Two worshippers celebrating the Jewish holiday of Passover braved intense heat to free the child from a car seat after hearing the family's screams for help. An elderly man who had become panic-stricken and was unable to unfasten his seatbelt
Fort Lauderdale, Florida may make it a crime for homeless people to keep personal possessions in public places. But there are far more compassionate and effective solutions to the problem the city says it wants to solve - aesthetic issues!
Right now, Obama is meeting with leaders in Asia to finalize the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.
The TPP threatens to censor your Internet1, kill jobs, undermine environmental safeguards, and remove your democratic rights ...
The painfully slow execution of an Ohio man has sparked a new wave of controversy and outrage over the use of lethal injection. And some say it's now up to the American Pharmacist Association to put an end to this cruel practice.
Sign our petition urging leading Canadian retailers* to expand their efforts to improve labour conditions in their supply chains by signing the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh agreement.
A recent issue of Vogue Italia took the theme of domestic violence and used it to inspire a photo shoot in which terrified-looking models are pursued by a man with a knife. The photos are gratuitously violent and do nothing to help in the fight against...
Looking beyond the present day, it's worth remembering that indoor plumbing is a fairly new development for many communities. In 1950 fully one quarter of U.S. households did not have a flush toilet --
Join one of the 85 events planned for the May 3/4 weekend of action and help distribute over one million newspapers and leaflets dispelling UKIP's hateful campaign lies:. sign and learn more>>> (those that can thanks )
Why do people willingly inconvenience or even harm themselves in order harm others? And why are some of us more spiteful than others? Being aggressive and lacking empathy might have a lot to do with it, researchers say.
The new Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action leaves in place, for now, a system that allows public universities in Maryland, Virginia and many other states to consider race and ethnicity in admissions.
KATMANDU, Nepal -- Dozens of Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest's base camp Wednesday, after the deaths of 16 of their colleagues in an avalanche exposed an undercurrent of resentment by Sherpas over their pay, treatment and benefit
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