A group of activists who claim Whole Foods's "Certified Humane" animal product suppliers are fraudulent staged a protest outside one of the company's stores in Chelsea today, as part of a worldwide effort to promote animal welfare. [ more › ]
At least 15 people in Sunset Park have contracted tuberculosis since June 2013. And health officials warn that young Chinese immigrants in the neighborhood are particularly susceptible to being stricken by the disease. [ more › ]
The mother of a baby whose body was found in a remote area of Yolo County earlier this week has been charged with killing the child, whose disappearance prompted a frantic search in Northern California.
Here at The Stranger, we're terribly concerned about the rising number of homeless pets—which is why we're devoting space every week to animals considered to be unadoptable for ideological reasons. WON'T YOU OPEN YOUR HEART AND HOME TO ONE OF SEATTLE'S UNWANTED KITTENS? Meet Scruffles, the GOP Kitten. Show More Summary
Not even corpse paint can heal Hera’s intense grief. Not even corpse paint can heal Hera’s intense grief. After witnessing her older brother Baldur’s grisly death in a farm accident, 12-year-old Hera seeks solace in heavy metal, theShow More Summary
Street art can be cool (your mileage may vary), but let's try to keep that in the streets and urban spaces? [ more › ]
As heart-wrenching and infuriating it is to watch 'The Hunting Ground,' a chilling exposé on campus rape culture, it's an important and very necessary one. [ more › ]
"You're a racist," asserted Officer Thomas Christenson. Nathan Summers On Sunday, according to witnesses, two young men stood at Pike Place Market and challenged people to give them hugs by blindfolding themselves and holding a sign that read: "I'm a Muslim. Show More Summary
The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago announced some exciting news recently. [ more › ]
Yesterday Robert Feder was able to report the names of the 15 staff members who accepted their voluntary buyouts from Wrapports. [ more › ]
It was a foolproof plan that didn't quite take root: when a Long Island man was stopped for speeding in the HOV lane of the LI Expressway this week, cops discovered his passenger was none other than a piece of wood in a sweatshirt. And he would have gotten away with it too, if it weren't for those meddling cops. [ more › ]
The former Bronx private school teacher who was allegedly found with a topless 16-year-old student—by his fiancee—was convicted of numerous charges, including statutory rape. Manhattan DA Cy Vance said, "Richard Hovan utterly betrayed that trust by abusing his position of power and engaging in a sexual relationship with a student. Show More Summary
In the midst of the Lakers’ three-game winning streak, they have shown signs of playing better defense, holding two of their three opponents to under 100 points.
Did the controversial “Sex Box” turn on viewers? All signs point to a less than satisfying performance.
As a schoolgirl in the 1930s, Eugenie Clark spent countless hours pressed up to the tanks at a New York City aquarium, absorbed by the alligators, sea turtles and hundreds of species of fish just beyond the glass.
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A man died late Friday night after being hit by a car in the westbound lanes of the 210 Freeway in Azusa, authorities said.
Although the dress had been reported to be worth $150,000, the thief said the dress was practically worthless and returned the dress to expose "Hollywood's fake bullshit." [ more › ]
We share some of our favorite photos from February in Around Town today. [ more › ]