NYT: "Even comparatively brief solitary confinement can cause severe mental and emotional trauma; a United Nations expert has said that more than 15 days may amount to torture. When it is imposed for more than 40 years, it is barbaric beyond measure."
In November 2013, President Obama nominated Dr. Vivek Murthy for the job of Surgeon General.
One year later, Congress has yet to have a vote on his nomination because Republicans are more interested in playing petty politics than filling this ...
Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, whose four terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after being caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine, died Sunday morning. He was 78. He was dubbed "Mayor For Life."he gained international notoriety
It is difficult to think that President Obama -- or leaders in Europe -- want their names to go down in history as the fools who actually legitimized a rogue entity such as "Palestine" or enabled Iran to acquire nuclear weapons. But just as Neville Chamb
Children, some as young as 11 years old, were strip searched by officers in front of other people in a courthouse this week, according to reports. Many of the children were told to squat down and cough, as they were watched by strangers.
US corporate news reports on the Ukraine fighting sound like government propaganda, because they are. For real information on what's happening, sadly Americans need to turn to alternative sources, or foreign reports.
The shale oil boom which returns 25 percent of the New Mexico State revenue is under "bust" threat from Saudi Arabia.
The current price decline in both midland Texas light sweet crude and brent (world price) will begin to defer future projects if price
The Cold War has been slowly rebranded. This full re-boot of the School of the Americas' model, if approved, it will be partially paid for by President Obama's recently-proposed Counterterrorism Partnership Fund (CTPF).