How FDR Became the First -and Only- President to Serve Four Terms

by Lesley Kennedy On November 5, 1940 Franklin D. Roosevelt broke a long-held precedent—one that started with George Washington—when he became the first president elected to a third term. Roosevelt would go on to vie for, and win, yet a fourth term, taking office again on January 20, 1945. FDR was the first, and last, president to winContinue reading “How FDR Became the First -and Only- President to Serve Four Terms”

What is naloxone and how does it work? Experts discuss the life-saving ‘miracle drug’

A naloxone nasal spray is a drug that can reverse the effects of opioids, such as heroin, methadone, opium, codeine, morphine and buprenorphine.Jane Barlow / PA Images via Getty Images file

Book Review: They All Had A Fear

They All Had A Fear: A past. A debt. A reckoning. A murder. by Michele Leathers My rating: 2 of 5 stars I didn’t care for this book as much as the others. This one was about a gal named Winter, who found herself in a situation where people were in a small beach townContinue reading “Book Review: They All Had A Fear”

Starbucks is closing 16 stores across Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, and other cities due to a high frequency of ‘challenging incidents’ — see the list

by Mary Meisenzahl Starbucks is permanently closing 16 locations around the US by the end of July, The Wall Street Journal first reported.  “After careful consideration, we are closing some stores in locations that have experienced a high volume of challenging incidents that make it unsafe to continue to operate, to open new locations with saferContinue reading “Starbucks is closing 16 stores across Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, and other cities due to a high frequency of ‘challenging incidents’ — see the list”

FDR Nominated for Unprecedented Third Term!

On July 18, 1940, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who first took office in 1933 as America’s 32nd president, is nominated for an unprecedented third term. Roosevelt, a Democrat, would eventually be elected to a record four terms in office, the only U.S. president to serve more than two terms. Roosevelt was born January 30, 1882, in HydeContinue reading “FDR Nominated for Unprecedented Third Term!”

Aaron Burr slays Alexander Hamilton in Duel

On July 11, 1804, in one of the most famous duels in American history, Vice President Aaron Burr fatally shoots his long-time political antagonist Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton, a leading Federalist and the chief architect of America’s political economy, died the following day. Alexander Hamilton, born on the Caribbean island of Nevis, came to the American colonies in 1773 asContinue reading “Aaron Burr slays Alexander Hamilton in Duel”

Book Review: Dopesick

by Beth Macy Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy My rating: 3 of 5 stars I am not even sure where to start on this book. (spoiler alerts ahead) I watched the series with Michael Keaton. It was such a powerful series and so very well. Michael KeatonContinue reading “Book Review: Dopesick”