Salem Newshttp://www.salemnews.netTop Headlinesen-usWed, 1 Apr 2015 09:26:54 EDTWed, 1 Apr 2015 09:26:54 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssAmerican sacrifice in Afghanistan did make differencehttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/587107.htmlToo often, American service men and women make great sacrifices for seemingly unappreciative people in foreign countries. And too many of our tax dollars are spent defending countries that rely on the United States rather than their own resources.Wed, 1 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTFor cleaner air, boost US rail usehttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/587056.htmlFor many years, energy conservation campaigns have been considered very "green" - that is, good for the environment. Yet the United States may be missing the train, literally, in an important way of reducing energy use. Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTLearn why policy failed in Yemenhttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/587008.htmlI n January, President Barack Obama referred to U.S. anti-terrorism efforts in Yemen as a "model" for avoiding massive deployments of American troops. This week, U.S. personnel were being evacuated from Yemen.Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTGet railroads back on trackhttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/586920.htmlFor many years, energy conservation campaigns have been considered very "green" - that is, good for the environment. Yet the United States may be missing the train, literally, in an important way of reducing energy use. Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTMedicare bill shows political smoke and mirrorshttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/586928.htmlOf course, Congress should approve a measure to prevent steep cuts in amounts the Medicare program would pay health care providers. And of course President Barack Obama should sign it into law.Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDT