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December 15, 2017

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14 Year Old Child Bride Facing Death Penalty for Murdering Husband -

Saturday, November 29, 2014

BREAKING: New Coal Disaster In West Virginia -

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

U.S. Hostage Freed by Colombia’s FARC Rebels (Video) -

Monday, October 28, 2013

Here’s Why The Zimmerman Verdict Matters -

Sunday, July 14, 2013

BREAKING! UK Government Spied On Allies At TWO G20 Summits (Video) -

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Swiss Support Tougher Asylum Legislation as Refugee Numbers Spike -

Monday, June 10, 2013

American Woman Killed in Syria Fighting for Terrorists, Syrian TV Claims (Video) -

Friday, May 31, 2013

CO2 in the Air Reached its Highest Level in Human History -

Friday, May 10, 2013

Terms of the New Abortion Bill Agreed by Irish Cabinet -

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Boston In Lockdown As Manhunt Intensifies -

Friday, April 19, 2013

2 Dead, Dozens Injured After Boston Marathon Bombing -

Monday, April 15, 2013

Fast Food Workers in New York Stage Surprise Strike -

Saturday, April 6, 2013

N. Korean Rhetoric Provokes Missile Shield Deployment -

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Eyewitness Accounts from Meiktila Massacre -

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Sudan to Free All Political Prisoners -

Monday, April 1, 2013

A New Free Press In Burma Juxtaposed With Genocide: The World Will Be Watching -

Friday, March 29, 2013

Pressure Builds to End Ethnic Violence in Myanmar -

Friday, March 29, 2013

Activists Demand Action As Further Genocide Looms -

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Cyprus Reaches Last-Minute Bailout Deal With EU -

Monday, March 25, 2013

Myanmar Muslims Brace for Possible Genocide -

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Uyghur Militants are Fighting in Syria, China Claims

Clashes in recent months have killed at least 56 people in Xinjiang, a region that has long been home to a simmering rebellion against Chinese rule among parts of the Muslim Uyghur population. China’s state media claims some Uyghurs are being trained in Syria and blames the violence on “terrorism, extremism and separatism”. According to a report in Radio Free Asia, Chinese government decided to beef up security following a meeting of the ruling Chinese Communist Party chaired by President Xi Jinping, indicating concerns among the top leadership over the rising violence in Xinjiang ahead of the anniversary of riots…

Tolerating The Intolerant: Reaction To NBA’s Jason Collins

Seeing as it is now the face of gay rights in U.S. professional sports, the NBA old guard should invest in some tolerance and semantics education, STAT. While the reaction to Jason Collins’ coming out was largely positive and most offered support and gratitude, there were also a few wrinkles and misconceptions that warrant a discussion. On a day when one of their own made history and took a giant leap of faith by becoming the first active male athlete in any major U.S. professional sport to publicly acknowledge that, yes, he is a gay man, the sentry of lifers…

45th Anniversary of King’s Assassination

Imagine being told where you could sit in a bus, whether you could eat in a restaurant or which water fountain you could use to quench your thirst. This was the life of the African-American for the first half of the 20th century in states throughout the South. The segregation was commonplace, and some of the things that were done to maintain separation of the races were contemptible. Hotels could ban African-Americans, and restaurants could prevent blacks from entering through the front door. Instead, African-Americans would get their food in the back, right from the kitchen. The public water fountains…

The Gays Are Coming To Take Your Guns: Rational Inquiry Into Prop 8 And DOMA

“We are not endeavoring to chain the future, but to free the present. We are not forging fetters for our children, but we are breaking those our fathers made for us. We are the advocates of inquiry, of investigation and thought. This, of itself, is an admission that we are not perfectly satisfied with all our conclusions.” – Robert Ingersoll FEAR AND FAIRNESS As fallible human beings, we are typically guided by either fear or fairness. Fairness is an inherently American concept that has animated and defined our country from inception. We care deeply about fundamental fairness. And what is…

Myth: “Martin Luther King Jr. was a Republican”

Republicans, many of whom have spent decades telling us Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a communist, now suddenly feel that it gives them credibility on social and racial issues if they maintain that Dr. King was a Republican.  Once this claim was made, it spread like wildfire through the conservative media and has been reported extensively on conservative web sites and Facebook pages. The only problem is, it’s not true. Although his father, Martin Luther King Sr. had registered as a Republican, there is no evidence that MLK Jr. was ever a Republican. He never endorsed any Republican candidate, and…