As Paris mourns its recent tragedy, it also looks to the future, hosting the 2015 United Nations Climate Conference -- COP21 -- starting next week. At this meeting, every nation will hopefully commit to reducing its emissions, and together, take a significant step towards determining a sustainable future for all. Show More Summary
Jeb Bush and his fellow establishment candidates are hoping against hope that last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris will make Republican voters reconsider their allegiances to nontraditional candidates. The tragedy, their thinking goes,...Show More Summary
Official episodic photos for NCIS season 13 episode 10, "Blood Brothers," airing Tuesday, November 24. From CBS: "In the hopes of sparing a family further tragedy, the Secretary of the Navy calls on NCIS to help a sailor battling leukemia locate a bone marrow transplant after his two Marine siblings are killed in the line of duty. Show More Summary
SHARM AL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - Tourism in Sharm al-Sheikh was picking up again after years of political turmoil, with so many Russians enjoying the sun and fun that local beach aerobics instructors used the visitors' own language rather than Arabic or English.
Racism, love and friendship power a story that begins with a girl’s pain and ends in a town’s tragedy.
In the hopes of avoiding another Aurora tragedy, two of the nation's largest theater chains have issued restrictions on the costumes fans will be allowed to wear to screenings of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. THR reports that both AMC and Cinemark have banned masks from all showings of the... More »
Tonight on Heroes Reborn, Hiro and Noah return to the scene of one of the worst crimes against humanity, the Odessa tragedy, in hopes of changing the past to save the future – and just maybe, finding out what happened to Claire. Plus, the return of two more original series characters! Check out the teaser … Continue reading Saving The Future Teaser: Heroes Reborn! ?
Lamar Odom's grim arc of a life — a life that we hope is not about to end early, despite ominous reports — is a distinctly American horror story He was born to a father plagued by heroine addiction. Cancer killed his mother when he was 12 years old. Show More Summary
"On the evening of April 25, 2015, a 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. It took thousands of lives, destructed homes, depleted essential resources, and stole all senses of safety. This was the worst disaster in Nepal's modern history...Show More Summary
Of the many American crises, one of the most horrific concerns our increasing mass incarceration. This escalating tragedy is beginning to catch the attention of many in the media and in Congress.
Have you ever worried that your story may be too simple? Have you found yourself adding plot twists, shocking turnarounds, colorful secondary characters, and a number of tragedies, in the hopes of maintaining your reader’s attention? I edit a lot of stories with “fear of simplicity” syndrome. In an effort to spice up their stories, […]
Last year, ISIS took Mosul. It still holds Mosul. Earlier this week, the Taliban took the northern Afghanistan city of Kunduz. Yet they’re already on the verge of defeat, reportedly about to lose the city they took just days before: Afghan...Show More Summary
By Cara L. Gallagher, weekend contributor Warning! This post has the potential for spoilers. Show David Simon a hero and he’ll write you a biopic tragedy full of injustices, passive-aggressive slights, and indifference. He’ll also create original characters, like Tommy Carcetti, Bubbles, and McNulty, who will test the needle of your moral compass on an […]
In contrast to ARROW, THE FLASH has always has a much more upbeat and hopeful tone. But the show did end its first season with a tragedy (Eddie sacrificed himself for Team Flash) and this melancholy feeling will persist throughout the season 2 premiere. Still, there’s some hope for the future at the end and […]
Bobby Brown has sat down for his first interview since the death of his and Whitney Houston's only daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown in July. Speaking to The Real about the tragedy, the singer discussed why he kept hoping for a miracle even after doctors suggested his daughter would never recover. Brown also shared his regret...
They say tragedies bring out the heroes. From 2001 to now, we’ve seen several of them over the years on 9/11. This column is about reminding us that amidst the Internet’s incessant doom and gloom, there is hope for humanity. We didn’t have to look too far to find rays of inspiration on the web today. Show More Summary
Catholic Pope Francis said that in the face of the "tragedy of tens of thousands of refugees that flee death in conflict and hunger and are on a journey of hope, the Gospel calls us to be close to the smallest and to those who have been abandoned."
With all the tragedy and drama that filled season 11 of Grey’s Anatomy, Shonda Rhimes has promised that season 12 will be different. In fact, Rhimes recently told After Ellen that the new season will have a much lighter feel to it. “We’re telling lighter stories this season. Show More Summary
“Palestinian literature is a literature of exile, a quest for identity in a hostile world, a writing of fractured lives and displaced hopes, a record of a human tragedy.” In the most recent issue of Asymptote Journal, Fakhri Saleh looks at Palestinian writing since 1948. Pair with Words Without Borders’s special Palestine issue, selected and introduced […]
By Steve Scherer ROME, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Hopes faded of finding survivors of the latest Mediterranean boat tragedy, in which an estimated 200 migrants drowned, on Thursday as rescue ships were called to the aid of more migrant boats in the same area. Show More Summary