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
I know we're always told by the NRA after mass gun-shooting tragedies that "Now isn't the time to discuss gun control." (And in fairness, they're right - the time to discuss gun control is before the shootings.) So, hopefully enoughShow More Summary
Images & Voices of Hope’s Judy Rodgers and Veronica (Waddy) McHugh (Photo by Kenny Irby) I recently spent three days with a collection of media professionals who had come together to focus on the topic of ‘restorative narrative’. The...Show More Summary
Never wanting to let a tragedy go to waste, the conservative media were quick to pounce on the recent murder of four marines in Tennessee. Breitbart News put up one article titled "'PRACTICING MUSLIM' WHO KILLED 4 MARINES WORKED AT SUPERIOR...Show More Summary
A must read report as the saga/tragedy of Greece continues is at Americablog. Here’s a chunk: “We dedicate this song to the people of Greece. We hope everything works out well for them?” That was how a young guitar player apprehensively kicked off last week’s Greece solidarity rally, held in Astoria’s own Athens Square. It [...]Show More Summary
David Rind of ABC News awards that title to this glorious video. In 6 seconds, it summarizes the tragedy and comedy of the human experience: hope, victory, hubris, and defeat. When this Vine is made into a feature-length film, who should play the hero? -via David Burge
Cyprus's Othello Tower, named after the ill-fated Shakespearean hero, reopened Thursday after a facelift with a performance of the tragedy that organisers hope will spread unity among long-divided communities. The year-long, EU-funded...Show More Summary
Last year, K9 officer Kela died after she was left inside a hot patrol car for 24 hours at her handler’s home. In the hope of preventing similar tragedies... The post New Alert Systems Could Prevent More N.C. K9 Officers From Dying in Hot Cars appeared first on PETA.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — It is impossible to know whether the Charleston tragedy will someday be seen as a turning point in the nation’s long, difficult struggle with race. But we can hope. At Friday’s funeral services for the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, one of nine men and women who were slain June 17 at historic Emanuel [...]Show More Summary
Two dogs from the HOPE Animal-Assistance Crisis Response helped the people of Charleston open up and release their emotions
In the aftermath of tragedies like the horrific murders in South Carolina, people turn to their ministers for guidance. It is hoped that they will receive the wisdom of God, untainted by the political stump speeches of the outside world. Show More Summary
Last year, K9 officer Ike died after he was left inside a hot patrol car at Arizona State Prison Complex–Lewis. In the hope of preventing similar tragedies this summer,... The post 911 Call to Arizona Law Enforcement: Prevent More Suffering, Deaths of K9 Officer in Hot Cars appeared first on PETA.
Last year, K9 officer Caro died after he was left inside a hot patrol car at Barksdale Air Force Base. In the hope of preventing similar tragedies this summer,... The post 911 Call to Louisiana Law Enforcement: Prevent More Suffering, Deaths of K9 Officers in Hot Cars appeared first on PETA.
Last year, K9 officer Baron died after he was left inside a hot patrol car in Madisonville. In the hope of preventing similar tragedies this summer, PETA recently sent... The post 911 Call to Texas Law Enforcement: Prevent More Suffering, Deaths of K9 Officers in Hot Cars appeared first on PETA.
Extract hope from tragedy instead of attributing it to the fact that “everything happens for a reason.” Because frankly, not everything does and in a way, that is kind of comforting.
“The designers of Turkopticon and its cousins draw attention to common problems, hoping to influence longer-term change on a complex issue. In time, the idea goes, requesters on Mechanical Turk might change their treatment of workers, Amazon might change its policies and software, or regulators might set new rules for digital labor. This is an […]
The second trailer is out for Southpaw, the upcoming boxing flick starring Jake Gyllenhaal as Junior Middleweight champ Billy “The Great” Hope, who is forced to return to the ring after tragedy strikes in order to win back his loved...
Stella Wu arrived in this sleepy agricultural town on the north bank of the Yangtze River on Friday in hopes of retrieving her 51-year-old mother’s corpse from the capsized Eastern Star cruise ship.