For the eighteenth consecutive year, the majority of Americans say that the United Nations (U.N.) is doing a poor job of dealing with problems it addresses. That’s according to a recent Gallup poll. Fifty-four percent (54%) of those polled still believe it is doing a poor job. Despite the negative findings, they are an improvement […]
How the New York Times, Jeremy Peters and Carolyn Ryan got my reporting on coronavirus all wrong.
There is a new statistical analysis by King County, Seattle, which had the earliest clusters of confirmed coronavirus deaths in the U.S. Obviously, these trends do not necessarily translate to other communities. But they are an interesting snapshot of what is happening in the county that was considered ground zero for America’s outbreak. Among those […]
The only up to date list of U.S. coronavirus deaths as of March 14, 2020
Most respondents in the latest unscientific poll at SharylAttkisson.com say they find coronavirus news to be “needlessly scary.” Seventy percent (70%) of those who weighed in had that assessment. However, 18% said coronavirus news overall is “informative.” Nearly 10% said they are not watching the news. I find coronavirus news overall to be: 18%: Informative […]
Back-to-back fatal collisions of two U.S. Navy destroyers in 2017 prompted a blame game that let to a fleet wide review of naval readiness. Sunday on Full Measure, I’ll have an exclusive television interview with one of the ship commanders who was charged with negligent homicide. Our investigation, “Sea Change,” also looks at changes the […]
A new watchdog report ranks the best and worst Pentagon agencies in terms of finances. Among the best: A program under the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Among the worst: The Defense Logistics Agency. The new “audit report card” comes from the nonpartisan think tank Truth in Accounting (TIA). The Pentagon is notorious for its […]
The public grounds in Washington D.C. known as the National Mall were built on low, flat land surrounded by two rivers and a creek. During heavy rains, it got swampy. But today, the nation’s capital is considered The Swamp for other reasons known well to Jeffrey Lord, author of “Swamp Wars: Donald Trump and the […]