Rupert Bishop was a Grenadian revolutionary and the leader of New Jewel Movement – popular efforts in the areas of socio-economic development, education, and Black liberation – that came to power during the 13 March 1979 revolution that removed Eric Gairy from office

The Spirit of Maurice Bishop and the CARICOM Foreign Ministers Meeting in Grenada

By David Comissiong — In this 40th anniversary year of the 1979 Grenada Revolution, the fates smiled upon our Caribbean Community (CARICOM) when it was confirmed that...
US Officials: Iran Seems to be Moving Ballistic Missiles by Boat to Persian Gulf

US Officials: Iran Seems to be Moving Ballistic Missiles by Boat to Persian Gulf

The “USS Abraham Lincoln” takes on supplies. Photo: Garrett LaBarge/US Navy. JNS.org – Iran appears to be moving short-range ballistic missiles aboard boats in the Persian...

Muhammad Ali refuses Army induction

On April 28, 1967, boxing champion Muhammad Ali refuses to be inducted into the U.S. Army and is immediately stripped of his heavyweight title....
In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to ‘wildfire’ of hate speech

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to ‘wildfire’ of hate speech

Calling for solidarity to  counter the recent upsurge in hate speech, the UN chief stopped at  both Linwood Mosque, where he laid a wreath,...
Iran Guards Chief Says Americans Have Started ‘Psychological War’

Iran Guards Chief Says Americans Have Started ‘Psychological War’

Members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard, gather around the coffins of their fellow guards, who were killed by a suicide car bomb, during the...

Britain’s Prince William weds Kate Middleton

On this day in 2011, Great Britain’s Prince William marries his longtime girlfriend Catherine Elizabeth “Kate” Middleton at Westminster Abbey in London. Some 1,900...
VW Will Make Its Own Batteries to Power an Electric Future

VW Will Make Its Own Batteries to Power an Electric Future

Four years after getting caught cheating emissions standards with millions of diesel-powered cars, Volkswagen has become the most (outwardly, at least) zealous of converts...
U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton arrives to address reporters as the Trump administration announces economic sanctions against Venezuela

What We Learn From the Archives

CIA public archives show the objective of U.S. policymakers, regardless of the political party, is to monitor the activities of foreign nations, particularly resource-rich...
Tennessee Judge Posts Article Stating Jews Should ‘Get the F*** Over the Holocaust’

Tennessee Judge Posts Article Stating Jews Should ‘Get the F*** Over the Holocaust’

Jim Lammey of the Shelby County Criminal Court in Tennessee. Photo: Screenshot. JNS.org – A Tennessee criminal court judge has been facing calls to resign for...
Victim of Poway Synagogue Shooting Laid to Rest: ‘She Had a Soul That Was Greater Than Any of Us Ever Could Believe’

Victim of Poway Synagogue Shooting Laid to Rest: ‘She Had a Soul That Was...

Howard Kaye holds his daughter Hannah Jacqueline Kaye at the funeral for Lori Gilbert-Kaye, the sole fatality of the Saturday shooting at Congregation Chabad...
Hundreds of Jewish Students, Parents, Administrators Urge Pennsylvania Lawmakers to Increase Security Funding

Hundreds of Jewish Students, Parents, Administrators Urge Pennsylvania Lawmakers to Increase Security Funding

Pennsylvania State Sen. David Argall addressed the more than 300 Jewish-day school students, parents and administrators gathered at the State Capitol in Harrisburg. Photo:...
Iran Using All Resources to Sell Oil in ‘Grey Market’: Deputy Minister

Iran Using All Resources to Sell Oil in ‘Grey Market’: Deputy Minister

Gas flares from an oil production platform at the Soroush oil fields in the Persian Gulf, south of the capital Tehran, July 25, 2005....
Margaret Thatcher sworn in as Britain’s first female Prime Minister

Margaret Thatcher sworn in as Britain’s first female Prime Minister

Margaret Thatcher, leader of the Conservative Party, is sworn in as Britain’s first female prime minister. The Oxford-educated chemist and lawyer was sworn in...
Oil Prices Up as Middle East Tanker Attacks Heighten Supply Concerns

Oil Prices Up as Middle East Tanker Attacks Heighten Supply Concerns

Pumpjacks are seen against the setting sun at the Daqing oil field in Heilongjiang province, China, Dec. 7, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Stringer. Oil futures...
At Google I/O 2019, Google Announces Pixel 3a, Android Q, and More

At Google I/O 2019, Google Announces Pixel 3a, Android Q, and More

In the past, Google's mission was to organize the world's information, making it possible to know the size of a great white shark or...

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