Almost one month before the 67th anniversary of the Nakba, or the ethnic cleansing of Palestine, Palestinians are also remembering the prisoners and the overwhelming incarceration rates that they face by the State of Israel
The mother had plenty of arguments as to why her 10-year-old daughter should not receive the measles vaccine -- ranging from "most diseases today are very rare" to "unmistakable links" between vaccines and severe reactions.
When firefighters arrived, they heard noises which lead them to believe there were people inside. Once they got the flames contained, though, they discovered that the noises were actually coming from two parrots calling "Help!" and "Fire!"
Here are a few things I would like to see happen on the Shore, although I doubt very much it will happen in my lifetime: The seawall at Wallops Island extended out a quarter- to half-mile more, using rocks. The rocks would barely be visible at high tide.
Princeton history professor Kevin Kruse's new book, One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America, engagingly traces the rise of the Christian Right as a political force in America.
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She was sitting with a friend in a restaurant booth, waiting to be served, when she heard something that "sounded like a table being knocked over."
She looked to her left, toward the bar, and saw a man hitting a woman with his closed fist at least twice
GOP congressional leaders, unable to roll back the law while President Obama remains in office and unwilling to again threaten a government shutdown to pressure him, are focused on other issues, including trade and tax reform.
A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people in a deadly attack the country's president said was claimed by the Islamic State group.
WAZA says it exists to promote animal welfare & conservation yet some of WAZA's members & affiliates who pay WAZA membership fees are doing the opposite. They're buying dolphins captured in bloody Taiji dolphin hunts. Call out WAZA's hypocritical actions!
Addameer, the Palestinian Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, issued the following statement, marking Palestinian Prisoners' Day: On Prisoners Day, Addameer calls the ICC to investigate the grave violations against Palestinian political ...
"As of March 2015 ~ 5,820 Palestinian political prisoners, including women and children, are being held in prisons located inside Israel, in contravention of the Fourth Geneva Convention. IsraelâEUR(TM)s policies of detention and imprisonment are used ...
In 1975, Boulder County, Colo., clerk Clela Rorex issued the first same-sex marriage licenses in the United States. In this excerpt from the documentary "Limited Partnership," Rorex describes what led her to make the decision and reunites decades later wi
Please deny BP tax deductions for its remaining payments to address the 2010 Gulf Coast disaster. BP has claimed billions in tax write-offs for the cleanup and damages in connection with the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe. Enough is enough.
Please sign this letter to palm oil traders, calling for an immediate halt to the clearing of rainforests in the Leuser Ecosystem, the last place on Earth where Sumatran orangutans, elephants, tigers, rhinos and sun bears still roam side by side.
The Leuser Ecosystem exists at a tenuous crossroads. Palm oil plantations threaten its lowland rainforests and peatlands, as well as the continued wellbeing of the millions of Acehnese people who depend on it for their food, water and livelihoods.
The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in an elite FBI forensic unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against criminal defendants over more than a two-decade period bef
Amanda Graham lost her beloved cat Cleo around six years ago. Amanda was taking a college course in Ontario, Canada, when the small kitten slipped out of her room. Cleo had a habit of sneaking out, but she always came back. This time, however
The Pittie featured is a rescued pup who is living in a foster home along with a littler of new kittens. Now, since Pit Bulls are so mean and confrontational, youâEUR(TM)d think that the kittens would be threatened in some way right?
If you have ever had the experience of living with a cat then you understand how temperamental they can be. They like to do what they want on their own terms: napping when they feel like it, snuggling with you only when theyâEUR(TM)re in the mood, and setting
All little kids go through a phase when they discover that their parents exist to enforce rules and make them go to school. When this happens, they start to learn how to leverage the affection of grandparents and babysitters who