Geography of the United States

Remembering Paul Sarbanes

The rural town of Salisbury, Maryland is an unlikely place from which a young man imbued with the high ideals and values of Hellenism would make his way to the world stage. It is in this small town on Maryland's Eastern Shore that on February 3, 1933, Panagiotis Spyros Sarbanes was born, who would in time grow into the legendary Senator Paul S. Sarbanes.

The UN Gives $ 1 Million to the Victims of Hurricane Dorian

One million dollars will be donated to the victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas.

The funds are awarded by the United Nations through a special emergency fund.

So far, at least 20 people have been killed and, according to the World Organization, 70,000 need emergency humanitarian aid.

Nearly 7700 US Flights Were Canceled Due to Bad Weather

Nearly 7700 US flights were canceled or postponed yesterday due to a winter storm.

Hundreds of flights have been hit at the busy international airports of New York and Chicago.

The worst is the situation at New York's La Guardia International Airport, where 497 flights were canceled and 89 flights were postponed, the BNR reported.