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Palestinians are ‘trapped’ in Gaza in ‘lopsided conflict’, Brian Williams says

The latest Israeli assault on Gaza is being covered in a new way in the United States mainstream, with an alternative voice trickling in. Last night NBC News featured a Palestinian victim of the assault at the top of the broadcast, and the New York Times dares to discuss Jewish "extremists." Reaction abounds. Show More Summary

Human Trafficking Estimates and Statistics

In the United States, the bottom line is that no one knows how many child and adult victims of human trafficking are here.

Alec Baldwin May Star as Rob Ford-Style Mayor on New TV Series

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

Alec Baldwin may have retired from public life, but that doesn't mean he's retiring from acting. The short-lived MSNBC host most recently appeared as a sleazy tabloid reporter on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, but he could have something even more scandalous up his sleeve for his next television role.

‘Law & Orange’, Listing the Actors Who Have Appeared on Both ‘Orange Is The New Black’ and ‘Law & Order’

5 days agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Nerve takes a look at the many actresses and actors who have appeared on both Orange Is The New Black and Law & Order and/or any of its franchise shows, including Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. There are at least 31, but probably more. submitted via Laughing Squid [...]

The "Nigger In The White House" Also Has ONLY Directed The US Military Forces Against "Nations Of Color", Knowing That The Americanized Negro Was More Interested In Fighting Their Common Enemies As "The President Of The United States Is A Victim Of Racism

(Story lifted from "Hinterland Gazette" as part of their diversion from focusing on American Foreign Policy Under Obama)The Notion of RACISM Is The MOST SUPERIOR THOUGHT That A WHITE MAN Can Hold In His Mind.The AMERICANIZED NEGRO Will...Show More Summary

How to Achieve Bone Health and Strength

If you have weak or brittle bones, then you may be the victim of fractures, strains or sprains in your ankles. It’s more common than you might think, in fact; osteoporosis affects about 44 million people living in the United States and is the cause of about 2 million bone fractures annually. Show More Summary

Appeals Court Rules Victims of Torture at Abu Ghraib May Sue Private Military Contractor CACI

A United States federal appeals court overturned a ruling by the US District Court in the Eastern District of Virginia and decided that victims of torture at Abu Ghraib may sue CACI Premier Technology, Inc. The district court had ruled that the US Supreme Court's decision in Kiobel v. Show More Summary

Lightning Mostly Kills Men Because Men Are Dumb

Almost everyone killed by lightning in the United States is a man. Since 2006, 80% of lightning victims were men. All seven people killed by lightning so far this year were men. This brings us to the only possible conclusion: men are stupid. Read more...

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Torture Survivor's Case

As declared by the United Nations in 1997, June 26 is International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. Unfortunately, the U.S. Court of Appeals may have set an alarming precedent for torture survivors around the country with its decision...Show More Summary

Climate control for the burns unit

Individualized climate control for burns victims in hospitals might not only improve comfort for such patients, but improve working conditions for those taking care of them, research suggests. In addition, it could cut energy requirements by three quarters where cooling is needed and by up to a quarter where heating is used.

'Whitey: United States of America V. James J. Bulger' Clip | EXCLUSIVE

2 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Steve Davis, whose brother was a murder victim of James J. Bulger, expresses his desire to take the criminal down in an emotional scene from the upcoming documentary 'Whitey', in theaters this friday. [...]

Torture in US Prisons: What 'OITNB' Hasn't Told You

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture is observed each year on June 26, the day in 1984 when the United Nations Convention Against Torture was signed. This treaty, which the United States has signed and ratified, bans torture, cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment. Show More Summary

June 26 - Honoring the Strength and Spirit of Torture Survivors

On June 26, people around the world will unite to celebrate International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. On this day in 1987, the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment went into effect. Show More Summary

Hope Solo a ‘Victim,’ Says Attorney

Hope Solo is not having a good weekend. The gold-medal-winning goalie of the United States Women’s Soccer Team and one of the preeminent faces of U.S. Women’s soccer, was arrested early Saturday morning after an altercation at her sister’s home in Kirkland, Washington. Solo was arrested for allegedly assaulting her sister and her 17-year old

The Real Victims of Intolerance

The reactions of conservative Christians in the United States to the issue of same-sex marriage have been interesting to watch. Embarrassing, sick, and twisted, but interesting nonetheless. Here's how JT Eberhard summarized them in a...Show More Summary

White Detroit police lieutenant files racial discrimination complaint

A Detroit police lieutenant in charge of the department’s drug unit claims he was the victim of racial discrimination and treated unfairly for reporting wrongdoing by his fellow officers.

Thousands of Rapists Are Not Behind Bars Because Cops Focus on Marijuana Users

A piece in the Washington Post highlights the growing backlog of untested rape test kits that are sitting in police storage units while rapists run free and victims suffer. Missing from the story, however, is one of the biggest contributors...Show More Summary

Our Mandate is Held Hostage by a Political Conflict

We must raise the alarm! In Syria, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) faces seemingly insurmountable obstacles every day, that further limit our ability to feed innocent victims of war. Our ability to work has become everShow More Summary

Rob Redding Says "The Tea Party's Racially Offensive Words" Against Obama Is MORE RACIST Than The American Foreign Policy Against "Nations Of Color" That President Obama Initiated But Rob Redding Was Not OFFENDED Over

A PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES CAN'T BE A "VICTIM OF RACISM"YES - RACIALLY OFFENSIVE WORDS Can Be Said About Him.BUT When We Note The Classical Definition Of RACISM (Hatred And The POWER To Use It)..........Those "Systematic Racism...Show More Summary

China Tells the U.N. It’s Being Victimized in Spat With Vietnam Over Oil Rig

China is taking its fight in over disputed territories to the United Nations, telling the international body that Vietnam is the aggressor in a monthlong standoff over a Chinese oil rig in disputed waters and Beijing the victim.

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