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NSA Spied On United Nations

AMERICAN VOICES
According to leaked documents published by a German newspaper, the National Security Agency hacked into the video conferencing system at the United Nations headquarters in New York last summer, all...

Mexico Surpasses U.S. As Fattest Nation

AMERICAN VOICES
A new report by the United Nations has found that Mexico has overtaken the United States as the most obese nation in the Western Hemisphere, an incline experts have attributed to the proliferation ...

Obama dance

QUOTE
"The United States will never dance for any nation on earth more than once. There will be no encore." - President Obama

America Most Armed Nation

AMERICAN VOICES
The 2007 Small Arms Survey indicates that the United States is the most armed nation in the world, with 90 guns for every 100 citizens. What do...

Highlights Of Obama’s Speech To The United Nations

INFOGRAPHIC
President Barack Obama spoke in front of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. Here are some prominent moments from the president’s address: Begins speech by saying, “It&rsqu...

Ünited Stätes Toughens Image With Umlauts

NEWS IN BRIEF
WASHINGTON, DC—In a move designed to make the United States seem more "bad-assed and scary in a quasi-heavy-metal manner," Congress officially changed the nation's name to the Ü...

California Has Nation's Worst Air

AMERICAN VOICES
According to an annual survey by the American Lung Association, California cities have the worst air quality in the United States.

Nation Ready For Its Din Din

NEWS IN BRIEF
WASHINGTON—Sitting patiently in their chairs with their nappies on their lappies, the residents of the United States announced Wednesday they were ready for their din din.

National Dog Bite Prevention Week Begins

AMERICAN VOICES
This week is National Dog Bite Prevention Week, which aims to reduce the 4.5 million dog bites that occur in the United States every year.

Bush Promises To Unite Nation For Real This Time

NEWS IN BRIEF
WASHINGTON, DC—A week after winning a narrow victory over Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry, President Bush promised to "unite the divided nation, but for real this time." ...

Tammys Of The World Demand To Be Taken Seriously

NEWS IN BRIEF
UNITED NATIONS—In a historic United Nations summit Tuesday, the world's 178,000 Tammys convened to demand that they be treated with the same respect afforded the world's approximately 5.1 billion n...

Young Americans Fueling Nation’s Yogurt Craze

AMERICAN VOICES
While overall dairy consumption has remained consistent, yogurt sales in the United States have more than doubled since 2001, a nationwide craze that has been driven largely by those aged 18 to 34.

Bloodless Thai Coup

AMERICAN VOICES
Thailand went through a bloodless coup while the President was out in the United States to address the United Nations. That do you think?