aaronghackett

12 Flips | 1 Magazine | 5 Following | @aaronghackett | Keep up with aaronghackett on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “aaronghackett”

U.S. News | Latest National News, Videos & Photos - ABC News - ABC News

New York leaders move to get lawyer caught viral video anti-immigrant rant disbarred<p>2 dead, some critically hurt after school bus full of 5th-graders …

Middle School

Dresden hit as 100,000 people across Germany fight floods

The river Elbe flooded on Thursday in the eastern German city of Dresden, sparing the historic centre but engulfing wide areas of the Saxony …

Bosnian parliament blockaded in ID protest

Nearly 3,000 people formed a chain around Bosnia's parliament on Thursday, saying they would not let politicians leave until they started doing their …

France jobless rate continues to climb

France's unemployment rate hit a 14-year high in the first quarter of 2013, casting fresh doubt on President Francois Hollande's goal of reversing the rising jobless trend by year-end.<p>The jobless rate of 10.8 percent, published by the INSEE statistics agency on Thursday, was the highest on record …

47% of Britons will develop cancer in their lifetime by 2020, study shows

Rates of cancer are rising so much that by 2020 almost half of Britons will develop the disease in their lifetime, but more people will survive the …

U.S., British intelligence mining data from nine U.S. Internet companies in broad secret program

The National Security Agency and the FBI are tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading U.S. Internet companies, extracting audio and video chats, photographs, e-mails, documents, and connection logs that enable analysts to track foreign targets, according to a top-secret document …

UFO Spotted Over Canada's Prince Edward Island: Report

An apparent UFO was spotted over Canada’s Prince Edward Island and was videotaped, according to a report.<p>NBC News reported this week that Mary and …

Paranormal

Vilsack: Farmers Must Respond To Rising Temperatures

The political debate over the causes of climate change will go on. And on.<p>But as far as Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is concerned, farmers, foresters and ranchers need to respond right now to the impact of climate change on their businesses.<p>"This problem is not going to go away on its own," …

Giant Shark Caught off Calif. Coast Breaks Record

<b>Giant Shark:</b> A 1,323.5-pound mako shark caught off the coast of California on Monday by fishermen on the reality TV series <i>The Professionals</i> has …

Reality TV

We're Making Less Effective Drugs Now Than 40 Years Ago

A new study examines the effectiveness of new drugs compared with placebo in drug trials from 1966 to 2010. The new drugs aren't looking so hot.<p>Apparently, the good ol' days really did shine brighter, at least for drug development. In decades past, clinical trials found that drugs were hugely …

How Nature Builds A Pandemic Flu Virus

Here's a sobering thought: Wild birds — including city pigeons and ubiquitous Canada geese — carry 170 different types of bird flu. You know, all those viruses with the Hs and Ns in their names, like H1N1 and H5N1.<p>Only a dozen of these viruses have infected humans so far, but many of those have …