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April 2022 Current Events: U.S. News

Top of Page World News | Disaster News | Science & Technology News The world is a very busy place, and it's hard to stay on top of everything. Infoplease has got you covered. Here are the US news…

Steve Wozniak Biography

Steve Wozniakcomputer industry pioneerBorn: 8/11/1950Birthplace: San Jose, California Electronics engineer who, with Steve Jobs, designed, built and introduced the Apple computer, a user-…

The West

Source: The U.S. Department of State Americans have long regarded the West as the last frontier. Yet California has a history of European settlement older than that of most midwestern states…

2006 Intel Science Talent Search Winners

First Place: $100,000 scholarship, Shannon Lisa Babb, 18, of Highland, Utah, for an environmental science project identifying the human impact to water quality…

The Devil's Dictionary: Story

by Ambrose Bierce SPOOKERSUCCESSSTORY -n. A narrative, commonly untrue. The truth of the stories here following has, however, not been successfully impeached. One evening Mr. Rudolph…

Famous Firsts by Asian Americans

From politicians to professional athletes Notable Asian Americans » Government and Politics Business and Media Sports Literature Film & Television Musicians…

Our Top Stories for the Week of April 25, 2022

It’s been a busy week, from Cuba claiming the US is trying to exclude it from the upcoming summit, to the US Vice President testing positive for Covid-19. Who has time to keep track of it all? That’s…

Timeline of Worldwide School and Mass Shootings

Gun-related tragedies in the U.S. and around the world The following table lists notable worldwide mass and school shootings from 1996 to the present. What distinguishes mass shootings from other…