We Have a Pope! Argentinian Jorge Bergoglio Elected as Pope Francis I

“Habemus Papam” – “We have a pope!” In a shock move by the College of Cardinals, 76-year-old Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Buenos Aires was elected on Wednesday to be the new leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics. He appeared on the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, greeted by a jubilant crowd […]

Venezuelan Dictator Hugo Chavez Dies at 58

Venezuelan Vice President Nicolás Maduro announced Tuesday morning that the 14-year despotic reign of President Hugo Chavez had ended, as Chavez died in a military hospital in Venezuela after a two-year battle with cancer. Chávez was democratically elected to power in 1998 as a 44-year-old lieutenant colonel from a working-class family, after having served two years in […]

What Obamacare Really Means for Young People (Hint: It’s Not Good News)

“Already, the Affordable Care Act is helping to slow the growth of health care costs,” President Barack Obama boasted in his State of the Union address. “…That line will be a real howler next year, especially for the young people who so enthusiastically supported him,” opines veteran health care analyst Grace Marie Turner, president of […]