What Time is Obama's State of the Union Address 2011?

President Barack Obama will delivery his 2011 State of the Union Address at 9 PM EST on Tuesday November 25, 2011.

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V for Victory

If you've started to notice the red "V" symbol around -- whether as a small lapel pin, graffiti, or window poster, it stands for "V for Victory."

In a provocative essay entitled "You Are The Resistance Against The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Occupation Of America," Paul Joseph Watson and Alex Jones respond to the "See Something, Say Something" campaign -- a "community-based law enforcement that enlists common citizens to report "suspicious" activity of others. (Trending News - January 21, 2011)

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Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. Dies at Age 95

Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. died today at the age of 95. Born November 9, 1915, Shriver was married to Eunice Kennedy, the sister of John F. Kennedy. An American politician and activist, Shriver -- also known as R. Sargent Shriver or Sarge, was the driving force behind the creation of the Peace Corps, and as the Democratic Party's candidate for U.S. vice president in 1972. His daughter, Maria Shriver, is the wife of actor and California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. (Trending News - January 18, 2011)

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7.2 Magnitude Earhquake Hits Pakistan

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit South-Western Pakistan on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 20:23:26 UTC (local time Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 01:23:26 AM). The epicenter of the quake is 45 km (30 miles) W of Dalbandin, Pakistan -- 1035 km (640 miles) WSW of ISLAMABAD, Pakistan.

As the epicenter was far from major populations centers, preliminary reports indicated that damage was limited. (Trending News - January 18, 2011)

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Apple Reports Earnings for Fiscal Q1 2011

Record Mac, iPhone and iPad sales droved the highest revenue and earnings ever for Apple. Earnings were released after the market closed on January 18, 2011, just a day after the holiday announcement that CEO Steve Jobs was taking a medical leave of absence from the company. (Trending News - January 18, 2011)

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Gardena High School - Shooting 2011

Two high school students were injured when a 9 mm Baretta handgun, brought to school by a student "for protection," accidentally fired when the backpack it was in was dropped on the ground or was bumped, according to recent news reports. One female student was shot in the head and is in "grave" condition. Another student was shot in the neck. Both were purportedly hit by the same bullet. (Trending News - January 18, 2011)

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Don Kirshner, Song Publisher, Dies January 17, 2011

Don Kirshner died of heart failure today, January 17, 2011 at the age of 76 in Boca Raton, Florida. Known as The Man With the Golden Ear, Kirshner was an American song publisher and rock producer who is best known for managing songwriters as well as successful bands, such as The Monkees and The Archies. (Trending News - January 17, 2011)

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A Classic Endorsement for Obama: Even the Fonze... Heeeeeey!

The Global Credit Crisis Comes to Asia

After sinking as low as 8,244, the Dow closed today at 8,691, But the end-of-day gains into positive territory didn't sway Asian markets after the U.S. close.

Fearing a more prolonged economic downturn as a result of the ongoing crisis in credit markets and the housing industry, Asian markets plunged on Friday. Japan's Nikkei 225 stock average was down more than 7 percent to 7,847 in afternoon trading, the lowest level in more than 5 years, and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell 4.6 percent to 13,125.

Police to Fingerprint Drivers for Quick Identification

New technologies in surveillance and identification are changing the way police work is done. In one pilot program, police use high tech equipment to scan license plates of passing cars automatically. Suspect vehicles are identified by automatically checking license plate numbers against a central database, and are pulled over. The driver's fingerprints can then be digitally scanned and sent to a fingerprint database for positive identification.

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