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
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 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.
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 [...]
(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
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
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
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...
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
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.
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. [...]
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
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 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 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
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.
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
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
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 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.