World Rushes to Provide Relief in Nepal

At approximately 2 a.m. EDT, April 25, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in Nepal, in an area between the capitol city of Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Tremors and aftershocks were felt across … Continued

Dangerous Turning Point

Last month, I visited Turkey for the first time and was reminded that my grandfather, Conrad N. Hilton, was not only an extraordinarily successful businessman, but also a citizen diplomat and humanitarian whose motto was “world peace through trade and … Continued

Where Has All The Water Gone?

Pop Quiz: Which of these three states are suffering drought conditions: California, Minnesota or Washington? I bet you picked California. But would you also believe Minnesota? According to a recent FEMA bulletin, $500,000 has just been awarded to Lake County, Minn. for installation of … Continued

The Winter of Boston’s Great Discontent

If any city has cause to complain about winter storm damage, it’s surely Boston. Throughout the winter of 2015, the Massachusetts city was pummeled relentlessly by record-breaking snowfall. Though city residents have understandably grumbled, inconvenience is not the only detriment … Continued