40 years later, Roman Polanski’s rape of then 13-year-old Samantha Geimer — the culpability for which Polanski dodged when he fled the United States before sentencing — remains a polarizing issue. In one of the most recent flare-ups, Polanski stepped down from his role as president of the César Awards ... More »
A post shared by Mariska Hargitay (@therealmariskahargitay) on Feb 15, 2017 at 2:30pm PST If you were one of the many Law & Order: Special Victims Unit fans who shipped Elliot Stabler and Olivia Benson, we advise you to take a deep breath (and maybe a seat). Show More Summary
Pope Francis was the victim of a poster campaign by critics who see him as tacking too far to the left.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's government has said it will shut down a unit investigating claims of torture and unlawful killing by British soldiers in Iraq after a law firm representing alleged victims was found to have made false claims.
President Donald Trump's recent Executive Order halting thousands from entering the United States in particular placed a temporary but devastating ban on the resettlement of refugees - ALL refugees, no matter their country of origin or the circumstances which drove them to flee their homelands. Show More Summary
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Wednesday, February 8. All times are Eastern. Top picks Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC, 9 p.m.): There are now 400 episodes of Law & Order: SVU. For some perspective, Big Boi was eaten by hyenas in the 209th episode. Show More Summary
Dozens of units should be shut and reorganised into centres of excellence to lift survival rates, says charity Dozens of hospital stroke units should be shut and the service reorganised into fewer centres of excellence in order to improve care, the charity representing stroke survivors has insisted. Show More Summary
This is how I feel when I talk to people in real life as they base their arguments about IMPORTANT CURRENT EVENTS, while using a limited set of FACTS, that are CURATED BY THE PROPAGANDA MEDIA so that they are always FIGHTING FOR THEIR...Show More Summary
Last weekend our president issued an executive order that indefinitely banned Syrian refugees, and banned citizens of seven assorted countries from entering the United States for 90 days. You don’t need strain too hard to read it as taking aim at an entire religious group—especially when the ghouls responsible openly… Read more...
A new social-media project commemorates refugees turned away by the United States in 1939.
January 27 marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a day designated by the United Nations as a time to remember the Holocaust and its millions of victims. On this day in 1945, the Red Army entered the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp complex and liberated more than 7,000 remaining prisoners, many of whom were gravely ill or dying. Show More Summary
The unfortunate victim this time is Florida State cello major Carrie Miller, whom United Airlines did not permit to gate-check her cello for a flight from California back to Tallahassee. She's trying to crowd-fund a replacement instrument so she can prepare for her senior recital, coming in less than three months.
In a study published last year, The American Journal Of Medicine revealed that Americans are 10 times more likely to be killed by guns than people in other high-income countries. Gun violence is an epidemic in the United States, and it’s at the foundation of House Of Penance (Dark Horse), a heart-wrenching anti-gun horror story from writer Peter J. Show More Summary
A serial cat killer in Croydon, United Kingdom is believed to dismember his victims for the sake of sexual kicks, rather than for his dislike of the felines. The serial cat killer, known as the Croydon Cat Killer in the media, has been known to decapitate the felines and then display them in similar areas,... Show More Summary
In past years, murder-suicide in the United States has accounted for about five percent of all criminal homicides. In 2011, 1,300 murderers, almost all of them men, took their own lives after killing their victims. A vast majority of murder-suicide victims are ex-girl friends and estranged wives. Show More Summary
Blindspot on NBC at 8:00pm ET. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit on NBC at 9:00pm ET. Vikings on History at 9:00pm ET. Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce on Bravo at 10:00pm ET. Third season premiere. Now that they're three seasons...
Here’s how the brittle narcissist who will be President of the United States in nine days spent his morning so far: So the man who owes his squeaker EC victory in part to fake news is shrieking that he’s the victim of fake news. We’re supposed to dismiss the intel reports on the say-so of […]
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is all-new! But what else is on TV tonight? Here are the TV listings for Wednesday 01/11/2017:
They were mothers, fathers, friends and co-workers. They shared varied interests and circumstances, but each of them was a person of faith. The nine slain by Dylann Roof during a Wednesday night Bible study at Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church on June 17, 2015, have become affectionately known as the Emanuel 9. Here are their stories.
Backpage.com, one of the world’s largest classified ad websites and a frequent target in the political battle against sex trafficking, closed its adult ads section Monday in the United States, claiming to be the victim of a government witch hunt. The extraordinary move came shortly after the release of a scathing U.S. Show More Summary