"It will give us, for a course of years, good government and then only end, due to the corruption of the people, in despotism, which will be the only form of government suitable for them." -- Benjamin Franklin on the Constitution Philadelphia, 1789.

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WASHINGTON - Mike Pence capped his first day as a 2024 presidential candidate by again going straight at the biggest issue of the Republican race: Donald Trump, the man who made him vice president.

Echoing comments he made throughout his opening day, Pence used a CNN town hall in Iowa to hit Trump over federal spending and entitlement reform, Vladimir Putin, and, most especially, Trump's actions prior to the insurrection of Jan. 6, 2021.

Some 61,000 fans were on hand for the event honoring of 'one of the game's best players'

On this day in history, June 8, 1969, the New York Yankees retired slugger Mickey Mantle's number — No. 7 — in front of some 61,000 Major League baseball fans at the sold-out stadium. People cheered both their approval of the player's athletic accomplishments and their likely dismay that he had chosen to step away from a remarkable career. 

Experts call for a ‘human touch’ to ‘bridge the gap between technology and human expertise’

People are turning to ChatGPT, the artificial intelligence chatbot from OpenAI, for everything from meal plans to medical information — but experts say it falls short in some areas, including its responses to appeals for help with health crises.

 Ingredient is linked to DNA damage, elevated cancer risk and leaky gut, but sweetener industry maintains safety

Sucralose, a chemical found in the popular zero-calorie sweetener Splenda, has been shown to cause damage to DNA, raise the risk of cancer and cause leaks in the gut lining, according to a new study from North Carolina State University.

The meteorologist noted that conditions are 'likely to remain unhealthy' it's 'all about wind shift'

The thick, hazardous haze blanketing the Northeast disrupting daily life for millions of people across the U.S. and Canada could persist until the weekend, a U.S. National Weather Service meteorologist said.