Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Fewer than 1 in 5 middle and high schools in the U.S. began the school day at the recommended 8:30 AM start time or later during the 2011-2012 school year, according to data published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Too-early start times can keep students from getting the sleep they need for health, safety, and academic success, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Washington, DC - Irek Ilgiz Hamidullin, 55, a Russian national and former Russian army tank commander, was convicted Friday by a federal jury of conspiring to provide material support to terrorists, conspiring to shoot down American helicopters and to kill U.S. and Afghan soldiers, conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction and several other charges related to an attack he led on U.S. and Afghan forces in Afghanistan in November 2009.
Washington, DC - The Energy Department announced that it has issued a final authorization to American LNG Marketing LLC (American LNG) to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming - An investigation is currently underway to determine the cause of death of a hiker found in the vicinity of the Elephant Back Loop Trail in the Lake Village area of Yellowstone National Park.
Twentynine Palms, California - Visiting Joshua Tree National Park in the summer can be a relaxing and scenic experience away from the crowds during high season.Certain preparations and precautions should be observed by visitors in order to ensure a safe and pleasurable trip.
Washington, DC - A massive new poll of nearly 6,000 people across the U.S. picked Carly Fiorina as the clear-cut winner of Thursday's GOP debates. Thirty-seven percent or 3,710 of the respondents chose Ms. Fiorina as their candidate of choice; Donald Trump, who has dominated the headlines in the past few weeks came in third with just 14% or 1,379 of those participating in the survey opting for him.