First Olympic Games in South America End – Voice of America

Host country Brazil and the world said farewell Sunday to the first Olympic Games held in South America, a 16-day spectacle that combined many highlight reel moments with ugly and even bizarre episodes that sometimes overshadowed the competition. Thousands of fans withstood strong winds and sporadic rain to watch the closing ceremony in iconic Maracana […]

Can America Share Its Superpower Status? – The National Interest Online (blog)

The United States is in long-term relative decline. In absolute terms, the America of the future will be richer. But because other countries like China and India, and other regions like Africa, are growing more rapidly, America’s share of global wealth will decline. So will America’s share of global military power, which, in the industrial […]

‘America Will Be Great Again’: Carmelo Anthony’s Message After Team USA Wins Olympic Basketball Gold – TheBlaze.com

After the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team took its third-straight gold medal Sunday, easily besting Serbia 96-66, NBA star Carmelo Anthony offered impassioned words about America in the midst of its numerous troubles and what the victory meant to him. “In spite of everything that’s going on right now in our country, we gotta be […]

Donald Trump: America’s one-night stand – CNN

During the Republican presidential debate on August 6, Megyn Kelly pressed Trump about misogynistic, sexist comments he made in the past, such as calling some women “fat pigs, dogs, slobs and disgusting animals.” Trump slammed Kelly for this, calling her questions “ridiculous” and “off-base.”After the first GOP presidential debate, Trump said: “You could see there […]