Fighters from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram have launched an attack on the key city of Maiduguri in north-eastern Nigeria.
Fierce fighting was reported on the outskirts. The military is carrying out air strikes, and a curfew is in place.
Massachusetts spends $1 billion every year on incarcerating more and more offenders even though the stateâEUR(TM)s overall crime rate has decreased. Two legislators are trying to pass a bill that would save millions of tax dollars by reducing the stateâEUR(TM)s
Members of Congress, notably those from the GOP, passed an anti-abortion law that prevents federal funding for all abortions, delivering a significant blow towards womenâEUR(TM)s rights. Urge Speaker of the House John Boehner to remove this law, as it violates
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Between over-fishing and habitat destruction (think acidification, coastal development, warming, coral destruction, dead zones from fertilizer runoff, etc.), the oceans may be on the brink of their own extinction catastrophe
Even when Muslims are a minority population they can and do transform whole cultures and societies. And not for the better.
Why? Because their holy book is a totalitarian ideology founded on submission and world domination.
U.S. Right to Know âEUR" a new nonprofit organization âEUR" released a new report today on Big FoodâEUR(TM)s PR campaign to defend GMOs: how it manipulated the media, public opinion and politics with sleazy tactics, bought science and PR spin.
Hunting and killing Amazon River dolphins, a unique freshwater species, has been made illegal in Brazil. Still, thousands of dolphins in the Amazon are viciously trapped and killed each year. Many fishermen capture Amazon River dolphins to use their
It has become almost common knowledge to Americans that the monarch butterfly population is swiftly declining. Due to habitat loss, pesticide use, and climate change these colorful butterflies are dying. Their disappearance spells disaster for our
Today (January 25, 2015) an almost 3 hour long eruption of ash and lava occurred.
This video has been sped up 4X overall for time constraints, original recording was 2hr 59min 59sec
A fairly long eruption which produced noteworthy clouds of ash.
It's only about a week until the big game -- the Super Bowl! But lately all anyone wants to talk about is the one thing without which the game could not happen: the football. And by football we mean, of course, a properly inflated football.
The Sapotaweyak Cree Nations is blocking workers from clear-cutting trees for the Bipole III project, a new high voltage transmission Project, sending out a statement saying they are protecting their ancestral lands and traditional territory.