Published on Jul 23, 2014 - B'Tselem learned from the media today that the Israel Broadcast Authority (IBA) had rejected an appeal against IBA Radio's refusal to air a spot in which the names of Gazan children killed during Operation Protective Edge were
Look at the picture line. A brave swimmer peels off for a dip in an icy river Kuydusun in Oymyakon, the coldest inhabited settlement in the world. The air temperature as he swam had dipped to minus 60C.
Earlier this year, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was arrested for the aggravated assault of Janay Palmer, his fiancee. The assault was especially newsworthy because video of Rice dragging an unconscious Palmer off an elevator went viral...
...economic inequality has worsened...in the United States and some other countries. The richest 1 percent in the U.S. now own more wealth than the bottom 90 percent. Oxfam estimates that the richest 85 people in the world own half of all wealth.
That's what the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees concluded after interviewing hundreds of these kids.
"The M-18 gang told me if I returned to school, I wouldn't make it home alive," said a 17-year-old boy identified as Alfonso
Henry Ford was relaxing in a New York hotel room one day when he met a man named Harry Bennett. He was a little figure -- five-foot-seven, 145 pounds, with hard blue eyes, receding brown hair, and a bulldog jaw. The New York Times columnist Arthur Brisbane