US Senator Chuck Schumer said that Obama’s Administration should not cut federal funding for programs meant to combat heroin in parts of New York given the increasing number of heroin-related deaths.
According to the Washington Post, two people tried to ram the gate at the NSA part of Fort Meade, Maryland this morning resulting in the death of one of the fellows; One person was killed and at least one other person was injured, according to two law enforcement officials. Few other details were immediately available […]
We feel greedy taking their time, these fearless young journalists who actually say the things that need to be said, on massive global platforms where everybody can see them. In an age of trolling, hate-mail, death threats and Charlie Hebdo, a byline has never been so brave. Show More Summary
While there are still many unsolved details surrounding Tupac Shakur's murder in 1996, a new study has found that the late California rapper is part of a bigger statistic regarding the deaths of hip-hop artists. Continue reading…
West Virginia University in Morgantown is well-known for being a party school where excessive drinking is part of the student culture. As anyone familiar with campus life knows, ground zero for the drinking/party scene are fraternities that are essentially drinking clubs. Show More Summary
“The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation announced Thursday that it is cutting another 244 jobs over the next six months to save $15-million annually, as part of its five-year plan to eliminate up to 1,500 positions by 2020.”
(Image credit: Flickr user Great Beyond) 1. Betty Robinson At the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam, Betty Robinson, a 16-year-old student from Riverdale, Ill., won a gold medal in the 100-meter dash and a silver medal as part of the 100-meter relay team. Show More Summary
As part of a trust he set up in the event of his death, Dean Smith sent $200 to every player he coached with instructions to enjoy a dinner out on him.
Birth and death rates are, naturally, a big part of how populations change over time. The US Census Bureau recently released its estimates of how the populations of America's counties and cities changed between July 1, 2013 and July 1, 2014. The Census Bureau includes estimates of the different components of population change. Show More Summary
The phrase “till death do us part” has many implications -- like committing yourself to someone forever, merging bank accounts with that person indefinitely and forever intertwining your life with theirs (both the good and bad parts). Show More Summary
Ever since he collapsed, Robert Rayburn’s death has been iminent. Otherwise, all this conflict over estates and wills and how Danny factors into any of it doesn’t carry any narrative significance. His quiet death at the beginning ofShow More Summary
Lost fingertips, chewed-off body parts, and fights to the death are all just part of another day for animals at these sleazy roadside zoos. The post Roadside Zoos Are Epically Failing Animals appeared first on PETA.
As far as the "The Following" is concerned, death is just a part of its weekly routine.For Kyle (Hunter Parrish) -- one half of the show's modern day Bonnie and Clyde -- his time came during Monday (March 23) night's "A Hostile Witness."...Show More Summary
Marriage vows are promises that we make to our soon-to-be spouses during the wedding ceremony. Most of us say these things with all intentions of reaching 'until death do us part'... But, what happens when "in sickness and in health" becomes a relevant vow much earlier than you expected? Do you stay or walk away? This was the case in my marriage. Show More Summary
Death is a bitch.
Michelle Rodriguez opened up in a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly about how the heartbreaking death of Paul Walker prompted her to lose control of her life and sound mind. The Furious 7 star, who is known for partying hard, had some pretty high profile flings with Cara Delevingne and Zac Efron in the past year, [...]
There have been a lot of words typed on the "Islamic" identity of the Islamic State. The extremist militants have shocked the world over the past year with the success of their jihad in parts of Iraq and Syria, where they still control cities and terriitory. Calculated acts of barbarism and brutality have sucked American […]
Pasinetta Prince, aka Pasinetta Fitzgerald, will have her murder case profiled on an upcoming episode of Fatal Attraction. The crime show will chronicle parts of Pasinetta Prince’s life as a local actress in Omaha, Nebraska, and will retell the events leading up to her death in 2006 by her ex-fiance and lover Patrick Bauldwin. Show More Summary
Resio (CC BY-SA 2.0) Jewish leaders in the Greek city Thessaloniki are considering how to reclaim—with interest—fares that Nazi Germany made nearly 60,000 Jews pay to send themselves to their deaths at Auschwitz. The move is part ofShow More Summary
Police believe Jill Blackstone, the TV producer who was charged with murder this week in the death of her sister Wendy Blackstone, was part of a suicide pact with her sister and backed out at the last minute, TMZ reports. Jerry Springer, Rosie producer arrested on suspicion of murdering her sister... Read More >