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Celebrity Real Estate: Christopher Meloni Bought the Haunted Ozzie & Harriet House in the Hills For $5.25 Million

Christopher Meloni, most well-known as Detective Stabler in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit but best known as Gene the troubled cook in Wet Hot American Summer, is not afraid of no...

President Obama Tells BET That He Is A Victim Of Racism and Is Often Treated Like ‘The Help’

Since accepting the position of President of the United States, Barack Obama has been targeted by many political groups and activists for reasons such as failed promises, fluffing reports, threats against him and his family, and other issues that seem to taunt nearly all sitting presidents. Show More Summary

Psychology Not Politics: When Obama Has The "Worst Week In Washington" - The "We Are In The White HOUSE NEGRO" Feels His Pain, Gets Depressed And Then Claims That The President Of The United States Is A Victim Of RACISM Because This Is How THEY FEEL

On C-SPAN "Washington Week" (or whatever it is called), the call in show that discusses current affairs the host told the callers that the Washington Post had chosen "President Obama" as having "The Worst Year In Washington". He asked...Show More Summary

'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' Season 16 News: Episode 9 'Pattern 17' Recap

Wednesday's episode of "Law & Order: SVU" called "Pattern 17" sees a serial rapist as he attacks young girls during the early morning hours, and Rollins finds a pattern between these assaults and some rape cases that she worked on back in Atlanta.

Elderly crook nailed for clever identity theft scheme in which he allegedly changed victim's name to his own

last weekOdd : Boing Boing

Ramon Perez-Rivera, alleged master identify thief. An elderly Mexican man who lived illegally in the United States for decades has been arrested in an ID theft scheme that prosecutors say was so clever, “a court unwittingly changed the name of the U.S. citizen whose identity he assumed to his own real name.” Read the rest

‘Law And Order: SVU’ Spoilers, Midseason Return: What Can Fans Expect From ‘Project Seventeen’?

The Season 16 winter finale of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit airs on NBC on Wednesday night, and it looks like this will be a good one. Fans have been anxious for a new episode after a few weeks without one, and they will surely be frustrated to be facing the winter hiatus now. Show More Summary

“Hurry up and heal”: Pain, productivity, and the inadequacy of ‘victim vs. survivor’

Afterward, my friend said to me, “Stop calling yourself a victim. You’re a survivor.” The notion of the compulsory transformation from ‘victim’ to ‘survivor’ is hegemonic in violence care-work in the United States. To be a victim is to be fresh, still smarting, an open wound. Weak, disempowered, passive. To be a survivor is to […]

Al Sharpton, Akai Gurley: Reverend Won’t Attend Funeral For Police Shooting Victim Over Family Rift

Al Sharpton will not be attending the funeral of Akai Gurley, a man who was shot to death on the stairs of his housing project unit. TMZ is reporting today that Al Sharpton learned of the rift between the dead man’s common-law wife and...Show More Summary

10 Appalling Attacks on Human Rights and 1 Powerful Way You Can Help

11 THOUSAND PEOPLE are victims of gun violence in the United States, each year. On January 29, 2013, fifteen year old Hadiya Pendleton became yet another tragic example of the human toll of gun violence. She died after being shot in … Please continue reading.

American teacher murdered in Abu Dhabi shopping mall

An American kindergarten teacher was stabbed to death in an Abu Dhabi shopping mall, apparently by an attacker seen in a surveillance video wearing a black robe and veil, police in the United Arab Emirates said Wednesday. The victim of the Monday attack was identified as Ibolya Ryan, 47, the mother of 11-year-old twins. Show More Summary

Mariska Hargitay Says No More Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault

Mariska Hargitay bundles up while attending the 2014 Turkey Bowl on Saturday afternoon (November 29) in East Hampton, NY. The 50-year-old Law & Order: Special Victims Unit star smiled big for a selfie with Alec Baldwin at the event. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Mariska Hargitay Earlier that week, Mariska took to social [...]

I Was My Own Trauma Unit

2 weeks agoHealth : Well

The victim of a cycling accident found that his body shielded him from much of the pain.

Activists Say UK Police Jail Rape Victims for 'False' Accusations

An activist group in the United Kingdom, Women Against Rape (WAR), is alleging that police in the UK have jailed 109 women in the past five years for making false rape allegations, while at the same time prosecutions against accused rapists have fallen dramatically. Show More Summary

The presidents we remember—and the ones we’ve almost entirely forgotten

You can be the most important person in the free world one day, and almost entirely forgotten only decades later. A number of United States presidents have, in fact, already fallen victim to that fate, according to a new study, which measured forgetfulness over a more than 40-year period. And many others are merely inching their way to a […]

Ebola's American Victim Doctor Martin Maada Salia: I Strongly Believe My Dangerous Work Was God's Calling

"I see it as God's own desired framework for me," he said in a video posted by the United Methodist Church website. "I took this job not because I want to but I firmly believe that it was a calling and God wanted me to and that's why I strongly believe that the God who has brought me here will fix whatever comes my doorway"

Number of Colombian Victims of Civil Conflict Surpasses 7 Million: Media Unimpressed

A tragic milestone went virtually unreported in the English-speaking press last week, as Colombia's Victims Unit released its report indicating that the number of victims of Colombia's civil war has now surpassed 7 million. This number includes those who have been killed, disappeared or displaced since 1956. Show More Summary

The best tweets after Man United smash & grab a 2-1 win at (largely) toothless Arsenal

"Wenger Out" poster returns – fan has a few in his pocket. Very isolated protest here — Rob Harris (@RobHarris) November 22, 2014 Another week, another crisis for Arsenal. The Gunners were victims of a smash and grab job by a vastly injury depleted Manchester United side on Saturday night. In a game both […]

Ex-Gay Group: HRC Should Fund Torture Therapy For Alleged Sexual Abuse Victim

4 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"It is outrageous and tragic that the Founder of the largest gay activist organization in the world is molesting boys, while at the same time their leadership is pushing for laws across the United States to keep those same boys out of the counseling office to heal trauma at the hands of homosexual pedophiles. Show More Summary

Brickbat: Special Victims Unit

last monthNews : Reason

An internal report has found that five of the nine detectives in he New Orleans Police Department sex crimes unit may have failed to investigate 1,111 sex crimes. In one case, a 2-year-old was brought to a local emergency room after an alleged sexual assault. Show More Summary

High Court Judge Rules UK Government Not Entitled to Immunity from Claims Brought by Torture & Rendition Victim

A high court judge in the United Kingdom has ruled that a Pakistani detained by British forces in Iraq in February 2004 may proceed with claims against the UK government related to his rendition, torture and detention.

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