It's always good to help those in need! Back in June, Orlando, Florida suffered one of the deadliest mass shootings the United States has seen when Omar Saddiqui Mateen opened fire at the gay nightclub Pulse. Related: Orlando's Pulse Nightclub Will Reopen As A Memorial Since the terrible tragedy, there has been a lot of info coming out [...]
A few weeks back we wrote about how Pokemon Go had claimed its first fatality in the United States. Now, Japan mourns its first victim, as Yukiko Nakanishi was tragically lost to the addictive game. Nakanishi was crossing the road when a truck struck and killed the 72 year-old hairdresser from Kitayama City. Show More Summary
Social media can disseminate critical information as well as unite disaster victims during their recovery efforts, suggests a study published in Frontiers in Communication. After natural disasters communities rely heavily on local governments...Show More Summary
It would be unreasonable to expect the President of the United States to completely shut-down in solidarity with victims whenever there is a natural disaster. However, it is just plain
This article was originally published in The Conversation. Read the original article. The United Nations has, at long last, accepted some responsibility that it played a part in a cholera epidemic that broke out in Haiti in 2010 and has since killed at least 9,200 people and infected nearly a million people. This is the first time that the U.N. Show More Summary
Researchers say there is ample evidence that cholera was introduced to Haiti’s biggest river in October 2010 by inadequately treated sewage from a U.N. peacekeeping base
The new manufactured housing units will be a significant upgrade from the toxic trailers used during Hurricane Katrina.
The United States Olympic Committee and the International Olympic Committee both flatly denied Ryan Lochte or any other swimmer were victims of an armed robbery... without even speaking with any of the victims. It's hard to believe... no one in…
Another campus rape victim in the United States has spoken out to denounce what she said is lenient punishment for her attacker, bringing the issue to the forefront again after a Stanford University case that ignited a firestorm. Sexual assault is epidemic on American campuses, with a 2015 Brown...
Mothers of the Movement. On Tuesday, July 26th, several mothers of police brutality victims spoke at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. United by the organization Mothers of the Movement, the women joined together to...Show More Summary
The United States is failing victims of crime in a multitude of ways. The Trump campaign emphasizes the betrayal felt by families whose loved ones were killed by immigrants in the country illegally. The solution they seek — mass deportation — is based on a myth of immigrant criminality, but these...
After the June terror attack at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub, the LGBTQ community and its allies united to support victims of the shooting, raising $15 million in relief funds by the end of the month. As a drag performer, I was proud to...Show More Summary
The NYPD Harbor Unit found the victim unconscious and unresponsive in the Harlem River.
The spread of Zika is the first time the United States has faced a public health crisis like this in more than 50 years. It’s a crisis that leaves behind not just the immediately ill, but children who are damaged for life. At least 12 babies in the United States have already been born with the heartbreaking brain damage caused by the Zika virus. Show More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden will guest star in an upcoming episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, playing himself. He’ll appear in a scene that involves a press conference, where he praises the SVU team for their work in clearing a rape kit backlog in New York City. Show More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden will appear in the second episode of the upcoming season of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" to praise character...
On Friday, Vice President Joe Biden will make an unusual personal appearance that will be seen by millions of people later this fall. He’s in New York to tape an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit that involves a storyline focusing on America’s backlog of untested rape kits.
Power duo alert: actress Mariska Hargitay and Vice President Biden are proving to be quite the team lately. Hargitay, best known for her role as Lieutenant Olivia Benson on “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit,” narrated the biographical video introducing Biden at the Democratic National Convention this week. Now, Biden is returning the favor by […]
Joe Biden is set to guest star on an episode of the hit series Law and Order: Special Victims Unit! The Vice President of the United States will appear on set for the show alongside star Mariska Hargitay on Friday (July 29) in New York City. Biden‘s appearance on the show will focus on the [...]
Coming soon to your television set (or later to your Netflix binge): Vice President Joe Biden. He’ll tape an appearance Friday on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” the popular and long-running procedural drama that focuses on sex crimes. Show More Summary