START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

Offbeat

Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Call on Obama to Release CIA Torture Report
Offbeat  (tags: CIA, Conflict, Guantanamo, Human rights, Law, Obama, Politics, Protest, Scandal, Security, Terrorism, USA )

Ray
- 47 minutes ago - rt.com
Twelve winners of the Nobel Peace Prize have urged fellow laureate, US President Barack Obama, to release a Senate report on the Central Intelligence Agency's post-9/11 Rendition, Detention, and Interrogation Program, also known as the torture report.
Don't Touch Debris! Antares Explosion Leaves Highly Toxic Elements Beyond Hazard Area
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Russia, Space, USA, Vessels )

Ray
- 7 hours ago - rt.com
The explosion late Tuesday of the Antares rocket, on a mission from Virginia to deliver 5,000 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station, scattered toxic wreckage beyond a protected 'hazard area' that should be avoided, NASA has warned.
Small Town Sends Armored Vehicle, 24 Officers to Collect Debt From 75-Year-Old
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Military, Police, USA, Vehicles )

Ray
- 15 hours ago - rt.com
An armored military vehicle and 24 armed police officers: That's what the sheriff's department in a small Wisconsin town used to collect a civil judgement from a 75-year-old man, who has filed a $4.5 million lawsuit against the town over the incident.
#YesAllWomen: NYC Actress Walks 10 Hrs to Study Street Harassment, Gets Over 100 Catcalls
Offbeat  (tags: Hate crimes, Human rights, Internet, Sex, Social networks, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
A young woman silently walked around New York City for 10 hours, secretly videoing the catcalls, street harassment and creepy men she encountered. She experienced an instance of verbal harassment at least once every six minutes for nearly half the day.
The Battle Against Confusing Parking Signs
Offbeat  (tags: parking signs, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
American drivers are frequently baffled by complicated parking signage. Now a campaign by a frustrated guerrilla designer could help make the system less absurd, says Jon Kelly.
68 Percent of Brits Say Afghan War Was Futile - Poll
Offbeat  (tags: Afghanistan, Conflict, Military, UK, USA )

Ray
- 2 days ago - rt.com
As Britain's last remaining troops depart from Afghanistan, a poll indicates 68 percent of Britons think the UK's military campaign there was not "worthwhile." A further 42 percent of those surveyed believe Britain is "less safe" as a result of the war.
How Boston Is Rethinking Its Relationship With the Sea
Offbeat  (tags: Water, Sea, US East Coast, Boston, USA )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Sea levels are rising, the land is sinking. It's going to become a big problem for some cities on the US East Coast, so in Boston people are thinking the unthinkable - copying Venice and Amsterdam, and becoming a city of canals.
New Device Tracks When Cop Pulls Trigger (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: Police, SciTech, Security, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 3 days ago - rt.com
Amid wide concerns over US police brutality, militarization and indiscriminate use of force against suspects, a new technology has emerged that will enable law enforcement to track down when a bullet was fired from a police gun.
90 Percent of Americans Are Poorer Today Than in 1987
Offbeat  (tags: Banking, Economy, Finance, Global economy, Investment, Politics, Real Estate, USA )

Ray
- 4 days ago - rt.com
The American Dream is slipping further away from the vast majority of Americans than it has in a quarter century. Now 90 percent of US households are poorer than they were in 1987, according to both a new study and the head of the Federal Reserve.
North America Gears Up for Partial Eclipse
Offbeat  (tags: partial eclipse, moon, sun, USA )

Ray
- 6 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Skywatchers in North America will be treated to the fourth and final eclipse of the year on Thursday.The partial solar eclipse - which occurs when a new moon hides part of the Sun
'Fracking Loophole' Allows Drilling Companies to Use Unregulated Toxins - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Earthquake, Ecology, Fracking, Health, USA )

Ray
- 6 days ago - rt.com
A number of US oil companies are taking advantage of the so-called "Halliburton Loophole" to circumvent federal legislature regulating diesel-based fluids in fracking, instead exploiting the environment with even more toxic chemicals, new report says.
Remembering Ben Bradlee
Offbeat  (tags: Politics, Watergate, USA )

Ray
- 6 days ago - bbc.co.uk
No-one took on the aura of the swashbuckling newspaperman with more style than Ben Bradlee, who became one of the great editors. He loved the life, but he was also a man of steel.
Prison Guard Sexually Assaults Dozens of Inmates, Strikes Deal to Avoid Jail Time
Offbeat  (tags: Corruption, Court, Crime, Education, History, Law, Police, Politics, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 6 days ago - rt.com
A former Kentucky corrections officer charged with dozens cases of sexual assault, drug trafficking and misconduct all of which he admitted will serve no jail time. In a plea deal he gets seven years of probation.
Earth (Spectacular New Desert Time-Lapse)
Offbeat  (tags: geological, Arizona, USA )

Ray
- 6 days ago - bbc.com
A stunning geological formation, known as the Wave, has been captured on film as never before.
 

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Offbeat

Most Active Stories Today in Offbeat tagged with USA

top story finders in Offbeat

1. Natasha Salgado 150 popular stories

2. AniMae Chi 149 popular stories

3. Carole K. 146 popular stories

4. Alexandra G. 129 popular stories

5. Richard S. 108 popular stories

6. Ana MESNER 100 popular stories

7. Laura H. 98 popular stories

8. Dalia H. 81 popular stories

9. Candy L. 78 popular stories

10. Christeen Anderson 74 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!