Alice Su writes about the dangers facing Filipina domestic workers who become pregnant in Jordan, where abortion is illegal and migrant women’s rights are not a priority.
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There has been a bipartisan call for his firing since an alt-right rally left one dead. Steve Bannon is leaving the Trump White House. White House chief of staff John Kelly confirmed the news on Friday, As of Friday morning, the New York Times reported, Bannon was still working in the White House — despite offering Trump his resignation on August 7. Show More Summary
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Police in Finland say that two people have been killed and six others wounded in stabbings in the western city of Turku, about 90 miles west of the capital, Helsinki, the AP reports. Police say that a suspect is in custody and being treated in a hospital after officers shot...
Every dumb thing we humans do in this modern-day ‘civilized’ world is laid out in excruciating detail in these miniature scenes by artist Frank Kunert – not to mention our fears and anxieties. A row of public toilets is placed on a stage so strangers can watch you poop. A bride and groom poise at the end …
With the rise of Nazis and a president who seemingly encourages them, Jon Stewart is one voice we wish was still on TV. Thankfully, the comedian still got to weigh in on Donald Trump's widely-scorned reaction to the deadly Charlottesville rally during a guest appearance at Dave Chappelle's stand-up show at Radio City Music Hall. Video: Tina [...]
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According to MTA employees, dead bodies of victims killed by NYC subway trains are often stored in employee break rooms, utility closets, and bathrooms. They also claim that the aftermath of those incidents is not attended to in a timely fashion. Show More Summary
Authorities say three children were found dead in a home in the Washington, D.C. suburbs of Maryland. Jennifer Donelan is a spokeswoman for the Prince George's County Police Department. She … Click to Continue »
on a withered branch a crow has settled autumn evening from The Selected Poems of Matsuo Bash?, trans. David Landis Barnhill A solitary crow on a bare branch-- autumn evening from The Sound of Water, trans. Sam Hamill On dead branches crows remain perched at autumn's end from The Classic Tradition of Haiku, trans. Hiroaki Sato on a barren branch a raven had perched ---
Has this weekend's deadly rally got you down? Is the president's silent encouragement of white supremacy making you feel powerless and angry? Don't worry, Tina Fey has found a "new grassroots movement" to counter the violence and hate: sheet-caking! The 30 Rock alum stopped by Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update: Summer Edition on Thursday to lament about [...]
The white supremacists who marched on Charlottesville last weekend, as well as their confederates who cheered from afar, are now learning just how expensive it is to own those views in public. In the week since "Unite the Right," Four of the men who marched in defense of Gen. Show More Summary
By Paul McLeary It’s Afghanistan decision time. Or is it? The National Security Council meets with President Trump at Camp David today to hash out the long-delayed Afghanistan strategy. In remarks at the State Department on Thursday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters the meeting “will move this toward a decision…We are coming very...
Terror attacks left more than a dozen dead in locations including Barcelona and the resort of Cambrils. This is what we know now.
The Internet and social media did not create white supremacist movements in the United States, such as the hate groups that rallied in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend to deadly results. Nor did the Internet create Donald Trump, who defended the Nazi protesters as “very fine people.” Trump was...
In three new thrillers the search is on: for a missing best friend, a possibly dead mom and a really angry stalker.
Because cigarettes are inherently and inescapably harmful and deadly to smokers and to exposed nonusers there cannot be any public health justification for tobacco company efforts to encourage nonsmokers to begin smoking - or for FDA to continue allowing tobacco companies to do so, says Eric Lindblom, former director of the FDA Center for Tobacco Products Office of Policy.
Is there any hope of salvaging Blizzard’s sortie into Deathmatch territory? I would be very surprised if Deathmatch ever made it out of the Public Test Realm. The game mode many thought Blizzard would never create is as problematic as expected. Simply put, Overwatch wasn’t ever designed to cater for this type of play: quite […]