Our single-minded pursuit of individual happiness has resulted in much of the country being perpetually mired in loneliness, depression and/or addiction. When you look at the numbers, they truly are startling. For example, a recent survey that was conducted by Cigna found that almost half of all Americans feel lonely.
Americans are united on one thing, USA Today says -- they're sick and tired of being so divided. 83 percent of the country thinks divisiveness is one of the biggest problems we face. But agreeing on what to do about it? Well, that's another challenge.
Something is causing the waters just off the west coast to heat up dramatically, fish are dying off in staggering numbers, birds that feed on those fish are also dying off rapidly, and scientists have discovered 15,000 holes in the ocean floor off the coast of California. Oh, and scientists don’t know for certain why any of these things are happening.
A little digging shows that the Muslim Community Patrol has an underlying agenda: to enforce Islamic sharia law first in the Muslim community and then in American community at large.
If it's okay for drag queens to host story hour, what about prostitutes? At one Austin, Texas elementary school, students got both! In what some parents are calling "a sign of things to come" under the city's radical new sex ed program.
It was a tragedy of good intentions. "Jack Merritt died in the London Bridge attack. Merritt was one of the two victims of Usman Khan, an Islamic terrorist who struck on London Bridge on November 29. The other victim was Saskia Jones, a student at the conference targeted by the jihadist. They both dreamed of working to save and protect their murderer.
The European Union has, over the years, become increasingly hostile towards Israel. That attitude was confirmed last month when the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that food products made in the so-called settlements of East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Golan Heights may not carry the generic label "Made in Israel."
There was a time when news of last days' significance was sporadic. In the last decade, that has all changed. The stunning convergence of events is no coincidence and while there could be over 100 events to list - here are the top 10 of 2019.