LBJ, Lyndon Johnson, Harry Truman, Great Society
On this Day: President Lyndon Johnson first declared specific goals for the Great Society in Ann Arbor, Michigan on May 22, 1964. Great Society programs were designed to end poverty and racial discrimination and included Medicare, Medicaid and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and more. About this photo: President Johnson and President Harry S. Truman shake hands at the Medicare bill signing, July 30, 1965. Photo credit: LBJ Library

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Assange Rape Investigation Dropped by Sweden (Jeff C.)

The announcement by prosecutors means the outspoken WikiLeaks leader no longer faces sex crime allegations in Sweden, although British police said Assange was still wanted for jumping bail in Britain in 2012.

What Was Comey Investigating Exactly? (Reader Steve)

Russia, taxes, campaign finances? The list goes on.

China and India Tackle Climate Change (Russ)

Progress by two of the world’s top greenhouse gas producers is a huge lesson for the United States.

The Danger of Your Smartphone (Reader Steve)

Smartphones are a must have in our world of technology. California public officials investigated the dangers of smartphones and were supposed to issue a report. But they didn’t.

Video of Trump Questioning Saudi Role in 9/11 (Dan)

Candidate Trump and President Trump are showing a bit of cleavage.

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