Nearly 20 years ago, Rwanda plunged into horrific ethnic violence. Now dozens are dead in neighbouring Burundi and further violence could fan the flames of the Hutu-Tutsi tensions at the heart of BurundiâEUR(TM)s last, decade-long civil war...
On her wedding day, 15~year- old Nasoin Akhter looked melancholic, according to photographer Allison Joyce, who documented the teenage girls wedding to her 32~year~old husband, Mohammad Hasamur Rahman, last week in Manikganj, Bangladesh.
Oliver Sacks, the eminent neurologist and writer garlanded as the "poet laureate of medicine", has died at his home in New York City. He was 82.
The cause of death was cancer, Kate Edgar, his longtime personal assistant, told the New York Times
federal agents swarmed the headquarters of Rentboy.com, a website that offered advertising to male escorts, and arrested 7 employees.The action seems to be unprecedented -federal attention has thus far focused only on female sex workers, painting them as
An Oklahoma City TV station reports that councilors approved the liquor license for Wilshire Gun Range on Tuesday. The 40,000-square-foot establishment includes 24 firearm lanes, 10 archery lanes, and a cafe where food and alcohol will be served.
Hendersonville, TN âEUR" The tragic death of an innocent young man in Tennessee shows yet again why calling the cops can be the most dangerous thing you can do. Don't call cops. Create an alternative community peace force...peace.
Corporate funders from Intel to Monsanto to Mars Inc. pooled their deductible foundation dosh to help underwrite this $63 million, Ken Burns-style paean to their own market-conquering genius.Hectic interactive displays about everything from the cotton gin
I think the fact that 96% of the UK population have expressed a desire to donate their organs, but only 33% are signed up to the organ and tissue donor register says it all. A difficult subject but so many in need of transplants. Please sign!
New data show powerful hedge funds are profiting off of struggling families in Baltimore by buying up debts as small as $250, charging high interest rates, and taking their homes when they fail to pay.
"The ASES National Solar Tour is the largest grassroots solar event in the nation, involving over 150,000 participants and 5,000 solar-energy sites nationwide. It takes place annually during the first Saturday in October..." PLEASE SHARE!