The Blue Jays' Run Differential

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The Blue Jays’ Run Differential

Spending per win shows the Blue Jays underperformance as a percentage of that division. This looks a lot better. But even that looks like a bit of a joke. So let’s assume that’s still…

Ivan Reitman’s “Ghostbusters” is a sequel

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Ivan Reitman’s “Ghostbusters” is a sequel

Are you brave enough to sleep in the ‘Ghostbusters’ firehouse this Halloween? October is a tricky month for the “Ghostbusters” movie franchise. Though the original film, led by director Ivan Reitman, won a BAFTA…

The Rise of Food Prices

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The Rise of Food Prices

Soaring prices at the grocery store likely to linger into next year, watchers say, as consumer prices remain on the rise, despite a weak recovery. According to the Conference Board, US consumer prices rose…

The Pentagon is closing 7,000 civilian jobs

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The Pentagon is closing 7,000 civilian jobs

Culture change needed to address military staffing shortage The Defense Department is working to recruit more civilians to fill current civilian positions that were closed in response to the end of the combat mission…

The Beirut Marine Barracks Bombing

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The Beirut Marine Barracks Bombing

Beirut Marine Barracks Bombing Fast Facts The Beirut Marine Barracks bombing happened in Beirut on July 12, 1980. On that day, the Marines stationed in the city were on a one-day training exercise, code…