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‘Why Is This Happening in Your Life?’ Parents in the Child Welfare System Need to Be Heard

The news tends to dwell on the tragedies, but most children who enter foster care go home to parents—like me—who repair their families and refuse to give up hope.

Court Mulling Death Penalty for Sewol Ferry Captain Stirs Bitter Memory

After his mother was killed in a 1970 ferry sinking in South Korea, Nah Jong Ryeol spent four decades documenting the disaster in hopes of preventing another tragedy. Then the Sewol sank in April killing 304 people. The post Court Mulling Death Penalty for Sewol Ferry Captain Stirs Bitter Memory appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Tragedy, Privation and Hope: Joy Boothe's Inspiring Journey to Moral Monday

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Tapped

  ©Jenny Warburg Joy Boothe (in black pants) at a sit-in outside the office North Carolina Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger in June 2014, protesting Republican education cuts. W hen Joy Boothe showed up at last week’s Moral Monday rally in her hometown of Burnsville, North Carolina, she was fighting both sleep- and sun-deprivation. Show More Summary

Can This Democrat Win on a No More "Trayvon Martin Tragedies" Platform?

Wilcox for Congress Could the 2012 killing of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin prove a deciding factor in an Arizona Democratic congressional primary? Former Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox certainly hopes so. Seeking to gain an edge over her rival, ex-state Rep. Show More Summary

To win this board game you must become an anime character

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Tragedy Looper is a deduction game mixed with light role-play. The Mastermind hopes to sow death and sorrow in the lives of the characters on the game board, while the Protagonists work together to prevent the same. A full game plays out much like the movie Groundhog Day.

In Your Face Jam - Weathering The Storm With "Storm"

With tragedy after tragedy unfolding in the news, Brett White looks to Ororo Munroe's new series to find a sense of hope.

After the genocide: What’s next for Gaza and the hope for Middle East peace?

Nearly 2,000 are dead and a cease-fire brings little peace of mind. But there may be glimmers of hope after tragedy

The tragedy of World War I and learning from past mistakes

By Henry Daggett VATICAN CITY — Calling July 28 a day of mourning over the “tragic” outbreak of World War I 100 years ago, Pope Francis said he hoped the mistakes of the past would not be repeated. “In particular, today, my thoughts go to three critical areas: the Middle East, Iraq and Ukraine,” the […]

How Ukrainian Rebels See The World

Noah Sneider provides a glimpse: There was hope that the tragedy of MH17 would force Russia, Ukraine, and the rebels to wake up from their post-Soviet fever dream. But following the crash, the parallel realities that exist across eastern Ukraine only became sharper. Prospects for peace have all but disappeared. Among rebels, blaming the Ukrainian […]

EXPERT: The Russian Standoff Has Hit A Dangerous New Level

After months of posturing from Russia and the West, yesterday's shooting down of Malaysia Airlines MH17 over Ukrainian airspace could accelerate the conflict. While many had hoped that the tragedy might spark Russia to reverse its support of Russian Separatists in Ukraine's East, Putin's initial comments suggest he is ready to double down. Show More Summary

Where Are the Stories of Girls?

This week the world celebrated Malala Day, a day to celebrate the courage of one young girl and to renew our every day promise to make sure girls' stories of hope and triumph can overcome despair and tragedy. You already know the stories of Martin Luther King, Jr. Show More Summary

Where Are the Stories of Girls?

This week the world celebrated Malala Day, a day to celebrate the courage of one young girl and to renew our every day promise to make sure girls' stories of hope and triumph can overcome despair and tragedy. You already know the stories of Martin Luther King, Jr. Show More Summary

Israel: Murdered Teenagers, Dying Hopes

5 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

As Israel mourns its politicians vow retribution. Hamas threatens to “open the gates of hell.” Could U.S. diplomacy have prevented the tragedy? The sad fact: it didn’t.

When Faced With Tragedy, You Can Either Wallow Or Do Something About It

5 months agoOdd : Thought Catalog

There is nothing better than screwing up a tragic situation with a ton of hope.

Tracy Morgan’s Brother Hopes This Tragedy Will Bring The Family Closer Together — ‘Just Pray For Him & His Recovery’

Tracy Morgan has been embroiled in a long-standing family feud with his mother for more than 11 years, but in an exclusive interview with RadarOnline.com the comedian’s brother reveals his… READ ON

Congressman on Oregon Shooting: 'I Always Hope Tragedy Will Inspire Action' on Gun Control

Even as police scour Reynolds High School in Troutdale, Oregon, for clues on a shooting that left one student dead and the "teenage male" shooter dead as well, Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) says he hopes his colleagues will not allow this tragedy to go to waste. Show More Summary

Lessons from Santa Barbara: Why We Need a Long-Term Approach to Ending Violence

After tragedies like the one in Santa Barbara, we question why these terrible things happen and ask how they could have been prevented. We ask because we hope these same acts will not happen in our neighborhoods. We ask because we want to feel in control. Show More Summary

Arkansas tornado victim's message of hope goes viral

Arkansas mom who lost both sons and her home in Sunday's tornado shows amazing fortitude. “You can’t fake that when you are faced with a tragedy that not only affects one child, but both of your children,” said Scott Harness, pastor of ThatChurch.com.

Obamacare: Mortgaging Tomorrow’s 'Hope' for Today’s 'Change'

Impact on Millennials: The Tragedy of My Generation POTUS 42 accurately diagnosed the inevitable eulogy of Obamacare: “This only works, for example, if young people show up… We’ve got to have them in the pools, because otherwise allShow More Summary

Everest Tragedy Leaves Climbers With a Painful Choice

The fallout from a devastating avalanche on Mount Everest that ended the lives of 16 Nepalese guides on April 18 has caused expedition teams to cancel their summit attempt, ending or suspending the dreams of many who had hoped to reach...Show More Summary

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