Latest AFP Stories

2010-07-14 06:05:00

The White House unveiled a new domestic AIDS policy on Tuesday that seeks to increase public education and improve treatment for those suffering from the disease.

2010-06-26 06:30:00

According to a new study, whalewatching revenue topped $2 billion in 2009 and is set to grow 10 percent this year.

2010-06-17 11:45:00

FCC uses open meeting to announce new NOI for re-classifying the Internet as a public utility WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Phil Kerpen, vice president for policy at Americans for Prosperity (AFP), released the following statement in response to the Notice of Inquiry announcement today by the Federal Communications Commission: "Today marks a troubling and dangerous step forward in the Federal Communications Commission's ongoing effort to take over the internet.

2010-05-25 06:15:00

Yahoo and Nokia announced a partnership on Monday in which the two firms will work together to enhance their mobile Internet offerings.

2010-05-11 06:30:00

New TV ads and website aim to highlight adverse effects of government regulation of broadband WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans for Prosperity (AFP) announced today a $1.4 million advertising blitz to educate consumers on the harms of looming Internet regulations at the Federal Communications Commission.

2010-05-07 07:40:00

A half-century after the introduction of birth control in the United States, millions of women are still being preached to by the Roman Catholic hierarchy to abstain from using the pill.

2010-04-21 11:10:00

A World Wildlife Fund (WWF) camera trap has reportedly caught a picture of a rare Borneo rhino.

2010-04-06 06:15:00

Countries are gathering this week to restore faith in the UN process for combating climate change after the bitter memories of the Copenhagen summit.

2010-01-30 13:39:32

Apple’s newest creation, the iPad, is getting slammed by fans and critics over its name, but technology analysts are brushing off the ridicule and focusing on the product's key feature: a speedy new microprocessor.

2010-01-18 17:03:58

The chances of passing meaningful legislation dealing with the issue of global climate change are slim amid the current US economic downturn and looming midterm congressional elections, experts say.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.