Tag: America

United States of Crime – Top Crimes Committed in US States

Amidst national crime trends, certain threats can be localized. For example, murders may be decreasing in one city as robberies are increasing in another. To identify the locations where crimes were the most or least common, we turned to crime data from the FBI. Notably, these crime numbers are only an indication of the true Read More…

Happy Fourth of July, America!

Tomorrow is the 4th of July. People across the country will celebrate at barbecues, outings and parades. We’ll decorate our homes, thrill to exciting fireworks displays and fly our flags proudly. It will be an amazing day.

Remembering Pearl Harbor Day: 70 Years Later

December 7, 1941. The date was forever burned into the memories of an entire generation. It was the day Japanese forces attacked Pearl Harbor. They arrived without warning, and without a formal declaration of war. What happened next changed the world forever. Today – December 7, 2011 – we look back and we remember. 70 Read More…

Patriot Day: We Will Never Forget

Some events are so powerful that every detail becomes permanently etched into the minds of people who were there. A few are significant enough to impact the entire world. People will often share stories about how these moments affected their lives. These stories are passed on to every generation, because they must never be forgotten. Read More…

Celebrating Independence Day

It will be a day of outdoor fun, barbecues and fireworks displays. A day when proud Americans stand even taller and hold their heads even higher. We are bold, determined individuals at all times, and on the 4th of July we celebrate our freedoms and way of life. On Independence Day, people from across this Read More…

Happy Flag Day, America

The American Flag. It’s more than the symbol of our country. It’s the symbol of our pride, our personality, our unity. Old Glory was adopted as the official flag of the United States on June 14, 1777. Today, the stars and stripes fly just as bravely and boldly as ever. The flag represents us; the Read More…

Paying Respect This Memorial Day Weekend

I never met my uncle Bill. He died long before I was born. I’ve only heard bits and pieces of his story, but here’s what I know. My uncle was a helicopter pilot. His chopper was shot down. He died in an unfamiliar land. He died defending the country he loved. He died so that Read More…

Remembering September 11th: Patriot Day

Some events are so powerful that every detail becomes permanently etched into the minds of people who experienced them. Their stories are re-told to every generation, because they must never be forgotten. One of the most cataclysmic and unforgettable moments in American history began on the quiet morning of September 11, 2001. People across the Read More…

American Independence

We are Americans. Strong, bold, determined individuals who never stop working for a better tomorrow. On the Fourth of July we celebrate our independence. America was forged by people who believed that anything was possible, and just kept working until they succeeded. That conviction still permeates the country today. There is no obstacle too big Read More…

Pearl Harbor Day

December 7, 1941. This date was permanently burned into the memory of an entire generation, and more than 65 years later it still holds as one of the most notorious dates in American history. It was the day of the attack on Pearl Harbor, and a day that changed the world forever. Just before 8a.m. Read More…